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UPDs: Journalist Kostas Vaxevanis Arrested for Publishing Lagarde-List

Greek Journalist Kostas Vaxevanis was arrested on Sunday morning at a friend’s home for publishing 2,059 names of Greek HSBC-account holders whose names were on so-called Lagarde-List.  The journalist wrote on his Twitter account during his arrest: “@KostasVaxevanis They’re coming in the house with a prosecutor now. They are arresting …

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Tsakalotos among candidates to replace Lagarde at IMF

A leftist economist in the chair of the International Monetary Fund that surpresses and rains the poor and imposes strict austerity measures? Former SYRIZA finance minister Euclid Tsakalotos is listed among the candidates to replace Christine Lagarde as Managing Director at the International Monetary Fund. As Lagarde is to leave …

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Lagarde – Tsakalotos talk about IMF loans early repayment, Gavra’s film

Early repayment of IMF loans was not the only topic between Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos and managing director of the international Fund Christine Lagarde on the sidelines of the spring meeting of the Fund and the World Bank. It was the Greek cinema and most likely the film “Adults …

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Audits on tax evaders lists brought to Greece little over 100million euros

Revenues for the Greek state from the so-called tax evaders’ lists of Lagarde and Borjens did not turned out as high as expected. According to official data submitted to Parliament by the General Secretariat of Public Revenues, controls on both lists with the names of Greeks with bank accounts in …

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“Debt relief essential for Greece to return to growth” says Lagarde at meeting with Tsipras

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras visited the International Monetary Fund and had a meeting with Managing Director Christine Lagarde in Washington DC. After the meeting, the Fund said Tsipras and Lagarde “are committed to working for Greece to return to growth and exit official financing next year.”  Tsipras said he is …

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Lagarde: IMF participation only if Greece’s debt is sustainable

The International Monetary Fund participate in the Greek program only if the country’s debt is judged as sustainable, the Fund’s managing director Christine Lagarde said in an interview to representatives of leading European newspapers. Additionally, she said talks over the Greek debt must first be completed before the IMF decides …

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Publisher Journalist Vaxevanis arrested for slander following lawsuit by BoG governor’s wife

Greek publisher and journalists Kostas Vaxevanis was briefly detained after  the wife of Greece’s central banker Yannis Sournaras filed a lawsuit against him for slander. A day earlier, Vaxevanis newspaper had alleged that Stournaras’ wife was using her husbands’ influence to acquire state contracts for the public relations company. A …

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Lagarde: Greece doesn’t need Debt Haircut but Restructuring

Managing Director of International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, said that “Greece doesn’t need debt haircut for the time being,” right after the meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin on Wednesday. What needed is “debt restructuring and interest rate cuts on bailout loans.” Stressing the need of reforms, Lagarde …

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Lagarde tells Tsipras: credit event is “simply nonsense”, asks guarantee for IMF’s team “personal safety”

Managing Director of International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, replied to the letter sent on Saturday by Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras not with a letter but with a Press Release posted on the IMF’s official website. In order to “enhance transparency of dialogue”, you know. Christine Lagarde defends the view …

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