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Long shadows over Cyprus

Long shadows over Cyprus

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 17/07/2017 0
Some 43 years ago, the “Cyprus issue” started bedeviling international relations: the invasion of Turkish troops to the East Mediterranean island (aft...
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New satellite terminal in the works for Athens International Airport as traffic continues to rise

New satellite terminal in the works for Athens International Airport as traffic continues to rise

Christian J. Hadjipateras 14/07/2017 0
Athens International Airport (AIA), ‘Eleftherios Venizelos’, aims to have a satellite terminal in operation by the end of the year in a bid to handle ...
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Greece's exit from the EU's excessive deficit procedure paves way for possible return to bond markets

Greece's exit from the EU's excessive deficit procedure paves way for possible return to bond markets

Christian J. Hadjipateras 13/07/2017 0
The European Commision has approved Greece’s exit from the excessive deficit procedure. This is due to government debt dropping below the EU threshold...
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Greek PM sends letter to IMF

Greek PM sends letter to IMF

Christian J. Hadjipateras 12/07/2017 0
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has written to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) with a series of commitments from his SYRIZA-led government in an a...
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Samsung acquires Greek technology firm Innoetics

Samsung acquires Greek technology firm Innoetics

Christian J. Hadjipateras 11/07/2017 0
South Korean giant Samsung is acquiring the Greek technology firm Innoetics. The Greek company made the announcement yesterday While no figures were r...
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After the collapse of talks over Cyprus, what?

After the collapse of talks over Cyprus, what?

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 10/07/2017 0
Despite repeated efforts on part of the UN – with the new Secretary-General Antonio Gutteres taking personally the lead – and increased pressure of (a...
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Cyprus Conference ends without a deal

Cyprus Conference ends without a deal

Christian J. Hadjipateras 07/07/2017 0
The much-anticipated Cyprus Conference, which many saw as the best chance for a deal aiming to reunify the island, has ended in a stalemate. The UN-ba...
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Upgrade to public transport e-ticket system start date delayed to August

Upgrade to public transport e-ticket system start date delayed to August

Christian J. Hadjipateras 06/07/2017 0
Implementation of the new e-ticket system for public transport is set to be delayed yet again. The new ticket machines are now a familiar site mainly ...
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Cyprus Conference continues without a breakthrough

Cyprus Conference continues without a breakthrough

Christian J. Hadjipateras 05/07/2017 0
Talks taking place in Switzerland in an attempt to come to a successful conclusion regarding the Cyprus issue have somewhat stalled. The latest stumbl...
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Delay of latest release of loans from Greece creditors

Delay of latest release of loans from Greece creditors

Christian J. Hadjipateras 04/07/2017 0
It has been revealed that there will be a delay in the release of the latest bailout installment from creditors due to previous conditions not being ...
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Tspiras attempts to defend SYRIZA-led government record in Parliament

Tspiras attempts to defend SYRIZA-led government record in Parliament

Christian J. Hadjipateras 04/07/2017 0
  Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipiras will today attempt to defend his government’s record following the recent unsettling few weeks which has see...
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From the Economist Roundtable to the Greek Parliament debate

From the Economist Roundtable to the Greek Parliament debate

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 04/07/2017 0
It would be highly interesting to compare notes - someday, somehow - and see how the positions taken by Greek officials at the recent Economist Roundt...
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Greek housing market amongst the most affordable in Europe

Greek housing market amongst the most affordable in Europe

Christian J. Hadjipateras 29/06/2017 0
A recent international survey by conducted by the RE/MAX Europe network of estate agents showed that Greece has one of the most affordable housing m...
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Government preparing contingency plans to force employess back to work if talks fail

Government preparing contingency plans to force employess back to work if talks fail

Christian J. Hadjipateras 29/06/2017 0
  The SYRIZA-led government has been looking into legal avenues to force employees back into work should the latest talks over the ongoing strike by ...
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Apparent progress made during government and POE-OTA talks over ongoing strike

Apparent progress made during government and POE-OTA talks over ongoing strike

Christian J. Hadjipateras 27/06/2017 0
Progress has been made from ongoing talks between the government and representatives of the POE-OTA union of municipal empoyees in a bid to end the st...
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Greek President urges Turkey to respect history and law

Greek President urges Turkey to respect history and law

Christian J. Hadjipateras 26/06/2017 0
The President of Greece, ProkopisPavlopoulos, yesterday urged Turkey to respect history as well as European and International law. Speaking at a cerem...
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