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Greece and the economic crisis 2018

NEWS ARCHIVE - September 1 - September 6



September 6, 2018

Finance

Greece tops OECD tax chart - ekathimerini [English]

Vote on €34m in EU aid to Greece, Poland, Lithuania and Bulgaria - Euro Parliament [English]

G. Sachs: What will happen to the bonds as soon as the QE is over? - capital.gr [Greek]

206 thousand people on public debtors list - total now stands at 3,933,628 compared to 3,727,416 in June - Naftemporiki [Greek]

Cryptocurrency ATMs Set to Multiply in Greece - Inside Bitcoin [English]

Banks continued in the second quarter to reduce their exposure to red loans at a satisfactory pace, according to data released today by the Bank of Greece - Naftemporiki [Greek]

Editorial: Danger signs from economy, markets - the stock market, to the extent that it could be considered a gauge of trust, has dropped dramatically - Tovima [English]

FYOM

Nato Secretary to visit Athens for talks with PM on FYROM deal - Tovima [English]

Stoltenberg: NATO 'Ready To Welcome' Macedonia Once Name Deal With Greece Is Finalized - Radio Free Europe [English]

Politics

PM expected to announce relief measures in bid to ‘trap’ next administration - eKathimerini [English]

Cyprus

Cyprus seeks EU help after spike in migrant arrivals - Nicosia is looking to broker a repatriation agreement with Lebanon as there had been migrant flows recently from that country - Protothema [English]

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Greek Far-Right Party Stages Rally Against Planned Mosque - New York Times [English]

A Visit to the Oldest Surviving Jewish Synagogue Building in Greece - Times of Israel [English]

At 95, WW2 vet breaks own record as oldest scuba diver off Cyprus - ekathimerini [English]

Greece’s Highest Court Confirms Church Must Pay Tax for Rented Property [English]

48 migrants rescued by Turkish coast guard in Aegean On 2 boats in distress, had been heading towards Greek islands - Ansamed [English]



Assos Kefalonia Greece

Assos Kefalonia Greece


September 5, 2018

Finance

Greece stocks lower at close of trade; Athens General Composite down 1.99% - Investing [English]

ECB's Coeure: Winning markets' trust not an easy task for Greece - Reuters [English]

ECB's Coeure tells Kathimerini markets will be harsher than creditors - eKathimerini [English]

Strategic cooperation between Heron and Elinol in Energy - Liberal GR [Greek]

Greek 10-year bonds reaches 4.6% level - Amid volatiliy in emerging markets and promises of provisions by Greek government - Protothema [English]

Greece raises 942 mln USD in treasury bills auction - Xinhuanet [English]

Turkey

USA expanding military presence in Greece - Newsweek [English]

US, Greece look at increasing military presence amid tension with Turkey - USA MIlitary Times [English]

FYOM

Nimetz: New opportunity for FYROM name deal may take 25 years - eKathimerini [English]

More

First Ever Woman to Become Head of Greece’s University of the Aegean - Greek Reporter [English]

Greek Police Recover Aphrodite Stolen From Island Museum - New York Times [English]

Doctor admits forgery of disability certification for convict Floros, denies bribe - Keep Talking Greece [English]

Panagiotis Tachtsidis: Nottingham Forest sign Greece international midfielder - BBC [English]

Television licenses selected - Naftemporiki [Greek]

SYRIZA: Mitsotakis is due to inform the Greek people about the debts of the SW in the banks - toxwni [Greek]

Trikala, Greece’s first smart city, offers cause for optimism - Urenio [English]


Vourvourou, Sithonia, Greece

Vourvourou Sithonia Greece


September 4, 2018

Finance

Can Greece jump on the gas-transit train? Greece hopes to exploit natural gas pipelines crossing its territory to export its own volumes to Europe - Petroleum Economist [English]

Greece would've been better off without a bailout. Why haven't we learned that lesson? - If Greece had to fend for its own, it would have been forced to make necessary reforms. Instead, it's wasted time negotiating better bailout terms - Arizona Republic USA [English]

Fourth consecutive session that the banking industry is under strong pressure, with the index losing almost 14% - Capital GR [Greek]

Turkey

Fitch: Estimates for the Turkish economy - capital.gr [Greek]

Turkey criticizes Greece for granting asylum to servicemen - ABC News [English]

US military chief visits Greece amid strain with Turkey - ABC News [English]

Kotzia in Tsavousoglou: Greece does not host terrorists - Naftemporiki [Greek]

Russia

Greek Supreme Court Rules to Extradite Detained Russian Citizen to Russia - Sputnik News [English]

FYOM

Zaev: The Macedonian language will always be Macedonian and the Macedonian identity will always be Macedonian - Kathimerini [Greek]

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Greece Wins U19 European Water Polo Championship - Swimming World [English]

Inside Greece's first smart city: 'Now you don't need to know a politician to get something done' - UK Guardian [English]

Greek seamen end strike after reaching deal on wage increase - Reuters [English]

Residents at Moria refugee camp live in fear, new survey shows - eKathimerini [English]

Naxos fries over 600 kilos of potatoes to break Guinness Record! - Protothema [English]


September 3, 2018

Finance

Aegean: Overall pax growth in Greece 'significantly underperformed' in 1H2018 - Center Aviation [English]

Greek gov’t undermines investor confidence - eKathimerini [English]

The economy shrank rapidly in the second quarter - GDP growth of 1.8% - Naftemporiki [Greek]

Exiting the third bailout: An evaluation - eKathimerini [English]

ELSTAT: GDP rate at 1.8% for second quarter of 2018 - Protothema [English]

Seamen strike

Greek seamen extend strike over collective wage agreement, labour rights - Reuters

Ferry strike leaves thousands of holidaymakers stranded on islands - After an eight-year pay freeze, Greek ferry workers are taking action - UK Independent [English]

Turkey

Turkey Creating New Tensions with Greece and the US - Gemstone [English]

FYOM

Serbia’s president tight-lipped over Macedonia’s name deal with Greece for EU, NATO entry - DTT Net [English]

More

Tsitsipas wants to bring ATP tennis event back to Greece - Reuters [English]

Soccer: Toure moves to Greece with former club Olympiakos - Reuters [English]

Irish man accused of human trafficking while working with refugees in Greece - Irish Central [English]

The Terrible Human Cost Of Greece's Bailouts - Forbes [English]

"...But despite this epidemic of despair, the largest mortality increases are not among young adults, but among babies and the very elderly. This speaks to a crisis in healthcare.


September 2, 2018

Finance

Former Eurogroup head Dijsselbloem says demands on Greeks were too heavy - MSN News [English]

Turkey

Ankara Claims That Greece Is a ‘Safe Haven’ for Turkish Criminals [English]

Is Greece's economy worse than the Turkish economy? Why or why not? - Quora [English]

Erdogan: Last to use the dollar in trade with Russia "The US behaves like a wild wolf," he said, addressing entrepreneurs in Kyrgyzstan - Naftemporiki [Greek]

More

US and Greece have common regional interests, Pyatt tells Kathimerini - eKathimerini [English]

Aussie model’s mysterious death on billionaire’s superyacht in Greece deepens - AU Daily Telegraph [English]

Australian Instagram model dies in Greece - Sydney Morning Herald [English]


Old Roman Agora, Athens

Athens Greece the Roman Agora


September 1, 2018

Finance

Eurozone pours cold water on pension cut talk - eKathimerini [English]

EP’s budget committee approves 34m Euro in EU aid - Greece will receive 2.535.796 Euro to repair earthquake damage to parts of the island of Kos - Protothema [English]

Tsipras to speak at Thessaloniki International Fair for first time - Athens News Agency [Greek]

Turkey

Turkey calls for a new chapter in relations with Greece - Reuters [English]

Turkey FM Calls for New Chapter in Greece Ties While Berating 'Safe Haven for Criminals' - Haaretz [English]

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UN urges Greece to act as Moria refugee camp reaches 'boiling point' - BBC [English]

West Nile virus kills 17 in Greece - Euronews [English]

Fire on Greek island ferry extinguished after 3 days - Infotel [English]

Aristides Floros returns to Chalkis Prison Following a decision by the Attorney-General of - Tanea [Greek]



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