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Man says car stolen from Academy Sports

Man says car stolen from Academy Sports The 50-year-old man called police after he went into Academy Sports to shop and came out 45 minutes later to discover his 2009 white Dodge Journey was missing. The man admitted to leaving the doors open on the vehicle, according to an Athens-Clarke … Full News here – Read […]

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9/11/2014: Front Page: Spouse should pay, says MP

Democratic Left (DIMAR) MP Maria Yiannakaki said yesterday that her husband should “face the consequences set out by the law” after it emerged that he had used a forged university degree to obtain a job at Korydallos Municipality in Athens. “I ask… 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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Early elections would be suicide, says Samaras

Prime Minister Antonis Samaras warned on Saturday that Greece would be commiting “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 speech at… … Full News here – Latest News

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9/4/2014: Front Page: Holy Synod says no to crematoria

The Church of Greece’s Holy Synod yesterday objected to the creation of crematoria at parish cemeteries in a potential setback to efforts by local authorities in Athens and Thessaloniki to facilitate the practice in Greece. The Synod said it would… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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French expert says Crete crocodile in good health, aged 4-7

A crocodile that has stumped authorities after appearing to be living in a dam in Crete earlier this summer is endemic to the Nile and is in good health, according to a French conservationist who specializes in the reptile and was brought in to help trap … … Full News here – Latest News

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Less property tax in the future, says finance minister

The government will commit itself to a gradual reduction in the future payments expected of taxpayers for the country’s new property tax, ENFIA, as long as Greece’s tax base widens, Finance Minister Gikas Hardouvelis noted on Wednesday. At the same time, … … Full News here – Latest News

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8/23/2014: Focus: Ryanair says it can turn Cyprus Airways around

NICOSIA (AFP) – Ireland’s budget carrier Ryanair yesterday submitted a plan to turn for-sale Cyprus Airways into a profitable operation by increasing passenger traffic by 500 percent over three years, officials said. Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary said… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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8/23/2014: Front Page: Mitsotakis says ND should look to center ground

Administrative Reform Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis expressed opposition yesterday to New Democracy’s apparent plans to bring back into the fold politicians who had left the party in the past and went on to be part of what he termed “populist”… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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SYRIZA may not propose presidential candidate, spokesman says

SYRIZA spokesman Panos Skourletis on Tuesday indicated that the leftist opposition might not propose a candidate for Greek president when Karolos Papoulias’s term expires in February instead of blocking the coalition government’s suggested candidate as th… … Full News here – Latest News

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Cultural tourism untapped, study says

Cultural tourism in Greece and research into related issues are in urgent need of comprehensive development, the Center of Economic Planning and Research (KEPE) said in its latest bulletin. “The potential is not simply there but there is a surplus and it’… … Full News here – Latest News

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Eurobank says it has agreed to sell Ukrainian unit

Greece’s third-largest lender Eurobank EUBr.AT said on Monday it had agreed to sell its Ukrainian unit to Ukraine’s Delta Bank Group for 95 million euros (76 million pounds). The deal to sell PJSC Universal Bank and to transfer Eurobank’s Ukrainian assets… … Full News here – Latest News

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EU says member states may arm Iraqi Kurds

The European Union said on Friday that individual EU governments were free to send weapons to Iraqi Kurds battling Islamic militants provided they had the consent of Iraqi national authorities. EU foreign ministers holding an emergency meeting in Brussels… … Full News here – Latest News

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Greece on threshold of growth, OECD says

The recovery of the Greek economy is continuing and even starting to gain strength, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) said on Monday. According to the latest data, the OECD’s composite leading indicators (CLI) for the Greek … … Full News here – Latest News

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Greek FinMin says time is right to start drafting growth plan

Finance Minister Gikas Hardouvelis has called for Greece to focus on developing a “National Growth Plan” as it exits the bailout era. Writing in Sunday’s Kathimerini, Hardouvelis argues that the country needs to focus on ways to make its economy more expo… … Full News here – Latest News

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