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Government: Athens Olympic budget running into the red

...crippling debt for decades. The former Socialist government, which was knocked from power by the conservative New Democracy party in March 7 elections, had repeatedly promised the budget would not increase. But Palli-Petralia claimed the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/31/oly_410633.shtml
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New Greek leader takes charge of troubled Olympics

...Olympic planning. Caramanlis' comfortable election victory Sunday over the Socialists returned the center-right New Democracy party to power after an 11-year absence. The transfer of power was taking place during a busy month of Olympics preparations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/10/oly_408321.shtml
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Committee leader hedges bets on Athens success

...national elections set for March 7. The governing socialist PASOK party is being challenged by the conservative New Democracy party. A change in leadership so close to the games could further hold up Olympic preparations. The IOC issued a strong...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/28/oly_406195.shtml
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Religion News in Brief

...center's Paris office, said similar complaints to Greece's previous government went unanswered. Caramanlis' New Democracy party defeated the Socialists in March 7 national elections. Samuels said the center's 16,000 members will honor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/20/rel_409428.shtml
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A record 202 nations for Athens Olympics

...That portion will be constructed after the Olympics. Liapis took over as minister last week after his conservative New Democracy party ousted the long-governing Socialists from power in March 7 elections. The new government has said it inherited...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/19/oly_409314.shtml
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Greek premier-elect takes responsibility for Olympic readiness

...Angelopoulos-Daskalaki for the culture ministry post, or creating a special Olympics ministry. Caramanlis, who leads the New Democracy party, reneged on a pledge that his government would be significantly smaller than the Socialist cabinet of 19 ministries...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/10/oly_408319.shtml
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