All posts tagged Greece

Antonis Samaras at the podium
October 20, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

In a clear attempt to reassure Greece’s international lenders and bond markets alike, the country’s government has changed its rhetoric (and strategy) on how it plans to exit the EU […]

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Greece seeks trial for Golden Dawn group members

October 17, 2014, by VOANews

A Greek prosecutor has recommended dozens of members of the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn movement, including 18 lawmakers, stand trial on a range of charges. ...

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Greece requests early exit from bailout deal

October 13, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Greek Finance Minister Gikas Hardouvelis met with IMF managing director, Christine Lagarde in Washington on October 12 to discuss the country’s pla ...

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Archaeology: The Caryatids were close to four metres high

October 1, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

The KH’ Ephorate of Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities is continuing its archaeological research in the tomb complex in the hill of Kasta in Amph ...

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    The Caryatids of Greece’s Amphipolis are revealed
    September 22, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Since archaeologists in Amphipolis have unearthed the Caryatids, the great art had caused excitement. Now, however, the greatness of the two sculptures has been revealed in all its splendour, after the […]

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    Trio of significant energy deals shaping up in Greece
    September 19, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Important developments in the Greek energy sector are currently unfolding on three fronts. Prime Minister Antonis Samaras announced a hydroelectric project in Messochora, central Greece, is set to begin after […]

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    Bulgaria approves co-operation programmes with neighboring countries
    September 18, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Bulgaria’s cabinet has approved a series of cross-border co-operation programmes with Romania, Greece, Turkey, Serbia and Macedonia. The programmes are to be submitted to the European Commission for approval, following […]

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    Greece’s lenders prepare for fresh loan and memorandum deal
    September 10, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Addressing a joint press conference in Athens with his visiting Portuguese counterpart Pedro Passos Coelho, Greek premier Antonis Samaras indicated that Greece was re-establishing control of its finances. “Soon we […]

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    Greece to privatise 14 regional airports by the end of 2014
    September 9, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The management of 14 regional airports throughout Greece is set to be sold to private investors in the next two months, according to the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF) […]

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    Greek parliament approves new ‘anti-racist’ bill
    September 3, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    With the support of centre-right New Democracy, left-wing PASOK and social democrats DIMAR, the Greek parliament approved in principle a new “anti-racist” bill tabled by the ministry of justice. SYRIZA […]