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Monday, February 20, 2017

Spotlight: Greek gov't hails Eurogroup decision on bailout review, critics see more austerity measures

ATHENS, Feb. 20 (Xinhua) -- The Greek government hailed on Monday as a very positive development the Eurogroup's decision for the resumption of stalled talks to conclude the pending second review of the third Greek bailout. Cabinet ministers stressed that ...


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Here's what passes as a GREEK deal result these days

For some reason the markets see this as progress. GREEK 10 year yields are currently down 25bps top 7.56% 2's have fallen from 10.05% to 9.42%.


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Multiple tax burden hurts GREEK firms' competitiveness

GREEK enterprises are burdened by an exceptionally noncompetitive tax system and the results of this are reflected in the country's economy, ...


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Pavlopoulos: Saudi Arabia plays a key role in the Arab World

  Greek President Pavlopoulos is in Riyadh from Monday afternoon for a two-day official visit, accompanied by Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias, Minister of Mercantile Marine and Island Policy and the Deputy Foreign Minister for European Affairs George Katrougalos. Prokopis Pavlopoulos met with the successor to the Saudi throne Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister […]


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Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church EHT NJ., Lenten and Holy Week Services

Sunday, March 05 at 9.30am Liturgy and Icon Procession Sunday, March 19 at 9.30am Liturgy and Cross Procession 7.00pm Sunday–Friday, April 9-14. 9.00am Thursday, Friday and Saturday. April 14, Holy Friday, Retreat 1pm-3pm and Apokathelosis Service at 3 ...


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GREECE, Eurozone governments agree to resume €86b bailout talks as economy worsens

Talks over GREECE'S bailout had earlier stalled over delays in reforms by Athens, and disagreements among lenders on whether the IMF would ...


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Burning Greek Retreat / Craig McMahon Architects

This small compact Ranch Retreat is located on 10 acres in the Central Texas Hill Country. Burning Greek Retreat was designed by San Antonio-based Craig McMahon Architects. The family of four wanted a budget conscious family guest quarters with every inch ...


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Tension Peaks at Oraiokastro as Far-Right Group Protests Refugee Children at School

The protesters were waving Greek flags and chanting patriotic slogans. Leftists gathered separately condemning the actions of the right group that calls itself “Patriotic Union of Greek Citizens of Oraiokastro.” They defended the children by calling ...


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‘Build-your-own-gyro’ chain The Simple Greek debuts in Norwalk

A fast-casual Greek chain created by a CNBC reality star makes its Connecticut debut Tuesday in Norwalk, with the proprietors considering additional locations down the road in Fairfield and Stamford. The Simple Greek opens at 11 a.m. on Tuesday at 440 ...


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GREECE moves closer to agreement over reforms to unlock next bailout loan

Eurozone's finance ministers have agreed that officials from the institutions overseeing GREECE'S bailout will go to Athens next week to discuss in more ...


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No quick agreement to unlock aid payments to GREECE

Euro zone finance ministers poured cold water on Monday on a quick agreement that would unlock further aid payments to GREECE. But Athens and its ...


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Opinion: The myth of Grexit

Times are getting tougher in Greece, but there is no real danger that an EU country will be left to flounder in election year 2017, writes Georg Matthes.


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Eurogroup: Institutions Will Return to Greece

The institutions’ missions will be returning to Athens to hammer out a staff-level agreement on remaining reforms, Eurogroup President Jeroen Dijsselbloem announced on Monday after the conclusion of the Eurogroup. Athens is not obligated to legislate measures in order for the institutions to return; if and when new measures are legislated Athens will have the […]


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Greece's creditors dash hopes for quick deal as debt inspectors prepare to return to Athens

Greece's creditors have dashed hopes of a quick resolution to the country's looming cash crunch, even as talks paved the way for debt inspectors to return to Athens. Jeroen Dijsselbloem, the head of the Eurogroup, told reporters that there had been a ...


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Mired in poverty, few Greeks hope for better days

… , their economies growing again. But Greece, the first into a bailout … and International Monetary Fund saved Greece from bankruptcy, but the austerity … containing food supplies for impoverished Greeks at an Athens Municipality-run centre …


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Greece and eurozone agree to resume bailout talks; Unilever shares fall after Kraft walks – as it happened

… issued a cautious statement, welcoming Greece’s commitment to satisfying its … the end of austerity in Greece?.... Jeroen Dijsselbloem slaps this idea … change the focus of the Greek bailout programme, away from austerity …


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Greece agrees to bailout reforms compromise: EU sources

Greece on Monday agreed to a …


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Greece's bailout obligations

… be heard, including from within Greece, asking for an exit from … work politically and should the Greeks leave the eurozone, in a … the first domino to fall.” Greece remains the third poorest member …


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Bailout negotiators get go-ahead to return to Greece

… key demand of Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos. Greece's left-wing … of Greek jitters flared in markets in the past few weeks. Greece … . "It is evident that Greece has significantly over-performed its 2016 …


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Greece, lenders agree to work out new reforms to unblock aid

… acrimony late last year. A Greek government official said extra reforms … in Greece should undergo a deeper overhaul than so far, while Greece … expert mission were to make Greece over-perform its fiscal targets, Athens …


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Unilever plunges after Kraft Heinz abandons takeover bid; eurozone agrees to restart talks with Greece on bailout reforms

… tougher stance in negotiations with Greece, suggesting Athens should only get … newspaper. The review of the Greek bailout programme has been beset … . As disagreement has arisen over Greece's fiscal targets, debt …


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Portugal consumer confidence at 'an all time high'

[algarveshopping]The ‘Portuguese Consumer Confidence Index’ covering the last quarter of 2016 rose to an “all time high” of 74 points, according to data released in the Nielsen Global Consumer Confidence. “The level of national consumer confidence exceeded that recorded in Finland (68), France (66), Russia (63), Italy (58) and Greece (53).” The European Union average was 81 points and the global average was 101 points.


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Greece stand-off over €86bn bailout eases as inspectors return to Athens

Government agrees on talks on reforms with European creditors against progress on releasing next instalment of funding Government agrees on talks on reforms with European creditors against progress on releasing next instalment of funding Greece’s bailout ...


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Euro Crisis Redux: GREEK Austerity And Collective Depression

The three memoranda of understanding signed by the successive GREEK governments with creditors, in exchange for loans to avoid the country ...


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Eurogroup hails progress with IMF on GREEK debt deal

EU ministers claim to have made progress in resolving a dispute with the International Monetary Fund that has thrown into doubt Greece's access to ...


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Greek Native Uses Toys from Antiquity to Teach Kids Ancient Greek Culture

Greek native Sophia Pavlaki resides in Belgium where she is the producer and executive producer of Greektoys, a project aimed at promoting the Greek culture to children via toys. However, the innovation doesn’t stop there. According to Greektoys ...


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Eurozone Agrees to Greece Talks in Exchange for Bailout Payments

BRUSSELS — Eurozone finance ministers agreed on Monday to begin negotiations in Athens as soon as next week over much-needed overhauls in exchange for bailout payments, with the country appearing to win a reprieve from the crippling austerity that it has ...


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Cyprus president: GREECE on the right track, as EU response to IMF shows

GREECE has made progress in its programme and seems to be on the right track, Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades said in an interview with the ...


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AHIF Accepting Applications for 9th Annual Foreign Policy Study Trip

WASHINGTON, DC – The American Hellenic Institute Foundation (AHIF) is accepting applications for its leading travel abroad program the AHIF College Student Foreign Policy Study Trip to Greece and Cyprus... The post AHIF Accepting Applications for 9th Annual Foreign Policy Study Trip appeared first on The National Herald.


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John Stamos to Appear on Who Do You Think You Are?

LOS ANGELES, CA – Beloved Greek-American actor John Stamos will appear on the TLC show Who Do You Think You Are? airing on March 5 at 10 PM. Now in... The post John Stamos to Appear on Who Do You Think You Are? appeared first on The National Herald.


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Greek Defence Minister: Need for cooperation between NATO and EU on terror

Greek Defence Minister Panos Kammenos asked for the control of the sea region of southeastern Europe through which oil, weapons and drugs for terror organisations are smuggled, speaking at a roundtable discussion on the European defence and the ...


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Athens agrees to legislate more measures; creditors set to return

  Prior to a crucial Eurogroup meeting on Monday evening, an agreement was reached an agreement was reached during a meeting in Brussels, in which participants included Greek Finance Minister Tsakalotos, Eurogroup president Jeroen Dijsselbloem, European Financial Affairs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici, Eureopean Stability Mechanism chief Klaus Regling and other representatives of Greece’s creditors. The Greek […]


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German FinMin expects IMF to join GREEK bailout

German Finance Minister, Wolfgang Schaeuble, was on wires, via Reuters, noting that lending institutions have reached a common position on ...


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Greek Education Ministry to Change Religion Lessons as of September

The Greek Ministry of Education has decided to change the lesson of Religion in the new school year, according to a Proto Thema website report. The decision comes after the recent clash between previous education minister Nikos Filis and the Church of Greece.


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Greece's creditors get back in the game

Debt-laden Greece has edged closer to receiving fresh money through a third 'rescue package,' after eurozone finance ministers agreed to resume a review of Athens' reform program. But time is running short. Following talks in Brussels on Monday, finance ...


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Euro zone's Dijsselbloem says next loan to GREECE may not come soon

Euro zone's Dijsselbloem says next loan to GREECE may not come soon ... GREECE will need new funds to pay its debt by July. Dijsselbloem added that ...


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GREECE'S creditors agree to resume bailout review

Debt-laden GREECE has edged closer to receiving fresh money from its third rescue package after eurozone finance ministers agreed to resume a ...


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The Boy with the Blue Hair: an interactive Greek play at The Hellenic Centre

The Hellenic Centre & Lykion ton Hellinidon, London present a Theatre Fournos (Athens, Greece) production: ‘The Boy with the Blue Hair’, an interactive Greek play directed by Eleanna Santorinaiou with Matina Dimitropoulou, Konstantinos Dimitrakakis and ...


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Daughter was shot FIVE TIMES in the stomach by her violent foster father who followed her to the UK and tried to kidnap her back to Greece

A daughter was shot in the stomach five times by her controlling foster father who followed her to the UK and tried to drag her back to Greece when he found out she had a boyfriend. Jennifer Brooklyn was left for dead when gun-wielding Drosos Saroukos ...


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Greece’s Creditors Agree to Small Step in Bailout Negotiations

International creditors, eurozone finance ministers and the Greek government on Monday agreed to send technical teams back to Athens, a small step forward in the negotiations on the country’s next bailout tranche. “There is enough confidence and ...


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Greece’s public debt reached €326.358billion end of 2016

326.358 billion euros. Greece’s public debt reached 326.358 billion euros at the end of 2016 against €323.709 billion at the end of September in the same year. According to a statement issued by the Public Debt Management Agency on Monday, the cash available at 31. Dec 2016, amounted to 2,791 […]


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Greece bows to Eurogroup pressure, agrees to pre-legislate additional measures

The Eurogroup is over. Greece have in to the creditors’ demands: Pre-legislation of  structural reforms that will be balanced with counter-measures and ‘no more austerity’. The so-called ‘technical teams’ of the institutions representatives are expected to return to Athens on Tuesday (Feb 28th) to continue talks aiming to conclude the […]


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Watch Eurogroup Meeting [Live Streaming]

The Eurogroup meeting on Greece’s bailout is currently taking place.


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Greece's lenders reach common position on requirements to finish bailout review

… Strategies at Algebris, said: "Greece stands again, alone, at the … Greece entangles a much wider array of interests than solving the Greek … against integration." Gallo believed Greece´s debt pile was sustainable …


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Germany's Schaeuble says lenders reach 'common position' on Greece

… would continue to participate in Greece's bailout, despite being … talks with the institutions and Greek government in order to clear … 've done enough." Greece's eurozone and International …


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After seven years of bailouts, Greeks sink yet deeper in poverty

… , their economies growing again. But Greece, the first into a bailout … and International Monetary Fund saved Greece from bankruptcy, but the austerity … monthly handouts. Here, dozens more Greeks waited solemnly with a ticket …


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Greek Mythology: “Artemis´ Dual Archetype” / “Collaboration with Resa McConaghy and Mirjana M. Inalman”๐ŸŒ›๐Ÿน.-

Artemis (Roman Equivalent: Diana) is often depicted in two ways: as a huntress goddess and as the goddess of the Moon. Artemis was the first-born child of Zeus and Leto. Her mother was forbidden by jealous Hera to give birth anywhere on the earth but the ...


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GREECE compromises on bailout reforms: officials

GREECE on Monday agreed to compromise on new bailout reforms in a bid to break a deadlock with its EU-IMF creditors that has sparked fears of a ...


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GREECE, eurozone gov'ts agree to resume bailout talks

Eurozone finance ministers and GREECE agreed on Monday to resume negotiations over its bailout review next week, and to be concluded swiftly ...


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New York Ready to Welcome 1st Greek Panorama Event

All things Greek are set to take center stage in New York’s Grand Central Station during the 1st Greek Panorama to be held on May 11-13. Organized by Hellas North American Events Inc in collaboration with consulting company North Events, the three-day ...


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