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News Greece » Government: Greece’s Highest Court Rules to Better Protect Asylum Seekers

News channel or source: https://www.hrw.org/news/2018/04/19/greeces-highest-court-rules-better-protect-asylum-seekers
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

Greece’s highest administrative court, the Council of State, ordered the government to end its policy of trapping asylum seekers on its islands and refusing to move them to safer conditions on the mainland. This ruling, handed down on Tuesday ...

News Greece » Government: Greece’s Opposition Leads SYRIZA by 10 Points, Says New Poll

News channel or source: http://greece.greekreporter.com/2018/04/20/greeces-opposition-leads-syriza-by-10-points-says-new-poll/
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

The SYRIZA-led government hopes that Greece’s exit from the the current bailout program in the summer of 2018 will help reverse the trend. Elections in Greece will take place no later than September 2019.

News Greece » Government: Greece submits bill on coal-fired plants sale, union threatens strikes

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-greece-publicpower-plants/greece-submits-bill-on-coal-fired-plants-sale-union-threatens-strikes-idUSKBN1HP2TN
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

ATHENS (Reuters) - The Greek government submitted a bill to parliament on Wednesday ... will sell plants equal to about 40 percent of its coal-fired capacity this year. Greece, which is implementing reforms in exchange for loans from the European Union ...

News Greece » Government: Greece needs post-bailout arrangement to help reforms: EU

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-greece-moscovici/greece-needs-post-bailout-arrangement-to-help-reforms-eu-idUSKBN1HQ0FF
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Greece needs a new arrangement with its euro zone government creditors after it exits its bailout on Aug. 20 to make sure that reforms continue to be implemented and budget discipline is maintained, EU Economic Commissioner Pierre ...

News Greece » Government: Rights groups press Greek government on migrant ruling

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/rights-groups-press-greek-government-migrant-ruling-165355498.html
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

Athens (AFP) - Rights groups on Thursday pressed the Greek government to comply with a court ruling to allow migrants to move freely within Greece instead of being confined to six Aegean islands. The Greek section of Amnesty International and local group ...

News Greece » Government: Greece vows to respect landmark court decision on migrants

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2018/04/18/greece-vows-to-respect-landmark-court-decision-on-migrants.html
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

ATHENS, Greece – Greek officials say the government will respect a landmark court decision against a European Union policy that allowed authorities to force refugees and migrants to stay on the Greek islands where they first arrived even after they had ...

News Greece » Government: IMF’s Lagarde: Greece Must Implement Reforms

News channel or source: http://greece.greekreporter.com/2018/04/20/imfs-lagarde-greece-must-implement-reforms/
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is committed to continuing its support of Greece after the end of the fiscal program ... to very drastic measures that were decided by the Greek government, not necessarily on the advice of the IMF, because we have ...

News Greece » Government: Greek Central Bank Chief: ECB Should Keep Waiver on Greek Bonds Post-Bailout

News channel or source: https://money.usnews.com/investing/news/articles/2018-04-18/greek-central-bank-chief-ecb-should-keep-waiver-on-greek-bonds-post-bailout
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

ATHENS (Reuters) - The European Central Bank should maintain its "waiver" on Greek government bonds, continuing to accept them as collateral even if they stay sub-investment grade after the country exits its bailout, Greece's central bank chief said on ...

News Greece » Government: Ruling to Let Migrants Travel Around Greece, Officials Say

News channel or source: https://www.wsj.com/articles/ruling-to-let-migrants-travel-around-greece-officials-say-1524075060
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

Greece’s highest administrative court ruled Wednesday that there are no “serious or overriding reasons of public interest” to justify the government’s prohibition on migrants’ leaving the islands and traveling to the Greek mainland,...

News Greece » Government: Greece chasing a clean break

News channel or source: https://www.worldfinance.com/markets/greece-chasing-a-clean-break
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

As post-bailout life approaches, Greece has moved to test bond markets. In order to convince markets that it will survive without bailout funding, the government has set out to build up a cash buffer and has plans to raise as much as €19bn ($23bn ...