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PM to "Der Spiegel": ECB has "rope around our neck"

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras told the German magazine 'Der Spiegel that the European Central Bank will be assuming a…

FinMin Varoufakis' letter of reforms to be discussed at Monday's Eurogroup

The next Eurogroup meeting on Monday (09/03/2015) will discuss the letter with the reform list that Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis…

Reuters: Greece repays first part of IMF loan due in March

Greece repaid the first 310 million euro installment of a loan from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) that falls due…

Greek deposits are fully secured, BoG head Stournaras says

The Greek banking system and deposits are fully secured, Bank of Greece (BoG) governor Yannis Stournaras on Friday (06/03/2015) said…

Athens Newspaper Headlines

The Friday (06/03/2015) edition of Athens dailies at a glance.

PM Tsipras meets BoG head Stournaras

A meeting between Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Bank of Greece (BoG) governor Yannis Stournaras is underway at Maximos Mansion.

What's in the Stars today, March 6?

Don't torture yourself with trivialities and don't waste grey matter on worthless things!

Archaeological congress opens; "no further Amphipolis announcements this year"

The annual congress presenting results from archaeological work in Macedonia and Thrace opened its works on Thursday (05/03/2015) at the…

Education ministers meet with private school teachers, who call meeting 'historic'

Private schools will return to the jurisdiction of the ministry of education instead of the ministry of labour, Education Minister…

Convict Vlastos sentenced to 26.5 years in prison for planting a bomb

Convict Panagiotis Vlastos on Thursday was sentenced to 26.5 years in prison by a court in Larisa, central Greece, for…

PM Tsipras briefed by Potami leader Theodorakis

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Thursday met with opposition Potami leader Stavros Theodorakis who told reporters afterward that he briefed…

Greek student in serious but stable condition after falling off balcony in Rome

A 17-year-old student who fell off a hotel balcony for unknown reasons during a school trip in Rome is in…

Dutch national arrested on charge of attempting to murder police officer

A 51-year-old Dutch national has been arrested in Corinth on charges of attempting to murder a police officer by running…

Kasidiaris released on ban over illegal video recording, returns to prison

Detained Golden Dawn (GD) deputy Ilias Kasidiaris on Thursday (08/03/2015) appeared before the examining magistrate for Corruption Costas Sargiotis, facing…

"April pension payments are guaranteed and IKA will not ask for a loan"

The management of social security fund IKA does not intend to ask for a loan to pay April pensions and…

Eurozone sources: Discussions with Athens are underway and will continue

At this point there is no issue of approval or rejection of the Greek package of proposals for structural reforms,…

Sakellaridis: Bill on 100 installments to be tabled in Parliament at the weekend

Government spokesman Gavriil Sakellaridis on Thursday (05/03/2015) said that the 100 installment draft law for the payment of overdue debt…

New Democracy's parliamentary group to meet at 14.00

New Democracy leader Antonis Samaras will chair a meeting of the party's parliamentary group on Thursday (05/03/2015) at 14.00 at…

Athens Newspaper Headlines

The Thursday (05/03/2015) edition of Athens dailies at a glance.

What's in the Stars today, March 5?

These days your relationships and partnerships draw your attention through events that create strong feelings of pain, anger, jealousy or…

Varoufakis: There's an alternative if Greece doesn't receive loan tranche in March

There's an alternative plan if Greece doesn't receive its loan installment in March, Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis said on Wednesday…

Civil aviation workers union says lease deal for regional airports will be disastrous

Privatising Greek regional airports will have disastrous consequences for the economic and social fabric of provinces, the union of civil…

Public hospital staff say slashed state funding has depleted medical supplies

Public hospital staff threatened to take strike action on Wednesday, charging the government with further slashing already reduced budgets that…

ND calls on gov't to revoke raise agreement for PPC

Main opposition New Democracy (ND) called on the government on Tuesday to revoke a decision raising the salaries of Public…

Weather Forecast: Rain on Thursday

Clouds and rain and winds from variable directions are forecast for Thursday (05/03/2015).