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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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Olympiakos takes driving seat after win in Turkey

Olympiakos produced an emphatic win at Galatasaray with an 78-67 score on Thursday to make it two out of two in the first group stage of the Euroleague. The Piraeus giant played its best game since the start of the season at a very challenging court in Tu… … Full News here – Latest News

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10/19/2013: Front Page: Submarine deal takes toll on unity of coalition

In a rowthat could cause a rift in the governing coalition, Deputy Prime Minister Evangelos Venizelos yesterday accused Defense Minister Dimitris Avramopoulos of failing to protect him during a parliamentary discussion Thursday on a controversial… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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IMF and EU mission to Greece takes breather after progress

Greece’s international lenders called a temporary halt to their latest mission to Athens on Sunday, saying they had made good progress and expected to resume talks with the government soon. The pause in talks between the two sides had already been flagged… … Full News here – Latest News

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9/18/2013: Front Page: PM takes message to EU

After meeting top European Union officials in Brussels yesterday, Prime Minister Antonis Samaras repeated in front of them the claim he had already made in Greece that his government would not adopt any new austerity measures to cover a fiscal gap in… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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9/11/2013: Front Page: War on graffiti takes Sisyphean turn

One month after municipal authorities in Athens launched a campaign to remove the ubiquitous graffiti from the historic center, the initiative appears to have been sabotaged by vandals who have responded with a fresh spray-paint assault. A few days… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Greek drama takes the Silver Lion at Venice

“Miss Violence,” a contemporary Greek drama, walked away from the Venice Film Festival on Saturday night with the Silver Lion for director Alexandros Avranas, awarded by an international jury headed by acclaimed Italian filmmaker Bernardo Bertolucci. “Mis… … Full News here – Latest News

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