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  • The shipyard

    The shipyard

    From the golden age of Greek tycoon Stavros Niarchos to today’s work stoppage Tasos Telloglou investigates the past, present and future of the once most prominent Greek shipyard, the Hellenic Shipyards. The “New Files” enter the shipyard and document the everyday life of almost 1000 workers that show up for work almost every day despite the fact that they haven’t been paid for months.  The “New Files” investigation exposes a series of past mistakes in the managing of the shipyard as well as telling details and major missteps during the negotiations between the Greek government and current owner of the shipyard, the UAE Abu Dhabi Mar group through interviews with key players within the Ministries of Def...

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  • June 2012 national election

    June 2012 national election

    Just hours after the election result announcement "The New Files" and Alexis Papachelas host a powerhouse roundtable with prominent candidates from all parties in order to shed light on the formation of the next government.

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  • The national election

    The national election

    Alexis Papahelas hosts a political roundtable on the ramifications of the upcoming national election in light of decisions pending at the European level. Long-time Brussels insider and chief-negotiator of the previous Greek government Giorgos Glyjnos, International Relations professor and Hellenic Foundation for European & Foreign Policy President Loukas Tsoukalis discuss the challenges of the Greek government to be sworn in after next week's national election. Also, business analyst Andreas Koutras speaks from London on the expectations of the international markets from the upcoming election.   

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  • May 2012 national election

    May 2012 national election

    The election results, the shift of power and what lies ahead are the main topics of discussion at the New Files political round-table, just hours after what's been characterized as the most important election night in the last three decades. Alexis Papahelas discusses with leading members of the parties that are tasked with forming the new Greek government, as well as head of the neo-liberal party Drasi, which didn't get enough votes to enter the new parliament.

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  • The financing of Greek political parties

    The financing of Greek political parties

    Correspondent Tasos Telloglou investigates the financing of the Greek political parties, just weeks before the Greeks head yet again to the polls.

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