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The Macedonian issue haunts Greece - again

The Macedonian issue haunts Greece - again

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 05/02/2018 0
It is never an easy matter, to write down in a way accessible to non-Greeks something of the twists and turns of the Macedonian issue. Which has been ...
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Hundreds of thousands descend on Athens to protest ‘Macedonia’ issue as negotiations continue

Hundreds of thousands descend on Athens to protest ‘Macedonia’ issue as negotiations continue

Christian J. Hadjipateras 05/02/2018 0
Thousands of Greeks from all over the country, with some even making their way from abroad, descended on to Athens Syntagma Square yesterday to protes...
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Athens stock exchange experiences unusually volatile day

Athens stock exchange experiences unusually volatile day

Christian J. Hadjipateras 02/02/2018 0
The Athens stock exchange (ATHEX) experienced an unusually volatile day of trading yesterday (Thursday February 1st). While trading began the day stro...
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European Commission official warns of ‘foreign supervision post-bailout program

European Commission official warns of ‘foreign supervision post-bailout program

Christian J. Hadjipateras 01/02/2018 1
The European Commission representative, Declan Costello, has warned that Greece is likely to remain ‘under significant foreign supervision’ for as lon...
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Property investment groups target consumer sector

Property investment groups target consumer sector

Christian J. Hadjipateras 30/01/2018 175
The shopping centre sector is the latest sector to be targeted by property investment groups. According to the Kathimerini, several funds and developm...
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Fraught with risk

Fraught with risk

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 29/01/2018 0
The plot is thickening, all around this South-Eastern end of the European peninsula (itself the ending of the great Eurasian land-mass, as French Gene...
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Greece-FYROM negotiations continue as Greek PM braces for internal issues over dispute

Greece-FYROM negotiations continue as Greek PM braces for internal issues over dispute

Christian J. Hadjipateras 29/01/2018 0
Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras is bracing for domestic opposition regarding the ongoing negotiations between Greece and FYROM as attempts are mad...
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Major rally over on-going naming dispute to take place in Pireaus

Major rally over on-going naming dispute to take place in Pireaus

Christian J. Hadjipateras 24/01/2018 0
A major rally to protest the use of the word ‘Macedonia’ in any solution between FYROM and Greece is to take place in Pireaus on February 4th. Many ha...
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COSCO announces plans for major Pireaus project

COSCO announces plans for major Pireaus project

Christian J. Hadjipateras 23/01/2018 0
The Pireaus Port Authority (OLP), managed by the Chinese shipping company COSCO, has announced major plans for the overhaul of the port of Pireaus. Th...
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Things turning right, but…

Things turning right, but…

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 22/01/2018 0
Just as things started turning right for the perspectives of the Greek economy, new shallows point ahead.   Things turning right: the yields of Gree...
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NATO stress importance of solution in ongoing Greece-FYROM talks

NATO stress importance of solution in ongoing Greece-FYROM talks

Christian J. Hadjipateras 19/01/2018 0
The Secretary-General of NATO stressed the importance of a solution being found between Athens and Skopje over the decades-long name dispute between G...
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New reforms voted through by parliament in backdrop of protests

New reforms voted through by parliament in backdrop of protests

Christian J. Hadjipateras 16/01/2018 0
The Greek parliament yesterday voted through the latest set of reforms and austerity measures as protests took place across the country. It is expecte...
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“Greece in Europe”

“Greece in Europe”

Antonis D. Papagiannidis 15/01/2018 0
Greek politics is usually inward-looking, even more so than is the case with other countries. This is something of a paradox since the political life ...
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Fresh wave of strikes in protest at the latest reforms

Fresh wave of strikes in protest at the latest reforms

Christian J. Hadjipateras 15/01/2018 0
There is no public transport today (Monday January 15th) as workers once again go on strike following the latest reforms and austerity measures that a...
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Latest reforms submitted to parliament following talks

Latest reforms submitted to parliament following talks

Christian J. Hadjipateras 10/01/2018 1
The latest package of reforms, which was negotiated between government officials and its creditors, was submitted to parliament yesterday. The latest ...
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Greek government negotiate latest reforms with creditors

Greek government negotiate latest reforms with creditors

Christian J. Hadjipateras 09/01/2018 81
Officials of the Greek government were in talks with creditors last night until the early hours to conclude the latest measures needed in the latest b...
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