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As long expected, Greece will pay off early its high-interest loans from the IMF.
The date that has been set is 25 November and the amount is 2.8bn euros.
Μάνδρα : Συγκλονίζουν οι μαρτυρίες των κατοίκων, δύο χρόνια μετά
The move was approved by the Board of the ESM and the Governing Board of the IMF.
A man believed to be an undocumented migrant died on Saturday morning after being hit by a train en route to Ormenio from Alexandroupoli in northeastern Greece.
The incident occurred near the town of Soufli, close to the Turkish border, with authorities suspecting that the man had slipped into Greece through the Evros region.
The contribution of Albanians and ethnic Greeks from Albania to the Greek economy is indisputable. The big migration wave of the 1990s revitalized almost all professions and remains a decisive factor in the country's economic development. Greece gained capable blue-collar workers and laborers who, with their dedication and hard work, continue to contribute to the country and create wealth.
More than 5,000 police officers will be on duty on Saturday and Sunday for events commemorating the 46th anniversary of a student uprising against Greece's junta amid simmering tensions following a series of raids on squats as well as a standoff earlier this week between police and students at the Athens University of Economics and Business.
This time the debate on the tax bill is not taking place in a ceremonial fashion - simply because public consultation is required by law.
This time around, the consultation seems genuine.
The New Democracy government is reportedly already improving its proposals after taking into consideration citizens' comments and objections. Only good can come of this procedure.
Italy's biggest natural gas distribution company, Italgas, is on the verge of entering the Greek market.
Kathimerini understands that Europe's third largest gas distributor is very close to reaching an agreement with fellow Italian Eni Gas e Luce for the acquisition of the latter's portfolio in the Greek gas grid.