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Athens News Agency: News in English, 08-05-02

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  • [01] BOG governor leaves
  • [02] Athens Newspaper Headlines

  • [01] BOG governor leaves

    Bank of Greece Governor Nikolaos Garganas announced on Friday to Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis at their meeting at the Maximos Mansion (government's headquarters) his intention to leave<font color="#FFFFFF" size="2" face="Verdana"> his post as the bank's Governor when his tenure ends on June 14, pointing out that he has served a total of 12 years in the Bank of Greece, as Deputy Governor (Sept. 5, 1996 - June 13, 2002) and as Governor since June 2002. Garganas stated that he was first appointed to a Bank of Greece senior executive post 33 years ago in January 1975 by the then Bank of Greece Governor, the late Xenophon Zolotas.

    Caption:ANA-MPA file photo of governor of Bank of Greece Nikolaos Garganas

    [02] Athens Newspaper Headlines

    The Friday edition of Athens' dailies at a glance

    May Day celebrations and talks between the government and Deutsche Telekom over the state-run telecoms utility (OTE) mostly dominated the headlines on Friday in Athens' dailies.

    ADESMEFTOS TYPOS: " Clash between main opposition PASOK and SYRIZA (Coalition of the Radical Left) members - May Day rally was disrupted".

    APOGEVMATINI: "People around the world starving".

    AVGHI: "Working people will not compromise with high cost of living, unemployment and reduced rights".

    AVRIANI: "Trade union GSEE's rally turns into humiliation for the trade unionists"

    CHORA: "OTE - Deutsche Telekom deal sealed - What FinMin George Alogoskoufis said to prime minister".

    ELEFTHERI ORA: "Deal with Deutsche Telecom sealed if certain obstacles overcome".

    ELEFTHEROS: "Deputy Assistant US Secretary of State for European Affairs Matthew Bryza: 'Athens deceived us over South Stream pipeline'."

    ELEFTHEROS TYPOS: "Rice cartel sets markets on fire - Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar establish their own OPEC".

    ELEFTHEROTYPIA: "Covert deals in OTE disclosed -SIEMENS scandal: The 'bribe' money bank accounts".

    ESTIA: "European Commission's report show poor progress in unemployment".

    ETHNOS: "Prices spiraling for 500 food products - Increases up to 36 percent in staple goods".

    KATHIMERINI: "OTE agreement on the horizon after state backs down over president's right of veto".

    LOGOS: "US discomfort over South Stream agreement - Bryza makes edgy comments".

    NIKI: "Government's trick with Cabinet reshuffle".

    RIZOSPASTIS: "May Day with PAME".

    TA NEA: "OTE passes into German hands without limits - Government gives green light".

    TO VIMA: "May day questionnaire - Major reactions over prices and wages - Celebrations and demonstrations worldwide under the shade of economic crisis".

    VRADYNI: "Torpedo of dialogue - Intransigence and irredentism by FYROM's prime minister".

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