NPL management companies promise to offer innovative and sustainable solutions to borrowers

Non-performing loans management companies will offer a series of innovative and sustainable new solutions and proposals – currently unavailable in the Greek market – for borrowers facing real problems in the repayment of their loans, [...]

German volunteer aid worker critically injured in attack on Lesvos island

A 60-year old German female aid worker was hospitalized in critical condition on Sunday after being attacked by an unknown assailant on the island of Lesvos, it was reported on Monday. The woman is an independent volunteer worker at the island’s [...]

Defence Minister Apostolakis meets U.S. Senator Bob Menendez

Defence Minister Evangelos Apostolakis met on Monday with the head of Democrats in the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee Bob Menendez. The meeting focused on bilateral relations in the Eastern Mediterranean and the security environment in [...]

Greece formally requests early repayment of part of IMF debt

The Greek Finance Ministry sent the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) the government’s proposal for the repayment of part of the loan Greece took out with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), sources of the Ministry said on Monday evening. Greece [...]

Mitsotakis: SYRIZA, as it stands now, cannot become part of any alliance

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras destroyed the Greek middle class, said New Democracy’s leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis during a Monday interview on Alpha TV. “Tsipras lied through his teeth to assume power and the government,” Mitsotakis [...]

PM Tsipras: SYRIZA Euro candidates represent a new Greece, facing forward

The SYRIZA-Progressive Alliance candidates for the European Parliament elections on May 26 “reflect the face of Greece in the new era,” Prime Minister and party leader Alexis Tsipras said on Monday evening in Neo Faliro. At an event [...]

Court rejects ‘Mr Bitcoin”s appeal for release

An appeal by Russian national Alexander Vinnik for his release from detention was rejected by a Piraeus misdemeanours court on Thursday after hearing his testimony. Alexander Vinnik, known as ‘Mr. Bitcoin’ is sought on several international [...]

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 [...]

Greek gov’t plans package of measures to support small enterprises and farmers

Economy and Development Minister Yiannis Dragasakis on Thursday said that the government was planning a package of measures to support small enterprises and farmers with loans, guarantees, special bonds and a mechanism helping small enterprises [...]

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, [...]