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Greece and the economic crisis 2018

NEWS ARCHIVE - August 10 - August 14



August 14, 2018

Finance

Turkey isn't Greece, but watch China and the Russian ruble closely - Finance Yahoo [English]

Primary surplus of 2.09 billion in the seven months - Naftemporiki [Greek]

Hiring in the first seven months highest since 2001 - Athens News Agency [Greek]

Turkey

Turkey Could Create A Larger Crisis Than Greece - Seeking Alpha [English]

Turkish fishermen fire shots against Greeks inside Greek territorial waters! - Protothema [English]

Cavusoglu accuses Greece of escalating Aegean tensions - Cavusoglu also blamed the Greek side in the Cyprus issue, charging that the Greek Cypriots are not cooperating- Tovima [English]

Tensions looming in East Med - eKathimerini [Greek]

Erdogan: We are going to boycott US electronic products - Liberal GR [English]

Weather

Greek National Meteo warns of rain, thunderstorms Aug 15-16 - Keep Talking Greece [English]

More

What happened when I returned to Greece after 40 years to track down one special taverna owner - UK Telegraph [English]

Greenlight internet expands to Greece - Democrat and Chronicle [English]

Greece opens consultation on Hellinikon resort casino license - calvinayre [English]

Experience the Greece countryside with olive harvesting season - Financial Express [English]



August 13, 2018

Finance

Building activity rises up 17.6% across Greece in May - Tornos News [English]

Greece-Turkey bilateral trade at roughly 3.4 bln€ in 2017 - Naftemporiki [English]

Taxman encourages tourists to pay by card - eKathimerini [English]

Greece stocks lower at close of trade; Athens General Composite down 3.10% - Investing.com [English]

Turkey

T. Erdogan: The United States has stabbed us in the back - Under siege Turkey - Liberal GR [Greek]

"The Sultan is bankrupt," say European media - Tanea [Greek]

Daily challenges of fishermen in the Aegean - iefimerida.gr [Greek]

Fire

Fire fronts in Evia now under control - efsyn [Greek]

Fires force evacuation of Evia island near Athens -UK Guardian [English]

Fire at Mati: 95 dead as one more injured die in hospital - Protothema [English]

Immigration

Germany seeks migrant deals with Greece, Italy - Fox News [English]

Border Police: Heavy traffic on borders with Greece and Romania - Focus Fen [English]

Sports

Greece wins silver in the 400 meters at European Championships [English]

Greece’s ‘Lord of the Rings’ Does it Again at European Championships (video) - Greek Reporter [English]

Tourism

Greece’s Tourism Hits an all-time High - Greek City Times [English]

More

This Cat Sanctuary In Greece Has A Job Opening With Your Name On It - 'Thousands' of people have applied to get their paws on it. - Huffington Post [English]

West Nile Virus Kills Three People in Greece - aawsat.com [English]



Downtown Athens Greece

August 12, 2018

Fire

Expert disaster service underused by Greek authorities - eKathimerini [English]

Fire in Evia: Strengthened Forces fight Fire, suggested evacuation of Two Villages - Naftemporiki [Greek]

Cyprus

Lifting the US arms embargo on Cyprus -eKathimerini [English]

Tourism

Greek Island Port Expected to Top 95,000 Cruise Ship Arrivals - Greek Reporter [English]

More

Who is Stefanos Tsitsipas, the Greek Player Who Stunned the Tennis World? - Greek Reporter [English]


August 11, 2018

Finance

Koutentakis warns against unilateral pension cut U-turn - eKathimerini [English]

Fitch upgrades Greece's debt rating to 'BB-' on European debt deal - France 24 [English]

Greenlight High Speed Fiber Optic Service Coming to Greece - WHAM1180 [English]

Russia

Greece accuses Russia of bribery and meddling in its affairs - Athens says Moscow is using underhand methods to try to sabotage deal with Macedonia - UK Guardian [English]

Turkey

Ankara slams 'irresponsible' Kammenos comment on Greek soldiers - eKathimerini [English]

The three "no's" of Tayyip Erdogan - Naftemporiki [Greek]

Erdogan for Attila: We have prevented the Turkish Cypriots from being massacred by Turkish Cypriots - Liberal.gr [Greek]

Immigration

Three years on, Greece's Lesbos looks back at migrant crisis - AFP / MSN [English]

More

USA v Switzerland and Poland v Greece in Vaduz women’s semifinals - FIVB [English]

Navy detonates two WWII shells off Cephalonia - eKathimerini [English]


August 10, 2018

Finance

Changes in fines for undeclared work - efsyn [Greek]

Greece to lose access to cheapest ECB cash - Reuters [English]

ECB says waiver for Greek debt revoked, effective Aug. 21 - eKathimerini [English]

"ECB's waiver allows Greek debt to be accepted as collateral for regular auctions of ECB cash, despite the junk rating of the country's bonds. Removing it will shut the lenders' access to cheap funding..."

Russia

Greece lashes out at Russia’s expulsion of Greek diplomats - Washington Post [English] [paywall]

Greece says Moscow tried to bribe Greek officials, 'comrade in arms' with Turkey : 'It is obvious that there are some Russians - fortunately few - who think they can operate in Greece without respecting laws and regulations, and even make threats' - Tovima [Greek]

Russian priests claim Greek Visa bias - Protothema [English]

EU spokesman: Russia's involvement in domestic affairs in Greece is "unacceptable" - Athens News Agency [Greek]

Turkey

The Turkish crisis in five graphs - Naftemporiki [Greek]

Turkish Credit Risk Overtakes Greece’s as Drama Unfolds - Bloomberg [English]

Trump vs Erdogan - Progressing to doubling of tariffs - iefimerida [Greek]

Fire

Firefighter's wife, baby among 93 victims of Greece blaze - Fox News [English]

Mayor of Pendeli speaks of operational chaos in first hours of fires - Tovima [Greek]

Tourism

Record year for Greek tourism projected -Tovima [Greek]

Inadequate resources for understaffed Police on Mykonos and Santorini hamper work - efsyn [Greek]

More

Greece ‘Throwing Lifeline’ to Syrian Regime by Importing Phosphates: Report - Greek Reporter [English]

Dream job alert: Get paid to live on a stunning Greek island with 55 cats - MSN News [English]

Audit in Greece’s Disease Control Center finds a 90-million euro black hole - Keep talking Greece [English]

Pebble Mosaic Unearthed in Western Greece - Archaeology [English]


The West Frieze

Horsemen section of west frieze from the Elgin Marbles of Parthenon in the Acropolis museum.

Horsemen section of the West Frieze from the "Elgin Marbles" of Parthenon in the Acropolis museum

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