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Cypriot farmers: “Don’t listen to empty promises”

September 7, 2012


(PUBLISHED IN CYPRUS MAIL) Sheep and goat farmers must not be swayed by empty promises from deputies that they will continue getting a state subsidy, which was halved this year and is due to expire under EU rules, agriculture minister Sophoclis Aletraris said yesterday. Aletraris was in Parliament where main opposition DISY deputies tabled a […]

Cabinet meets to approve €11.7bn cuts in Greece

September 3, 2012


(PUBLISHED IN ATHENS NEWS) The cabinet met at noon on Friday to formally approve the package of 11.7bn in spending cuts, that includes drastic cuts to salaries and subsidies in public utilities, ending holiday payments for all pensioners and increases in public transport fares.     The list will then receive a final sign-off on […]