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7/29/2014: Front Page: Anastasiades says Cyprus negotiations not moving

Cypriot PresidentNicos Anastasiades yesterday confirmed a lack of progress in talks to reunite the Mediterranean island, blaming the impasse on Turkish intransigence. During a meeting with Antonis Samaras in Athens, Anastasiades briefed the Greek… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Ranieri says he has little to change in Greek national team

The Hellenic Football Federation (EPO) presented Claudio Ranieri as the new Greece coach for the next couple of years, after the Italian manager signed his contract in Athens on Friday. “I liked the spirit of the team and there is not that much I wish to … … Full News here – Latest News

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Democracy ‘retreated’ during crisis, says Papoulias

The crisis caused the democratic process to “retreat” and that is probably the most dramatic side effect of the financial crisis noted Greek President Karolos Papoulias in a statement marking the restoration of democracy in Greece following the fall of th… … Full News here – Latest News

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Greek economy expected to grow 0.7 pct in 2014, IOBE think tank says

Greece’s economy is expected to grow by 0.7 percent this year pulling itself out of a six-year recession, helped by higher tourism revenues and stronger household spending, the Athens-based IOBE think tank said on Wednesday. IOBE had earlier predicted a s… … Full News here – Latest News

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7/21/2014: Front Page: Cosco says strike is over

Employees at the Piraeus container terminal resumed work on Saturday morning after going on strike a day earlier to protest working conditions, representatives of Cosco, the Chinese company that manages the port, told the media. According to Cosco,… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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7/19/2014: Front Page: Anastasiades says time is right for Cyprus to reunite

Cyprus’s Greek and Turkish communities must work together to make sure that partition does not become a permanent fixture, President Nicos Anastasiades said yesterday as talks to reunite the Mediterranean island appear to have stalled. “All the… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Cosco says strike is over

Employees at the Piraeus container terminal resumed work on Saturday morning after going on strike a day earlier to protest working conditions, representatives of Cosco, the Chinese company that manages the port, told the media. According to Cosco, the st… … Full News here – Latest News

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Greece needs more EU funds for immigration, minister says

Greece needs more funding from the European Union to deal with the increased flow of undocumented immigrants in the eastern Aegean, Public Order Minister Vassilis Kikilias said in an interview with Sunday’s Kathimerini. According to the minister, there ha… … Full News here – Latest News

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Europe needs a ‘New Deal,’ says Tsipras

Europe needs a «New Deal» to rise above the economic crisis and austerity policies, the European Left Party’s Greek candidate for EU commission chairman, Alexis Tsipras, says in an interview. “There is no way we will exit this crisis if we do not proceed … … Full News here – Latest News

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Greece is back, market return in sight, says Samaras

Greece has put the worst of a debt crisis behind it and is considering issuing new debt within three months, Prime Minister Antonis Samaras told Reuters on Wednesday. Greece has enjoyed a sharp revival of fortunes since its debt burden nearly sent it cras… … Full News here – Latest News

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Schaeuble says euro area working on Greek economic action plan

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said Greece and other euro-area governments are discussing ways to bundle measures to boost economic growth in the bloc’s most indebted nation. Schaeuble, speaking to reporters in Athens, reiterated Germany’s com… … Full News here – Latest News

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‘I would never jeopardize parliamentary majority,’ Papandreou says

Two days after voting against changes to the bank capitalization framework, former Prime Minister and PASOK leader George Papandreou on Tuesday said he would never jeopardize the government’s parliamentary majority, while ruling out speculation that he pl… … Full News here – Latest News

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3/29/2014: Front Page: Papoulias a ‘wise’ man, pope says

The legal status of religious communities, the role of religion in society, and ecumenical collaboration were at the focus of talks between Greek President Karolos Papoulias and Pope Francis at the Vatican yesterday. During the 45-minute meeting,… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Inmate who murdered guard beaten before he died, says coroner

An investigation was launched on Friday into the circumstances surrounding the death of Ilie Kareli, the 42-year-old Albanian inmate who killed a prison guard on Tuesday, after he was found dead in a prison cell and a coroner’s report indicated that he ha… … Full News here – Latest News

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Germany’s Schaeuble says Greece could be model for Ukraine aid

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said that European nations looking to throw Ukraine a financial lifeline could use Greece’s bailout as a blueprint. “If ever we were to reach a situation in which we had to stabilize Ukraine, we would have many e… … Full News here – Latest News

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