Tax avoidance appears to be on the rise in Greece. Authorities expect to be owed up to 13 billion euros in undeclared taxes this year alone. To recover some of that money, the country is resorting to some unorthodox measures.
As Orthodox Christian nations on the frontiers of Europe, Russia and Greece have long enjoyed close ties. The recent name dispute with Macedonia, however, has led to a falling out between the two countries.
Greece's creditors have concluded a first round of fresh bailout inspections to assess reforms. Even if deadlines are met, a shattered economy and battered public trust will linger behind, says Anthee Carassava.
Government plans for a new wave of austerity measures later this summer sparked the workers' revolt. Greece has been mired in a debt crisis since 2009, and the end of the third international bailout is looming.
Secondhand vehicles are an affordable option for many potential car buyers. Uganda’s government, however, wants to stop old cars from entering the country, saying they’re not safe and pollute the environment.
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