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Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Greek Orthodox Mission faces setback


Greek Orthodox Mission faces setback
Awoko
1 The Greek Orthodox Mission in Sierra Leone has faced a serious setback after acquiring a 49 -year lease of the Dr. June Holst Ronnes Municipal School at Skye Street for development from the Freetown City Council. A recent report by Professor Gbamanja ...


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Qatar to Invest 1 Billion Euros in Greece, Prime Minister Says


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Qatar to Invest 1 Billion Euros in Greece, Prime Minister Says
Businessweek
Qatar signed an agreement with Greece today to invest in small and medium-sized Greek companies, Prime Minister Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim al-Thani said. Qatar is “ready” to put 1 billion euros into a fund to carry out the investments, with Greece ...
Qatar, Greece to Set Up Joint-Venture FundWall Street Journal
Samaras in Qatar Looking for InvestmentsGreek Reporter
Greece eyes strong business tiesPeninsula On-line

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UN: Tourism Is Resilient Despite Economy

MADRID, Jan 29 (Reuters) - Global tourism is proving resilient in the face of an economic slowdown, with tourist numbers growing at close to pre-crisis...

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Yavuz Baydar: Turkey, Weary of the EU, Tiptoes Towards the Shanghai Five

Turkey's popular, charismatic and impulsive prime minister, Recep Tayyip Erdo─čan, never ceases to surprise. His recent bombshell was about Turky's flirtation with the "Shanghai Five," The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation.

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OTE eyes big Greek corporate bond issue


OTE eyes big Greek corporate bond issue
Financial Times
OTE, the Greek telecoms company, is on course to issue one of the country's largest corporate bonds since the sovereign debt crisis erupted, in a sign of improving funding conditions across the eurozone periphery. As Greek 10-year government bond ...
Greek debt rally may fade as exit fears lingerReuters UK
Greek market ends lowerCapital.gr (press release)

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UPDATE 1-Qatar says to invest in smaller Greek firms


Construction Week Online

UPDATE 1-Qatar says to invest in smaller Greek firms
Reuters
DOHA Jan 29 (Reuters) - The wealthy Gulf state of Qatar pledged on Tuesday to invest up to 1 billion euros ($1.34 billion) in Greek companies, money which could help Greece recover from its debt crisis. The agreement was reached during a visit by Greek ...
Qatar says to invest in smaller Greek firmsGlobalPost
Greek premier travels to Qatar to seek investmentEurope Online Magazine
Greek PM heads delegation on two-day Qatar visitConstruction Week Online

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Greece over worst of the crisis


Greece over worst of the crisis
Financial Times
The worst of Greece's crisis is over, its central bank governor has said, as Greek ten-year government bond yields dropped below 10 per cent for the first time in more than two years. The vast majority of Greeks believe that an exit from the eurozone ...


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Qatar says to invest in smaller Greek firms


Construction Week Online

Qatar says to invest in smaller Greek firms
GlobalPost
DOHA, Jan 29 (Reuters) - Qatar signed an agreement with Greece on Tuesday for the wealthy Gulf state to invest in small and medium-sized Greek companies, officials from both countries said. The agreement was reached during a visit by Greek Prime ...
Greek premier travels to Qatar to seek investmentEurope Online Magazine
Greek PM heads delegation on two-day Qatar visitConstruction Week Online

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US Hedge Fund Acquires 5.2% Stake In Greece's OPAP


Greek Reporter

US Hedge Fund Acquires 5.2% Stake In Greece's OPAP
Wall Street Journal
ATHENS--U.S. hedge fund Baupost Group has acquired a 5.2% stake in Greece's state-owned gambling monopoly OPAP SA (OPAP.AT), the Greek company said Tuesday, ahead of the planned privatization of the gaming provider. OPAP said in a regulatory ...
Gaming industry rebukes Greece, HungaryNew Europe

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Now that's optimism! Greece will dig itself out of recession this year ...


This is Money

Now that's optimism! Greece will dig itself out of recession this year ...
This is Money
Greece has been bailed out to the tune of 150billion euros so far by the European Central Bank, IMF and the European Commission, without which the country would have fallen into bankruptcy and may have been forced to leave the euro altogether.
The worst is over for Greece says finance ministerBBC News
Greece's finance minister believes worst is over for his countryPanARMENIAN.Net
Stournaras Sees Greek Recovery in 2014Greek Reporter
DigitalJournal.com (press release) -DailyForex.com -RT
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Nikolaos Dertilis, member of Greek junta, dies at 94


Nikolaos Dertilis, member of Greek junta, dies at 94
Washington Post
Nikolaos Dertilis, the last jailed member of the military dictatorship that ruled Greece from 1967 to 1974, died Jan. 28 in Athens. He was 94. Col. Dertilis had been transferred in December from the maximum security Korydallos Prison, where he had ...


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US hedge fund builds stake in Greek gambling monopoly OPAP


US hedge fund builds stake in Greek gambling monopoly OPAP
Reuters
ATHENS (Reuters) - U.S. hedge fund Baupost Group has a 5.2 percent stake in Greek gambling firm OPAP, a regulatory filing showed on Tuesday, signaling foreign interest in the country's gambling monopoly before its privatization. Boston-based Baupost ...

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EDF, Iberdrola Lead in Greece's Growing Wind Energy Market


EDF, Iberdrola Lead in Greece's Growing Wind Energy Market
Bloomberg
France's Electricite de France SA and Iberdrola Renovables SA's Greek unit, Rokas Renewables, are the top producers in Greece's wind energy market, which grew 7 percent in 2012, according to the Hellenic Wind Energy Association. Total installed ...


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Greek players flee local soccer league


Kathimerini

Greek players flee local soccer league
Kathimerini
By George Georgakopoulos. Greek soccer players are leaving the country's league in droves, with the most high-profile examples in the last few days being the departures of Greek internationals Vassilis Torosodis and Nikos Spyropoulos. The discredited ...


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Bethlehem, meet your new sister: Corfu, Greece


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Bethlehem, meet your new sister: Corfu, Greece
WFMZ Allentown
Bethlehem has other Sister City relationships with Tondabayashi, Japan; Schwabisch Gmund, Germany and Murska Sobota, Slovenia, which have fostered cultural exchanges for almost 50 years.
Opa! Bethlehem has a New Sister: Corfu, GreecePatch.com
Bethlehem names Corfu, Greece its fourth Sister CityThe Express Times - LehighValleyLive.com

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Yasso(R) Frozen Greek Yogurt Introduces Three New Flavors to Their Award ...


The Providence Journal

Yasso(R) Frozen Greek Yogurt Introduces Three New Flavors to Their Award ...
The Providence Journal
BOSTON, Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Yasso Frozen Greek Yogurt announces the addition of Coconut, Mango and Vanilla Bean to their line of frozen Greek yogurt bars. The new products will double the company's current offerings, now with a total of six ...

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Greek debt rally may fade as exit fears linger


Greek debt rally may fade as exit fears linger
Reuters UK
LONDON (Reuters) - A powerful rally in Greek government bonds, which has seen prices surge four-fold since June, is running out of steam with investors still nervous the bailed-out country could be at risk of leaving the euro zone. Expectations ...

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Greece's OTE Plans New Euro Five-Year Bond


Greece's OTE Plans New Euro Five-Year Bond
Fox Business
Greek telecommunications company OTE, guaranteed by Hellenic Telecommunications Organization SA (HTO.AT), plans to issue a five-year euro-denominated bond, said one of the banks mandated to arrange the deal Tuesday. The company plans to buy ...
Greece's OTE plans bond issue as corporate debt markets thawReuters

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Greece's OTE plans bond issue as corporate debt markets thaw


Greece's OTE plans bond issue as corporate debt markets thaw
Reuters
Greece's biggest telecom to issue new bonds. * Plans to refinance existing debt, buy back old bonds. * Credit markets for Greek companies thaw, at steep price. ATHENS, Jan 29 (Reuters) - Greece's biggest telecoms company OTE is to issue about 500 ...
Greece's OTE Plans New Euro Five-Year BondFox Business

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Nation's Restaurant News names Little Greek a 2013 'breakout'


Nation's Restaurant News names Little Greek a 2013 'breakout'
Tampa Bay Business Journal (blog)
The list features “today's hottest emerging concepts — ones making their marks with their innovative experiences and cutting-edge cuisines,” wrote Executive Editor Robin Lee Allen. Criteria included size, points of differentiation and demonstrable ...


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Greek finance minister warns against Britain leaving Europe


Telegraph.co.uk

Greek finance minister warns against Britain leaving Europe
Telegraph.co.uk
Greek finance minister warns against Britain leaving Europe. Greece's finance minister has warned that it would be a "grave mistake" for Britain to leave the EU and a renegotiation of its membership would "open a Pandora's Box". Greece's finance ...
Greek finance minister trumpets recovery in 2014RT
Stournaras Sees Greek Recovery in 2014Greek Reporter
Greek finance minister eyes 2014 recovery for economyBBC News
Kathimerini
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Opa! Bethlehem has a New Sister: Corfu, Greece


The Express Times - LehighValleyLive.com

Opa! Bethlehem has a New Sister: Corfu, Greece
Patch.com
article[new_asset_attachment_attributes][user_id]. new_asset_attachment_attributes. Bethlehem has established a new sister city relationship with Corfu, the capital city of the Ionian Islands in northwestern Greece, the mayor's office announced on Monday.
Bethlehem names Corfu, Greece its fourth Sister CityThe Express Times - LehighValleyLive.com

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