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Greece News

July 22, 2019

Development Minister Adonis Georgiadis: Hellenikon moving forward

Story at Reuters [English]

Fairfax Group head Prem Watsa: give people economic freedom

Story at eKathimerini [English]

Greece "weird yield curve...this is totally nuts"

Story at Seeking Alpha [English]

Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias: Greece relies upon International Law in dealing with Turkey

Story at Liberal GR [Greek]

New general secretariat under the authority of the finance ministry

Story at Tornos News [English]

Developing elderly tourism and health tourism

Story at Naftemporiki [Greek]

7 examples of tax reductions on properties

ENFIA reductions coming - story at Tanea [Greek]

Weather through Saturday - wind and rains

Prediction at iefimerida [Greek]

Fines for smoking in public areas

List of public (and some private) areas that are prohibited from smoking: story at Ethnos [Greek] and more at Euroactiv [English]

China "threw to Greece an economic lifeline" with purchase of Piraeus

Story at Fortune Magazine [English]



July 21, 2019

Marella Discovery cruise ship rescues migrants off Cyprus

Maltese registered - story at DW.com [English]

EU searches for diplomatic solution to Turkey/Cyprus EEZ problem

Story at Naftemporiki [Greek]

Reduction of ENFIA property tax

Story at Protothema [English]

Technical Chamber of Greece proposes 5 key policies for earthquake damage prevention

Story at Tovima [Greek]

Mitsotakis wants tax cuts in 2019, not 2020

Story at Naftemporiki [Greek]

Pangaea gains €50m EBRD loan

Story at Businessimmo [English]

Fire in Kethairona, Attica

Story at Protothema [Greek]

Crisis with Turkey over Cyprus drilling is test of EU

Comments by Nikos Panagiotopoulos, the new defense minister - eKathimerini [English]

Nic Cage action movie filming on Cyprus

Story at Yahoo News [English]

Home upgrade program budget of €275 million

Story at Tanea [Greek]

The 158 deputies of New Democracy

Profile at Liberal GR [Greek]

Varoufakis attacks Mitsotakis plans

Story at EFSYN [Greek]

The "failure of the Greek side to highlight its claim to justice" in the 1974 Cyprus crisis

The use of force by Turkey "is clearly contrary to the UN Charter" - story at Phileleftheros [Greek]



July 19, 2019

Greek airports show rise in passengers during first half of 2019

Story at Tornos News [English]

5.3 Earthquake in Athens

Story at eKathimerini [English]

September 30 deadline for Land Registry submission

Story at Tanea [Greek]

Increase in police posted around Athens

Story at eKathimerini [English]

Significant financial loss for Turkey if exclusion is permanent from F35 program

Story at Naftemporiki [Greek]

Mitsotakis talks about focus on health and police recruitment

Story at Protothema [English]

Almost 30% of tourist visitors to Hellas arrive by auto

Story at SKAI [Greek]

Dangers of electromagnetic radiation needed by 5G technology

Story at Athens News Agency [Greek]

License issued to build ELVALCHALCOR to power plant

Story at Capital.gr [Greek]

Majority of executives believe economy is improving

Story at Tovima [Greek]

European stress tests left out Greece, Italy

Stry at Seeking Alpha [English]


Porto Katsiki beach in Lefkas

Porto Katsiki beach in Lefkas


July 18, 2019

Athens hotels: monthly decline in occupancy rates

Numbers at eKathimerini [English]

Roupakias: the murder was "simple manslaughter"

Story at Tovima [Greek]

Dismantling of bailout-era taxes to begin?

EU tax officials meet with the new Greek tax officials - More at Houston Chronicle [English]

Russia: we can sell Turkey SU-35 fighters

Story at SKAI [Greek]

GREK ETF is up nearly 37%

Story at Yahoo Finance [English]

Critical issues through mid-September

Story at Naftemporiki [Greek]

Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias speaks with John Bolton

Story at eKathimerini [English]

USA/Turkey impasse continues on F35 fighter

Story at Skai [Greek]

China and the "Golden Visa"

Story at Yahoo [English]

SYRIZA analyses election loss

Story at Iefimerida [Greek]

ECB changing inflation target

Numbers at Bloomberg [English]

SYRIZA attacks transfer of Criminal Investigative Corps to the General Secretariat for Tax Policy

Story at EFSYN [Greek]


July 17, 2019

Continuing arms sales to Turkey by Germany

Story at protothema [English]

Swearing in of new deputies

Story at Naftemporiki [Greek]

Mustafa Akinci proposes joint committee to Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades

Idea passed through a U.N. official. Story at Protothema [English]

Yiani Varoufakis MPA25 party seated in the new House

Story at Tanea [Greek]

Lowering the minimum installment to € 20

Story at Tovima [Greek]

Arrests made at Samos hospital

Health workers selling fake health certificates - story at Skai [Greek]

Athens "risk free" bond sale

Story at Market Watch [English]

Approval on metropolitan park Elliniko-Agios Kosmas

Story at Naftemporiki [Greek]

Disappointment with Sunday shop hours

Story at eKathimerini [English]


Cruising out from Piraeus in Athens Greece

Cruising out from Piraeus in Athens Greece


Karytaina, Peloponnese

Karytaina, Peloponnese


July 16, 2019

Moody’s changes deposit rating on Alpha, Eurobank and National

Story at Reuters [English]

7-year bonds Tuesday

Story at Greek Reporter [English] and at Tovima [Greek]

Deportations to increase

Story at UK Telegraph [English]

Athens again top-ten in shipping

Story at eKathimerini [English]

Eurogroup President Marios Senteno on Greek future

Story at Naftemporiki [Greek]

Pompeo sees sanctions coming for Turkey

Expectations at Protothema [English]

Gradual reduction of ENFIA

Story at Tanea [Greek]

European sanctions on Turkey

Story at Skai [Greek]

Turkey says sanctions are"worthless"

Story at Washington Post [English]

Antetokounmpo takes up Baseball

Story at Madison.com [English]

Erdogan says Trump could waive US sanctions

Story at Reuters [Engish]

Murder suspect identified in death of American scientist

Story at Fox News [English]


July 15, 2019

Bond sale being prepared

Story at Reuters [English] and at Naftemporiki [Greek]

Suspect confesses to murder of American scientist on Crete

Story at NBC [English]

Euro currency turns 20

Story at The Street [English]

New government preparing policy on "migration inflows"

Story at eKathimerini [English]

Rough weather will peak on Tuesday

The storm "Antinoos" - story at Protothema [English]

Bank of Greece charts tourism increase in first quarter

Higher numbers than 2018 - story at Naftemporiki [Greek]

Police officer numbers increase and changes

Story at Ethnos [Greek]

Katrugala law changes

Story at iefimerida [Greek]

Effort to improve migrant camp conditions

Story at Greek Reporter [English]


Sithonia and Mount Athos in Greece

Sithonia and Mount Athos


Athens Greece Streets

July 14, 2019

4.7 mag earthquake in the West

Story at Washington Post [English]

Advances into case of the murderered American scientist on Crete

Story at ABC News [English]

Turkey proposes to UN a joint-committee to exploit resource of Cyprus

Story at Naftemporiki [Greek]

Estimate of 20k unregistered Air BnB

Story at Iefimerida [Greek] and at Protothema [English]

Deputy Minister of Labor: no threat to supplementary pensions

Story at Tanea [Greek]

University asylum law to be ended

Story at eKathimerini [English]

Greek politics on the way to being "boring" again

Story at Washington Post [English]

American scientist murdered on Crete fought back

Story at WJBF [English]

S400 systems arriving in Turkey

Story at Protothema [English]

Greece no longer backing Maduro, now recognizes Guaido

About the position change on Venezuela at Protothema [English]

Mitsotakis recognizes 27th anniversary of the assassination of Thanos Axarlian

Story at Protothema [Greek]

$600 million dollar helicopter deal with US military

Story at UPI [English]


Syntagma Square Athens Greece

Syntagma Square


July 13, 2019

Questioning of suspects in homicide of American scientist visiting Crete

Story at NBC [English], Jerusalem Post [English], Yahoo [English], MSN News [English]

USA Pentagon confirms no change in position on Turkey and S400

Story at SKAI [Greek]

Fitch positive on ND's policy agenda for Greek economy

Article mentions "risk of a sharp deterioration in relations with official creditors... " - Story at Iefimerida [Greek]

Bank of Greece seeks end to capitol controls

Story at Protothema [English]

Concerns over West Nile Virus and protection from mosquitos

Story at Ethnos [Greek]

Removing obstacles to investment

Story at Liberal.GR [Greek]

Naxos airport shut down by airplane going off runway

Story at Ta Nea [Greek]


July 12, 2019

Stournaras : complete abolition of capitol controls

Discussion of goals at Ethnos [Greek]

Nana Mouskouri honored in France

Story at Greek Reporter [English]

Electric grid damage repaired in Halkidiki

Story at EFYSN [Greek]

Economic rebound in Greece?

Positive movements depicted at FA-Mag [English]

Greek Democracy praised

At the Washington Post [English]

Nikos Romanos released from jail

Story at Greek Reporter [English]

After the disaster in Halkidiki

Story at Naftemporiki [Greek]

Spike in emergency calls in Halkidiki

Story at SKAI [Greek]

Tensions increasing over drilling in Cyprus EEZ

Story at Protothema [English]

EU may issue sanctions on Turkey

Ankara stance on drilling in Cyprus EEZ drawing more push back - eKathimerini [English]

Will Mitsotakis deal with corruption?

Story at Liberal GR [Greek]

Varoufakis party wins seats in parliament

Details and profile at National Post [Engish]


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