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Minister says he hopes that ENFIA ends

Minister of State for Coordinating Government Operations Alekos Flambouraris stated on Thursday that he believes the Single Property Tax (ENFIA) will be replaced by a large property tax, given that it is not part of the reforms agreed between Athens and the eurozone this week, while calling on taxpayers to pay the last ENFIA installment, […]

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Credibility of new Greek plan still in doubt, Schaeuble says

Germany’s Wolfgang Schaeuble said on Wednesday it had not been an easy decision for euro zone finance ministers to extend the Greek rescue plan Full News here – Latest News

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Greek reform list to comprise mainly structural actions, says gov’t

Greece’s list of reforms to be submitted to the euro zone on Monday comprises pledges on structural issues such as tax evasion and corruption over the next four months without specific targets, a government official said on Saturday. Full News here – Latest News

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Germany to approve Greek deal if promises met, says Merkel ally

The German parliament could approve a four-month extension to euro zone funding for Greece, on condition Athens presents a list of reforms as promised, a senior ally of German Chancellor Angela Merkel was quoted as saying. Full News here – Latest News

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Greece says eurozone deal won time as cash bled from banks

Greece’s left-wing government insisted on Saturday it had avoided being «strangled» by the euro zone, which agreed in principle to extend a financial rescue deal as nervous savers pulled huge sums from Greek banks. Full News here – Latest News

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2/21/2015: Front Page: Greece has turned a page, says official

The government welcomed an agreement by eurozone finance ministers in Brussels late yesterday to extend Greece’s financial rescue by four months, saying it would give the newly-installed administration time to negotiate a new deal. “Greece has turned… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Greece has turned a page, says gov’t official

The government welcomed an agreement by eurozone finance ministers in Brussels late on Friday to extend Greece’s financial rescue by four months, saying it would give the newly-installed administration time to negotiate a new deal. Full News here – Latest News

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2/20/2015: Front Page: Shipowner Panagopoulos says captors were kind

Shipowner Pericles Panagopoulos and his wife Katerina yesterday testified before a court hearing the appeals of 18 people linked to a so-called crime syndicate led by Panayiotis Vlastos and Yiannis Skaftouras, both serving life terms for their… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Austrian Finance Minister says Greece must respect bailout terms

Austrian Finance Minister Hans Joerg Schelling was quoted by a newspaper as saying Greece must complete its current bailout package before any new program can be agreed, in comments which his ministry said came before he saw Greece’s latest loan request. Full News here – Latest News

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Greece to submit loan extension request on Thursday, official says

Greece will submit its request for a six- month loan extension to the euro-area Thursday, a day later than originally planned, according to a government official. Full News here – Latest News

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Greece says will submit loan extension request on Wednesday [Update]

Greece’s government confirmed it would ask on Wednesday for an extension to its loan agreement with the euro zone Full News here – Latest News

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Greece to review regional airports lease deal, says minister

Greece plans to review a 1.2 billion euro deal for German airport operator Fraport to run 14 regional airports, one of Greece’s biggest privatisation deals since its debt crisis began in 2009, the state minister said on Saturday. Full News here – Latest News

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Eurogroup statement rejected by Greek officials from start, says Athens

Greek officials did not agree to sign a joint statement following Wednesday’s Eurogroup meeting in Brussels because of the draft’s wording, government spokesman Gavriil Sakellaridis said speaking on several local medial outlets on Thursday. Full News here – Latest News

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Risk of contagion from Greece is low, says ratings agency S&P

The risk of Greece’s turmoil spreading to the rest of the euro zone is low, a senior official at ratings agency Standard and Poor’s said in a German newspaper interview on Wednesday. Full News here – Latest News

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Lamda Development says government comments on old Athens airport sale

Lamda Development says government comments on old Athens airport sale … ATHENS Feb 11 (Reuters) – Greece's Lamda development which last year signed a deal to develop Athens old airport said on Wednesday that the new energy minister's comments that the sale was "scandalous" would put off investors. Energy Minister … Full News here – Read […]

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