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Gov't spokesman: Scenarios of capital control groundless

Government spokesman Gavriil Sakellaridis called the scenarios of capital control of the banks groundless at a press conference on Monday…

Defence Minister: We will not pay the installments without agreement

"We will not pay the instalments if we do not reach an agreement with our lenders until June 5" said…

Health Min Kouroumblis on hirings of medical staff

Health Minister Panagiotis Kouroumblis on Monday (25/05) in an interview with Athina 9.84 radio station said that 4,000 hirings of…

Greece has a lot of work to do, German FinMin Schaeuble says

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble in a radio interview on Sunday (24/05) said that Greece has a lot of work…

Greek director Lanthimos wins Jury Prize at 68th Cannes Film Festival

Greek film director Giorgos Lanthimos was awarded the Jury Award at the 68th Cannes Film Festival for his film "The…

What's in the Stars today, May 25?

Unexpected things can all happen at once, and today money and love issues can go off course, like a ship…

Athens Stock Exchange opening: Drop

Equity prices were falling on Monday on the Athens Stock Exchange (ASE), with the basic share price index down 1.80…

Athens Newspapers Headlines (25/05/2015)

The Monday edition of Athens' dailies at a glance.

Productive Reconstruction Minister Lafazanis accuses creditors of 'open blackmail'

Addressing SYRIZA's Central Committee meeting on Sunday, Productive Reconstruction Minister Panagiotis Lafazanis accused Greece's creditors of "the harshest, open blackmail"…

Potami will vote for an agreement with the creditors in Parliament, party leader Theodorakis says

Opposition Potami party leader Stavros Theodorakis on Sunday made it clear that his party was prepared to vote in favour…

Afghan national arrested on charges of migrant trafficking

The Orestiada Police Special Team for Prosecuting Illegal Migration on Sunday announced the arrest of a 19-year-old Afghan national on…

SYRIZA Central Committee: MEP Papadimoulis urges compromise to avoid disastrous breakdown in talks

Addressing the second day of SYRIZA's Central Committee meeting on the ongoing negotiations with Greece's creditors, SYRIZA MEP Dimitris Papadimoulis…

ND leader Samaras accuses government of 'inadequacy'

Main opposition New Democracy leader Antonis Samaras on Sunday slammed the government for "inadequacy," in statements after arriving at 'Nikos…

Technical talks with Brussels Group to continue on Tuesday (26/05)

Talks between the Greek government and the Brussels Group - the three institutions representing Greece's creditors - are to continue…

Athens Newspaper Headlines (24/05/2015)

The Sunday (24/05) edition of Athens' dailies at a glance.

There must be single and uniform agreement, gov't source says

There must be a single and uniform agreement between Greece and its creditors, otherwise it will not be viable, a…

Greece will not make June IMF repayment - interior minister

Greece will not make a debt repayment to the International Monetary Fund due next month as it does not have…

Greece expects to reach a cash-for-reforms deal with creditors in 10 days

Greece expects to reach a cash-for-reforms deal with its creditors in the next 10 days and aims to meet all…

Weather Forecast: Mostly fair on Sunday (24/05), rain in northern Greece

Mostly fair weather and African dust in southern Greece are forecast for Sunday (24/05).

Fin. ministry denies govt is mulling tax on stock exchange transactions

Greek finance ministry’s circles on Saturday categorically denied a news report on Greek daily Kathimerini, according to which the government…

Tsipras: 'We're seeking a viable solution, not just a deal'

The government seeks a viable solution for the country in its ongoing negotiations with its lenders and not just an…

Islamic State raises flag over citadel in Syria's Palmyra

Islamic State fighters have raised their flag over an ancient citadel in Syria's historic city of Palmyra, pictures posted online…

Tsipras on Facebook: 'We can soon reach a long-term, viable solution'

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras expressed optimism on Friday that a long-term and viable solution will soon be reached with Greece’s…

Kammenos asks U.S. help with IMF to close deal with lenders

National Defence Minister Panos Kammenos on Friday called for the U.S. intervention to speed up and complete the ongoing negotiations…

Faymann: We want Greece to stay in the eurozone

All sides wanted to keep Greece in the eurozone, Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann said on Friday, in statements at the…