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Convicted Golden Dawn member Patelis back to jail after Supreme Court decision

Convicted Golden Dawn member Giorgos Patelis will return to prison after Greece’s top court, the Supreme Court, agreed to reverse the decision of his early release. A request to reverse the ruling issued by a five-member appeals court had been made by Deputy Supreme Court Prosecutor Haralambos Moysidis. Patelis, 41, …

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Tsipras reiterates call on early elections over ND’s pandemic handling, price hikes

Leader of main opposition left-wing SYRIZA, Alexis Tsipras, reiterated his call on early elections on Monday arguing that the conservative New Democracy government has failed to handle the coronavirus pandemic and to  the price hikes Speaking at a conference on digitalization on Monday, Tsipras said that public trust in the …

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ESM approves Greece’s early loan repayment of €3.3billion to IMF

The European Stability Mechanism (ESM) gave the “green light” for the second early repayment of a Greek loan to the International Monetary Fund, worth around 3.3 billion euros. In an announcement, ESM said that the Boards of Directors of the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) and European Financial Stability Facility (EFSF) …

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Greece announces new early repayment of IMF loans

Greek Finance ministry has launched procedures for the early repayment of a chunk worth 3.6 billion euros of a loan received by the International Monetary Fund. The specific repayment will cover loans ending in 2021 and 2022, Finance Minister Christos Staikouras said on Monday. It will be the second early …

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University study warns of early lifting of lockdown, suggests exit in August

An academic study warns of the danger of a new pandemic wave in Greece, even in August, should the lockdown measures be lifted early and without the necessary precautions of safety distances, gradual increase of the contacts among the citizens and the epidemiological surveillance of the population. The study by …

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Greece concludes early repayment of IMF loans, says Finance Ministry

Greece concluded the early repayment of expensive loans from the International Monetary Fund, the country’s finance ministry said on Monday. The move allows Athens to reduce its debt-servicing costs, because IMF loans carry higher interest than Greece would now pay in the market. “The part of the loans that was …

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Grigoropoulos: Korkoneas’ prison release triggers series of reactions

The prison gate opened for Epaminondas Korkoneas  at noon Tuesday, just hours after the Appeals Court upheld his conviction for the killing of 15-year-old teenager boy Alexis Grigoropoulos in Exarchia district of Athens on 6. December 2018. The Court confirmed that Korkoneas had committed a premeditated murder, however, it overturned …

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Greece formally requests early repayment of part of IMF loans

The Greek Finance Ministry sent to European Stability Mechanism (ESM) the government’s proposal for the early repayment of part of the loan Greece took from the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The official request were sent on Monday evening, financial ministry sources told state news agency amna. Greece wants to repay …

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