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Greece and the economic crisis 2018

NEWS ARCHIVE - August 1 - August 5



My Greek Table: Authentic Flavors and Modern Home Cooking from My Kitchen to Yours - by Diane Kochilas - Amazon
Greek to Me: Adventures of the Comma Queen - AMAZON - translations and etymology

August 5, 2018

Fire

Death Toll from Greece’s Blaze Rises to 90 - Greek Reporter

Finance

Procedures for exit of National Bank of Greece from Egypt did not start yet: senior official - Daily News Egypt

Italian crisis may make Greece's look benign by comparison - MSN News

EU commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos: Now things in Greece are much better - Focus Fen

Four more decades of austerity for Greece - Keep Talking Greece

Greek gov’t looking to change heads of police, fire service - eKathimerini

The primary surplus at general government level in the first half of this year is markedly lower than last year - Naftemporiki

Turkey

Greek minister rejects extradition order for Turkish terror suspect - Hurriyet Daily News

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15 Best Hostels in Athens - Weird Globe


Kavala Street

Kavala Street Greece Athens



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August 4, 2018

Finance

Only four economies have shrunk more than Greece’s in the last 10 years. Two of them have been hit by civil wars - Washington Post

Renewed Italian government tensions fuel bond sell off, Greek bonds also pressured - Capital GR

Fire

Greece to tear down illegal fences for better fire safety - Fox News

100,000 euros from the hoteliers of Cyprus to help the people affected by the fires - efsyn

Tourism

Greek Islands Flooded by Record Number of Tourists - Greek Reporter

Turkey

Turkey slams Greece over transfer of murderer of Turkish diplomats to open prison - Hurriyet Daily News

US, Turkey slam government for relocation of jailed N17 killer - eKathimerini

Turkey to Freeze Assets of 2 US Officials in Retaliation for Sanctions Due to Detention of US Pastor - CBN

Russia

Russian meddling in Greece divides traditional Orthodox allies - MSN News

Bulgaria expands pipeline to Turkey in bid for Russian gas - Reuters

How strong is Greece’s affinity for Russia? - Political Critique

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Lead pollution detected in Greenland ice may offer clues into historic events in Ancient Greece and Rome - Yahoo

Migrating Flamingos Add Splash of Color to Greece’s Nafplio (video) - Greek Reporter


August 3, 2018

Finance

At the mercy of international markets - Liberal GR

Greek 10-year bond breaks 4% threshold - Protothema

Fire

A survivor’s account - eKathimerini

Where will the first 61 demolitions take place - Naftemporiki

Mother whose infant perished in the fire dies, bringing death toll to 88 - In addition, 40 burn victims are still being treated in Attica hospitals. Nine of them are in intensive care - Tovima

35-year-old arson suspect is jailed - efsyn

Families Sue Greek Authorities After Wildfire Kills 91 - Newsweek

Government, ND trade barbs over illegal buildings - eKathimerini

Greece: Authorities to tear down illegal constructions - Washington Post

L’Oréal Greece makes efforts to support fire recovery - cosmeticsdesign-europe

Death toll from Greek fire raised to 87, 1 missing

Turkey

Pace of migrant arrivals in Greece via land from Turkey quickens: agency- Reuters

America’s Turkey Problem Finally Comes to a Head - National Review

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Central Greece district hit by flash floods - eKathimerini


Palaiokastritsa Beach, Corfu Island

Palaiokastritsa Beach - Greece


August 2, 2018

Finance

EU Commission stands by Greek debt sustainability assessment - Reuters

Hellenic Capital Market Commission: High fines to Folli Follie and company executives - Naftemporiki

FYOM

After 27 years, Greece and Macedonia have resolved their contentious ‘naming dispute.’ Here’s how - Washington Post [Paywall]

Fire

Experts warn of more risks for fire-stricken areas of Greece - Euronews

Le Monde: The Greek government is starting a battle - Athens News Agency

ND: 1639 demolition decisions have been postponed for 3.5 years by the government - Naftemporiki

Tourism

A local in Greece gave me a tip to visiting the country, and it's the opposite of everything you've been told - Business Insider

Turkey

Turkey says US sanctions unacceptable, have limited economic impact - eKathimerini

As Turkey's Lira Plunges, Sanctioned Ministers Remain Defiant - MSN News

Turkey's Markets Plunge Into the Unknown After U.S. Sanctions - Bloomberg

Time for Turkey to decide: With the US or with Russia? - Liberal GR

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Five PAOK fans hurt by hooligans before Basel match - eKathimerini

Unique Cyprus drama festival takes audience back to ancient Greece - EuroNews

Earthquake 4.2 Richter in Messinia and Ilia - Tanea.gr


Paros

Paros Greece


August 1, 2018

Finance

Greece sells 26-week treasury bills ahead of full return to markets - xinhuanet

Europe Says Greece Is a Comeback Story. The I.M.F. Isn’t Convinced. - NY Times

Germany: Today approved the last installment of 15 billion for Greece - Athens News Agency

Fire

Stathakis: Demolitions - an amendment to accelerate procedures was announced by the Ministry of the Environment - Naftemporiki

Kyriakos Mitostakis press conference: There is no political responsibility withiout a resignation - Protothema

Greece to speed up destruction of illegal property after fires - MSN News

Political tensions rise in Greece over government handling of wildfires- MSN News

Terrified dog found hiding in oven after deadly Greece fire - Sky News

Poll at efsyn.gr

    "The responsibility for the national tragedy of July 23 belongs to:" (rough translation)

  1. Long-term procedure failures by government
  2. the national government
  3. local governments
  4. the fire brigade
  5. extreme weather phenomena
  6. combinations of the above
  7. I do not know / I do not answer

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Thirteen people hospitalized after Rhodes shootout - eKathimerini


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