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New Democracy leader calls for change

New Democracy leader calls for change

Christian J. Hadjipateras 02/01/2018 0
New Democracy (ND) leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis has called for change on many fronts in his New Year message and called for 2018 to be a new starting po...
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Πρώτος σταθμός της επόμενης χρονιάς: οι Ιταλικές εκλογές

Πρώτος σταθμός της επόμενης χρονιάς: οι Ιταλικές εκλογές

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 29/12/2017 0
Πρώτος σταθμός της επόμενης χρονιάς:   οι Ιταλικές εκλογές   Αφού, λοιπόν, κατορθώνουμε να ξεφορτωθούμε το όχι-και-τόσον-σωτήριον έτος 2017, μια μ...
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Majority of Greeks skeptical of a clean slate post-bailout era

Majority of Greeks skeptical of a clean slate post-bailout era

Christian J. Hadjipateras 27/12/2017 0
The majority of Greeks appear to be pessimistic about the scenario of a clean slate when the next – and final – bailout program ends next summer, acco...
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Company to invest up to €300m in further boost to Greek property sector

Company to invest up to €300m in further boost to Greek property sector

Christian J. Hadjipateras 20/12/2017 0
A consortium comprising of a property development company at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)is planning a program with inv...
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ECB taken to court over decision to freeze funding to Greek banks

ECB taken to court over decision to freeze funding to Greek banks

Christian J. Hadjipateras 19/12/2017 0
The European Central Bank (ECB) is, according to Reuters, being sued over its decision to freeze funding to Greek banks during the peak of the financi...
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Greece continues to top Eurozone table for cash over e-payment

Greece continues to top Eurozone table for cash over e-payment

Christian J. Hadjipateras 18/12/2017 0
Despite e-payments being the preferred option for many countries, cash is still the number one option for Greeks according to a recent European Centra...
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Mixed signals

Mixed signals

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 18/12/2017 0
Mixed signals were given out over the near – as well as the not-so-near – future of the Greek economy. The yields of Greek bonds went sharply down, so...
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Calls for US Secretary of State to reaffirm US support for Treaty of Lausanne

Calls for US Secretary of State to reaffirm US support for Treaty of Lausanne

Christian J. Hadjipateras 13/12/2017 0
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has been urged to reiterate US support for the 1923 Treaty of Lausanne following Turkish President (Dictator) Recc...
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Greece and China commit to forging closer ties

Greece and China commit to forging closer ties

Christian J. Hadjipateras 12/12/2017 0
Chinese Vice Premier Ma Kai held talks with Greek deputy Prime Minister Yiannis Dragasakis in Athens last week with both vowing to forge closer links ...
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Chances of snap elections in Greece appearing more realistic

Chances of snap elections in Greece appearing more realistic

Christian J. Hadjipateras 11/12/2017 0
Some SYRIZA officials appear to be urging prime minster Alexis Tsipras to call for a snap general election as early as March next year following a dif...
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Of Greece and the US: in search of a “strategic partnership in the Eastern Mediterranean”

Of Greece and the US: in search of a “strategic partnership in the Eastern Mediterranean”

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 11/12/2017 0
It is now some time that the American Hellenic Institute organized in Athens a debate over “Greece as a strategic partner [for the US] in the Eastern ...
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EU calls for deeper Eurozone integration

EU calls for deeper Eurozone integration

Christian J. Hadjipateras 06/12/2017 0
The European Commission is expected to call for even deeper Eurozone integration when they present a series of proposals later today. The aim is to ma...
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Latest figures show a drop in Greek economy growth rate

Latest figures show a drop in Greek economy growth rate

Christian J. Hadjipateras 05/12/2017 0
The Greek economy’s growth rate showed signs of slowing after the latest figures were released for Q3, failing to meet analyst’s expectations as a res...
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Onwards to the markets!

Onwards to the markets!

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 04/12/2017 0
Nowadays, everybody seems intent on pushing Greece faster and further towards an exit from its current (third in a row) Adjustment Programme and “to t...
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Greek authorities to meet with Eurogroup ministers in Brussels

Greek authorities to meet with Eurogroup ministers in Brussels

Christian J. Hadjipateras 04/12/2017 0
Greek finance minister Euclid Tsakalotos will meet with fellow Eurozone ministers in Brussels later today following several hours of negotiations in A...
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Centre-left parties to merge into ‘Movement for Change’

Centre-left parties to merge into ‘Movement for Change’

Christian J. Hadjipateras 29/11/2017 0
The new centre-left party, which will be led by PASOK leader Fofi Gennimata, who won the recent leadership contest, will be called ‘Movement for Chang...
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