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Pylos Shipwreck: Greek judge dismisses case against 9 Egyptians

A Greek judge dismissed charges against nine Egyptian men accused of causing a shipwreck that killed hundreds of migrants last year and sent shockwaves through the European Union’s border protection and asylum operations, after a prosecutor told the court Greece lacked jurisdiction. Shortly after the trial opened in the southern …

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Dijsselbloem: Greece deal “not possible this week”

Eurogroup chief, Dutch Finance Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem, has dismissed Tuesday’s rumors suggesting that Greece and its international creditors had reached an agreement. “Theoretically a deal is not possible this week,” Dijsselbloem said pouring a barrel of cold water to any optimism at the Greek side. Speaking to Dutch TV, Dijsselbloem …

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Greek Presidency dismisses claims Papoulias would meet Otto Rehhagel

Sources at the office of Greek President, Karolos Papoulias, dismissed media claims that an appointment with former football coach Otto Rehhagel was due in March. Mega TV reported that the presidency stressed that importance of Greek-German relations but that such meetings rather targeted to create impressions than real positive climate. …

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Greek Army Dismisses Claims “1,000 Soldiers Would be Part of Security Measures Forces during Oxi-Day Parades”

“The army has no involvement in security measures,” said Yiannis Sifakis, spokesman of Land Forces Chief of Staff on Friday. This statement dismisses claims raised by main opposition party, left-wing  SYRIZA that 1,000 troops would be part of the security measures forces during the 28. October military parade in Thessaloniki. …

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Greek PM Dismissed Claims of 150-EUR Poll Tax to Property Owners

Prime Minister Antonis Samaras dismissed claims about the imposition of a 150-EUR poll tax to property owners with income from leasing real estates. To a reporter’s question whether there would be a new tax on properties, Samaras stressed “There is no such government intention. Those circulating such scenarios should be …

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