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Rumor and speculation mill work overtime over Greek gov’t proposals to lenders

The rumor and speculation mill is working overtime as usual when negotiations between Greece and its creditors are at a crucial point. After Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras revealed that Greece sent a draft plan to the Troika-Institutions on Monday night, national and international media started to upload on their websites …

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Talks on “3. bailout for Greece”: fact or just rumors?

Are Euro Zone partners planning a third bailout package for Greece? There was a lot of talk about it last week in German media. But nothing specific, nothing official. Just leaks to the press by ‘sources’, claiming that Greece would need another “rescue” package worth “at least €20 billion.” On …

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Greece denies Samaras said coalition could fall without aid tranche decision

Greece’s government spokesman Simos Kedikoglou dismissed rumors published by international media on Monday afternoon, that Prime Minister Antonis Samaras made a dramatic appeal to Eurogroup chief Jean-Claude Juncker that the coalition government could collapse without a decision on the bailout tranche today. The appeal was allegedly done during a telephone conversation between …

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Samaras Gov’t Rumors on Reshuffle & MPs To Down Vote Austerity Package

Never ending Troika demands and reluctance by some ministers to meet them, time pushing for the release of the 31-billion -euro bailout tranche,  a growing number of coalition government partners MPs sending messages that they will down-vote the austerity package,  a society on the streets, several professional groups on strike, …

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Rumors on Postponement of Greek Early Elections

The rumors about postponement of the early elections has been persisting since the last 48 hours. The rumor alerting millions of austerity-hit, debt-ridden and frustrated Greeks waiting to down vote several politicians, had almost a logical basis. While the government had said that the snap polls would be held around  the end …

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“Eurogendfor” Hit-Men Took Off Their …Riot-Helmets

According to a very reliable source, the “eurogendfor” hit-men  alledgedly in Greece to combat riots… were in fact ….Czech soldiers from the “Balkan Brigade” of SEEBRIG, the Multinational Peace Force  South-Eastern Europe Brigade. The soldiers arrived in Greece via Igoumenitsa , were transported to Tyrnavos in Central Greece and then moved with buses …

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Thriller with Rumors on EUROGENDFOR Hit-men in Greece

There is a real thriller with rumors and claims about a group of Eurogendfor hit-men who apparently arrived in Western Greece recently and the load of publications on Greek internet forced the government to take position on the issue, not confirming neither denying the news. Eurogendfor, the Euro Gendarmerie Force, also known …

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Greece Denies Alleged Default, Germany Denies “Plan B”

Athens denied claims that Greece is going to default over the weekend. “It is not the first time that such a organized wave of ‘rumors’ about an alleged default apprear. This is a bad game and an organized speculation directed against the euro and the euro zone as a whole” Finance Minister …

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Probe into “Greek Debt Restructure” rumors E-mail

No, that e-mail claiming a Greek Debt Restructuring to happen on Easter Saturday wasn’t a hoax, after all. The e-mail was written by a trader of Citigroup in London, sent to a Greek bank employee, who forwarded it to several friends and foes. The e-mail landed at the Greek Finance …

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Greek Banks: Merger rumors and sale whispers (Upds)

The rumors kitchen in Greek banking system is boiling. Merger scenarios here, sale whispers there. September seems to be the month of the banks,  better say, of the Greek banks! Bankers may have had a chat or two with other bankers on a yacht during their summer vacations. Now the time …

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