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French Economy Minister Le Maire to visit Athens

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French Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire will visit Athens next Monday, according to French newspaper Le Figaro. The French ministry has not yet confirmed the visit.

After the meetings with EU officials in Paris ahead of the Eurogroup meeting, Le Maire will visit Athens aiming at the success of the Eurogroup.

The French Economy Minister has already...

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Jamiroquai concert at the Athens Release Festival cancelled

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The long-awaited Jamiroquai concert at the Athens Release Festival, scheduled for June 17th, has been cancelled due to a health problem of Jay Kay, singer of Jamiroquai.

The announcement of the Athens Release Festival gives instructions for those who have already purchased their tickets.

“Friends of Athens Release, a little while ago we were i...

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Hellenic Statistical Authority: Car sales down 2.7 pct in May

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Car sales fell 2.7 pct in May totaling 16,826 vehices (new and used ones), from 17,290 in the same month last year, after a 33 pct increase recorded in the 2016/2015 period, Hellenic Statistical Authority said on Friday.

New car registrations totaled 11,461 in May, down 18.8 pct from the same month last year.In the five-month period, car...

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Shipping Minister: Piraeus seeks to become European shipping center

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The government’s ambition is to establish Piraeus as a modern shipping center, wth all the necessary infrastructure for all kinds of shipping investments, Shipping and Island Policy Minister Panagiotis Kouroumblis said during a meeting with Greek and foreign representatives of shipping reinsurance brokers (North of England P&I Association, The...

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EIB: Fraport’s works in regional airports progressing smoothly

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Fraport Greece will adhere to a timetable of implementing all infrastructure development projects in the 14 regional airports, European Investment Bank (EIB) sources said on Friday.

The same sources said a strict implementation of the work program will be to the benefit of all sides and will safeguard visible benefits to the image of the 14...

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President Pavlopoulos: Schaeuble must meet his commitments

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President of Republic Prokopios Pavlopoulos expressed his certainty that a solution will be found at the Eurogroup meeting on June 15, in an interview with German newspaper Die Welt on Friday.

Greece has met its commitments and now Wolfgang Schaeuble, a politician that strictly follows the rules, must meet his commitments, said Pavlopoulos.

Pavlopoul...

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Athens Newspapers Headlines: Friday 09/06/2017 edition

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The Friday edition of Athens dailies at a glance

DIΜΟΚRΑΤΙΑ: Discounts for illegal buildings and fines in 80 installments

ΕΙDISEIS: Tax evasion in Germany

ΕLEFTHERΙΑ: Weak May

ΕLEFTHEROS TYPOS: Save the illegal building with 60 percent discount in 80 installments

ΕSΤΙΑ: North Korea conditions existing in the universities

Η ΚΑΘΗΜΕΡΙΝΗ: New problems for th...

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Tough austerity policy questioned, gov’t spokesman comments on British elections

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The outcome of the British elections justifies Jeremy Corbyn, who has managed to turn the Labour Party into a really great political force in Britain after many years, and this was done with a left-hand turnaround, government spokesman Dimitris Tzanakopoulos said on Friday in an interview with the radio station “Sto Kokkino 105.5”, commenting on th...

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