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  1. Second thoughts over demand taxpayers spend 30 pct online

    The government is reviewing the new measure regarding the minimum threshold of online payments required, as it has generated a strong reaction. Article 7 of the tax bill, which is open for public consultation, continues to concern taxpayers despite some last-minute fine tuning.

  2. ATHEX: Strong gains for the credit sector index

    Developments in the banking sector, mainly regarding nonperforming loans, gave bank stocks at Athinon Avenue a significant boost on Tuesday as buyers made a comeback.

  3. Two terror group suspects remanded amid probe

    Two of the three suspects arrested on Saturday on charges of being members of the Revolutionary Self-Defense terror group were remanded in custody on Tuesday after testifying before an examining magistrate. 

  4. Novartis panel hears key witness testimony

    A parliamentary committee probing possible political interference in the Novartis investigation started examining a key witness on Tuesday after two SYRIZA MPs who have been barred from the committee, and disrupted it last week, stayed away. 

  5. Credit contraction recorded in September

    Total credit in Greece’s banking system contracted 0.9 percent year-on-year in September after a 0.7 percent decline in the previous month, Bank of Greece data showed on Tuesday. 

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  7. Fridge body murder appeal postponed until February

    The appeal trial over the murder of a 63-year-old retired sailor whose body found in a freezer at an apartment in the Athens suburb of Kallithea in January 2016 was postponed on Tuesday until February next year. 

  8. Greek government drops plan to criminalize blasphemy

    Greek officials Tuesday scrapped plans to criminalize blasphemy as a law-and-order debate intensified between the country's new conservative government and the left-wing opposition.

  9. Xi backs Greek case for Marbles’ return

    Chinese President Xi Jinping, seen here with Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos (right), has backed Greece’s efforts to retrieve the Parthenon Marbles, held by the British Museum in London for the past 200 years. “Not only do I agree with the return of the Parthenon sculptures, but you will also have our support, as we too have our own [artifacts] of Chinese culture outside the country and are trying to get them home,” Xi told journalists during a tour of the museum, which wrapped up his official two-day visit to Athens. [EPA]

  10. Body found in Kastoria Lake

    A fire department crew recovered the body of a man that was seen floating in Kastoria Lake in northern Greece on Tuesday. 

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