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Greece and the economic crisis 2019

NEWS ARCHIVE - January 20 - January 26



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January 26, 2019

Nobel Peace Prize for Tsipras/Zeav?

Story at Keep Talking Greece [English]

Holocaust Memorial attacked

In Thessaloniki - story at Ynet [English]

Latest rebuff for Elgin Marbles from British Museum

Story at iNews and at Keep Talking Greece [English]

Creditor mission exits Athens, new deadline

Details at Greek Reporter [English]

Overview of the Prespas deal and its history

Editorial-style commentary at eKathimerini (some intense criticism of the deal is down in the comments below the article).


January 25, 2019

Prespa vote Success

BBC [English]

Investing.Com [English]

Chicago Tribune [English]

Protothema [English]

The Australian [English]

Liberal.gr [in Greek]

EFSYN [in Greek]

Skai.gr [in Greek].

eKathimerini and more eKathimerini [English]

IMF gives thumbs up on Future Economic growth

Story at New York Times [English] and at Naftemporiki [Greek] and Skai.gr [Greek].

Regulations on pending tax issues, minimum wage

Story at Naftemporiki [in Greek].

New polling on status of parties

Details at Tovima [in Greek].


January 24, 2019

Vote coming Friday for/against Prespa name deal

More at eKathimerini [English]

High school protests on Prespa

More at Protothema [English]

UK settles with Cyprus over EOKA claims

Story at Greek Reporter [English]

The 2019 Real Estate market

Analysis at Naftemporiki [in Greek].

Demonstration over Prespa voting

Story at eKathimerini [English]

The coming vote will be "historic"

Overview at BBC [English]

New teacher strike organizing

Background at Evrensel [English]

SYRIZA MP Theodoras Tzakris home attacked

Details at Protothema [in Greek].

Print media to recieve subsidy?

Proposal described at Naftemporiki [in Greek].


View from Hymettus

View from Hymettus Mountain overlooking Athens Greece


Kalavrita

Kalavrita, Peloponnese - Achaea region

Kalavrita, Peloponnese - Achaea region


January 23, 2019

Greece spent 16.9% of GDP on pensions in 2015

Highest rate among OECD members. Story at Protothema - List of OEDC member states here. [English]

Creditors and government talks continue

Story at eKathimerini with a highlight of the subjects being talked on. [English]

SKOPJE violations? Hidden agreements?

Story at Naftemporiki [in Greek] and the "cost of belonging to the West" at Tanea [in Greek].

UN Nimitz says Prespa failure would be 'dangerous'

Story at Keep Talking Greece [English]

Constitutional changes due to Prespa

Roundup of the changes at SKAI [in Greek].


Church of Panaghia Kapnikarea, Kapnikareas, Athens, Greece

Church of Panaghia Kapnikarea


January 22, 2019

Bank inspectors back in Greece

Mission returns - story at eKathimerini and at New York Times [English].

Variety of objects fired at police during rally

The tally at Athens News Agency [Greek].

Transfer of 2,330 archaeological objects cancelled

Story at efsyn.gr [Greek] and at Reuters [English]. Meanwhile, "grave robbers" who had been stealing antiquities have been apprehended - story at Daily Journal

Record set for Christmas tourism

Story at Tornos [English].

Princess Olympia in Paris

Story at UK Daily Mail [English].

USA arms embargo to Cyprus ending

Story at Protothema [English].

Too many teachers

Story at eKathimerini [English].

National Bank selling stake in Pangaia

Story at Naftemporiki [in Greek].

Electrical network upgrade proceeds

Funding story at The Construction Index [English].


Syntagma Square Athens Greece with Hymettus in background

Syntagma Square with Mount Hymettus in background


January 21, 2019

Privatization on Hellenic Petroleum proceeds

Story at Reuters [English].

Schedule of debate and more protest over FYROM deal

Overview at Chicago Tribune [English].

Prespa Rally numbers and Parliamentary debate

Debate story at eKathimerini and a survey of the rally size also at eKathimerini [English].

Tear gas controversy after the rally

Naftemporiki trying to find out who ordered tear gas on protesters [in Greek].

Debt at €355 billion

Story about ELSTAT numbers at Protothema [in English].

Arrests for violence at rally

Story at Tovima [English].


January 20, 2019

Demonstrations result in police confrontations

Stories on the anti-Prespa marches in the news:
Naftemporiki - live coverage [in Greek]
BBC [English].
eKathimerini [English].
NY Times [English].
VOA Voice of America [English].
Protothema with video and photos [English].
Tanea.gr [in Greek].
Tovima [in Greek].
Liberal.Gr (headline: They threw tear gas on women and children) - in Greek

Leftist-terror in Greek

An analysis at New Republic

Crackdown on Greek online copyright piracy

Story at JD Supra

Recycled materials into furniture

Creative use of 3D Printing in Thessaloniki - story at 3DRs

KEP going full digital

Story on the Greece’s Citizens Service Centers  at Greek Reporter

3,000 buses of people for Prespa demonstration

Story at Naftemporiki [in Greek].

Divisions are the sin of the political system

Editorial at Tovima [in Greek].

Polling on Prespa, majority negative

Numbers at SKAI [in Greek].


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