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SYRIZA-led government to go to Greece’s highest court as Elliniko redevelopment shambles continues

SYRIZA-led government to go to Greece’s highest court as Elliniko redevelopment shambles continues

Christian J. Hadjipateras 02/10/2017 0
The SYRIZA-led government is considering taking the dispute between the Central Archaeological Council (KAS) to the Council of State, the country’s hi...
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Mitsotakis calls for action over ongoing Elliniko dispute

Mitsotakis calls for action over ongoing Elliniko dispute

Christian J. Hadjipateras 28/09/2017 0
The leader of the opposition Kyriakos Mitsotakis has called for the resignation of the Culture Ministry’s general secretary Maria Andreadaki-Vlazaki o...
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European Central Bank hints at stress tests for Greek banks to start next year

European Central Bank hints at stress tests for Greek banks to start next year

Christian J. Hadjipateras 27/09/2017 0
The European Central Bank (ECB) yesterday hinted that it could agree to the onging demand by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for a review of the...
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Capital Link’s 10th Annual Shipping, Marine Services & Offshore Forum

Capital Link’s 10th Annual Shipping, Marine Services & Offshore Forum

Christian J. Hadjipateras 26/09/2017 0
Capital Link’s 10th Annual Shipping, Marine Services & Offshore Forum took place on September 12th in London at Moorgate Plaza. The Forum was held in ...
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Latest poll gives ND a clear lead over incompetent SYRIZA government

Latest poll gives ND a clear lead over incompetent SYRIZA government

Christian J. Hadjipateras 26/09/2017 0
The latest poll conducted by the University of Macedonia has shown a clear lead for the main opposition party New Democracy over the deluded hard-left...
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Eurogroup president to meet with Greek prime minister

Eurogroup president to meet with Greek prime minister

Christian J. Hadjipateras 25/09/2017 0
The head of the Eurogroup, Dutch finance minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem, will meet with Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras in Athens later today for ta...
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Greek public opinion and German elections

Greek public opinion and German elections

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 25/09/2017 0
Greek public opinion has always been sensitive to political events, even to under-currents of political change abroad. The antics of American politics...
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Greece eyes bond swap as bailout exit looms

Greece eyes bond swap as bailout exit looms

Christian J. Hadjipateras 21/09/2017 0
Greece is looking into the option of swapping small bond issues for new ones as it prepares to end the international bailout program next year accordi...
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Tsipras attempts to shift attention to apparent growth in the economy following oil spill

Tsipras attempts to shift attention to apparent growth in the economy following oil spill

Christian J. Hadjipateras 20/09/2017 0
Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras is heading to Crete as he continues to talk up growth in an attempt to hide his government’s incompetence followin...
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Greece tops EU list for e-payments

Greece tops EU list for e-payments

Christian J. Hadjipateras 19/09/2017 0
Greece was the fastest user of e-payments within the EU in 2016 with a 108.8% year-on-year increase according to the European Central Bank (ECB). The ...
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US Ambassador to Greece emphasises the ever-growing importance of Northern Greece

US Ambassador to Greece emphasises the ever-growing importance of Northern Greece

Christian J. Hadjipateras 18/09/2017 0
The US Ambassador to Greece, Geoffrey Pyatt has stressed the important role that Northern Greece can play as the country aims to return to growth. He ...
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Of political convergence

Of political convergence

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 18/09/2017 0
The traditional cat-and-dog fight in the Thessaloniki Fair, the one event that launches every year the ever-contentious political debate in Greece, ha...
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Greece to host British Council Alumni Awards for 2017-18

Greece to host British Council Alumni Awards for 2017-18

Christian J. Hadjipateras 14/09/2017 0
The British Council has announced that the upcoming Alumni Awards will be held in Greece. The awards celebrate the outstanding achievements of alumni ...
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Aegean Airlines announces profits in latest financial results for Q2

Aegean Airlines announces profits in latest financial results for Q2

Christian J. Hadjipateras 13/09/2017 0
Greece’s largest carrier, Aegean Airlines, has reported profits for the second quarter of 2017. Pretax earnings of 23.2 million euros, contributing in...
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Greek feature film selected for Best Foreign Film category at 2018 Academy Awards

Greek feature film selected for Best Foreign Film category at 2018 Academy Awards

Christian J. Hadjipateras 12/09/2017 0
‘Amerika Square’, a 2016 Greek film directed by Yannis Sakaridis, has been selected for the Foreign Language Film Category at the upcoming 2018 Academ...
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