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Draghi warns QE for Greece is not to be taken for granted

Mario Draghi joined the club of those delaying return of Greece to the international markets. The European Central Bank will not consider including Greek government bonds in its asset purchases program before a pending bailout review is concluded and creditors agree to ease the country’s burden, Mario Draghi said on …

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Trump considers naming Reince Priebus ambassador to Greece

US President Donald Trump and his advisers consider making changes in the White House amid the flurry of reports involving Trump’s campaign associates and Russia. One such change could involve making Chief of Staff Reince Priebus the ambassador to Greece, according to US media reports. The Washington Post is reporting …

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Train workers cancel work stoppages May 30-31, but 24h strike on June 1/2017

Trains, Proastiakos and metro to the Athens airport will operate as usual on Tuesday and Wednesday, May 30-31 2017, but there will be a 24-hour strike on Thursday, June 1st. Trains workers have reportedly cancelled their work stoppages originally planned for the last two days of May. Last week, the …

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Conservative ex Greek Prime Minister Konstantinos Mitsotakis dies at 98

Former Greek Prime Minister Konstantinos Mitsotakis dies at the age of 98. He was one of the most prominent politicians in the country for decades. He is father of New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis and of  MP Dora Bakoyianni, a former Foreign Minister and Athens mayor and grandfather of young …

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