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Greece and the economic crisis 2018

NEWS ARCHIVE - Dec 12 - Dec 20



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Kallithea Athens Greece - the National Opera

Kallithea Area - the National Opera


December 20, 2018

Race to get into debt markets before cash runs out

Central Bank report discussed briefly in Reuters article.

The €350 billion debt bill

ABC 47 on the road ahead for Greek economic recovery - ABC47

Hotel bookings high during Christmas

Story at eKathimerini

Human trafficking or rescue?

Dutch volunteers want to convoy to Greece to get asylum seekers - MSN News.

Meeting in Brussels with Prokopis Pavlopoulos

Discussion on the Greek role in the Balkans and EU - story at New Europe

Agreements reached on Israeli, Cyprus, Greece energy deal

Next it moves to the EU for approval - story at Naftemporiki [in Greek].

Tax office holding debt on 4,199,379

Story at Protothema on €1 billion in debt listed for October.

Complaints about too many amendments

Story at Tovima on travails of immigration policy bill at Parliament [in Greek].

Kammenos: we will crush Turkey efforts to violate sovereignty

Story at Skai.gr [in Greek].


December 19, 2018

Jordan, Greece and Cyprus in cooperation talks

Story at Yahoo

Extradiction on Bitcoin suspect proceeds

French request granted by Greek Supreme Court - story at Washington Post and at The Olympian

Sharia law case ruling from two EU courts

Story at Hurriyet Daily about the complexities of traditional applications of inheritance in Greek law courts.

DEPA building large liquefied natural gas ship

Story at LNG World News

Katseli law to be given more time

Story at eKathimerini on this legal instrument for protecting main residences from debt collection.

Israel and Greek natural gas lin up proceeds

Agreement signed - story at Protothema

Budget deal reached between Italy and EU

Story at Naftemporiki [in Greek].


View of the Acropolis and Parthenon from Athens Street

December 18, 2018

EU electricity discount approved

Story at Reuters

Photovoltaic farm tender rescheduled for 2019

Story at PV Photovoltaics Magazine

Nazi-emblem vandalism at Jewish cemetery in Thessaloniki

Story at Algemeiner

Budget debate in realtime

Naftemporiki is hosting a streaming coverage of the 2019 budget debate in parliament.

Coup time?

Article at Irish Times says a coup is unlikely, but possible (this seems to be a UK newspaper theme every Greek election cycle, that there is a possibility of a coup, as if it is forever 1974).

Turkish jets continue airspace violations

Story at Protothema with lists of the violations, also at Naftemporiki [in Greek]. Related news at Tanea, Turkish argument indicates a claim of 75% of Cyprus.

Georgios Katrougalos interview in USA

Interview article with the acting Foreign Minister Georgios Katrougalos at the Washington Times.

Silver mining in Greek (and world) history

Story at Forbes on the importance of the mines at Laurion.


Inside the Zappeion in Athens Greece

December 17, 2018

Explosion at Skai offices

Story at Reuters about the attack, and Naftemporiki on evidence collection [in Greek].

"Generation Scar"

Story at UK Telegraph on the effects of the austerity program.

Lego Acropolis

Story (and photos) at Xinhua Net on a large scale reproduction of the ancient Acropolis modeled from lego blacks.

Eurostat data indicates satisfaction in self-employment sector of Greek economy

Story at Naftemporiki [in Greek].

Turk fighter jets overfly Anthropophagi and Makronissi

Story at Protothema.


Akrotiri Santorini

Akrotiri Santorini Greece

More Santorini


December 16, 2018

2019 tourist season could differ from 2018's record rate

Story at Greek Reporter on comments made by President of the Association of Greek Tourist Enterprises (SETE) Yiannis Retsos.

Mati fire death numbers hit 100

Story at Houston Chronicle

Drug bust nails Syrian freighter headed for Libya

Story at Middle East Monitor

Mitsotakis plans tax reductions and investment projects

Story at Naftemporiki [in Greek] on the New Democracy leader's plans, if elected, in the coming voting cycle.

Wess Mitchell sends message for Turkey to not interfere with Cyprus drilling

Interview at eKathimerini with the American US Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs discussing issues of Greek and American cooperation.


Shade over Greek Home

December 14, 2018

N. Cyprus is migrant pass-through point

Story at Greek Reporter

Eurostat data indicates 25% drop in income during crisis

Protothema on the decreasing income values.

Mt. Athos and the Greek-Russian relationship

Story at UK Guardian.

Geminids meteor shower visibility to increase Friday

Part of the 3200 Phaethon - Story at Greek Reporter.

Greece’s Got Talent culminates Sunday

Dancers from Cyprus compete - story at Cyprus Mail

The fight between SYRIZA and ND "out of control"

Story at Naftemporiki [in Greek].

"Question of democracy" and private universities

Story at eKathimerini arguing the problems with the ban against private education.

Major New Democracy meeting

Overview at Protothema on the 12th annual meeting, and Tovima with live coverage [in Greek].


Plaka

Plaka area in Athens Greece


Top 10 Athens (DK Eyewitness Travel Guide) - AMAZON

December 13, 2018

The "mountain" of bad loans and the banks

Story at Bloomberg

Exporting gold, or smuggling gold?

Suspects released pending new developments in the case - story at Greek Reporter

The cucumber market now has only Greece and Spain

Story at Fresh Plaza

Polls show ND still ahead of SYRIZA

Story at eKathimerini and Tovima [in Greek].

The Eurozone economic conditions

Statements by European Central Bank President Mario Draghi discussed at Naftemporiki

Washington DC and Ankara

Analysis of the current state of the relationship between Turkey and the USA - eKathimerini

Kammenos pledges to resign if Prespa in acted

Story at Protothema


Sunset over Athens Greece

December 12, 2018

Will Larco default?

Hundreds of millions of euros owed in electrical costs to PPC - Story at Reuters

Complaints migrants forced back across Evros

Story at MSN News

€812.5 T-Bills success on Wednesday

Story at Xinhua net

Investment into FAMAR deals with debt issues

Story at Reuters

Rail service to Aigio back in service

Story at Tornos News

Pension cuts officially cancelled

Story at VOA and Washington Post

E-auctions increasingly used by banks

Story at eKathimerini

Abandoned children kept at Agai Sophia Hospital

Story at Tanea [in Greek].

Mitsotakis and Tsipras duel over Prespa

Story at Protothema


Acropolis

Acropolis Athens Greece


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


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ePocket Guide Athens Greece

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