Brussels eyeing Greek debt agreement by June 21 Eurogroup


All of the decisions regarding Greece’s exit from the bailout, including measures to lighten the country’s huge debt pile, will be decided at the Eurogroup meeting of eurozone finance ministers on June 21, regardless of whether the IMF is on board, a senior European official said.



‘Holistic plan’ or government wish list?

The government’s 110-page so-called “holistic plan,” titled “Greece: Growth Plan for the Future” and which Kathimerini has seen, is more of a wish list than an integrated strategy for the country to regain its footing and emerge from the bailouts.

NEWS Crime

Young mother who killed newborn remanded

The 19-year-old woman who confessed to killing her newborn infant in Petroupoli, northwestern Athens, in February has been incarcerated pending trial, following a court decision on Tuesday. 

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PAOK owner indicted over pitch invasion

A court said on Tuesday that PAOK owner Ivan Savvidis and the club’s sports director Lubos Michel will stand trial for storming onto the pitch in the final minutes of the Superleague game against AEK Athens in March which was abandoned. 

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AEK loses handball's Challenge Cup final to Potaissa Turda

AEK defeated Romania’s Potaissa Turda at the Olympic Sports Hall of Athens on Sunday, but  its one-goal win was not enough to overturn its deficit from the first leg of the two-game final of the European Handball Federation (EHF) Challenge Cup to finish runner-up in the tournament, for the first time in the Greek club’s history.