All posts tagged Greece

Antonis Samaras at the podium
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 Repu ...

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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 “an ...

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Greek banking sector turning corner

August 29, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Three Greek banks released financial results for the second quarter and first six months of 2014 on Thursday. Alpha Bank, Attica Bank and the National ...

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    Athens backs Moscovici for major European Commission post
    August 28, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Greek prime minister Antonis Samaras held talks with former French finance minister Pierre Moscovici in Athens on Wednesday. Moscovici also met with deputy PM Evangelos Venizelos, finance minister Gikas Hardouvelis […]

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    Impressive new findings inside Amphipolis tomb in Greece
    August 27, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Impressive are the new findings revealed from the excavations in the tomb of Kasta, in Amphipolis, by the KH Ephorate of Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities. Greece’s culture ministry said that […]

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    Greek banks offloading assets ahead of ECB stress test
    August 19, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    As difficult stress tests by the European Central Bank (ECB) approach and bad loans continue to weigh heavily on Greek banks, the country’s lending institutions are looking for ways to […]

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    Global interest for Hellenistic-era tomb in Amphipolis
    August 19, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The major archaeological discovery of a Hellenistic-era tomb in Amphipolis, in the district of Serres in northern Greece, has attracted global interest, with more details awaited in the coming days […]