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  1. Eurogroup unlikely to be held soon to discuss Greek reformsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | EKathimerini

    Officials representing Greece and its lenders on Saturday began discussing the reform proposals put forward by Athens in order to secure further bailout funding but the prospect of a Eurogroup meeting being called in the next few days to approve such a disbursal appear slim. Technical teams from the various sides assessed the list of reforms, which include measures aimed at raising 3 billion euros in revenue this year, mainly from improvements in tax collection and efforts to stamp out tax evasion.

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  2. Greece is the word for families searching for a cheap Easter holiday breakRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mirror.co.uk

    Tourists will get more bang for their buck in the Mediterranean paradise due to political upheaval and the soaring value of the pound Greece has been hit by economic and political turmoil but it's been named as Europe's bargain basement holiday destination. It means families changing A 500 into euros will get the equivalent of over A 68 more to spend compared with 12 months ago.

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  3. Two injured as freight train derails in ThessalonikiRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | EKathimerini

    Two train drivers suffered minor injuries on Saturday after a freight train traveling from Thessaloniki to Hungary came off the tracks in the area of Gefyra in the northern port city.

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  4. Football: Greek recruit at homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The New Zealand Herald

    The 29-year-old defender, set to make his international debut against South Korea next week, was plucked from the Greek Super League by All Whites coach Anthony Hudson three weeks ago. Tzimopoulos has spent all his life in Greece, and his only previous connection with New Zealand football was a three-month stint playing here as a 13-year-old.

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  5. Defense minister Kammenos sues commentator for 1 mln eurosRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | EKathimerini

    Defense Minister Panos Kammenos has sued commentator Andreas Petroulakis for 1 million euros in damages over a critical article posted on the Protagon website on March 17. In a statement posted on the site Friday, Petroulakis, who is also a cartoonist at Kathimerini, said the lawsuit was aimed at A'suppressing criticism and public dialogue.A' In the March 17 commentary, Petroulakis described Kammenos as coming from a A'frantic, nationalist-populist far-rightA' background, adding that he had failed to respond to allegations regarding offshore firms and an unregistered yacht. Kammenos also sued Potami leader Stavros Theodorakis for the same amount, identifying him as the owner of Protagon.

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  6. Hania and Athens are the top picks for Easter visitorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | EKathimerini

    Athens and Hania are the first choices among foreign holidaymakers heading to Greece next week for Catholic and Protestant Easter, according to international online travel search engine Trivago. The search results showed that the Germans had a preference for Athens, Thessaloniki and Hania, the Danish favoring Hania, the Spaniards Athens and Myconos, the Swedish Athens and Rhodes, the Italians Athens, Hania and Kos, and the British and the Poles Athens and Hania.

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  7. Reform talks move to BrusselsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | EKathimerini

    The Brussels Group, technical teams from Greece and its lenders, is on Saturday due to begin discussing the details of Athens reform proposals, which were completed Friday and will determine to a large extent whether creditors decide to release further bailout funding. The government is hoping that the technical teams will wrap up their negotiations by Monday and that a Eurogroup meeting will be called at some point next week to approve the disbursal of at least some of the remaining 7.2 billion euros in bailout funding to Greece.

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  8. Austrian Finmin sees crisis of confidence in GreeceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | EKathimerini

    Greece's international partners have lost trust in Greece, Austrian Finance Minister Hans Joerg Schelling said on Friday, underscoring that Athens needs to stick to conditions of its current rescue and saying a fresh debt haircut would do no good. "We have a crisis of confidence with Greece," the conservative minister told reporters.

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  9. Greece's German allies dismayed as Tsipras fails to convinceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | EKathimerini

    Even Greek Prime Minister Alexis TsiprasA's friends in Germany are increasingly exasperated about his government after a visit to Berlin fueled skepticism that he can do whatA's needed to end the impasse over GreeceA's finances. While the atmosphere was good in talks between Tsipras and Chancellor Angela Merkel this week, an improvement in tone may not help resolve a standoff over the reforms required to unlock aid, according to a German government official familiar with the chancellorA's strategy on Greece who asked not to be named because the meeting was private.

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  10. Greek gov't denies finance minister Varoufakis to resignRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | EKathimerini

    Greece's outspoken Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis is not planning to resign, two Greek government officials said on Friday, denying a report in Germany's Bild newspaper. Bild's online version on Friday cited a Greek government source as saying it was only a matter of time until Varoufakis resigned, adding that such a decision had already been made.

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  11. Clocks go forward one hour on SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | EKathimerini

    Clocks should be set forward by one hour at 3 a.m. on Sunday morning to read 4 a.m. as daylight saving begins. The change will mean the loss of one hour's sleep, but also an additional hour of sunlight during the day.

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  12. Greece: Hooked on the classicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Jewish Chronicle

    It's lung-bashing stuff scaling the upper slope of Mount Lycabettus, the limestone thatdominates the Athenian skyline, about 900 feet above sea level. In fact it demands so much of our reserves that we draw on every last drop of enthusiasm and stamina to make it to the top.

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  13. European shares edge higher on encouraging economic dataRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Reuters

    European shares edged up on Tuesday to hover just below a recent 7-1/2-year high, with forecast-beating business surveys from Germany and France offsetting disappointing Chinese factory data. However, Lufthansa and Airbus were down 1.9 percent and 0.9 percent respectively after an Airbus operated by Lufthansa's Germanwings budget airline crashed in France with all 148 on board feared dead.

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  14. Mediterranean: Gems of the MedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The New Zealand Herald

    Dreaming of a sojourn on a Mediterranean island? You could join the rush to big and bustling Sicily, Sardinia, Crete or Capri. Or consider Pam Neville's six little sparklers.

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  15. Merkel urges Greece to continue structural reformsRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | Big News Network.com

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday that Germany wants a strong Greece with growth and reduced unemployment, while urging Greece to continue structural reforms. "We want Greece to be economically strong and have growth," Merkel said in a joint press conference with her visiting Greek counterpart Alexis Tsipras in Berlin, adding that the high unemployment in Greece, especially that in the youth, should be reduced.

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  16. Greek minister to visit China amid financial crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The China Post

    Greek Deputy Prime Minister Ioannis Dragasakis will visit China this week, Beijing's foreign ministry announced Monday, as concerns over the cash-strapped country's financial crisis intensify. Dragasakis will visit China from Wednesday to Saturday at the invitation of Chinese Vice Premier Ma Kai, foreign ministry spokesman Hong Lei said at a regular briefing.

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  17. "Democracy and Values: How Democratic Societies Foster Shared...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | PRWeb

    Carnegie Council and Global Thinkers Forum are co-hosting a high-profile international conference on democracy in Athens, Greece on April 25, and all are invited to participate. The conference will include speakers from Carnegie Council's Global Ethics Network and draw on Greece's rich Hellenic culture and philosophical tradition to help professionals and the public better understand and tackle contemporary democratic challenges.

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  18. Greece's PM on first trip to Germany amid tense relationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | News Times

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives for CDU party board meeting in Berlin Monday morning, March 23, 2015. Photo: Lukas Schulze, AP From left clockwise, French President Francois Hollande, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Dutch Finance Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, European Council President Donald Tusk, Secretary General of the Council Uwe Corsepius and European Central Bank Governor Mario Draghi participate in a round table meeting on Greece at an EU summit in Brussels on Thursday, March 19, 2015.

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  19. Tsipras on first trip to Germany amid tense relationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Connecticut Post

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives for CDU party board meeting in Berlin Monday morning, March 23, 2015. Photo: Lukas Schulze, AP From left clockwise, French President Francois Hollande, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Dutch Finance Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, European Council President Donald Tusk, Secretary General of the Council Uwe Corsepius and European Central Bank Governor Mario Draghi participate in a round table meeting on Greece at an EU summit in Brussels on Thursday, March 19, 2015.

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  20. Greek deputy PM to visit China amid financial crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The Peninsula

    Beijing--Greek deputy prime minister Ioannis Dragasakis will visit China this week, Beijing's foreign ministry announced Monday, as concerns over the cash-strapped country's financial crisis intensify Dragasakis will visit China from Wednesday to Saturday at the invitation of Chinese vice premier Ma Kai, foreign ministry spokesman Hong Lei said at a regular briefing China has developed close economic ties with Greece.

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