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Τwo young men, a Greek and a foreigner, who have been missing since Tuesday in north-eastern Crete were found at a rocky outcrop by volunteers on Thursday morning. The two men left with the lifeguard’s boat from the hotel where they worked in Hersonissos in order to reach the island … Read More »
You thought Greeks dye Easter eggs red? You might be right. Partially. Because no matter what color Greeks dye Easter eggs, some hens decided to break with the tradition. The eggs they laid on Holy Tuesday are green. The hens of a farmer in Lefkakia, Nafplion, laid their green eggs … Read More »
Greek central bank governor Yannis Stournaras said on Thursday that Greek banks were solid and under control, a day after the European Central Bank denied them use of Greek bonds as collateral for loans. “Deposits and liquidity are absolutely safe,” Stournaras, who is also a member of the European Central … Read More »
OK, Greek bank deposits are safe. After several government officials assuring Greeks, also prime minister Antonis Samaras also felt the need to assure depositors that their money in Greek banks are not at risk. Furthermore, the Greek prime minister ruled out a tax on deposits over 100,000 euro. All these … Read More »
Governor of Central Bank Giorgos Provopoulos felt the need on Wednesday to repeat for one more time the slogan we, here in Greece, have hearing since Sunday: that “deposits in Greek banks are full protected and thus regardless of the amount”. Officials feel the need to reitarate the same thing … Read More »
Greek government spokesman Simos Kedikoglou rushed Monday morning to calm down depositors, concerned about their money in accounts of National Bank and Eurobank after the merger was called off. “Deposits are safe, the banking sector is shielded,” Kedikoglou told a private television channel. Short time later, EU Commission felt also … Read More »