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121. The mistakes of Greece’s creditors

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A lot has been said about the mistakes made by Greece’s lenders during the bailout programs. The fact is they made many errors, including some serious ones. Meanwhile, Greek politicians were responsible for refusing to take ownership of the required reforms and failing to reach a degree of basic consensus. ...

122. European corruption watchdog calls FYROM ‘disappointing’

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The Council of Europe’s anti-corruption group says the performance of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) on preventing corruption is “clearly disappointing,” and is calling on authorities to take action....

123. Archbishop favours scrapping five religious school holidays

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Archbishop Chrysostomos says religious holidays on school days no longer serve their purpose, suggesting that five of them should be eliminated while also taking a jab at union teachers...

124. Gap in education talks seems unbridgeable

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A truce agreed upon ten days ago by state teachers and the government, which aimed to help reengage in a dialogue on school reform, appears to be collapsing...

125. Teachers agree to a truce

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Three unions representing high school state educators have agreed to a truce with the government, in order to reengage in a weeklong dialogue aimed at finding common ground in school reform...

126. President invites enraged teachers to Palace

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President Nicos Anastasiades has extended an invitation to public education union leaders in order to have an open dialogue on school reorganisation...

127. Teachers up in arms as minister rejects ultimatum

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Unions of state educators are fuming as Education Minister Costas Hambiarouis rejected their ultimatum to start dialogue from scratch in public school reform...

128. EU enlargement commissioner arrives in FYROM

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The European Union's enlargement commissioner has arrived in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) to formally announce the start of preparations for the Balkan country to open accession talks with the bloc next year....

129. Minister unfazed by angry educators

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Thousands of public teachers stood outside the gates of the Education Ministry on Friday, calling on Education Minister Costas Hambiaouris to resign and union members refusing to go to his office to talk things out...

130. Security Council expected to renew UNFICYP

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Despite pressure to cut back on peacekeeping missions worldwide, it appears the UN Security Council will most likely vote to renew UNFICYP in Cyprus for another six months...

131. Government exploring ways to suspend pension cuts

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The government is hoping that surpluses at the Single Social Security Entity (EFKA) will allow the non-implementation of pre-legislated pension cuts on January 1 next year....

132. Cypriot drug companies accused of price gouging

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A patients advocate group is accusing pharmaceutical agents of jacking up prices of non-prescription medication to cover their losses following mandatory price drops in certain prescribed medicines...

133. EU membership talks for Albania, FYROM set for June 2019

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European Union member-states have agreed to opening membership talks with Albania and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) in a year if reform efforts in the two nations continue to progress....

134. Debt deal exceeded market expectations, Tsipras says

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Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Friday hailed the Eurogroup debt deal for Greece during a televised exchange with President Prokopis Pavlopoulos, referring to a "historic" agreement that exceeded the expectations of the markets....

135. ESM warns Cypriot banks of quick fixes

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The European Stability Mechanism warns Cyprus that despite a recent decline in non-performing loans (NPL), the banking sector remains vulnerable due to weak profitability and a still high NPL ratio...

136. Cyprus to crackdown on shell companies

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The Central Bank of Cyprus has just made it harder for brokers to set up front companies on the island, following pressure from US officials who say more needs to be done to combat money laundering...

137. Teachers call for air conditioners in state school classrooms

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Public school teachers are calling on the government to move forward with the installation of air condition units in classrooms, with the government raising health concerns while looking into the possibility....

138. Turkish aid to north comes to 430 million

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The Turkish Cypriot economy is expected to get a boost from Turkish aid in 2018, with approximately €430 million being spent in different areas of the self-declared state in the north...

139. Greece cannot afford policy reversal after bailout ends, says EU's Costello

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Greece is on course to complete its third international bailout program but cannot afford to backtrack on adopted reforms after its expiration in August, the European Commission’s mission chief to Greece said on Thursday....

140. Passport scheme could bring ‘Dutch disease’ to Cyprus

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The Fiscal Council is warning that the passports-for-cash scheme could mean that some sectors of the economy could suffer while others grow, a phenomenon known as the Dutch disease...

141. Education minister calls for special task force

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Organised parents and teachers met with the education minister to discuss safety and health issues in public schools, but union representatives did not take part during talks over teacher evaluations...

142. IMF, Berlin still divided over Greek debt but progress in sight

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A meeting of the so-called Washington Group – representatives of Greece’s creditors as well as the governments of Germany, France, Spain and Italy, the biggest eurozone economies – failed to break a deadlock over the Greek debt as the International Monetary Fund and Berlin remain divided on the length of an upfront extension on bailout loans....

143. #PoliticsBlog - Healthy’s thunder and a warning

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Get the inside scoop on political gossip and other happenings right here, including the ‘Healthy one’ landing on the unions like a sumo wrestler...

144. With eye on re-election Tsipras rolls dice on Macedonia

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Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is taking a big gamble in trying to settle a decades-old name dispute with neighbouring Macedonia which could backfire in a pre-election year among voters already jaded by his economic austerity policies...

145. State medics stand by their treatment of boy’s leg injuries

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State doctors disagree with a private orthopedic over a boy’s treatment, following his injuries on his feet at a Nicosia school that reignited a debate over public hospital treatment...

146. Tsipras says Greece will meet fiscal targets with no fiscal gap in 2018-9

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Greece and its foreign creditors agreed that the country will meet its fiscal targets in the coming years and there will be no fiscal gap in 2018 and 2019, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras told his cabinet ...

147. Venezuela's re-elected Maduro faces overseas censure

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Venezuela’s socialist leader Nicolas Maduro faced fresh international censure on Monday after re-election in a vote foes denounced as a farce cementing autocracy in the crisis-stricken OPEC nation...

148. UK financial sector wants global talent on tap after Brexit

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Costs for hiring bankers, accountants and lawyers from outside Britain will soar after Brexit and threaten London’s standing as a global financial centre unless the immigration system is urgently reformed, a report said...

149. Teachers take on minister in row over boy's death

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Organised teachers are up in arms over the education minister’s comments during a probe in the aftermath of a school boy’s death, when he asked union educators to stay away from the investigation...

150. Health minister calls on doctors to support reform

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Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou held a press conference to address criticism over his actions and ask state doctors to pay no attention to those who oppose reform in the industry...

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