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EU Commissioner Oettinger praises Tsipras’ reform efforts

It would be a bad advice for Greece to leave the eurozone, Günther Oettinger, member of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and European Commissioner for Budget and Human Resources, said in an interview with the German edition of Huffington Post. No bank would ever lend Greece money if it wasn't for the solidarity of the EU member states, he…

Tsipras calls on ND leader to submit motion of censure

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras accused main opposition New Democracy (ND) leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis that when his party was government it signed for a 4.5 pct surplus target. "We managed to reduce it to 3.5 pct," the prime minister said…

FM Nikos Kotzias calls for probe into suspected embezzlement

The Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias on Wednesday heralded revelations about alleged swindling of state funds, notably by a nongovernmental organization which, he claimed, squirreled away funding destined for a public project to a…