Greece

Prosecutor presses felony charges against former banker heads
An economic prosecutor on Thursday brought felony charges against the former Bank of Greece (BoG) governor George Provopoulos, the former
Niarchos Foundation donates 143 ambulances to the State
The Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) announced it is donating 143 modern ambulances to the National Emergency Center (EKAV) and undertaking
Government spokesman dismisses reports on extra measures in 2018
The International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) revised projections for the 2016 primary surplus is a positive development, government spokesman Dimitris Tzanakopoulos
Tsipras tweets on website, app used to track government work, record grievances
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras informed about a website and an application launched to track government work and lodge citizen complaints
Research vessel scans and reveals the secrets of Santorini and Kolumbo volcanoes
The research vessel RV Poseidon of the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research of Kiel in cooperation with the Geology
Stephen Hawking calls for EPA chief ouster
Celebrity physicist Stephen Hawking, a vocal critic of U.S. President Donald Trump, said Trump’s environmental policies are particularly concerning, going
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Apr 18, 2017

Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos and Alternate Finance Minister George Chouliarakis on Thursday will depart for Washington where the 2017 spring meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund will take place.

The Greek ministers hope that a compromise between the Europeans and the Fund on the debt issue will be reached on the sidelines of the meetings.

Greece…

The International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) revised projections for the 2016 primary surplus is a positive development, government spokesman Dimitris Tzanakopoulos ...
/ Apr 20
Greek annual inflation rate rose to 1.7 pct in March this year, from 1.3 pct in February and -1.5 pct ...
/ Apr 10
Kostas Argyros’s unpaid electricity bills are piling up, among a mountain of debt owed to Greece’s biggest power utility. His ...
/ Apr 9
A vessel carrying 38 migrants, among them 13 children, has sent a distress signal early on Saturday while sailing off ...
/ Apr 15

WORLD

On April 6, Ivanka Trump’s company won provisional approval from the Chinese government for three new trademarks, giving it monopoly ...
/ Apr 18
The crowd of diehard supporters of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan cheered at a referendum-eve rally in the Umraniye district ...
/ Apr 18
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Supreme Court prosecutor Vasilis Pliotas issued a circular on Thursday requesting first instance prosecutors to strictly implement the legislation for
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