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Schaeuble warns Greece on what happens if IMF leaves.

Another warning by the man who never smiles. Another warning to Greece by the man who has nothing better to do than add 0.00002 + 0.00001/2 and double check to verify and confirm the result. Another warning by the bitter man who warns others but himself remains bitterly relaxed. Schäuble …

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For the first time, Greece accepts utility, phone bills for tax discount

The Finance Ministry issued a list detailing the types of electronic spending – credit and debit cards, e-banking and money forwarding – that will count toward the income tax discount granted to most taxpayers as of this year. Just a handful of expenses are excluded, meaning that the threshold will …

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Defense Minister surprisingly replaces Chiefs of Army, Navy, Air Forces

In a surprise move the highest council KYSEA conveyed to change the chiefs of Greece’s Armed Forces on Monday morning. The head of Land Forces, Navy and Air Force were sent to retirement and new generals were appointed. Media describe the decision as “hasty” and puzzle over the reasons for …

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“Victor” strikes Zakynthos with unprecedented hail fall (pictures)

Low Ariadne left, Victor came. And stroke mainly the West of Greece with snow, hale and rain. The new wave of bad weather is in full development and affected many parts of the country. An unprecedented hail fall hit the Ionian island of Zakynthos on Monday morning. According to reports …

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Greece’s FM Kotzias shoots down Politico’s report blaming him for breakup of Cyprus talks

Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias sharply criticized foreign and Greek press reports on Sunday which blamed him for the breakup in Cyprus talks in Geneva saying that the Turkish side had interrupted the talks unexpectedly. Asked by the Athens-Macedonian News Agency (ANA) about reports published in the news website Politico, he …

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