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PASOK nixes Papandreou leadership challenge
The junior coalition partner PASOK rejected over the weekend a proposal by the party’s former leader and ex-premier George Papandreou for the party to call an emergency congress and a subsequent leadership election, warning against “miserable navel-gazing” that risks fuelling “uncertainty and instability.”
 INSIDE NEWS
Greek air traffic controllers say they will join Thursday´s general strike
Greek air traffic controllers said on Monday that they will take part in Thursday’s general strike, which is likely to lead to dis...
Livestock breeders to protest in central Athens on Tuesday
Greek livestock breeders are due to protest in central Athens on Tuesday in the hope they will be able to secure a meeting with of...
Greek government sees Paris meeting as ´last phase´ in troika talks
Greek government’s spokesman Sofia Voultepsi said that a meeting between representatives of the coalition and troika in Paris on T...
Prosecutor recommends 64 suspects should be tried over OTE´s Siemens contract
More than 60 people should be charged in connection to the Siemens cash-for-contracts scandal, a prosecutor has recommended to a c...
Syrian refugees go on hunger strike in front of Greek Parliament
Some 200 Syrian refugees protesting in front of Greek Parliament for the last six days went on hunger strike on Monday. The protes...
Greek officials to meek troika chiefs in Paris to break review stalemate
Greek government officials will meet with troika representatives in Paris on Tuesday, it was announced on Monday. The surprise mee...
Independent Greeks vote to oppose coalition´s presidential candidate
A congress held by the anti-austerity Independent Greeks ended on Sunday with all MPs bar one voting in favor of the party not vot...
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NEWS
Piraeus nightclub shooting leaves 3 seriously injured
 
All least 14 people were injured – two seriously – early on Saturday when a gunman opened fire at a nightclub in the Mikrolimano suburb of Piraeus. The gunman is believed to be an Albanian aged 30 and linked to a string of attacks.
NEWS
Climate change to hit farming, Greek coastline
 
The average temperature in Greece is expected to rise by 1.5 degrees Celsius in the next 35 years and by up to 4 degrees in the period from 2070 to 2100, experts have told a conference on climate change in Athens.
 
COMMENTARY
POLITICS
SYRIZA’S economic agenda
By George Pagoulatos & Panos Tsakloglou
There are two overarching propositions in SYRIZA’s economic agenda: (a) The Memorandum is to blame for the crisis, and not the reverse; (b) the Greek economy’s main problem today is the lack of sufficient demand and not supply. Both propositions are popular, and both are wrong.
CULTURE
EXHIBITION
Re-evaluating the urban legacy of the 1960s
By Harry van Versendaal
Much of the controversy that has arisen over contemporary Athens’s urban landscape stems from the changes wrought on it during the 1960s. Any reference to the architectural legacy of that period usually provokes a knee-jerk condemnation as the time is associated with the brutal transformation of the capital's appearance.
LIFE
BOOKS
Cypress whispers of a magical island
By Eva Tomara
The daughter of Greek immigrants who emigrated to the United States, Yvette Manessis-Corporon is also an Emmy-winning journalist and author. “When the Cypress Whispers” is based on the life of her grandmother, “Yia-yia,” and her stories of the “magical” island during the German occupation.
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1. Greek air traffic controllers say they will join Thursday´s general strike
2. ILO calls for urgent action in Greece to create jobs, tackle social problems
3. Livestock breeders to protest in central Athens on Tuesday
4. Draghi urgency for ECB action gets final reality check
5. Greece to scrap need for permits in some 900 professions
6. Greek government sees Paris meeting as ´last phase´ in troika talks
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