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Greece and the economic crisis 2019

NEWS ARCHIVE - February 1 - February 7

February 7, 2019

Tsipras attacked for his support of Maduro

Manfred Weber criticizes Greece on the matter of Venezuela - Story at the ABC News [English]

More tractor protests coming

Story at Greek Reporter [English]

Kammenos in trouble with Independent Greeks

Story at Tanea [English]

New rates and other changes for Union of Greek Shipowners

Story at Naftemporiki [in Greek]

Acropolis with Monasteraki at night in Athens

Acropolis with Monasteraki at sunrise

February 6, 2019

70,000 homes in Athens area available for tourist-renting

Story about the modern 'home-sharing' method for overnight and short-term stays, and how this is gotten "out of control" according to hoteliers, who complain they are overregulated while this new competition has no regulation at all - story at GTP and at Reuters [English].

Gov't wants better offers on coal-firing plants

Privatization efforts story at Reuters [English]

NATO members sign up RoNM

Process begins for FYROM, the newly retitled country - story at Irish Times [English] and analysis why this is bad for Russia but good for Europe at Naftemporiki [Greek]

Tsipras at Hagia Sophia - "reopen  Halki Orthodox seminary"

Story at Reuters [English] and at Greek Reporter [English] and at eKathimerini [English]

Greece and autonomous Greater Kurdistan getting together on trade

Story at Protothema [English]

Greece and USA military tight on defense

Story at Protothema on the revitalized allied friendship. [English]

Pavlopoulos in Zagreb

Story at Greek City Times [English]

Data breaches increase

EU wide problem - story at eKathimerini [English]

February 5, 2019

Meeting between Tsipras and Erdogan

Story at Keep Talking Greece with photos [English]
MSN News [English]
Yahoo News [English]
Naftemporiki [in Greek]
Neo Kosmos [English]
Cyprus Mail [English]
Tanea [in Greek]
eKathimerini [English]
SKAI [in Greek]
Tovima [in Greek]
Protothema (with Video) [English]
Liberal GR [in Greek]
EFSYN [in Greek]
Athens News Agency [in Greek]
Iefimerida [in Greek]

Smoking by deputy health minister Pavlos Polakis infuriates EU Health boss Andriukaiti

"It's shameful!" complains the EU Health authority - story at Yahoo [English]

NATO vote on FYROM comes to parliament on Friday

Story at Greek Reporter [English]

Money reward offered for the eight Turk servicement who fled to Greece

Erdogan's not letting the matter go - story at eKathimerini and at Focus Fen and the subject seems to be a set-up preliminary for the issue at the coming talk between Erdogan and Tsipras - more at AP/Lewiston Tribune and at DW.com [English]

Erdogan wants to talk minority rights and islands

Meeting coming up with Tsipras and Erdogan discussed at Skai [in Greek]

EU membership for Republic Macedonia starts in June

Story at The Republic [English]

Snow and wind closes Falakro ski report

Story at eKathimerini [English]

Arta Bridge in Thiakogianni Greece

Arta Bridge in Thiakogianni Greece

February 4, 2019

SYRIZA majority in parliament solidifies

Story at Greek Reporter [English]

1950s Greece in photographs

Images and story at Keep Talking Greece [English]

Post Prespa, Greece surrounded by ambitious countries

Analysis about the "Balken identity" and a mention of Erdogan's efforts to spread his influence - Irish Times [English]

Olive oil harvest down

Bad numbers at Olive Oil Times [English]

Biggest ship yet comes into Pireaus

Story at Greek Reporter [English]

Coming weather includes storms and snow

More at Tanea [in Greek]

Challenge of No-Deal-Brexit

Story on the difficulties facing Brits in Greece at Bloomberg [English]

Polling still has ND way out ahead

Details at Tovima [in Greek]

Acropolis listed as belonging to "unknown owner"

Don't tell the British Museum. Brief story of bureaucracy at eKathimerini [English]

Future of the Greek ETF

Story at Yahoo News [English]

Mental health and the economic crisis

Story at the NY Times [in English]

The end of the €500 euro note

Story on the "purple Paper" at Naftemporiki [in Greek]

20K migrants apprehended by Turkish security in 2018

The count at Hurriyet Daily [English]

EU Commission President Jean-CLaude Junker stumbles

Literally tumbles, story at MIA HK [English]

From  the side of the mount - Acropolis and Athens Greece

Acropolis mount

February 3, 2019

Exports are up

Details at eKathimerini [English]

Dust from Africa coming Monday

More weather at Tanea.gr [in Greek]

The annual gathering of the Panepirotic Association

More at Greek Reporter [English] with video

Turk exploration craft Barbaros on missions through May

Story at Tovima [in Greek] on the activity of the energy drilling ship.

Trikala Greece in Winter

February 2, 2019

Greek investment into FYROM ranked #3

Details at Greek Reporter [English]

Republic of North Macedonia into NATO

The "accession protocol " gets signed on the 6th - Brief story at Naftemporiki [in Greek].

Why Russia needs Turkey to get F35 fighter planes

Risks of Erdogan with a fleet of F35s examined at Protothema [English]

Numbers of single parent families in Greece grow

Story at eKathimerini discussing the changing numbers on divorce and single-parent homes. Includes a chart and a reference to statistical work, such as “Greece’s Population Under Persecution” by Ira Emke-Poulopoulos, vice president of the Hellenic Society of Demographic Studies. [English]

'We will repair them 100 times,' says Thessaloniki Mayor Yiannis Boutaris

The repeating vandalism against Jewish tombstones the subject at Greek Reporter [English]

Ancient Greek pottery reveals insights into Amazonian naming and history

Story at onehallyu.com [English]

February 1, 2019

Behind the scenes at the Prespa Agreement negotiations

Exploration of the politics of the story at IN.GR [in Greek]

Flu deaths on Cyprus, Greece

Story at Tanea [in Greek] and at Neo Kosmos and Greek Reporter [English]

Team catalyst Giannis Antetokounmpo

Story at Sporting News [in English]

Science, Republic of North Macedonia and Greece

Story at Nature [in English]

Mars rocks named using Cypriot language

NASA has named two rock formations on Mars - story at Cyprus Mail and at eKathimerini [in English]

View of Athens and the Saronic Gulf with Acropolis

View of Athens and the Saronic Gulf with Acropolis


Zakynthos Coast

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

NEWS ARCHIVE - February 2019


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