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Ministry denies blocking lawyer’s access to Turkish commandos; notes they are ‘not her clients’

Ministry denies blocking lawyer’s access to Turkish commandos; notes they are ‘not her clients’

The lawyer Stavroula Tomara has not been retained to represent the two Turkish special forces men that sought asylum in Greece last month, the Greek citizen protection ministry said in an announcement on Thursday.

“Stavroula Tomara’s professional or other interest in publicly promoting herself as the defender of the two

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The country’s problem is not the opposition, ND says in response to IMF spokesman

The country’s problem is not the opposition, ND says in response to IMF spokesman

“The country’s problem is not the stance of the opposition. It is the incompetence, irresponsibility and unreliability of the government,” main opposition New Democracy said on Thursday, in reaction to a statement made by International Monetary Fund (IMF) spokesman Gerry Rice in Washington.

According to ND, the IMF

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Pavlopoulos: Greeks are oriented ‘with consistency and selflessness’ towards the European project

Pavlopoulos: Greeks are oriented ‘with consistency and selflessness’ towards the European project

Greece and Greeks have always been oriented “with consistency and selflessness” towards the European project, President Prokopis Pavlopoulos said on Thursday, following a service to celebrate 196 years since the liberation of the city of Kalamata from the Turks.

“On the occasion of today’s anniversary and the Rome Summit on the 60 years of the Eur

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Capitalisation of Greek banks ‘relatively good’, ECB Supervisory Board Chair tells European Parliament

Capitalisation of Greek banks ‘relatively good’, ECB Supervisory Board Chair tells European Parliament

Following the recapitalisation in 2015, the capitalisation of Greek banks was “relatively good” and adequate, the European Central Bank’s (ECB) Supervisory Board Chair Danièle Nouy said in the European Parliament on Thursday.

Replying to SYRIZA MEP and European Parliament Vice-President Dimitris Papadimoulis, Nouy said

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ΙMF’s Rice: Progress has been made in talks with Greece, work still required

ΙMF’s Rice: Progress has been made in talks with Greece, work still required

Progress has been made in the ongoing negotiations between the Greek government and the representatives of the institutions in Brussels but “more work will be needed to narrow the remaining differences” in pensions and labour reforms, International Monetary Fund (IMF) spokesman Gerry Rice said on Thursday during a reg

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Special traffic measures in central Athens for March 25 parades on Friday, Saturday

Special traffic measures in central Athens for March 25 parades on Friday, Saturday

Traffic police on Thursday announced special traffic measures in the centre of Athens on Friday and Saturday, due to the school and military parades taking place in Greece’s capital to mark the March 25 Independence Day anniversary.

Cars will be forbidden to park, stop and then enter the roads along the routes where the

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Immigration police arrest five women for working as private nurses without qualifications

Immigration police arrest five women for working as private nurses without qualifications

Immigration department policemen arrested on Thursday five foreign women who were working illegally at the public General Hospital “Aghios Panteleimon” of Nikea as private nurses, without having any official qualifications.

Police said the women, two Georgian nationals, two Bulgarians and one Albanian, lacked the

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Three Navy vessels to open their doors to the public for March 25 holiday

Three Navy vessels to open their doors to the public for March 25 holiday

The Hellenic Navy frigate “Psarra”, the missile-boat “Troupakis” and the submarine “Poseidon” are expected to sail into Piraeus port on Thursday, where they will allow members of the public on board to visit as part of celebrations for the March 25 anniversary of Greece’s war of independence.

The three Navy vessels will

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