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Greek PM Shakes Up Cabinet After Allowance Scandal

A mini cabinet reshuffle has taken place in Greece on Wednesday following a scandal over a housing allowance which saw the resignation of two ministers this week. Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras appointed current Deputy Prime Minister Yiannis Dragasakis as Greece's...

Greek Economy Minister Resigns Following Wife's Quitting from Labor Ministry

Greece's Economy and Development Minister Dimitris Papadimitriou on Monday night resigned from his post after his wife Rania Antonopoulou left her seat as Deputy Minister for Social Solidarity only hours earlier. Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras accepted both resignations. As stated...

China's Investment Interest in Greece Discussed by Papadimitriou, Zou Xiaoli

Economy and Development Minister Dimitris Papadimitriou, in a meeting on Monday with the Ambassador of the People's Republic of China to Greece, Zou Xiaoli, said Greece is interested in the prospect of participation by China Development Bank (CDB) in...

Greece Attempts To Soothe Investors Concerns at Annual London Roadshow

The Greek government is looking for more investment funds to implement the national development strategy, Economy and Development Minister Dimitris Papadimitriou said at the 12th Roadshow of the Athens Stock Exchange in London. Addressing prominent fund managers, Papadimitriou presented Greece's...

Dimitris Papadimitriou Named 2017 Laser Radial Youth World Champion

Greek sailor Dimitris Papadimitriou was named Laser Radial Youth world champion on Friday, after competing in 11 races at the 2017 Laser Radial Youth World Championships, held in Medemblik, Netherlands over the past week. He was followed by Argentina's Matias...

U.S. Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey R. Pyatt Promotes Greek Recovery to American Investors

The U.S. Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey R. Pyatt came back to the United States last week, with a delegation of the American Hellenic Chamber of Commerce and the Athens Stock Exchange, in the framework of the 6th Greek Investment...

Greek Economy Minister Calls Behavior of German FinMin 'Dishonest'

Greek Economy Minister Dimitris Papadimitriou has called German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble "dishonest" for denying debt relief for Greece despite his acknowledgement that Athens has made progress in reforms, according to Reuters. Papadimitriou gave an interview with German newspaper Die...

Economy Min Papadimitriou, U.S. Ambassador Pyatt at Meeting on 6th Greek Investment Forum

Greece's Economy Minister Dimitris Papadimitriou and U.S. Ambassador in Athens Geoff Pyatt on Monday attended a working meeting organized by the Athens Stock Exchange and the American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce. The meeting was held to coordinate action in preparation...

IMF Must Reduce Its Demands, French FinMin Sapin Says

French Finance Minister Michel Sapin sent a message to IMF to reduce its demands. After successive meetings with Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos and Economy Minister Dimitris Papadimitriou, Sapin said that "the IMF has been here since 2010. If it...

Economy Minister Papadimitriou: There will be no Additional Measures

"There will not be additional measures in 2019 and after" reassured Economy and Growth Minister Dimitris Papadimitriou in statements on Saturday. Papadimitriou who is visiting the island of Rhodes to attend an event organised by a SYRIZA committee said...