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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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When the Bundestag discusses the Greek issue

When the Bundestag discusses the Greek issue

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 26/06/2017 78
A lively discussion in the German Bundestag about the Greek issue - not the decisive discussion, which will make available the 8.5 bn euros tranche fo...
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Almost half of Greeks believe latest Eurogroup deal is a bad one

Almost half of Greeks believe latest Eurogroup deal is a bad one

Christian J. Hadjipateras 23/06/2017 0
                        Nearly half of Greeks who participated in a recent survery believe that the latest Eurogroup deal was a bad one for Greece, w...
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Eurogroup statement on Greece

Eurogroup statement on Greece

Christian J. Hadjipateras 22/06/2017 0
      The Eurogroup welcomes that agreement has been reached between Greece and the institutions on a policy package of structural measures, whic...
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Kyriakos Mitsotakis critical of Alexis Tsipras following Eurogroup meeting

Kyriakos Mitsotakis critical of Alexis Tsipras following Eurogroup meeting

Christian J. Hadjipateras 20/06/2017 0
    New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis criticised prime minister Alexis Tsipras in the wake of last week’s Eurogroup meeting, which ended wi...
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Greek and Turkish prime ministers meet in Athens amid recent tensions

Greek and Turkish prime ministers meet in Athens amid recent tensions

Christian J. Hadjipateras 19/06/2017 0
The prime ministers of Greece and Turkey stressed the need for good relations between the two countries earlier today. Turkish PM Binali Yildirim, beg...
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Of the inventive use of language

Of the inventive use of language

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 19/06/2017 0
An exercise in the inventive, often circumvoluted, at times opaque, use of "wording": such is the outcome of the June 15th Eurogroup that paved the wa...
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Eurogroup to meet today in bid to secure debt deal for Greece

Eurogroup to meet today in bid to secure debt deal for Greece

Christian J. Hadjipateras 15/06/2017 0
  Eurogroup finance ministers are due to meet with Greek officials in Luxembourg later today  in an effort to reach a deal that will attempt to ea...
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Foreign buyers aim to capitalise on increasing tourism in Greece

Foreign buyers aim to capitalise on increasing tourism in Greece

Christian J. Hadjipateras 14/06/2017 0
Foreign buyers are increasing in Greece as they aim to take advantage of the country’s increasing tourism, which is projected to surpass last year’s f...
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Los Angeles Greek Film Festival ends on a high

Los Angeles Greek Film Festival ends on a high

Christian J. Hadjipateras 13/06/2017 0
The Los Angeles Greek Film Festival (LAGFF) took place for the 11th time from June 7th-11th. LAGFF showcases new films from Greek filmmakers worldwide...
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