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Farmers from Central Macedonia disappointed after meeting with gov’t officials

By   /  16/02/2017  /  Business, Finance, GR Business, GR Finance, GR Politics, Greece, Politics  /  Comments Off on Farmers from Central Macedonia disappointed after meeting with gov’t officials

  Farmers from Central Macedonia said they were very disappointed by their meeting with government ministers on Wednesday, during which they discussed their grievances concerning the increased taxation and social security contributions imposed by the government. “We raised specific issues and they answered us as if they were talking to party members of the opposition,” […]

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Moscovici: There is convergence at certain points to conclude the review and move ahead

By   /  15/02/2017  /  Finance, GR Finance, GR Politics, Greece, Politics  /  Comments Off on Moscovici: There is convergence at certain points to conclude the review and move ahead

  Greece’s talks with its official lenders on concluding the programme review have made progress but more steps are needed, EU Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs said on Wednesday upon his arrival at the Finance Ministry. “There is convergence at certain points so that we can conclude the review and move […]

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Mitsotakis met Schaeuble and businessmen in Germany

By   /  15/02/2017  /  GR Politics, Greece, Politics  /  Comments Off on Mitsotakis met Schaeuble and businessmen in Germany

  The President of the New Democracy Party Kyriakos Mitsotakis attended a working lunch with about 30 of the biggest business professionals in Germany on the sidelines of a two-day visit to the country. Kyriakos Mitsotakis, vowed that as prime minister he will go directly to a specific program of reform that will enhance the […]

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Golden Dawn trial interrupted amidst tension in courtroom

By   /  15/02/2017  /  GR Politics, GR Social, Greece, Politics, Social  /  Comments Off on Golden Dawn trial interrupted amidst tension in courtroom

  Golden Dawn’s trial continued on Tuesday amidst tensions and violent scuffles. The beginning of the examination of the new case file was the reason that dozens of anti-fascists and members of anti-authoritarian organisations gathered at the Court of Appeals in Athens. However, according to reports, the police guarding the area did not allow many […]

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The freedom of speech is on

By   /  14/02/2017  /  AL Culture, Albania, Culture  /  Comments Off on The freedom of speech is on

  Our journey began four years ago. That’s when the Independent Balkan News Agency (IBNA), against all odds, embarked on a lonely and difficult journey during a tumultuous period. This was indeed a lonely road because IBNA was trying to do something which most thought was ludicrous; IBNA was going to bring the people of […]

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Government Spokesman: “The termination of the occupation and the reunification of our homeland is a strategic objective”

By   /  13/02/2017  /  CY Politics, Cyprus, Headlines, Politics  /  Comments Off on Government Spokesman: “The termination of the occupation and the reunification of our homeland is a strategic objective”

  The termination of the occupation and the reunification of our homeland is a strategic objective and, on our part, we will do whatever is possible to achieve this objective, said the Government Spokesman, Nikos Christodoulides, today. In reference to the meeting of the National Council, the Spokesman said that “a good discussion took place, […]

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New Democracy leader Mitsotakis in Berlin to meet Chancellor Merkel

By   /  12/02/2017  /  GR Politics, Greece, Politics  /  Comments Off on New Democracy leader Mitsotakis in Berlin to meet Chancellor Merkel

  ND president Kyriakos Mitsotakis will visit Berlin, a two-day visit on Monday 13th and Tuesday, February 14th. According to the ND leadership, the visit is considered crucial, as the President of ND will have extensive meetings with Chancellor Angela Merkel and Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble. Kyriakos Mitsotakis who has until now had only short […]

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Greek FM Kotzias to visit Vietnam

By   /  12/02/2017  /  GR Politics, Greece, Politics  /  Comments Off on Greek FM Kotzias to visit Vietnam

  Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias, will visit Vietnam from Monday 13 to Wednesday, February 15, on an official visit.  The journey that was to take place at the end of June 2016, was postponed  due to the terrorist attack on Ataturk airport, Istanbul. Nikos Kotzias, is visiting the Asian country while simultaneously implementing the […]

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Tsipras: Europe is Changing

By   /  11/02/2017  /  GR Politics, Greece, Politics  /  Comments Off on Tsipras: Europe is Changing

  Greek Prime Minister and President of the SYRIZA Party Alexis Tsipras sent an array of messages with just as many recipients from the Party’s Central Committee on Saturday, February 11th. Certain about the closing up of the bailout programme evaluation, Alexis Tsipras spoke about everyone and everything, sending messages to Germany, Europe and to […]

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Discussions have began on the issue of governance, Anastasiades says

By   /  09/02/2017  /  CY Politics, Cyprus, Headlines, Politics  /  Comments Off on Discussions have began on the issue of governance, Anastasiades says

  The new Conference for Cyprus in Geneva will possibly take place after March 13, the President of the Republic of Cyprus, Nicos Anastasiades, said today. In his remarks to reporters after his return at the Presidential Palace from the site where the talks on the Cyprus problem take place, the President of the Republic […]

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