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2017: The Year More Greeks Lost their Dignity

One of the (vague) election pledges of Alexis Tsipras was that his administration would restore the lost dignity of Greeks. That was also one...

Greek Pensioners Protest Deep Cuts in Pensions, Health Care

Hundreds of pensioners protested in central Athens on Thursday against the new reduction in the pensions and cuts in health benefits. The elderly protesters marched...

IMF Sees Fiscal Gap for Greece, Pension Cuts Might Come Sooner

The International Monetary Fund foresees a fiscal gap of 2.3 billion euros in the 2018 budget, which might mean that the pension cuts scheduled...

Greek Pensioners Protest Cuts Outside Council of State Court Hearing

Hundreds of elderly Greeks protested against deep cuts to their pensions outside the country's top administrative court, which was hearing arguments on a motion...

Greeks’ Pensions Could Drop to €620 a Month in Four Years Time

Pensions in Greece have decreased substantially over the last few years as the financial crisis has dictated the government's commitments to its foreign lenders...

More than 315,000 New Greek Pensioners Waiting for Payment

More than 315,000 pensions -- main and supplementary -- and retirement bonuses are overdue in Greece, according to a Kathimerini newspaper report. New pensions are...

Greek Labor Ministry: 1.2 Million Pensioners Live on Less than €500 a Month

The report of the Unified System of Control and Payment of Pensions "ILIOS" made public by the Labor Ministry shows that 1.2 million...

Lawmakers who Accidentally Received One-off Pension Bonus have Returned it, Says Labor Ministry

Greek Lawmakers who accidentally received a one-off pension bonus last December returned it to the unified national insurance body EFKA, the Labor ministry said...

BoG Study: From 2008-2016 Greek Households Saw a 37.5 % Decline in Wealth

On Wednesday a study published in the Bank of Greece’s Economic Bulletin revealed that Greeks have seen their salaries shrink considerably in the period...

Pensioners Present Fears Over Further Pension Cuts in Meeting With PM

Pensioners are not convinced by the prime minister's assurances that there will be no further cuts to pensions, the head of the Coordinating Committee...

What Most Greeks Realistically Wish for 2017

Usually the coming of the New Year is a time of optimism, a time of wishes and resolutions, a time to get rid of...

Greece in Review: 2016

Several of the events that marked Greece in 2016 are like the ones that marked 2015, showing that political powers prefer to maintain the old, corrupt order.

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