Poll: Germans divided on Greek debt reduction
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Poll: Germans divided on Greek debt reduction

makis - May 24, 2017

German citizens appear divided on whether Greece should receive any debt relief, according to a poll published in newspaper ‘Die Welt”. The survey, conducted by WORLD-Trend on…

173 more migrants land on Greek islands
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173 more migrants land on Greek islands

makis - May 24, 2017

173 more illegal migrants crossed into Greece in the past 3 days. The majority (115) landed on the island of Samos, while 58 arrived on Chios from…

Violent clashes bewteen masked youth and University students break out
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Violent clashes bewteen masked youth and University students break out

makis - May 24, 2017

Violent clashes broke out between masked youth and university students affiliated to New Democracy’s youth party DAP-DNFK inside the Theological school at the Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki,…

Greece To Bolster Cruise Capabilities
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Greece To Bolster Cruise Capabilities

Panos - May 24, 2017

The Greek government has signaled its intentions to adopt a public private partnership model drive in order to improve critical port and air infrastructure required to help…

Handelsblatt leaks compromise between IMF and Berlin over Greece
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Handelsblatt leaks compromise between IMF and Berlin over Greece

Panos - May 24, 2017

The German Handelsblatt economic daily claims Berlin and Washington have come to an understanding over the German programme. The deal authorizes the German minister of finance, Wolfgang…

A crisis within a crisis: Refugees in Lesbos
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A crisis within a crisis: Refugees in Lesbos

Panos - May 24, 2017

Lesbos, Upstairs in the Blue Star hotel, Iman* cooks a large pasta dish and makes tea; a luxury after going without her own stove for more than…

Alternate Defence Minister Vitsas rushed to hospital
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Alternate Defence Minister Vitsas rushed to hospital

Panos - May 24, 2017

Alternate Defence Minister Dimitris Vitsas was rushed to hospital after midnight on Tuesday after suffering a myocardial infarction. The Minister underwent surgical procedure with doctors placing a…

Tourism created 19,000 more jobs during 8-year crisis in Greece
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Tourism created 19,000 more jobs during 8-year crisis in Greece

Panos - May 24, 2017

Tourism is the only industry in the Greek economy that increased employment by 5.9% over the period between 2008-2016, according to the annual report released by the…

PPC shareholders OK sale of 25% stake in grid operator; precursor to latter’s privatization
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PPC shareholders OK sale of 25% stake in grid operator; precursor to latter’s privatization

Panos - May 24, 2017

A general assembly of Public Power Corp. (PPC) shareholders this week approved the sale of a 25-percent stake of the power transmission grid operator (ADMIE) to the…

Manchester Arena suicide bomber photo released
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Manchester Arena suicide bomber photo released

Panos - May 24, 2017

British authorities released a photo of the Salman Abedi, 22, the Islamist suicide attacker who carried out Monday’s deadly attack killing 22 people at the Manchester Arena.…

Short-term debt relief already paying off for Greece
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Short-term debt relief already paying off for Greece

Panos - May 24, 2017

Short-term debt relief measures implemented last January by the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) have already generated beneficial effects for Greece's debt load, as relevant figures for outstanding…

Turkey’s veto on Austria in NATO stirs debate ahead of key meeting
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Turkey’s veto on Austria in NATO stirs debate ahead of key meeting

Panos - May 24, 2017

Turkey has confirmed that it has blocked Austrian participation in some NATO programs due to Vienna’s constant anti-Turkish stance on various EU platforms, Turkish diplomatic sources told…

Schaeuble expresses optimism over Greek bailout deal in June
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Schaeuble expresses optimism over Greek bailout deal in June

Panos - May 24, 2017

Powerful German FinMin Wolfgang Schaeuble on Tuesday appeared uncharacteristically optimistic over the prospects of a conclusive agreement for the Greek bailout program by next month's scheduled Eurogroup…

Weather forecast: Clouds, rain
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Weather forecast: Clouds, rain

Panos - May 24, 2017

Clouds, rain and winds from variable directions are forecast for Wednesday. Wind velocity will reach 4 on the Beaufort scale. Rain in the northern parts of the…

Athens Newspapers Headlines
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Athens Newspapers Headlines

Panos - May 24, 2017

Thomsen: Debt relief after 2018
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Thomsen: Debt relief after 2018

makis - May 23, 2017

Poul Thomsen, the IMF’s Director of the European Department towed the line of German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schauble after the completion of the EuroGroup, late Monday, stressing…

164 refugees land on Greek islands in one day
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164 refugees land on Greek islands in one day

makis - May 23, 2017

The refugee flows to Greece are continuing at a steady pace as the weather warms up. 164 refugees and illegal migrants landed on the Greek islands of…

Tsipras: We are in solidarity with British people
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Tsipras: We are in solidarity with British people

makis - May 23, 2017

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras tweeted his solidarity to the British people after the Manchester terrorist attack, which kill 22 young people and injured 59 late Monday. “We…

Sir Roger Moore, James Bond actor, dies aged 89
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Sir Roger Moore, James Bond actor, dies aged 89

makis - May 23, 2017

Actor Sir Roger Moore, best known for playing James Bond, has died aged 89, his family has announced. He played the famous spy in seven Bond films…

ISIS claims respobnsibility for Manchester Arena attack
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ISIS claims respobnsibility for Manchester Arena attack

makis - May 23, 2017

Islamic State claimed responsibility on Tuesday for the Manchester Arena terror attack that killed at least 22 people Monday night outside an Ariana Grande concert in the…