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Tsipras takes turn in blame game with government

SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras hit back on Saturday at claims by Premier Antonis Samaras that if there are early elections and a leftist government takes over Greece could be threatened by an exit from the euro by labeling him the “prime minister of chaos” … … Full News here – Latest News

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12/11/2014: Front Page: PM takes aim at SYRIZA

Following another troubling day on the markets, Prime Minister Antonis Samaras accused SYRIZA yesterday of provoking “terror” among investors and insisted that Greeks do not want early elections, which will prompt voters to punish the leftist party if… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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10/4/2014: Front Page: PM takes up case with Juncker

Jean-Claude Juncker, who is due to take over as president of the European Commission on November 1, was back in Athens for the second time in a month yesterday as the Greek government sought to drive home its positions on the ongoing troika… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Lady Gaga takes style inspiration from Greek architecture as she readies

Lady Gaga takes style inspiration from Greek architecture as she readies … She's made it no secret that she is a fan of Ancient Greek mythologies, architecture and art. So paying homage, Lady Gaga dressed as a caryatid on Friday afternoon in Athens as she headed to the Olympic Stadium for a performance as part […]

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9/15/2014: Front Page: Tsipras takes his turn in Thessaloniki

SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras took his turn to set out his party’s economic policies at the Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF) on Saturday. Speaking a week after Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, Tsipras pledged that a leftist government would create a… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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9/2/2014: Front Page: Erdogan takes hard line on Cyprus problem

Athens reacted angrily yesterday to calls by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for a “two-state” solution to the Cyprus problem and claims that Greece is not “doing its duty” as a guarantor power, saying the comments were “disappointing” and… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Minister takes up SMEs’ cause

Development Minister Nikos Dendias held talks in his Athens office Tuesday with Manfred Weber, the German MEP who heads the European People’s Party (EPP) group in the European Parliament. One of the subjects raised during the discussion was the Greek gove… … Full News here – Latest News

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Central bank takes aim at non-performing loans

The Bank of Greece’s latest code of ethics, aimed at offering solutions to both banks and debtors to deal with nonperforming loans, was approved on Monday by the Credit and Insurance Matters Committee. The list of measures in the code of ethics, which arr… … Full News here – Latest News

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Man takes car without permission, leads Athens police on slow-speed chase

Man takes car without permission, leads Athens police on slow-speed chase A 21-year-old male was arrested early Saturday after he took a vehicle without permission to go and make up with his girlfriend, according to an Athens-Clarke County police report. The 52-year-old victim called police around 2 a.m. Saturday to report … Full News here […]

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Athens Small Business Summit takes place at Classic Center

Athens Small Business Summit takes place at Classic Center Summit attendees will find valuable resources, experienced speakers, multiple networking opportunities and a wide selection of educational breakout sessions. The event is organized by Athens-based business consulting firm StartStrategic and presented … Full News here – Read more on Online Athens

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Troika takes flak from EU lawmakers over crisis conditions

EU lawmakers put the Troika under the microscope this week, wanting to know how and why the trio of international creditors imposed eurozone debt bailouts at such high cost to the ordinary public. Transparency, accountability, why were forecasts missed an… … Full News here – Latest News

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Perfect record takes Olympiakos to next Euroleague stage

Olympiakos came once again from behind to beat Unicaja Malaga in Spain 82-74 on Friday, qualify to the next round of the Euroleague, and retain its perfect record in all competitions after 15 games this year, with Belgian-American Matt Lojeski proving the… … Full News here – Latest News

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11/21/2013: Front Page: Brussels takes Greece to court over wastewater

Greece faces a penalty of 11.5 million euros and daily fines of 47,763 euros for failing to treat and dispose of urban wastewater in an adequate manner. The European Commission referred Greece back to the European Court of Justice over this matter… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Bulgaria takes 7 of Roma girl’s brothers and sisters into care

Bulgarian authorities said on Wednesday they would take into care most of the brothers and sisters of Maria, the four-year-old whose discovery in neighbouring Greece captured global attention. DNA tests have confirmed that Sasha Ruseva, 35, is the biologi… … Full News here – Latest News

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10/26/2013: Front Page: Greek animator takes on a Verne classic

According to historian and philosopher Michel Foucault, the work of fellow Frenchman Jules Verne was admirable because every novel contained a myth narrated through different, intertwining, dark and controversial voices. It is the unrivaled allure of… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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