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Patras: Mother of dead children faces additional charges

Roula Pispirigou, the woman accused of killing her nine-year-old daughter Georgina and under investigation for the earlier deaths of her two younger daughters, was taken to the examining magistrate on Monday for an additional testimony. 33-year-old Pispirigou faces an additional charge for the attempted murder of her 9-year-old daughter Georgina. …

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Greece’s PM says additional coronavirus measures in Attica

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis sounded alarm over the spread of the coronavirus in Attica, especially in   districts and suburbs of Athens and announced that additional restrictive measures are due. “The government is prepared to impose additional measures to contain the spread of coronavirus in Attica,” the prime minister said after …

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Greek PM gives green light to epidemiologists for additional measures

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has given the green light to epidemiologists to propose and impose additional restrictions they consider as necessary to contain the spread of the coronavirus. Mitsotakis held an extraordinary teleconference on Thursday with the participation of the country’s top epidemiologists and ministers involved in health issues …

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IMF trolls Greece claiming ‘it does not ask for extra austerity measures’

The International Monetary Fund insists on additional austerity measures and reiterates that the primary surplus of  3.5 percent of GDP cannot be achieved. In its Greek report published on Thursday, the IMF projects a primary surplus of 2.2% of GDP in 2018. IF the IMF’s forecast is not revised, Greece …

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Tsipras says additional measures won’t be implemented if no debt relief deal

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said that the additional austerity measures 2019-2020 will not be implemented if there is no measures for debt relief. In an interview to private ANT1 TV on Tuesday evening, the Prime Minister clarified that the government will legislate for the additional pension cuts and higher …

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Eurogroup warns: No debt forgiveness for Greece; Dijsselbloem in Athens

The eurozone has ruled out debt forgiveness for Greece and warned Alexis Tsipras that his anti-austerity coalition government must honor all past agreements with international creditors. In a meeting of eurozone finance ministers in Brussels on Monday, a day after left-wing SYRIZA won the parliamentary elections, the euro bosses warned …

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Greece bows to Troika’s demands: Hikes in Value Added Tax to hit tourism

Greece’s resistance to Troika’s demand did not last long. Just a couple of days after the negotiations failure in Paris, the country’s lenders e-mailed the Greeks that they should definitely need to impose additional austerity measures and fill the hole of estimated 2.5 billion euro in the budget of 2015.  …

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Greek FinMin: No horizontal cuts, but €500million in social security

What if coalition government leaders PM Antonis Samaras and deputy PM Evangelos Venizelos repeatedly assured there would not no new austerity measures. Appointed and not-elected finance minister Yiannis Stournaras gave things a sober approached and even indirectly announced where the new cuts will come from: from social security funds. “We …

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Uncontrolled Taxation Shocks Greeks – The New Austerity Measures

The new and additional austerity measures, the new uncontrolled taxation of low incomes, are here and they have been given to the stunned Greeks via a written statement. I guess, no government minister dared a televised announcement fearing that the television screens would be covered with yogurt – and who can spare even a …

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