Greece

Scholz: Greek government is moving in a logical and wise manner regarding pension cuts
“The Greek government is moving in a logical and wise manner,” German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said during a press
Joint position over state budget for 2019
BRUSSELS (ANA/Ch. Vasilaki) – The European Commission is nearing an agreement with the Greek government to approve Greece’s draft budget
The Voice of Greece renewed program starts Mon, Nov. 12
The new program of the VOICE OF GREECE, ERT’s radio station addressed to the Greeks of the Diaspora, starts airing
Tsipras: A democratic and open Europe is the answer to the rise of nationalism
“Europe was built again after two World Wars based on social justice, protection of labor, gender equality, enhancement of infrastructure
Quake rocks Greek island, no major injuries reported
A strong earthquake off a western Greek tourist island early Friday morning was felt as far away as Athens, but
Major archaeological find in Ancient Olympia
A clay plaque with an engraved inscription depicting verses from Homer’s “Odyssey” has been brought to light by archaeologists in
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Nov 12, 2018

BRUSSELS (ANA/Ch. Vasilaki) – The European Commission is nearing an agreement with the Greek government to approve Greece’s draft budget for 2019, European sources said on Monday.

The draft budget review is a process all eurozone countries have to submit to. In Greece’s case, negotiations are focused on the government’s alternatives to cutting back pensions, a measure that otherwise kicks in on January 1. According to the sources, negotiations also include other positive measures the government wants to implement and the fiscal ability it has to do so.

Both sides hope to present a joint position before Thursday’s EuroWorking Group, which will prepare the November 19 Eurogroup.

The Commission is expected to present its formal opinion on all draft budgets for EU member-states on November 21.

There was no such issue of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras choosing between (former) Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias and National Defence Minister Panos Kammenos, SYRIZA central committee secretary Panos Skourletis told Antenna TV on Thursday. On
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“The Greek government is moving in a logical and wise manner,” German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said during a press conference in Berlin, referring to the strategy followed by the Greek government that is negotiating
/ Nov 13
BRUSSELS (ANA/Ch. Vasilaki) – The European Commission is nearing an agreement with the Greek government to approve Greece’s draft budget for 2019, European sources said on Monday. The draft budget review is a process all
/ Nov 12
For a NATO-member warship, Greece’s Olympias is pretty unusual. It’s got a zero carbon footprint, no whale-zapping sonar and an antiquated propulsion system. The 37-meter (121-foot) wooden vessel moored off southern Athens is an experimental reconstruction of
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