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Samaras seen ruling out deal with opposition, wants president or snap elections

Prime Minister Antonis Samaras is set to reject any attempts for a last-minute deal between the government and the opposition over the election of Stavros Dimas as president, preferring instead to go to snap elections if the coalition fails to get the min… … Full News here – Latest News

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Samaras gathers presidency votes in bid to save Greek government

Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras is broadening his support in parliament with less than a week to go before his first attempt to elect a new president and avoid an early election in Europe’s most indebted state. Eight independent lawmakers said in int… … Full News here – Latest News

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12/3/2014: Front Page: Samaras warns troika

There had been no official response by last night from the troika to the Greek government’s proposals for breaking a deadlock over the program review as Prime Minister Antonis Samaras told an audience in Athens that he would not give in to… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Samaras seeks ‘clear signs’ from Ankara, Anastasiades says gas deposits belong to Cyprus

Prime Minister Antonis Samaras on Friday called on Ankara to review its stance in the eastern Mediterranean and offer “clear signs” that it supports the resumption of stalled peace talks on Cyprus. Addressing a joint press conference in Nicosia with Cypru… … Full News here – Latest News

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10/25/2014: Front Page: No decisions yet on Greek bailout, says Samaras

The European Unionleaders’ summit concluded in Brussels yesterday without any concrete decisions having been taken about Greece’s economic future despite Prime Minister Antonis Samaras holding a series with top officials. “Nothing has been decided… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Samaras pledges action after flash floods in Athens

Authorities began on Saturday assessing the damage done by flash floods in various parts of Athens a day earlier, with Prime Minister Antonis Samaras pledging that all those affected would be compensated. A sudden bout of heavy showers on Friday, believed… … Full News here – Latest News

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10/18/2014: Front Page: Credit line likely, says Samaras

Greece will accept some form of precautionary support to exit its bailout this year, Prime Minister Antonis Samaras said yesterday after several days of bond and stock market turmoil. The premier’s comments suggest that Athens, its eurozone partners… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Greece talking to lenders on post-bailout credit line, says Samaras

Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras on Friday said his government is in talks with lenders over the country’s post-bailout period, including a potential credit line Athens could tap in case of market turmoil. “It has been clear from Greece’s side that we… … Full News here – Latest News

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EC President Juncker Meets with Greek PM Samaras in Athens

EC President Juncker Meets with Greek PM Samaras in Athens Newly elected European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker arrived in Athens today for an “unofficial” meeting and working lunch with Greek Premier Antonis Samaras. Junker met with Samaras for about an hour. The two men then left together for a … Full News here – Read more […]

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10/3/2014: Front Page: PM Samaras and Venizelos sure of vote victory

Coalition leaders Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and Deputy Prime Minister Evangelos Venizelos expect their government to comfortably survive next Friday’s vote of confidence in Parliament. The two men met for the second time in two days yesterday and… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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SYRIZA attacks ‘empty handed’ Samaras in wake of Berlin meeting

One day after Prime Minister Antonis Samaras met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel where he set out how Athens could exit its adjustment program and cover its financing needs from next year, leftist opposition SYRIZA attacked the conservative leader sa… … Full News here – Latest News

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Samaras to meet Merkel in Berlin for pivotal talks

Prime Minister Antonis Samaras is to meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin on Tuesday for talks, which are expected to focus on Greece’s prospects for an exit from the memorandum and for debt relief, and whose outcome is likely to have a decisive… … Full News here – Latest News

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9/23/2014: Front Page: Samaras, Merkel in crucial talks

Prime Minister Antonis Samaras is to meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin today for talks, which are expected to focus on Greece’s prospects for an exit from the memorandum and for debt relief, and whose outcome is likely to have a decisive… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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9/16/2014: Front Page: Greece will not become Weimar, insists Samaras

Greece has steppedback from the brink of collapse, said Prime Minister Antonis Samaras yesterday, while lauding the country’s ability to keep going through the damaging effects of the crisis. “There will be no Weimar scenario for Greece… Greece is… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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9/8/2014: Front Page: Early elections would be suicide, says Samaras

Prime Minister Antonis Samaras warned on Saturday that Greece would be committing “political suicide” and risking a “return to chaos” if it fails to elect a new president early next year and has to hold early national elections instead. Samaras’s… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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