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No fiscal space left in 2019 for more benefits, says BoG Stournaras

The governor of Bank of Greece Yannis Stournaras sounded warning bells over the current Tsipras government pre-election measures, saying there is no “fiscal space” this year for further benefits beyond those foreseen in the currently executed 2019 budget. The one-time finance minister, before 2015, again reinforced his reputation as a …

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Greece and Cyprus qualify to Eurovision 2019 Grand Finals

Greece and Cyprus qualified on Tuesday night to Finals of the 64th Eurovision Contest that is taking place in Tel Aviv. Katerina Duska sang for Greece “Better Love” and Tamta for Cyprus “Replay.” Greek-Canadian singer Katerina Duska wrote “Better Love” together with Greek songwriter Leon of Athens and Scottish David …

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Athens Street Food Festival May 2019 kicks off in downtown Athens

From Cuba and Mexico to China and India, from Jamaica and Hawaii to Greece and Brazil, Athens Street Food Festival presents a great variety of cuisines from the entire planet, including many surprises and unexpected ideas! Mouthwatering dishes, from savory to artistic gelato… Participants list Athens Street Food Festival opens …

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Greece slams Turkey’s “unacceptable and unfounded claims”

Greece’s Foreign Ministry issued a strong statement in response to Turkish claims that Athens “abuses the NATO mission” and that the islands in the Aegean Sea should be demilitarized. Greece speaks of “unacceptable and unfounded claims” that undermine the stability in the area and the cohesion of the NATO. Greek …

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