The government is facing fresh accusations of trying to control the media following the latest developments at Greece’s best known media group, Lambrakis Press Group (DOL).
S&P affirmed Greece’s ‘B-/B’ ratings in its scheduled rating review on Friday. The outlook remained stable, reflecting the rating agency’s view that the risks to its ratings are balanced over the next twelve months.
Germany's economic interests in Russia are significant before and despite the sanctions regime which is in place since Spring 2014. Investments in and German exports to Russia have largely withstood the tense political climate between Berlin and Moscow after the illegal annexation of Crimea and Russia’s military involvement in eastern Ukraine.
In a move that will have mostly symbolic, rather than practical, impact, New Democracy announced on Thursday that the small pro-business party Drassi is to come under its umbrella.
The Greek stock market showed no signs of rebounding this week as it edged down 1.9 percent amid lack of market-moving news, particularly regarding the second programme review.
Just over a third of the Greek population spends about three-quarters of their income on paying off bills and debts, while a further 15 percent spend almost all their income on the same expenses, according to research by the National School of Public Health (ESDY).
One of the things that makes children laugh at Tom and Jerry cartoons is the ingenious ways that Jerry finds to set Tom up. But the real punchline, and the most laughter, is generated by Tom’s inexplicable ability to fall for Jerry’s stunts all the time.