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Greece and the economic crisis

NEWS ARCHIVE - Nov 27 - Nov 30



November 30, 2018

Expected endorsement of 2019 budget coming

Story at Brookings. Article also discusses the postponed tranche payment, stalled reform work, and the possible penalties coming. More on this at Naftemporiki [in Greek] regarding the budget and NPLs based on Fitch remarks.

Tax rate destroying the middle-class

Accusation at eKathimerini

Greek - Turkey cooperation against "irregular migration"

Story at Hurriyet Daily News

Eurostat shows Greece leads in European unemployment

Details at Kathimerini [in Greek] and more at Toxwni [in Greek]

Europe has more heat than Greece during weather change

Story at Weather.com

Greece a "dead zone" for bonds

Story at Capital GR [in Greek]

Canada Eldorado Gold case lets 21 defendants go

Story refers to raiders who attacked the gold mining facility in Feb 2013 - more at Chicago Tribune

Goldman Sachs sees subsiding of NPEs

They say drop from 48% to 33% will show in Q2 for 2018 - Story at Tornos

Is "Shipwreck Beach" on Zakynthos the best in the world?

Story at Greece Is

15,000 hires for public sector slated

Story at Tovima

Gallery of image snapshots of Athens from late 1800s thru early 20th century

Gallery at Tanea

Border markers destroyed between Greece - FYROM suspect arrested

Story at Protothema

First flu death in Greece for winter 2018-2019

Story at Xinhuanet


Lycabettus Mount in Athens Greece

Mount Lycabettus in Athens Greece


November 29, 2018

Severe weather

Details on temp changes, wind and snow at Daily Hellas and more at Toxwni [in Greek]

Marches against FYROM name deal

Marches in Athens and Thessaloniki - both pro and con - story at Yahoo. More about this, with many photos, at Protothema.

Alpha Bank in deal to unload €1 billion in NPLs

Story at Reuters

Bond sale postponed

The Italian situation is blamed for the change - story at Financial Times

ENFIA property tax to be reduced

Story at eKathimerini

Twitter storm over remarks at Mati by Tsipras

Some badly-worded accusations that fire victims would "waste"money provided for rebuilding in Mati comes under fire around the internet - story at Tanea [in Greek]

USA may withhold arms from Turkey

Story at Naftemporiki [in Greek].

Crimea, Ukraine, Cyprus and geopolitical realities

Story at Capital GR [in Greek]

Unpaid taxes hit record high

Story at Liberal GR. Meanwhile, Greece is rated as having the 8th highest tax rate in Europe - EFSYN.

UNESCO Nanoscience award goes to Greek

Story at Protothema on Dr Androula Nasiopoulou.


November 28, 2018

Train and ferry service knocked out by strikes

Story at ABC News

DEPA gas buys out SHELL interests around Athens

Consolidation of companies in Attika first step toward privatization goal - story at Reuters

Rubicon anarchist given suspended sentence

Story at Tovima [in Greek]

Gold smuggler arrests made

Story at iefimerida

Fights at Olympic Stadium

AEK Athens and Ajax fans battle inside and outside the stadium - USA Today

Aegean airlines enjoy significant growth

Styory at Reuters

Strike coming from GSEE Union

Story at eKathimerini

Small gains at Athens stock market

Story at Protothema


Naplion Port in Greece, Peloponnese

Naplion Port in the Peloponnese


November 27, 2018

Nikos Kotzias accuses diplomats of facilitating illegal organ removal from children

Story at Gatestone Inst.

Yanis Varoufakis for the 2019 EU parliament

He is shooting for a German seat among the 751 seats in European Parliament. The election is in May 2019 - story at Yahoo

Erdogan speaks out against "precarious behaviour of Greece and the Republic of Cyprus in exploring hydrocarbons"

Erdogan's accusations in story at Protothema. Response from the Greek Foreign Ministry office states "...the Turkish challenges undermine the stability of the region at a critical juncture, demonstrating the poverty of Turkey's legal arguments..." - Story at Liberal GR [in Greek].

Deadline problems, negotiations continue on Elliniko

Story at Naftemporiki [in Greek].

Bulgaria and Greece top destinations for 2019

Claim made at Cosmopolitan.com

Retrial coming on Bakari Henderson murder

Story at Washington Post and at CBS

Deal made between Greece, Israel, Italy and Cyprus on gas

Story at Trend AZ

Winter coming for immigrant camps

Story at UK Guardian

Eurobank Ergasias SA has €7 billion scheme for dealing with NPLs

Story at Bloomberg

Growth in consumer electronics

Story at Greek Reporter on increased purchases of electornic products in Greece


Night aeriel view over Athens Greece

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


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