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Daily Archives: September 26, 2016

Gov’t ministers: Utility companies in Privatization Superfund doesn’t mean that they will be sold

The Greek government tries to persuade opposition parties and society that the transfer of utility companies in the Privatization Fund does not automatically mean that they will be sold. Three government ministers – Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos, Transportation Minister Christos Spirtzis and Energy Minister Panos Skouletis -, insisted in claiming …

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Businessman Kalogritsas withdraws from TV license procedure; most probably he bowed to competitors’ pressure

The expected end of a long media campaign: Ioannis Vladimiros Kalogritsas, one of the winners of the four TV licenses bid, announced his withdrawal from the procedure at Monday noon. All four winners had to pay the first installment for the TV licenses by Monday afternoon. Monday morning, Kalogritsas requested …

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Migration Summit in Vienna: They agreed that they mainly disagree

The so-called Balkan migration route has been the focus of attention at a mini summit in Vienna of leaders from affected countries. Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern welcomed head of states form Germany,Albania, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Macedonia, Romania, Serbia and Slovenia as well as the European Council President Donald Tusk. The …

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Party leader claims “pollster asked €10K in order to show party had 8%” in public opinion poll”

It is the first time that the leader of a political party makes such a denouncement. Vassilis Leventis, the founder and chairman of Union of Centrists, claimed that a pollster asked from him €10,000 in order to show better rates for the party in the next public opinion poll. Speaking …

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Anarchists occupy offices of Greek-American Union in Athens

A group of ten to fifteen people entered the offices of Greek-American Union in downtown Athens and raised a banner of solidarity with “prisoners in the USA.” The incident occurred short after 8′ clock Monday morning and the occupation lasted no more than ten minutes. The anti-authoritarians fled after raising …

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