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IMF watchdog critical of handling of Greek program, Euro crisis

The International Monetary Fund came under fire from its own watchdog - the Independent Evaluation Office - in a report issued on Thursday about the Fund's handling of the bailout program in Greece and other euro area countries.
July 28, 2016

Eleven face charges over 2003 S-frigate contract; former minister under scrutiny

Corruption Prosecutor Eleni Raikou on Tuesday ordered the prosecution of 11 individuals for criminal breach of faith in connection with a contract for the refurbishment of six S-type Navy frigates
July 27, 2016

Parliament rejects ND proposal for inquiry into 3rd memorandum

Main opposition New Democracy's proposal to set up a Parliamentary examining committee to look into the events that led to Greece signing a third memorandum with its creditors was rejected by a majority of MPs.
July 27, 2016

Turkish military officers granted extension to give interview from Greek Asylum Service

The eight Turkish military officers on Wednesday appeared before the Asylum service from which they asked and received an extension to give their interview.
July 27, 2016

Wildfire on Chios island

A wildfire that broke out early Monday on the island of Chios is currently in full progress.
July 25, 2016

Foreign Minister: What concerns me is Turkey's domestic contradictions not pass into inter-state relations

"The EU wants a democratic Turkey in which the interests and needs of all religious, ethnic and social groups are respected."
July 24, 2016

Tsipras: 'We are determined to build a future free from the baggage of the past'

"We are determined to build a future free from the baggage of the past, to leave our own stamp," Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said in Parliament on Thursday, wrapping up a three-day debate before the plenum on the government's proposals for changing election law.
July 22, 2016

Communal kitchens to be set up as pilot scheme in three refugee centers

Three refugee centers in northern Greece on Thursday announced plans to launch communal kitchens in order to replace food distribution by catering firms, in pilot schemes
July 22, 2016

Turkey coup plot: Troops who fled to Greece sentenced

Eight soldiers who fled Turkey after the failed coup attempt have been found guilty of entering Greece illegally and given two-month suspended sentences.
BBC: July 22, 2016

Tsipras meets Moscovici, says specific measures for Greece's debt must be decided soon

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras called for a swift completion of processes for deciding specific measures to reduce Greece's debt.
July 18, 2016