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Daily Archives: November 29, 2010

Minister: One in five Greeks live below the poverty line

“One in five Greeks live below the poverty line,” said Greek Labour Minister Louka Katseli opening the works of the conference “Together against Poverty” , a conference held in the framework of  the “European Year for Fighting Poverty. ” The poverty threshold is estimated at EUR 6,000 annual income per person and  …

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Greek FinMin: Greece’s loan repayment extension roadmap

Greek finance minister Giorgos Papaconstantinou is confident that Greece will get seven years extension to repay all loans and a four years grace period. Speaking to journalists Papaconstantinou earlier on Monday said that: “We will be given a grace period of four years and then seven years to repay all …

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Turkey blames Cypriots for hampering the country’s EU accession.

Ankara blames France, Austria and Cyprus for hampering Turkey’s EU accession. According to news portal in.gr quoting the leaked  diplomatic  dispatches from wikileaks, Turkish Foreign Ministry Undersecretary Feridun Sinirlioglu said so to William Burns, US Undersecretary of State during a meeting on February 25, 2010. Sinirlioglu blames the Greek Cypriots …

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Facts and upcoming posts about Greece, Nov 29

There are quite some news from Greece today and I can’t make up my mind which one to pick first and  start posting. That’s why I start with a summary of “Facts and Factors ‘ and news I am going to post more or less during the day – of …

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