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Greece and the economic crisis 2018

NEWS ARCHIVE - July 1 - July 4




Athens Greece Street View from above

July 4, 2018

Immigration

Merkel: We agreed on the immediate return of refugees to Greece - Naftemporiki

Die Welt: Tsipras believes he has a deal with Merkel on refugee and VAT - Liberal GR

Finance

Greece on track, but Varoufakis stint cost it ‘billions,’ says ESM chief - eKathimerini

ND leader submits proposal to halt planned pension cuts - eKathimerini

The Euro Stops Its Run of Self-Harm - Reasons to shun the common currency have all but evaporated - Bloomberg

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Greece to extradite Georgian suspected crime boss to France - Washington Post

Greece now a "normal" eurozone country, says Moscovici - Euro News

Inauguration of the Mykonos electrical interconnection with the continental system - AMNA

4th of July celebrated by reception at US Embassy in Greece - Tornos News


Night Time Athens Greece aerial photo


July 3, 2018

Finance

Piraeus Bank agrees the sale of a retail NPΕ portfolio to APS Investments - capital.gr

Greece's Long Journey Back From The Brink - Forbes

Greece can go it alone without bailouts and the troika: Moscovici - Reuters

Europe will continue stand by Greece in new post-bailout chapter: European commissioner - Xinhua Net

Moscovici: This is not a fourth memorandum, the troika will not return - Athens News Agency

FYOM

Kammenos: Elections or three-fifths parliamentary majority to approve FYROM deal - To Vima

Macedonia’s Deal With Greece Over Name Is Just a First Step Toward EU - WSJ

PM's office does not rule out seeking enhanced majority for name deal - eKathimerini

Politics

Motsotakis: All that remains with Mr Tsipras is to set a date for elections - Liberal GR

Kotzia: No 180 votes for the Prespa agreement - Radio Thessaloniki

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Greece pays fishermen to crush their boats - Greece has a radical plan to tackle overfishing in the Mediterranean. It's paying fishermen to crush their boats - Reuters

Backstage photos at Greek designer Vasileios Kostetos's fashion show in Greece - Xinhua Net

Santorini - blue dome sculpture - Hole in the Donut

17,771 refugees and immigrants on Chios, Samos, Kos, Lesbos, and Leros - Naftemporiki

Jewish Community Outraged After Holocaust Memorial Vandalized Yet Again (Thessaloniki) - Yeshiva World

Drunk Scottish holidaymaker battered by group of locals on Crete after making insults about Greece - UK Sun


More than 90,000 lightning strikes fell in June - efsyn.gr

"... the ZEUS electrical disaster detection system of the National Observatory of Athens (NSA) recorded very high activity. Interestingly enough, not only did tens of thousands of electrical discharges have been recorded, but there was not one day that there was no lightning in the country."


Santorini

Santorini Greece


July 2, 2018

Finance

Greece shares lower at close of trade; Athens General Composite down 1.24 - Investing

Debt relief deal to help smoothen Greece's bond market return, says cenbank - eKathimerini

BoG chief Stournaras: Greece returns to the markets - Athens News Agency

Greece manufacturing sector continues to expand in June - Poandpo

As stocks deplete, Greek fishermen scrap boats and livelihoods - MSN News

Each residential property has two different objective values - eKathimerini

"For example, a 100 square-meter apartment that is three years old with a zone rate of 2,500 euros/sq.m. will not be taxed for a value of 250,000 euros but as if it had a 312,500-euro value due to the additional application of the 1.25 multiplier imposed on buildings less than four years old."

Turkey

Erdogan plans visit to north Nicosia - eKathimerini

Turkey’s controversial S-400 missile transfer is “done deal” - Protothema

Erdogan inaugurates new mosque in the Cyprus occupied area - tanea.gr

Immigration

An additional € 45.6 million in Greece and Spain for the refugee - efsyn

Migrant deal struck as Greece, Germany, Spain agree on returns, Dora Antoniou - topactu.net

"According to summit conclusions... member states of the European Union (EU) will, on a voluntary basis, set up so-called "controlled centers" to host and transfer migrants that landed on EU shores."


FYOM

Greek PM predicts approval of Macedonia name - mynorthwest

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Katerina Katopis on Greece’s Most Coveted Branded Residences - Elite Traveller

Greece discovers life after populism - afr.com

Clean Beaches 2018 report for Athens, Attica and surrounding areas is out - Keep Talking Greece


July 1, 2018

Greek capital reaps three awards at tourism’s ‘Oscars’ - eKathimerini

Ferry Service Connects Greece’s Thessaloniki with Cyclades, Crete - Greek Reporter

"The route, operated by ferry company Seajets, will run twice a week for three months and connect Thessaloniki, Skiathos, Syros and other Cyclades isles with Heraklion on Crete."

German Ambassador to Greece Jens Ploetner: Greece on track, must continue reforms - focus-fen.net


Milos Island Greece - Kleftiko

Kleftiko rock waters Milos Greece


Fodor's Essential Greece: with the Best Islands (Full-color Travel Guide)


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