NEWS IN ENGLISH 02/05/2015

NEWS IN ENGLISH 02/05/2015

The settlement between Siemens and the Greek State will be re-examined, according to a document which was forwarded by the Finance Minister Gianis Varoufakis to the Parliament, after an interpellation by the MP of Independent Greeks Nikos Nikolopoulos. A reduction of the toll price, as well as an extension of the motorway concession terms, was anno...
Κυριακή, 03/05/2015 - 21:16
NEWS IN ENGLISH 25/04/2015

NEWS IN ENGLISH 25/04/2015

The Eurogroup in Riga, Latvia, ended with the Eurozone Finance Ministers stating that there is no plan for Greece other than its remaining in the Eurozone. In an interview to newspaper REAL NEWS,  Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis stated that “it is our duty to convince our partners that we are struggling for radical reforms and prudent...
Κυριακή, 26/04/2015 - 09:07
NEWS IN ENGLISH 18/04/2015

NEWS IN ENGLISH 18/04/2015

The 14 arrested after the sit in at the Rectorateof the University of Athens, will be brought to court on Monday. A new round of negotiations began for the Brussels Group in Paris, in order to estimate the progress of the negotiations between Greece and its creditors, in view of the Eurogroup meeting on the 24th of April. The necessity to terminate...
Κυριακή, 19/04/2015 - 18:40
NEWS IN ENGLISH 04/04/2015

NEWS IN ENGLISH 04/04/2015

proceeded to Volos and will continue to Livadia and Halkida before reaching Athens tomorrow afternoon. The process of setting up the Commission of the National Debt Audit began in Parliament today. Tomorrow the General Director of the International Monetary Fund will be meeting with the Greek Minister of Finance at the headquarters of the fund, in...
Κυριακή, 05/04/2015 - 17:31
NEWS IN ENGLISH 28/03/2015

NEWS IN ENGLISH 28/03/2015

First meeting of the Brussels Group today, in order to discuss the measures to be taken by the Greek government aiming to achieve 1.5% GDP primary surplus and 14% GDP growth for 2015. According to government sources, the list of reforms does not include any “recession-generating” measures, primarily expected from the fighting of tax evasion, while...
Κυριακή, 29/03/2015 - 11:50
NEWS IN ENGLISH 21/03/2015

NEWS IN ENGLISH 21/03/2015

The International Day of Action against Racism and for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination was celebrated all around the world. Protests, marches, demonstrations and various events were held in many parts of Athens and in several other cities in Greece. The march in Athens ended in Syntagma square where a concert by Vassilis Papakonstantinou a...
Κυριακή, 22/03/2015 - 08:37
NEWS IN ENGLISH 14/03/2015

NEWS IN ENGLISH 14/03/2015

The financial team of the Government is meeting under Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras in the Maximou mansion today, in view of the ongoing negotiations with representatives of the country’s lenders . An alternative quantitative easing was suggested by Finance Minister Yianis Varoufakis in theAmbrosetti Economic Forum in Como, Italy according to Itali...
Κυριακή, 15/03/2015 - 00:38
NEWS IN ENGLISH 07/03/2015

NEWS IN ENGLISH 07/03/2015

Eurogroup's head Jeroen Djisselbloem sent a letter late last night responding to Finance Minister Gianis Varoufakis, according to a government official. "He responded positively to the Greek minister, underlining the need for the negotiations to continue at the Euroworking Group and between the technical teams in order to implement the February 20t...
Κυριακή, 08/03/2015 - 10:23
NEWS IN ENGLISH 04/03/2015

NEWS IN ENGLISH 04/03/2015

In a letter addressed to Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis, the editor of Forbes magazine, Steve Forbes expresses the opinion that the Greek situation is hopeless. After suggesting some ideas so that Greece can stop having to ask for financial support, he concludes: “Please prove all of us who question your choices...
Πέμπτη, 05/03/2015 - 06:10
NEWS IN ENGLISH 28/02/2015

NEWS IN ENGLISH 28/02/2015

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras opened the SYRIZA Central Committee meeting in the Cinema Kerameikos. The agenda of the meeting included the assessment of the result of the elections and political developments. New members of the Political Secretariat will be elected as well as the new General Secretary of the Central Committee. The PM alluded to pla...
Κυριακή, 01/03/2015 - 13:51