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16 September, 2019
 

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1. Overtaxation led to tax evasion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/overtaxation-led-to-tax-evasion

Losses incurred by the state coffers due to tax evasion in 2014-17 were greater than the value-added tax revenue increase as a result of consecutive tax hikes, according to a European Commission report on the so-called VAT deficit (the difference between the expected VAT revenues and actual collections)...

2. Brussels piles on pressure over Greece-Cyprus-Israel electricity cable

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brussels-piles-on-pressure-over-greece-cyprus-israel-electricity-cable

Just when the Greek Energy Minister thought he could take a short August break, after a hectic first 30 days of the Mitsotakis administration, a stern warning from Brussels has exposed the wavering attitude that Athens has chosen by succumbing to pressure from the Chinese-controlled transmission system operator ADMIE over the Attica-Crete subsea electricity cable...

3. Substantive debate and ministers who listen

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/substantive-debate-and-ministers-who-listen

All of the participants on the Committee for Public Administration need to be applauded for the outcome. The former minister of administrative reform in the SYRIZA government, Mariliza Xenogiannakopoulou, publicly lauded the stance of State Minister George Gerapetritis, stressing that he showed a very creative and positive mood. ...

4. With courage and moderation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/with-courage-and-moderation

It is often said Greece’s post-dictatorship era ended with SYRIZA’s defeat. But how will we now close the accounts of the past and stop arguing about what happened 44 or 75 years ago? And how will Greece look ahead to resolve its accumulated problems – now we are done with ideological fixations and have lived the “dream” of the Left in power?...

5. Early signs of civility and consensus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/early-signs-of-civility-and-consensus

Despite some natural degree of skirmishing and isolated criticism, rays of civility, consensus and cooperation are breaking out across the Greek political landscape. ...

6. David Harris: US closer to Greece, Cyprus, Israel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/david-harris-us-closer-to-greece-cyprus-israel

Washington recognizes Greece’s strategic value and reliability as an ally, attributes that only grow stronger as doubts deepen over Turkey’s stance, American Jewish Committee (AJC) CEO David Harris tells Kathimerini in an interview...

7. Recovering lost ground

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/recovering-lost-ground

The government that has just taken power in Greece is different to what we are accustomed to and close to what a big chunk of the population is eager to see. The center-right administration appears well-prepared. The comparison is not only being made with SYRIZA, which was completely unprepared when it took over at a crucial period in 2015, but also with other supposedly experienced administrations before them. That said, in politics plans can be undone by unforeseen events. ...

8. Which way will SYRIZA go?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/which-way-will-syriza-go

It will take a couple of months before we see what kind of style SYRIZA plans to adopt in its reprised role as the country’s main opposition party. For the time being at least, it appears willing to cut some slack to the new government of Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis. ...

9. Mitsotakis, expectations and the need for unity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/mitsotakis-expectations-and-the-need-for-unity

The coming weeks will naturally see an emphasis on New Democracy’s proposals on all the major issues, from the economy and security, to education and health. At the same time the new prime minister will have to strike a balance between the rival forces within his party’s ranks, combining the new with the old. ...

10. A wise verdict

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/a-wise-verdict

The Greek people voted wisely, as they have done in the past. They have given Kyriakos Mitsotakis a comfortable majority and a strong mandate. A percentage so close to 40 percent is unprecedented in the years of the crisis, as is a government with an outright majority. ...

11. ND surges to power, promising change

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nd-surges-to-power-promising-change

12. The others were Merkel’s puppets, we were just naive

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-others-were-merkel-s-puppets-we-were-just-naive

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras admitted to being naive enough to believe that his European counterparts, whose countries have loaned Greece billions of euros, would go easy on him...

13. Greek elections: The main questions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/greek-elections-the-main-questions

Who will win? This is usually the fundamental question in any election, but very few people seem to have doubts this time around. The outcome of the recent European Parliament election and the bolstered credibility of opinion polls make virtually everyone – both winners and losers in May’s Euro vote, both experts and ordinary voters – believe that New Democracy will win Sunday’s ballot....

14. ND maintains 9 point lead over SYRIZA in opinion poll for Skai

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nd-maintains-9-point-lead-over-syriza-in-opinion-poll-for-skai

Just over a week before snap general elections, center-right opposition New Democracy is nine percentage points ahead of leftist SYRIZA, according to the results of a new opinion poll carried out by Pulse for Skai....

15. SYRIZA, Kotzias-led movement part ways

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syriza-kotzias-led-movement-part-ways

The political movement Pratto, led by former foreign minister Nikos Kotzias, on Wednesday announced that it was officially ending its cooperation with ruling SYRIZA and that it will not take part in next month’s national elections. It urged its followers to vote for progressive forces. ...

16. Prudence and moderation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/prudence-and-moderation

17. Ahrweiler: History that teaches only one solution is a dangerous thing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ahrweiler-history-that-teaches-only-one-solution-is-a-dangerous-thing

18. The silent vote

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-silent-vote

19. Undiplomatic behavior

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/undiplomatic-behavior

20. The election results and ND’s next challenge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-election-results-and-nd-s-next-challenge

21. A new chapter for Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/a-new-chapter-for-greece

22. EU vote across Europe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-vote-across-europe

23. After defeat, Greek PM calls for snap elections

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/after-defeat-greek-pm-calls-for-snap-elections

24. Old Greece is waiting around the corner

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/old-greece-is-waiting-around-the-corner

25. Greek PM unveils tax, pension relief measures ahead of elections

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-pm-unveils-tax-pension-relief-measures-ahead-of-elections

Greece’s lefist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Tuesday unveiled additional tax and pension “relief measures,” weeks before a European Parliament election....

26. Opposition flaws are democracy’s problem

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/opposition-flaws-are-democracy-s-problem

27. Caution and prudence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/caution-and-prudence

28. Greece should have taken 10-year ‘timeout’ from eurozone, says Schaeuble

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/greece-should-have-taken-10-year-‘timeout-from-eurozone-says-schaeuble

Former German finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble, widely regarded as the architect of austerity in eurozone crisis countries, said in an interview in the Financial Times on Friday that Greece should have taken a 10-year timeout from the bloc. ...

29. You can call it political karma

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/you-can-call-it-political-karma

With the re-election of Nicos Anastasiades, many were puzzled with Harris Georgiades’ decision to insist that he not be reappointed finance minister. Having a clear path ahead of him and a brewing storm miles away, shouldn’t he be entitled to leaving while things were still good?...

30. Finish what you started on reforms, IMF tells Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finish-what-you-started-on-reforms-imf-tells-greece
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