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Shadows loom over government’s ‘clean exit’ scenario

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Greece’s bailout exit has been eliciting condescending and bitter commentary on the country’s beaches and in its near-deserted cities, as few Greeks believes their lives are going to improve or that the country’s prospects will be akin to those of other bailed-out eurozone states. Greece’s “return to normalcy” and “clean exit,” much touted by the government, appear to be happening somewhere else.

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Stournaras says Greece has 'a long way to go' after exiting bailout

Greece still has ‘a long way to go’ to fix imbalances in its economy and problems in the functioning of the state after the country officially exits its latest bailout program on Monday, the country’s central bank governor said in an interview with Kathimerini, published on Sunday.

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Alternate health minister rails against central banker

Alternate Health Minister Pavlos Polakis called on Greece’s central banker to resign on Sunday, seemingly irked by Yannis Stournaras’ warning that the country has to press on with reforms even after its third bailout program expires on Monday.

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Shadows loom over government’s ‘clean exit’ scenario

EIRINI CHRYSOLORA

Greece’s bailout exit has been eliciting condescending and bitter commentary on the country’s beaches and in its near-deserted cities, as few Greeks believes their lives are going to improve or that the country’s prospects will be akin to those of other bailed-out eurozone states. Greece’s “return to normalcy” and “clean exit,” much touted by the government, appear to be happening somewhere else.

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Seizing opportunities

ALEXIS PAPACHELAS

Greece needs to play its cards right if it wants to profit from the opportunities arising on the international stage, but also to keep in mind that all of the big players are unpredictable and the game at hand incredibly complex.

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A Greek gladiator in the zone

YANNIS PALAIOLOGOS

Despite the support from the stands, the young champion will always be alone on court – and now he carries the weight of even greater expectations on his shoulders. But in Toronto, he showed he can handle it – that he can shut out the noise and focus only on the little yellow ball.

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Giannoulis Chalepas | Tinos | To September 30

The Piraeus Bank Group Cultural Foundation (PIOP) and the National Gallery of Greece present “Giannoulis Chalepas: Return to Pyrgos,” an exhibition marking the 80th anniversary of the Tinian sculptor’s death in 1938, at the Museum of Marble Crafts in Pyrgos.