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IMF insists on Greek pension cuts for 'clear signal' to investors

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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) stuck to its guns concerning Greece's planned pension cuts on Thursday, saying that they should be implemented to “improve the country's long-term prospects” and send a “clear signal” to investors that the government remains committed to agreed reforms.

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A possible path for employment in the years ahead

Creating conditions to increase jobs and productivity is crucial, and good data and monitoring are essential to achieving Greece's potential, Dutch economist Bob Traa says in an article written for Kathimerini.

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Report about campus prompts ND criticism

The publication of a report by an expert committee on lawlessness at Greek universities sparked a vehement political exchange on Thursday, with conservative New Democracy slamming the recommendations as uninspired and inadequate. 

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Homesharing overtakes hotels in Attica

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Foreign visitors to Athens prefer so-called homesharing accommodation such as that offered on the Airbnb and Homeaway websites, while the number of beds in apartments available for short-term leasing is now higher that that at the capital’s hotels, statistics show.

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Carlos Acosta | Athens | September 26

Renowned Cuban ballet dancer Carlos Acosta celebrates 30 years on the stage with “A Celebration,” a grand production with his 25-member ensemble that will stop at the Herod Atticus Theater in Athens before heading to London’s Royal Albert Hall.