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  1. Greece sacks heads of privatisation agencyRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Reuters

    Greece's new leftwing government has asked the heads of the state privatisation agency to resign after halting state asset sales agreed under the international bailout programme, the agency's chief executive Paschalis Bouchoris said on Friday. He said both he and Emmanuel Kondylis, chairman of the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund , had been told to leave by Deputy Finance Minister Nadia Valavani, the minister responsible for overseeing state revenues.

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  2. Germany to Greece: Don't try blackmailRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    Dutch Finance Minister and Eurogroup President Jeroen Dijsselbloem, left, talks to Greece's Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis, right, as he leaves following a joint news conference following their meeting Friday at the Finance Ministry in Athens. Germany bluntly rejected on Friday suggestions that Greece should be forgiven repayment of its rescue loans, while Dijsselbloem, on visit to meet the new Greek government officials, said there was no decision yet on what to do after the country's bailout program runs out at the end of February.

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  3. Europe's Greek lesson: Austerity has failedRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    A European Union flag, left, hangs beside a Greek national flag beneath the Parthenon temple on Acropolis hill in Athens, Greece. Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg A European Union flag, left, hangs beside a Greek national flag beneath the Parthenon temple on Acropolis hill in Athens, Greece.

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  4. New Greek government steps up battle with creditorsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | West Australian

    Greece's new government dramatically escalated its battle with the country's international creditors Friday, refusing to meet EU and IMF officials and rejecting fresh loans offered for February. Athens had been promised another 7.2 billion euros in funds from the European Union, the IMF and and the European Central Bank if it completed reforms required by its lenders by February 28. But hardline Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis said that despite warnings Greece would shortly run out of money, his government preferred to do without the instant fresh cash, and instead renegotiate the entire bailout package.

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  5. Greece warned against reversing bailout dealsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    The head of the Eurogroup warned on Friday that Greece could not ignore its international obligations, after a first meeting with the new anti-austerity government which wants to renegotiate its multi-billion-euro bailout. "Taking unilateral steps or ignoring previous arrangements is not the way forward," Jeroen Dijsselbloem, representing Greece's eurozone creditors, told a news conference after talks with the leftist government of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras.

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  6. Germany to Greece: Don't mess with us over debt, austerityRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    The European Parliament's president is to be the first European official to visit Athens, a day after announcements by Gr... ATHENS, Greece - Greece and its European bailout creditors were in open dispute Friday, with Germany bluntly rejecting suggestions the heavily-indebted country should be forgiven part of its rescue loans and warning against "blackmail" from Athens. Greece's five-day-old radical left government insists it will honor pre-election promises to seek a cut on most of the country's rescue debt and scrap painful budget measures that were demanded in exchange for the loans.

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  7. Greece shuns debt talks with troikaRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | BBC News

    Greece's new left-wing finance minister says his government will not negotiate over the Greek bailout conditions with the "troika" team from the EU and IMF. Yanis Varoufakis said he was rather seeking direct talks with eurozone leaders, to try to cancel more than half the money Greece owes.

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  8. Eurozone official: no plan for when Greece's bailout endsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | KTVN Reno

    The European Parliament's president is to be the first European official to visit Athens, a day after announcements by Gr... ATHENS, Greece - A top eurozone finance official says there is no decision so far on what to do after Greece's bailout program runs out at the end of next month. Jeroen Dijsselbloem, the Dutchman who chairs eurozone finance meetings, also said that while Greeks have gone through "a lot" in recent years to reform their economy, progress has been made and taking unilateral steps is "not the way forward."

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  9. Members of illegal DHKP-C receive light jail terms in GreeceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    ... nkara in February 2013. It was later established that the assailant, Ecevit AzanlA , had entered Turkey illegally via Greece.

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  10. DPA Microphones Are The Perfect Accompaniment For LamiaRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Digital Pro Sound

    ... Kamenidis, felt DPA was the only brand capable of delivering the clear, clean signal she wanted. Currently based in Greece where she has lived since 1992, Lamia's repertoire embraces ballads, opera-style singing, improvisation, acoustic music, ...

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  11. Eurozone official in Athens to meet new governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    A pedestrian passes anti-austerity graffiti in front of Athens Academy on Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015. The European Parliament's president is to be the first European official to visit Athens, a day after announcements by Greece's nascent radical left government on rolling back a series of key budget commitments sent the country's stock market plummeting.

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  12. Fitch: Greece deal possible, risks highRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | SFGate

    A pedestrian passes anti-austerity graffiti in front of Athens Academy on Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015. The European Parliament's president is to be the first European official to visit Athens, a day after announcements by Greece's nascent radical left government on rolling back a series of key budget commitments sent the country's stock market plummeting.

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  13. Greek government braces for first talks with eurozone partnersRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    Athens---Greece's new anti-austerity government was to hold its first talks with its eurozone partners Friday in what promises to be a bitter confrontation over its 240-billion-euro international bailout. Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is due to meet Jeroen Dijsselbloem, the current head of the eurozone group of finance ministers in an encounter that Athens said would mark the start of Greece's negotiations on revising the conditions of the massive bailout.

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  14. Greece warned not to renege on reformsRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Arab Times

    Economic powerhouses Germany and China warned Greece on Thursday against reneging on reforms tied to its massive international bailout, with markets still jittery over fears Athens could default on its debt. Germany, which has shouldered most of the multi-billion-euro EU rescue plan for Greece, said the country's new anti-austerity government could not make changes "to the detriment" of other European citizens.

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  15. WidgeTunes 1.0 released for Os X - Easily Navigate Your PlaylistsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | MacMegasite

    ... Journalists interested in receiving one should contact us on our contact Email. Georgios Trigonakis is a Athens, Greece based indie Mac/iOS developer. Since 2011, Georgios Trigonakis have released many Mac and iOS apps, with over 50,000 users. All ...

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  16. Strange Times in GreeceRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Counterpunch

    These are indeed strange times in Greece. The land that birthed the word democracy also produced the word tyranny.

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  17. Greece's Feisty Finance Minister Tones It DownRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    ATHENS, Greece - In the first days after the election victory of the leftist party Syriza in Greece, Yanis Varoufakis, the new finance minister, has lobbed some rhetorical grenades, referring to his country's foreign-imposed austerity budgets as "fiscal waterboarding" and calling Greece's international bailout deals "a toxic mistake." Now, needing to make good on promises to negotiate debt relief for his beleaguered nation, he seems eager to send a more moderate message.

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  18. Germany, China ask Greece to continue with reformsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    Athens: Economic powerhouses Germany and China warned Greece yesterday against reneging on reforms tied to its massive international bailout, with markets still jittery over fears Athens could default on its debt. Germany, which has shouldered most of the multi-billion-euro EU rescue plan for Greece, said the country's new anti-austerity government could not make changes "to the detriment" of other European citizens.

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  19. See Nikki Reed's Engagement RingRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Bride's Magazine

    ... the hunky Vampire Diaries star in disguise. Turns out, Glamour reports , that this morning, while on a jog in Athens, Greece, Reed switched the diamond band to her left finger, which, in our world, means all systems are a go and that this ring is, ...

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  20. Dryships To Spin Out Tankships To Raise CapitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Seeking Alpha

    ... Investment Holdings, Inc. is a subsidiary of Dryships, Inc. As with Dryships, the company is based in Athens, Greece, and was formed in 2010 when Dryships initially purchased tankers for its fleet. Tankships initial fleet consists of four Suezmax ...

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