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Greek Gov’t tells central banker Stournaras to stay out of politics

The Greek government told the country’s central bank chief to stay out of politics. On Monday, the Governor of Greek’s Central Bank and former finance minister Yannis Stournaras urged the government to  wrap up the second review of the current bailout program. Stournaras warned that the delay in concluding the …

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Crete: Car filmed driving backwards on highway VIDEO

“Why bother and drive a couple kilometers more for the next exit, when I just passed the exit to my village?” This is what a driver apparently thought and decided to drive backwards on the highway. Driving backwards? On a highway? It was just a miracle that no accident happened, …

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Kammenos: There is a new US “Marshall Plan” for Greece

The trip to Washington was short and effective. Greek Defense Minister Panos Kammenos cannot hide his enthusiasm about the Trump administration. He was in the White House and heard President Donald Trump saying “I love Greeks! Oh, I love the Greeks!” He had thorough talks with his counterpart Defense Secretary …

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Trump and Tsipras have something in common, says banking strategist

At first glance, the two politicians seem worlds apart: firebrand businessman turned political upstart U.S. President Donald Trump, and left wing Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, elected in 2015 to turn his country’s troubled, debt-ridden economy around. But for one strategist CNBC spoke to, the trajectories of both politicians are …

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Chancellor Angela Merkel complains to Tsipras’ wife about Alexis

German Chancellor Angela Merkel met the wife of Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras during the dinner of the 27 European Union leaders in Rome on Saturday. According to daily to Ethnos, it was the first time Betty Batziana was introduced to the German Chancellor. “Merkel was more than effusive with …

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