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Athens News Agency: News in English, 08-12-15

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From: The Athens News Agency at <http://www.ana.gr/>

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  • [01] PM arrives in Cyprus for Papadopoulos funeral
  • [02] Athens Newspaper Headlines

  • [01] PM arrives in Cyprus for Papadopoulos funeral

    Greek prime minister Costas Karamanlis arrived in Larnaca early Monday morning to attend the funeral of former Cyprus President Tassos Papadopoulos, who died on Friday in the Cypriot capital.

    Karamanlis, who is accompanied by foreign minister Dora Bakoyannis, made no statements on arrival at Larnaca airport, from where he immediately departed for Nicosia and talks with Cyprus President Demetris Christofias.

    Main opposition PASOK leader George Papandreou arrived earlier in Nicosia for Papadopoulos' funeral. He made no statements on arrival.

    Popular Orthodox Party (LA.OS) president George Karatzaferis and a delegation of the Greek parliament will also be present at the funeral services.

    Caption: ANA-MPA file photo of prime minister Costas Karamanlis (L) with then Cyprus president Tassos Papadopoulos (R) with his wife (C) during a visit to Athens in February 2007, arriving for a dinner at the prime minister's home in Rafina.

    [02] Athens Newspaper Headlines

    The Monday edition of Athens' dailies at a glance

    The ongoing students' mobilizations over the shooting death of a 15-year-old teen by police, the latest opinion polls, and the situation in the economy were the main front-page items in Monday's dailies.

    ADESMEFTOS TYPOS: "Every party with its own report (on the Vatopedi Monastery-State land transactions affair) - The reports to be submitted today to the parliament president (Dimitris Sioufas)".

    APOGEVMATINI: "Double (holiday) bonus as of today to 300,000 unemployed - OAED (state-run Manpower Employment Organization) materializes the prime minister's announcement (for relief measures for the vulnerable population groups that were most hard-hit by the effects of the global financial crisis)".

    AVRIANI: "Break the 'para-state' of the hooded troublemakers, jail the looters and...take the hoods off the informers recruited by the foreign services".

    CHORA: "Europe derides Karamanlis and his government - Barrage of caustic press articles against Greece".

    ELEFTHEROS: "Karamanlis running out of his hideout - The premier fearful after the unprecedented decline in the opinion polls".

    ELEFTHEROS TYPOS: "Political accountability 'locked in' under the shadow of the opnion polls - ND's report points to 2+4 ministers".

    ELEFTHEROTYPIA: "Listen to their rage - Call by the rectors of six universities on the State".

    ESTIA: "The economy will not withstand if normality is not restored".

    ETHNOS: "The baton passes to the 700 euros generation (G700) - Dramatic appeal to the President of the Republic".

    TA NEA: "Burning testimonies by new witnesses - 'I'll show you' he (the special guard whose bullet killed the 15-year-old teen) said, and pointed his revolver".

    VRADYNI: "Three thorns for the government - Immediate need for assumption of initiatives by Karamanlis".


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