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Turkish-Cypriot leader fires chief negotiator in peace talks

Kudret Ozersay was on Wednesday sacked as chief Turkish-Cypriot negotiator in talks to reunify the Mediterranean island, according to reports in the local media. The decision, made by Turkish-Cypriot leader Dervis Eroglu, came a few days after Ozersay ann… … Full News here – Latest News

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Cyprus leaders to meet for talks on Thursday

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish-Cypriot leader Dervis Eroglu will meet on Thursday in the context of ongoing negotiations to reunify the Mediterranean island. Talks will be attended by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s special adviser Esp… … Full News here – Latest News

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9/29/2014: Front Page: US hopeful of progress in Cyprus peace talks

Washington is “quietly confident” that Cyprus reunification talks will progress in the coming months, with Secretary of State John Kerry due to visit the island in October or November. Following a series of meetings between US, Greek, Cypriot and… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Samaras to meet Merkel in Berlin for pivotal talks

Prime Minister Antonis Samaras is to meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin on Tuesday for talks, which are expected to focus on Greece’s prospects for an exit from the memorandum and for debt relief, and whose outcome is likely to have a decisive… … Full News here – Latest News

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9/23/2014: Front Page: Samaras, Merkel in crucial talks

Prime Minister Antonis Samaras is to meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin today for talks, which are expected to focus on Greece’s prospects for an exit from the memorandum and for debt relief, and whose outcome is likely to have a decisive… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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PM in energy talks ahead of crucial meeting with Merkel

Prime Minister Antonis Samaras visited Azerbaijan on Friday for talks on energy security and Greece’s involvement in an international gas pipeline but his aides remained in Athens to prepare for Tuesday’s crucial meeting between the Greek premier and Germ… … Full News here – Latest News

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UN special envoy says Cyprus peace talks enter new phase

A United Nations envoy says talks to reunify the ethnically divided Mediterranean island of Cyprus have moved up a gear with Greek and Turkish Cypriot leaders looking to bridge gaps on core issues. Following a meeting with both leaders, Espen Barth Eide s… … Full News here – Latest News

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9/3/2014: Front Page: Gov’t upbeat in troika talks

A government delegation headed by Finance Minister Gikas Hardouvelis met troika representatives in Paris yesterday, the first of three days of negotiations on the progress of reforms, with sources indicating that the climate had been… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Maniatis talks energy with Washington’s man in Athens

Energy Minister Yiannis Maniatis held a meeting yesterday with US Ambassador in Athens David D. Pearce to discuss possible natural gas supply problems that Europe may face this winter due to the crisis in Ukraine. The two men focused on Greece’s proposal … … Full News here – Latest News

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9/2/2014: Front Page: Paris troika talks begin

With the launch of talks with the troika in Paris due to begin this afternoon, government officials yesterday sought to curb high hopes that have been cultivated in recent weeks, chiefly for potential tax cuts and other incentives for austerity-weary… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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8/30/2014: Front Page: Loaded agenda for Paris talks

The Greeks heading to Paris next week for a series of meetings with the country’s creditor representatives will have a loaded agenda. Led by five ministers, the mission’s objective is to smooth the way for the troika’s next inspection. The outcome of… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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8/25/2014: Front Page: Athens finalizes Paris talks goals

The Greek government has begun finalizing its negotiating strategy for the imminent talks with troika officials in Paris, setting four clear priorities for the September meeting. Kathimerini has learned that the talks have been moved forward a day and… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Athens finalizes Paris talks goals

Athens finalizes Paris talks goals The troika has been asked to present a detailed account of how the Greek adjustment program is progressing at that meeting of euro area finance chiefs, before the representatives of Greece's lenders return to Athens for the program's fifth review in … Full News here – Read more on Kathimerini

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Avramopoulos in US for talks with Hagel on possible Greek role in peace missions

Defense Minister Dimitris Avramopoulos arrived in Washington early on Thursday for an official visit following an invitation by his US counterpart Chuck Hagel. The two men were to meet later in the day for talks that were expected to focus on the possible… … Full News here – Latest News

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8/20/2014: Front Page: Dendias talks tax, funds in Germany

The Greek government yesterday took its case for lower taxes to Germany, where Development Minister Nikos Dendias met German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble and Economic Affairs Minister Sigmar Gabriel. “We discussed a lot about the issue of… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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