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Turkey furious at US decision to arm Syrian Kurds against ISIL

Turkey is furious at the US decision to provide heavy weaponry to Syrian Kurdish militants in the battle against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). Turkey considers the Kurdish Syrian YPG as the armed wing of Turkish PKK and both groups as “terrorist organizations” posing a threat …

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Special Envoy Fuchtel strikes back, promises German investments and jobs creation

German businesses are planning important investments in Greece, such as the creation of a logistics center in Alexandroupolis and investments in tourism. These investments could create up to 50,000 new jobs, especially for younger Greeks, Germany’s Deputy Minister of Economic Cooperation and Development, Hans-Joachim Fuchtel, said on Wednesday. During a …

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“Growth is here,” says minister as Greeks face new income cuts

“Growth in 2017 is a fact, not wishful thinking,” Economy and Development minister Dimitris Papadimitriou said on Wednesday. The year 2017 will be time for real growth in Greece the minister said and assured that there are no new measures to burden the people “from now until 2018”, while in …

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Court rules new pension cuts in 2019 against Constitution and Human Rights Convention

The Plenary of the State Audit Council has ruled that the cuts to main and supplementary pensions to be implemented in 2019 are against the Constitution and contravene the European Convention of Human Rights. Pension cuts are creditors’ top favorite austerity measure. The pension cuts the government and its creditors …

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