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Greece’s Bailout PM Papandreou receives Distinguished Leader Award

The prime minister who brought the International Monetary Fund to Greece and toured European capitals for months shaming his own people as ‘tax evaders’  received the Distinguished Leadership Award 2017 by the International Leadership Association(ILA). Former Prime Minister George Papandreou received the Award on Friday, October 13th, during the annual …

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Greece can also without the IMF, says FinMin Tsakalotos

Greece can proceed with the implementation of the bailout program with or without the participation of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), says Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos. According to Greek media reports, Tsakalotos told a panel on Thursday night at the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University, …

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Homes worth up to €300K to be exempted from electronic foreclosure

Residences worth up to 300,000 euros will be exempted from electronic foreclosure actions that are expected to be launched soon. The exemption follows an agreement of the Justice Minister with the banks. According to a report by athensnewsagency, all residences valued at 300,000 euros or less will be exempted from …

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US, Greece agree to exchange tax reports on multinationals

The US IRS announced this week on its website that the US has entered into a bilateral competent authority agreement with Greece to exchange country-by-country reports on multinationals. The agreement, signed September 27, puts into effect a 2015 deal reached by OECD and G20 nations under the base erosion profit …

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Prominent lawyer shot dead in his office in downtown Athens

A prominent Athens lawyer was shot and killed by unknown assailants in his office in the center of the Greek capital on Thursday afternoon. They killers pretended to be clients. 52-year-old Michalis Zafeiropoulos was shot with two bullets that caused fatal injuries in his head and abdomen. He died almost …

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