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Greece and the economic crisis 2018

NEWS ARCHIVE - Dec 1 - Dec 6



Loumidis Greek Ground Coffee Papagalos Traditional 2 Pack (16 Ounces)


December 6, 2018

Street altercations on anniversary of death of Alexis Grigoropoulos

Story at MSN News

Unemployment at 18.6 pct

Story on the new stats from Reuters

George H. W. Bush and the Greeks

An overview of how the late former American president fared in his relationship with Greece- at eKathimerini

Winter adds impetus to migrant rights groups demanding change

Joint effort from 20 different rights groups - Story at eKathimerini

Best office locations experience price rise

Higher in Athens, but in general across country - story at Reuters

EBRD plans on growth thru 2025

Story at Reuters on the time extension.

Golden Dawn blamed by Albanian Foreign Ministry

At Protothema.

Snow, rain, falling temps

Weather report at Naftemporiki [in Greek]

Is Turkey to be dropped from the F35 fighter plane program?

Story at Protothema. And Tanea looks at this in regards to the Turkish navy and aircraft carriers [in Greek].

Russia speaks out against Cyprus/US friendship

Story at eKathimerini

Aegean airline growth for 2019

Story at Tovima [in Greek]


Zakynthos

Zakynthos Island cliffs and waters


December 5, 2018

Economic hope plays large part in Mitsotakis poll advantage

Story at Financial Times

Greece and Italy have the same problem

Attracting investment is hard - story at Seeking Alpha

Zaev trying to cool things down

Details at eKathimerini about his verbal faux pas about language curriculum in Greece.

New tools fight tax evasion

Naftemporiki story [in Greek].


Hydra

Hydra Island Greece

More Hydra


December 4, 2018

EBRD program to stay in action to 2025 for Greece

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development extends mandate to 2025 - Article at MSN / Reuters

Kammanos speaks on Greek/Egyptian relationship

Greek Defense Minister Panos Kammenos talks about how Egypt and Greece are the "the axis of stability" in the region. Kammanos also discusses how each country is in the same economic zone, and how Greece has recently made deals with Egypt for military equipment and a special arrangement in regards to Libya. Story at Greek Reporter

Cyprus and Greece to create Intel training school

Story at National Herald on the creation of the European Union intelligence school via the Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO) agreement. Of European countries, only Malta, Denmark, and the UK are not participating. The article also lists other ongoing developments in training and protective services that Greece and Cyprus are leading or participating in.

Will USA and Turkey go head-to-head in Med?

Story at Protothema on the possibilities.

A "federal" Europe

Story at Xinhua Net says that Slovenia and Greece believe in a federated system of European states, this from a meeting between Prokopis Pavlopoulos and Slovenian President Borut Pahor. The also discussed how Piraeus and Koper could better cooperate for trade.

PAOK stays ahead

Story at Greek Reporter on the Superleague

Greek Industry up

Story at Reuters on a six-month high in manufacturing

Russia over Greece at FINA’s Women Water Polo World Leagues preliminaries

Story at SwimSwam

"Macadonian" language debacle

Officials in Athens dismiss Zaev's remarks - story at Tovima

"Elgin Marbles" were a 'diplomatic gift' says descendent of Thomas Bruce

More tussle over the Acropolis Frieze sculptures moved by Lord Elgin to Britain between 1801-1812. Story at the UK Express seems to take the side of those who claim the transfer was/is legitimate, allowing Bruce's argument to take up the most space of the article. One significant error in the piece says that Greece only started asking for the return of the pieces in the last "three decades," but the first request was actually issued in 1835 - more about the "Elgin Marbles."


Athens Greece Sunset View

December 3, 2018

Lisbon Treaty and Turkey

Athens begins calling upon paragraph 7 of article 42 in the treaty to make clear to Turkey the borders of Greece - - and the territorial waters - - are also the borders of the European Union - more at eKathimerini

Greeks love Albanians, Albanians love Greeks

Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama dismisses troubles between the two countries as "politics" at Greek Reporter

Demolition of old buildings slated

Bulldozers coming to certain Athens areas - Story at Tanea


Monastiraki

Monastiraki before the Acropolis - Athens Greece


December 2, 2018

Joint USA-Greece military exercise through Dec 7

"Jackal Stone" anti-terror exercise taking place around Souda and Iraklio - story at eKathimerini

Trash collecting from under the Aegean

Story of cleaning the sea at NPR

"Christmas Bonus"coming Dec. 14

Story at eKathimerini

Erdogan issues new threats over Cyprus explorations

Story at Naftemporiki [in Greek]


December 1, 2018

Decrease in child birth from economic crisis

Story at Washington Post about the falling rates in Greece.

Departments that do not exist getting SYRIZA appointed chiefs

Story at eKathimerini

Earnings report from Alpha Bank

Transcript of earnings call at Seeking Alpha

EU Parliament backs investigation of Konstantinos Katsifas death

Katsifas died in Albania on Ochi Day - story at Protothema

Turkish and Greek scholastics may/may not change

Report at World Bulletin on the Muslim minority in Komotini staging a 2-day boycott of classes after Islamic and Turkish-based curriculum had been changed.

Tsipras meets with Putin in Moscow Dec 7

Story at Naftemporiki [in Greek]

The five threats to the Greek economy

Story at Tanea [in Greek]

UN in charge of 1,114 children

Story at Relief Web about the unaccompanied children being kept at 13 hotels in central and northern Greece.


Athens Greece at night by airplane

More photos of Greece by Night here



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