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In Athens, NATO chief sees spike in Russian flights on border

NATO’s new chief said on Thursday the alliance is increasing its readiness and air policing following a spike in Russian air force activity in Eastern Europe. Jens Stoltenberg said while NATO is not back on Cold War terms with its former arch-enemy, recen… … Full News here – Latest News

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Draft 2015 budget unveiled, sees surplus of 2 pct in 2014, 2.9 pct next year

Greece will report a primary budget surplus of 2 percent of national output this year, beating the 1.5 percent of GDP target set in its EU/IMF bailout, the government’s draft 2015 budget projected on Monday. Athens also predicted its economy would exit a … … Full News here – Latest News

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Greek toy retailer Jumbo sees 7.9 percent rise in y-o-y sales

Greek toy and home-ware retailer Jumbo saw sales in the July 2013-June 2014 period grow by 7.9 percent from 502.2 million euros to 541.9 million euros, the company has said in a report. Gross profits grew by 53.12 percent in July 2013-June 2014 from 52.33… … Full News here – Latest News

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Greece sees early exit from EU/IMF bailout, PM says

Greece can exit its EU/IMF bailout earlier than expected and can cover its own funding needs next year, Prime Minister Antonis Samaras said in Berlin on Tuesday after meeting German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Greece has returned to the debt markets success… … Full News here – Latest News

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9/10/2014: Front Page: PM sees no third bailout

Prime Minister Antonis Samaras yesterday sought to douse renewed speculation about the possible need for a third rescue package for Greece, insisting that the country could manage without additional loans from its European partners. Addressing a joint… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Perfect Greece sees off Argentina too

The national basketball team finished top of its World Championship pool with a perfect record scoring its fifth win in as many games as it downed Argentina 79-71 on Thursday in Seville. Its next game will be in the round of 16 against Serbia. The players… … Full News here – Latest News

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8/6/2014: Front Page: Chinese envoy sees more cooperation

China’s ambassador to Greece has proposed that the two countries cooperate across the Mediterranean region and in developing trade with Africa. In a comment thanking Greece for the Greek frigate Salamis’s evacuation of 79 Chinese nationals from Libya… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Greek Parliament passes multi-bill but coalition sees majority cut further

The omnibus bill containing liberalization measures and other reforms that Greece needed to pass to receive its next bailout tranche squeezed through Parliament at just after midnight on Sunday but the vote led to the government’s majority dwindling furth… … Full News here – Latest News

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January sees debts to state grow by close to 1 bln euros

The country’s finances may be steadily improving, but Finance Ministry data indicate that households and corporations are failing to meet their tax obligations. The figures for January showed on Wednesday that the new debts of taxpayers and enterprises ca… … Full News here – Latest News

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3/22/2014: Front Page: S&P sees economic outlook as stable

After the international money markets, Greece is now getting positive messages from the rating agencies, because even if they haven’t yet upped the country’s credit rating, they are admitting that the economy is displaying some positive… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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WTTC sees tourism rising 3 pct in Greece this year

Greece’s travel and tourism sector will enjoy growth of 3 percent this year compared with 2013, when the sector’s contribution in the country’s gross domestic product amounted to 28.3 billion euros or 16.3 percent, according to a report by the World Trave… … Full News here – Latest News

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Dijsselbloem sees Greek debt relief talks in August

Eurogroup chief Jeroen Dijsselbloem has said there is no need to discuss debt relief for Greece until August, with German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble suggesting that the summer will be the time to also discuss a possible third bailout. Ahead of to… … Full News here – Latest News

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2/15/2014: Front Page: Poll sees Kaminis reclaiming role of Athens mayor

Three months before local authority elections that promise to be toughly contested, the results of an opinion poll put incumbent Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis in first place, with 20 percent of the vote, and conservative challengers Aris Spiliotopoulos… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Citi sees GDP contraction continuing to H2 of next year

The Greek economy shrank 3.4 percent in 2013 and will post a further contraction amounting to 1.9 percent in 2014, US bank Citi estimated ahead of Friday’s issue of the final 2013 gross domestic product data by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT)…. … Full News here – Latest News

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2/7/2014: Front Page: PM sees test for Europe

May’s European Parliament elections will be a “test for democracy,” Prime Minister Antonis Samaras said yesterday as Deputy Premier Evangelos Venizelos expressed concern about the rise of Euroskepticism, particularly due to the impact of troika-led… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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