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Council of State rules wealth and assets declarations “invalid”

Greece’s supreme administrative court, the Council of State, ruled the content of wealth and assets declarations as invalid. The CoS practically dismissed the relevant Joint Ministerial Decision signed by Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos and Alternate Justice Minister Dimitris Papangelopoulos, saying it was invalid for all classes of individuals required to …

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Tsipras urges bankers to tell the truth about evictions and dismiss “media Fake News”

“You must inform the society about what we are doing and stop the spreading of  fakes news by the media,” Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras told the board of the Hellenic Banking Association at a meeting in his office on Monday. Tsipras was pointing out at the furore in mainstream media …

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Greek farmers in protest mood, plan to block roads and national highways

Greece’s farmers are angry and in protest mood claiming that their problems have not been solved by the government. During a meeting of the Pan-Hellenic Block Committee in Larissa, Central Greece, over the weekend, representatives from several farmers’ organizations decided to start their mobilizations as of January 20th 2018. The …

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Torrential rains and closed streams flood large areas in Rodopi, NE Greece (videos)

At least thirty houses were flooded and many animals were drowned when torrential rains fell in the prefecture of Rodopi in North-East Greece and set large parts of the region under water. It rained without a break from Saturday evening until Sunday noon. Roads turned into rivers and several people …

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