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Creditors give Greece a “deadline” to break the impasse

As early as 6 o’clock in the morning the’ technical teams’ sat down and picked up the negotiations thread, the institutions and Greece left down in the early morning hours of Thursday. The midnight meeting between Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and the creditors ended at 12:30 without positive result. …

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Gov’t spokesman: Greek economic recovery can be seen in TV commercials

I heard this unbelievable argument on Greek success and development this morning. Government spokesman Simos Kedikoglou was talking to Popi Tsapanidou, the presenter of LiveU morning news magazine at private Star TV. Talking about the outcome of the first round of municipality and regional elections and defending the government austerity …

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Finally Greek success story: Recession shrank thanks to tourists

There it is! Success and development. And growth. Everything goes upwards and I really do not understand why Greeks still complain about austerity, income shrinking and a non-stop misery. Recession shrank in the second quarter and thus due to several millions of tourists that picked up Greece for their summer …

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Greece to set up “National Hydrocarbon Company”

Prime Minister Antonis Samaras on Tuesday announced plans for setting up a “national hydrocarbon company” to prospect for natural gas and oil deposits in the Aegean and Ionian seas.  Speaking at a meeting with officials at the Environment Ministry in central Athens, Samaras said that speeding up exploration for hydrocarbon …

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Greece moves forward: Samaras & Co partners visit highway construction sites

Pictures from the distant past, when politicians inaugurated ambitious projects in the presence of entourage  supporters and applauding locals. Prosperity right outside your doorstep. Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, his coalition government partner Evangelos Venizelos (PASOK) and parliamentary group leader Nikos Tsoukalis* (Democratif Left) had a common appearance today at three construction sites of …

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HP-Cosco-Trainose hub deal signed in Athens

Boosting competitiveness, creating thousands of jobs. The hub deal between Hewlett-Packard, Cosco and Trainose brought smiles in the faces of Greek government, the Prime Minister and the Development and Maritime ministers. “The deal between Hewlett-Packard, Cosco and Trainose to use Cosco΄s cargo terminal at the port of Piraeus as a …

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PASOK leader calls George Soros “international speculator”

They flashed and banged inside the Greek parliament, the political party leaders on Tuesday during the ‘hour of  leaders’. Main topic of dispute the problems of in the agriculture and the farmers. It was inevitable that the leaders sharpened their swords on the painful issue of development and growth – …

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Greek PM: “All together we can” – or not…

“With teamwork, all together will win!.I believe in the will power and the decency of Greeks in these difficult hours. The government will fight day and night to lift up our country and enter a path of development while ensuring the social cohesion that has been injured as expected. Top priority …

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Greek PM: EU Funding for development will go only to big projects

The news went almost unnoticed. It went under among billions of euro that will reach the country and make everybody’s pockets full. Everybody’s pockets? No exactly. Only the pockets of big interests that have always profited form the distribution of public money. Prime Minister Antonis Samaras made it very clear: The …

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