Economia Blog

Points of convergence

Points of convergence

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 17/09/2018 0
The fighting – if not outright aggressive – mood that traditionally permeates Greek politics as expressed throughout the (equally traditional) Thessal...
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A peculiar weekend in Thessaloniki

A peculiar weekend in Thessaloniki

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 10/09/2018 0
It has been quite a peculiar weekend for Greece, especially for the country’s second-largest city – Thessaloniki – “the capital of Northern Greece”. J...
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Of Church diplomacy in the 21st century

Of Church diplomacy in the 21st century

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 03/09/2018 1
Moscow Patriarch Cyril’s meeting with Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew in Constantinople to sort it out over the issue of the future for the Ukrainian...
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Jeroen Dijsselbloem recounting the Greek bailout -2

Jeroen Dijsselbloem recounting the Greek bailout -2

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 27/08/2018 2
Continuing the exploration of the book De Eurocrisis by Jeroen Dijsselbloem (soon to be available in Greek) in which the Chair of the Eurogroup recoun...
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Jeroen Dijjselbloem recounting the Greek bailout

Jeroen Dijjselbloem recounting the Greek bailout

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 24/08/2018 1
While Greece is celebrating – well, sort of… - the end of its latest (the third in a row) Adjustment Programme of the 8years-plus bailout by its Europ...
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What a summer!

What a summer!

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 21/08/2018 0
Summers are normally an uneventful, relaxed period in Greek public life. True enough, the summer of 2015 was a notorious exception since the country f...
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A summer blocked

A summer blocked

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 30/07/2018 1
Summer – the endless Greek summer - is traditionally associated with a lapse in the tensions always present in Greek political life. From the moment i...
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When the oil-and-gas bandwagon gets rolling

When the oil-and-gas bandwagon gets rolling

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 23/07/2018 0
After much preparation (too much, one is tempted to say) underwater search for oil-and-(mainly) natural gas in promising fields of Greek interest sout...
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Eurogroup urges continued progress post-bailout

Eurogroup urges continued progress post-bailout

Christian J. Hadjipateras 19/07/2018 0
The Eurogroup has urged the Greek government to continue its many reforms after the bailout program officially ends next month. Eurogroup president Ma...
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Fraport reports boost in revenue

Fraport reports boost in revenue

Christian J. Hadjipateras 18/07/2018 0
Fraport Greece, which manages several regional airports across the country, has reported a boost in revenues from last year. The company posted total ...
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Syros International Film Festival

Syros International Film Festival

Christian J. Hadjipateras 17/07/2018 1
The Syros International Film Festival (SIFF) is preparing for its 6th edition since its founding in 2013. The number of film festivals across the Gree...
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Is the freeze of Greek-Russian relations here to stay?

Is the freeze of Greek-Russian relations here to stay?

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 16/07/2018 1
Seismic waves keep spreading from the out-of-the-blue shock that Greek-Russian relations sustained when Athens announced it was deporting two members ...
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US supports Greek decision to expel Russian diplomats

US supports Greek decision to expel Russian diplomats

Christian J. Hadjipateras 13/07/2018 1
The US has given its support to the Greek government’s recent decision to expel two Russian diplomats following recent accusations that they meddled i...
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EU parliament approves ETIAS

EU parliament approves ETIAS

Christian J. Hadjipateras 11/07/2018 1
The European Union has given the go-ahead for the introduction of the European Travel Information and Authorisation System (ETIAS). The main objective...
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One more week of hesitant change

One more week of hesitant change

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 09/07/2018 3
This week, too, will bring forward important change for Greece and its international dealings – at least at first sight.   On July 11/12, the NATO S...
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Call reaffirms close Greece-US relations

Call reaffirms close Greece-US relations

Christian J. Hadjipateras 06/07/2018 0
A call between Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras and US vice president Mike Pence reaffirmed the enduring relationship between Greece and the United...
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