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Proposed Greek pension system reforms to be presented to institutions

The government intends to present its pension reform proposals to the institutions representing Greece’s creditors on Monday, immediately after the meeting between Labour Minister George Katrougalos and President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos.

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Tsipras: The government will not succumb to unreasonable demands

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Sunday in an interview with Real News newspaper sent the message to Greece’s creditors that the government will not succumb to unreasonable demands.

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In the negotiations there will be victories and defeats, Tsakalotos says

Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos on Sunday in an interview with Kathimerini expressed optimism that the government will overcome the obstacle of the negotiations with the creditors.

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Stournaras optimistic that Greece will succeed

“The successful conclusion of the first evaluation will have a significant impact on the confidence climate as it will mark the return of deposits to the banks and the beginning of discussions on a series of positive acts,” Bank of Greece governor Yannis Stournaras said in an interview with Kathimerini newspaper on Sunday.

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Katrougalos to brief President Pavlopoulos on social security reforms

Labour Minister George Katrougalos on Monday will brief the President of the Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos on the social security reforms planned ahead of the negotiations with the creditors.

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2016 will be a milestone for the Greek economy, Chouliarakis says

2016 will be a milestone for the Greek economy as suffocating austerity measures will be lifted and a sustainable recovery will begin, Alternate Finance Minister George Chouliarakis on Sunday said in an interview with “To Vima” newspaper.

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President says Greece must return to growth while staying in euro, in New Year message

In a New Year message to all Greeks on Thursday, President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos said that Greece must leave behind it the nightmare of social and economic crisis, returning to the path of hope, optimism, growth and progress while remaining in the Eurozone.

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2016 will be a year of recovery and rebuilding, PM says in New Year message

The year 2016 will be one of recovery and rebuilding, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said in a New Year message to the Greek people on Thursday, just hours before the end of 2015.

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Syria, France most deadly countries for the press

Of 69 journalists killed for their work in 2015, 40 percent died at the hands of Islamic militant groups such as Al-Qaeda and Islamic State. More than two-thirds of the total killed were singled out for murder.

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Katseli: It is not in the interest of any bank to proceed with home foreclosures

“It is not in the interest of any bank to proceed with home foreclosures. The motive for each bank is to keep its clients informed,” Hellenic Bank Association president and National Bank’s chief Luca Katselli said in statements to Mega TV.

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