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Athens Newspapers Headlines: Tuesday 23/04 edition

The Tuesday edition of Athens dailies at a glance DIΜΟΚRΑΤΙΑ: Is this fake news? ΕTHΝΟS: Second chance for the illegal buildings ΕLEFTHEROS TYPOS: Applications for 2,189 hirings ΕSΤΙΑ: SYRIZA is copying New Democracy’s tax [...]

Greek foreign policy meeting puts a spotlight on African countries

The Greek Foreign Ministry discussed expanding its strategy in Africa during a meeting on Monday, that included collaboration of Diplomacy Academies for training new diplomats. The meeting included Foreign Minister Giorgos Katrougalos, Deputy [...]

Voutsis: The year 2018 certified in people’s minds as the start of a new era

“The year 2018 has been certified in people’s minds as one in which significant steps were taken and that, apart from the official exit from the memoranda in August 2018, we have entered a new era,” stated Parliament President [...]

The non-reduction of the tax free allowance will be achieved, Flambouraris says

“The non-reduction of the tax free income allowance will be achieved,” State Minister Alekos Flambouraris said on Monday in an interview with the Athens-Macedonian News Agency (ANA). He underlined that the outcome of the European [...]

Parliament lifts immunity from prosecution for MPs Loverdos and Salmas

The parliament plenary on Friday decided to lift the immunity from prosecution of Democratic Alliance MP Andreas Loverdos and New Democracy (ND) MP Marios Salmas, at the request of the prosecutors investigating the Novartis and arthroscopies [...]

Athens Newspapers Headlines: Friday 12/04 edition

The Friday edition of Athens dailies at a glance DIΜΟΚRΑΤΙΑ: Bribery is a minister’s task ΕTHΝΟS: Lower social security contributions for 900,000 free lancers ΕLEFTHEROS TYPOS: Tax traps ΕSTΙΑ: Novartis bonds EFIMERIDA TON [...]

‘You are also the Navy of the EU,’ Pavlopoulos says, in visit to ‘HS Nikoforos Fokas’ in Beirut

“Greece, a member-state of the European Union, defends its borders, defends its territory, defends its Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) in accordance with the international Law of the Sea – but these three are simultaneously the borders, [...]

PM Alexis Tsipras to Dubrovnik for 16+1 summit

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is heading to Dubrovnik on Friday to attend the 8th Summit of Central, East and Southeast European States and the People’s Republic of China – the so-called ’16+1′ initiative. The 16+1 [...]

Golden Dawn is ‘undesirable’ in Athens, votes the City Council

The ultra-right party Golden Dawn is undesirable in Athens, according to a resolution passed by the Athens Municipal Council on Thursday in a unanimous vote (28 for – 3 abstentions). The Athens City Council adopted a resolution which underlined [...]

Draft legislation for 120-installment debt settlement to be voted by April 23

The labour ministry’s draft legislation for 120-installment debt settlement schemes will be voted on in the Parliament plenary by April 23, Parliament President Nikos Voutsis said on Thursday. In a discussion with reporters covering parliament, [...]