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Greece and the economic crisis 2018

NEWS ARCHIVE - Dec 21 - Dec 31



My Greek Table: Authentic Flavors and Modern Home Cooking from My Kitchen to Yours - by Diane Kochilas - Amazon
Greek to Me: Adventures of the Comma Queen - AMAZON - translations and etymology

December 31, 2018

President Pavlopoulos honors three foreign rescuers at Mati with citizenship

The three given honorary naturalization for exceptional services to Greece - story at Greek Reporter

Islands VAT will continue at lower rate

Story at Tanea

Rain and snow ahead

Weather at Naftemporiki

Population shrink picking up speed

Statistics at eKathimerini do not look good.

New Years customs live on

Story at Protothema on traditional Greek customs for the new year.

Trump, Turkey and Syria

Analysis at Protothema


December 30, 2018

Simitis questions surplus, predicts return to ESM European Stability Mechanism

Story at Tovima [in Greek].

Public transportation schedule changes for holidays

Story at eKathimerini

25 Wines of Greece

Story at Wineanorak

Top movies in Greek cinema 2018

Article at Kathimerini


National Observatory of Greece

National Observatory of Greece


December 29, 2018

Hopman cup Greece team loses then wins

Story at Ubitennis on the loss to Britain and NeoKosmos on the win by Maria Sakkari

The Thessaloniki subway nearer to completion

Story at Naftemporiki [in Greek] and at Tanea which notes there's no trains. [in Greek]

Plan for International University in Thessaloniki

Story at eKathimerini

Debt payment plan announced

120 payment cycle - story at Tovima [in Greek]

Greek olive oil ranked #1

Story at Skai.gr on the findings at WREVOO World Evoo World Ranking 2018 by the World Writers and Journalists of Wines and Spirits, the international association of Writers and Journalists of Wine and Drink. [in Greek]

Deficit of water predicted for future

Story at Kathimerini [in Greek].


Andros Island Beach Greece

Andros Island


December 28, 2018

FYROM President Gjorge Ivanov speaks against name deal

Story at ABC News

Coin collection seized in Larisa

Ancient coin hoard - Story at Greek Reporter

Year ends with €7.6 billion surplus

Story at Neo Kosmos

Katseli Law to continue until February

Story at Naftemporiki [in Greek] and Tanea [in Greek] at eKathimerini.

Turkey actions analysed - list of violations

Article at Protothema with list of international law violations.

Dimitris Koufodinas gets fifth prison release

Story with details on the Nov 17 member and their 23 murders - eKathimerini

Kolonaki explosion investigation continues

Story at Tovima [in Greek]

4.1 million taxpayers in arrears

Story at MagicValley

Ankara ramps up movements in Aegean with research ship

Cesme vessel movements include Ikaria and southern Cyprus - story at eKathimerini

Bond dealer list renewed for 2019

Story at Business Recorder

Tax reduction schedule for businesses

Story at Tax News

4.6 Earthquake at Ierapetra

South below Crete - story at Earthquake News


Tanea Drone flight over Parnitha

Tanea page of the Drone Flight


Snowy landscape village in Greece

December 27, 2018

Explosion in Kolonaki

Story at eKathimerini, Associated Press and Reuters

Erdogan against Macron in Syria

Story at Protothema

Major losses in European bank stocks in 2018

Story at Naftemporiki [in Greek].


Mount Parnitha

Mount Parnitha in Snow - Greece


December 26, 2018

Monument to Kastorian Jews vandalized

Story at Naftemporiki [in Greek].

Greece watching change in USA Syrian policy

Story at eKathimerini

Hacking war between Greece/ Turkey?

Story at Tovima [in Greek] and Skai.gr [in Greek].

New coach at Panathinaikos

Story at MSN News on Rick Pitino.

Prespa agreement proceeds

News about PM Zaev saying FYROM language is "Macedonian" at Capital GR [in Greek.]

Snow on Parnitha stops traffic

Story at Tanea [in Greek] and more weather predictions at Phile News [in Greek]. Photo of snowball fight on Parnitha at eKathimerini.

The Christmas Boat tradition

Story at Tornos News


December 25, 2018

Increasing Chinese tourism ahead

Story at China Daily

Vartholomeos responds to accusations

Story at eKathimerini

EU commits additional money to border management

Story at Reliefweb

Turkey and purchase of USA Patriot missile system

Story at Naftemporiki [in Greek].


Athens and Snow

December 24, 2018

Christmas Eve snow coming

Weather report at Greek Reporter.

Gatestone Analysis: Turkey intends to "conquer" Greek Islands

A short survey of the two main Turkish political parties at Gatestone Institute, each competing to be the more verbally aggressive about claiming the Greek islands.

€8 billion goal for 2019 bonds

Story at Zawya on Greek plans for raising funds off the bond markets.

Kastellorizo and Jerusalem both Erdogan targets in war of words

Story at JNS News.

President Prokopis Pavlopoulos expresses sympathy for Indonesian Tsunami victims

Story at Xinhua Nat and Naftemporiki [in Greek].

Russia against USA over FYROM

Story at Protothema

Turkey-USA naval exercise turns into French-USA naval exercise

Breakdown on the use of words by Ankara at Tovima [in Greek].

Vartholomaios wants back Byzantine manuscripts

Story at eKathimerini on the accusations against Princeton University for holding stolen property alleged taken from Greek monastery during WW1.


Athens Greece Christmas - Navros Niarchos Foundation


December 23, 2018

USA backing Greece/Israel/Cyprus cooperation

Story at Jerusalem Post and Greek Reporter on Israeli PM Netanyahu coming out against Turkeywith accusations about Cyprus and the Kurd situation.

New debt program details

Story at Naftemporiki on debt reduction and installment schedules [in Greek]

Merkel in Athens in Jaunuary

Story at eKathimerini

Terrorism in the Nov 17 tradition

Story at Tovima [in Greek]

UN backs return of Elgin Marbles to Greece

Story at Greek Reporter

Revenue office holiday closures in January

Story at Skai.gr [in Greek]


December 22, 2018

Greece to get advanced F16 upgrades

Story at UPI

"Red Line" with Turkey

eKathimerini on the past weeks confrontations and the government meeting on Friday over the matter.

Greece in 2018

Review of the year at Greek Reporter

Farmer's Market banned in Kozani

Story at Protothema

Turkey-USA maritime exercise off Cyprus?

Story at Tovima [in Greek] and more at Yenisafak and update at Tovima [in Greek].


Landscape of Buildings in Athens Greece

December 21, 2018

New polling stretches out New Democracy's lead

Numbers at eKathimerini and more at Naftemporiki [in Greek].

New books on Greece 2019

Overview of new books, heavy on photography, coming - details at Greek City Times.

Airspace violations continue

Protothema on the Turk overfly of Kastelorizo, and more Protothema on threats to stop any Turkish incursion.

2019 Bond Issues

Tovima [in Greek] on reports of the dual bond plans.

Netherland convoy to Greece to obtain migrants

Story at ABC News on the Dutch effort and the tricky legal issues involved.

Western Crete natural gas exploration to proceed

Story at eKathimerini on the ExxonMobil / Hellenic Petroleum / Total project and Tovima [in Greek] on how approval is up to Parliament.

Eurobarometer poll shows Greeks negative on economic prospects

Story at Naftemporiki [in Greek].



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