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The “unaccompanied” minor brides: Greece’s Migration Minister reveals new phenomenon in Migration Crisis

Greece’s Migration Minister Yannis Mouzalas vowed to improve living conditions in the overcrowded migrants camps especially on the islands of the eastern Aegean Sea. Speaking to reporters on Wednesday, Yannis Mouzalas revealed a new phenomenon in the Migration: The Unaccompanied Brides These are minor girls married to adult refugees and …

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EU Commission works towards a EU-wide minimum wage

The idea of adaption of a European minimum wage is not new. European Commission President-designate Jean-Claude Juncker said in July 2014 that he would work towards the introduction of a minimum social wage in each member state of the EU. Two years later, the discussion on the issue is high …

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Germany, France seek stronger EU defense after Brexit

Germany and France have outlined plans to deepen European military cooperation after Britain’s exit from the European Union, a document obtained by Reuters show. In potentially the biggest leap in European defence since the 1990s, Berlin and Paris are laying out ways for the bloc to rapidly deploy forces, with …

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Varoufakis: “I’m finance minister in a bankrupt country”

“I’m the finance minister of a bankrupt country,” Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis told German weekly DIE ZEIT and ZEIT ONLINE in an interview full of messages and good intentions, just days before his meeting with his German counterpart, Wolfgang Schaeuble on Thursday. He promised “a big reform program” and urged …

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Greek Gov’t to hire 14K civil servants after laying-off 14K

Greek government plans to hire some 14,000 civil servants and thus despite the fact that more than 4,000 were laid off last year and more than 15,000 are to be laid-off this year by the orders of the Troika. Crazy? It depends… According to the governmental recruitment plan obtained by …

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Greece to enable “vacation in Lighthouses”

I admit it! That’s an original idea to enrich the heavy industry of the country: the tourism. Deputy Defence Minister Dimitris Elefsiniotis is due to promote a law that will define anew the regulations of the lighthouse network of the country. This will make possible the establishment of an institution that …

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Greek government considers creating a big “bad bank”

 Greek daily Imerisia reports that the Greek government is considering submitting legislation to create a bad bank to take non-performing loans off the books of Greek banks. The move would not only aid banks but give more time to those struggling to repay loans, according to the article. The paper …

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Tsipras: “Memorandum Failed” – Eight Objectives to Reconstruct the Greek Economy

Calling for people to respond to the “invitation for unity and creation”, Alexis Tsipras, Greece’s leader of main opposition party left-wing SYRIZA,  revealed a thorough program for the recostruction of the Greek economy. Speaking at the International Fair of Thessaloniki, Tsipras presented eight objectives for “a comprehensive, coherent, progressive and realistic reconstruction program” in order to …

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Euro Zone Summit: Greece’s Non-Negotiable Requests

The Greek debt clock is ticking and the Greek officials feverly check the options ahead the Euro Zone Summit on upcoming Thursday, where the Euro Leaders will discuss the second bailout for Greece, estimated to be 100 billion euro. While EUro officials concentrate try to find out ways for the participation of …

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