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Two-month extension planned for Katseli law

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The government is considering an extension to the protected status of overindebted borrowers’ main residences (as provided through the so-called Katseli law) until a permanent protection framework is agreed with the country’s creditors.

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Greek cabinet meets after MPs approve new budget

Hours after lawmakers approved the debt-hit country’s budget for 2019, the first since Greece formally exited the bailout programs, the cabinet is scheduled to meet at 11 a.m. Wednesday, chaired by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras.

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The Khashoggi murder and US foreign policy

PANAGIOTIS G. MIHALOS

The assassination of Jamal Ahmad Khashoggi, a Washington Post journalist and fierce critic of Saudi Arabia, at the latter's consulate in Istanbul on October 2, with the apparent approval of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, has already had far more serious repercussions than the fact as such.

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Cinderella | Athens | December 21-29

Ballets de Monte-Carlo artistic director Jean-Christophe Maillot strips Sergei Prokofiev's “Cinderella” down to its bare bones in a reading of the classic tale by Charles Perrault that treats the characters like real people rather than fairy-tale figures.