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Greek economy seen shrinking further next year

A leading international economic body is predicting that Greece’s economy will shrink further next year and that the government might need more financial help.
Washington Post: November 27, 2013

Greek economic recovery 'fragile': IMF

The economic recovery touted by Greece's embattled government is "fragile", the nation's IMF auditor said Sunday as he called for new, targeted cuts in the next two years.
AFP: November 25, 2013

Serious allegations raised about university staff dismissals scheme

Education Minister Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos removes two senior officials from a committee when they asked to cross check personnel files of university administrative staff to establish if they lied about entering civil service via examinations
Enet: November 25, 2013

Greek economy to return to growth in 2014, draft budget

The Greek economy will return to growth in 2014, following six years of unprecedented recession, and will achieve a primary surplus of 3.0 billion euros (from 812 million euros this year), according to provisions of the 2014 draft budget, signaling the country's gradual exit from the crisis.
November 22, 2013

Austerity psychosis hits psychiatric hospitals

Move will effect Dromokaiteio psychiatric hospital in Haidari and Attica psychiatric hospital in Dafni – both in Athens – and Thessaloniki psychiatric hospital
Enet: November 22, 2013

Greece submits 2014 budget amid troika tensions

The Greek government has submitted its 2014 budget to parliament, seeking lawmakers’ approval for more spending cuts. But Greece's creditors say the proposals are insufficient and have refused plan.
Deutsche Welle: November 21, 2013

EU ministers 'losing patience' with Greece: Eurogroup

Eurozone finance ministers are "losing patience" with Greece, Eurogroup president Jeroen Dijsselbloem told a Greek daily as the crisis-hit country prepared to unveil its next budget on Thursday.
AFP: November 21, 2013

Young jobless Greeks turn backs to public sector

An overwhelming 80 percent of unemployed young Greeks are turning their backs to the public sector as a way out of record high unemployment
China Economic Net: November 20, 2013

Troika to leave Greece on Thursday, return in December

Inspectors from foreign lenders checking on Greece's progress towards its bailout targets plan to leave Athens on Thursday and return in early December to continue the review
Reuters: November 20, 2013

Liana Kanelli: 'Blackmailing politics'

Greek MP and Communist Party member talks about the regional influence of Brussels and Berlin.
Al Jazeera: November 20, 2013