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Greek author and activist Periklis Korovesis dies at 79

Author, journalist, former member of the Greek Parliament and activist Periklis Korovesis passed away at the age of 79. He was a symbol of resistance against the military junta. He became famous worldwide with his first book The Method: A Personal Account of the Tortures in Greece (Anthropofylakes in Greek …

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Economy Minister: Schaeuble’s resistance to debt relief raises questions about Eurozone structure

Greek Economics Minister Dimitris Papadimitriou has accused German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble of being “dishonest” by blocking debt relief for Greece despite his acknowledgement that Athens has implemented significant reforms. Papadimitriou told German newspaper Die Welt in an interview published on Thursday that Schaeuble first had acknowledged that Greece had …

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Greece resists to IMF’s demands for further pension cuts

Greece cannot accept demands from the International Monetary Fund to cut its pensions yet again in order to achieve a primary surplus target in two years, Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos said on Thursday. Athens has proposed an overhaul of its pension system to make the system viable by increasing …

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