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Greece launches e-platform for the residence protection of indebted vulnerable households

Greece’s Finance Ministry on Thursday launched an e-platform on Thursday where economic vulnerable households can protect their first residence and settle their debts through a series of favorable measures. Vulnerable households can make : a) settlement of debt through an out-of-court mechanism in 240 tranches for arrears to the state …

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Greece sets up #MeToo website, proceeds with penal code changes for minors’ protection

The Greek government has set up a #MeToo website where citizens can submit complaints get information on sexual harassment and abuse as well as power-based violence, actions taken against abusers and links where victims can seek help. The website metoogreece.gr will soon host announcements concerning initiatives designed to help people …

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Greece proposes European Agency for protection of cultural heritage sites

Greece has proposed the creation of a European agency that should monitor and protect sites of cultural heritage that are at risk. Alternate Foreign Affairs Minister Sia Anagnostopoulou made the proposal during a Paris meeting of EU ministers of European affairs and culture in Paris on Friday. Anagnostopoulou said that …

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Greek Parliament adopt primary residence protection with enhanced majority

With an enhanced majority the Greek Parliament adopted the amendment for the protection of debtors’ primary residence on Friday. Article 68 of the amendment received 194 votes in a parliament of 300, as main opposition party New Democracy voted in favor. The roll-call vote took place among 231 lawmakers who …

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Gov’t submits “primary residence protection” law without agreement with creditors

The Greek government submitted on Tuesday night a legislative amendment with the new framework for the protection of debtor’s primary residence. For the first time, corporate loans are included in the law. The upper limit of the value of the protected primary residence is 250,000 euros. This affects private loans …

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Greece to proceed with unilateral action on protection of primary residence

The Greek government plants to proceed with a unilateral action and submit a measure to protect the primary residence of debtors even if the country’s lenders will disagree. Government sources told media that the government will submit the scheme as successor of the so-called Katseli Law on the basis of …

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Government and banks strike deal on protection of “main residence”

The Greek government and representatives of the country’s four systemic banks have finally agreed on the issue of debtors and the protection of the ‘first residence’. After weeks of negotiations, the government and the banks agreed on the framework that will protect the first residence of defaulting borrowers. The criteria …

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Experts seek to protect rare seahorse colony in Northern Greece (video)

In year 2007 diver Vasilis Mentogiannis was working on an underwater infrastructure project in a small remote gulf in the Chalkidiki peninsula in north Greece. Suddenly, a seahorse went swimming by. Then another followed, and then another. Ever since he discovered the seahorse habitat, Mentogiannis is campaigning to protect a …

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Homes worth up to €300K to be exempted from electronic foreclosure

Residences worth up to 300,000 euros will be exempted from electronic foreclosure actions that are expected to be launched soon. The exemption follows an agreement of the Justice Minister with the banks. According to a report by athensnewsagency, all residences valued at 300,000 euros or less will be exempted from …

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EU Commission says it can’t do anything on Return of Parthenon Marbles because “they’re old”

After several written requests the European Commission finally took position on the return of the Parthenon Marbles in the context of Brexit. In a notion to SYRIZA MEP Stelios Kouloglou, the Commission said there is nothing it can do arguing the Marbles are old. MEP Kouloglou had already written twice …

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