Hellenic Navy band rocks “Despacito” in Thessaloniki
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Hellenic Navy band rocks “Despacito” in Thessaloniki

Panos - Oct 16, 2017

The Greek Navy band was added the long list of those who played a cover of the huge hit pop song “Despacito” (Slowly). The hit song by…

Greek Orthodox Church Protests, ‘Mourns’ Passing Of New Transgender Law
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Greek Orthodox Church Protests, ‘Mourns’ Passing Of New Transgender Law

Panos - Oct 16, 2017

Churches in a Greek diocese began ringing their bells Sunday to start a week of protest against a law allowing people to change their gender. Greek Orthodox…

Greece Slams Albania on New Minorities Law
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Greece Slams Albania on New Minorities Law

Panos - Oct 16, 2017

Greece reacted angrily to the adoption by the Albanian parliament on a new law on minorities. Athens says the law restricts the rights of the Greek minority…

Member of legendary 60s Greek band “Olympians” killed in freak accident
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Member of legendary 60s Greek band “Olympians” killed in freak accident

Panos - Oct 16, 2017

The guitarist and support singer of legendary 60s and 70s Greek rock band “Olympians”, Vangelis Kitsikopoulos was killed in a freak accident. Kitsikopoulos, 62, who was a…

Ancient Greek wisdom for today’s leadership crisis
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Ancient Greek wisdom for today’s leadership crisis

Panos - Oct 16, 2017

What makes a good leader? This question confronts us at every election and with every domestic and international policy decision. As a professor of classical languages and…

Bloomberg: Investment Is the Missing Ingredient as Greece Rebuilds Economy
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Bloomberg: Investment Is the Missing Ingredient as Greece Rebuilds Economy

Panos - Oct 16, 2017

Greece’s recovery from its economic tragedy is still waiting for its last act. While momentum is now building with green shoots sprouting in sectors ranging from manufacturing…

Greek PM Tsipras seeks to attract investments from Chicago
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Greek PM Tsipras seeks to attract investments from Chicago

Panos - Oct 16, 2017

“I can say with certainty that Greece is back”, said Greek PM Alexis Tsipras in the English language at the reception held in his honour by the…

Weather forecast: Sunny
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Weather forecast: Sunny

Panos - Oct 16, 2017

Wind velocity will reach 6 on the Beaufort scale. Mostly fair in the northern parts of the country with temperatures ranging from 08C to 27C. Fair in…

Athens Newspapers Headlines
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Athens Newspapers Headlines

Panos - Oct 16, 2017

PM urges minister to expedite efforts on pending prior actions
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PM urges minister to expedite efforts on pending prior actions

ilias1 - Oct 14, 2017

Greece cannot afford any more delays in the completion of the third review of its third bailout by foreign creditors if it is to access international markets…

Geoffrey Pyatt: “Greece is a pillar of stability in the region”
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Geoffrey Pyatt: “Greece is a pillar of stability in the region”

ilias1 - Oct 14, 2017

Tackling the economic crisis & entering a pathway of economic recovery for Greece means a safer & stable future for the region Geoffrey Pyatt, the Ambasssador of…

Uproar in Cyprus over woman arrested for having an abortion
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Uproar in Cyprus over woman arrested for having an abortion

makis - Oct 13, 2017

Following public outcry, Cypriot police on Thursday released a woman who had been placed in custody after she had had an abortion. The doctor who carried out…

Greek & Turkish shipping ministers discuss commercial boat ban
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Greek & Turkish shipping ministers discuss commercial boat ban

makis - Oct 13, 2017

Earlier on Thursday, Greek Shipping and Island Policy Minister Panagiotis Kouroumplis welcomed in Piraeus the Turkish Transport, Maritime and Communication Minister Ahmet Arslan in order to talk…

3.7 magnitude earthquake strikes in Peloponnese
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3.7 magnitude earthquake strikes in Peloponnese

makis - Oct 13, 2017

A 3.7 magnitude earthquake struck in the sea area of Messinia in the Peloponnese at 6.31pm on Friday. The tremor was located 77km south of the town…

Zafeiropoulos murder: Police have found DNA traces of killers
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Zafeiropoulos murder: Police have found DNA traces of killers

makis - Oct 13, 2017

Police have found DNA traces of murderers at the office of 52-year-old lawyer, Michael Zafeiropoulos, who was murdered on Thursday night in his office on 154, Asklepio…

Metal crane from Parthenon to be replaced by lighter one
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Metal crane from Parthenon to be replaced by lighter one

Panos - Oct 13, 2017

The stiff leg derrick crane that was put on the Parthenon of the Acropolis in 1984 for restoration works, is to be replaced by a lighter one.…

Spy vs Spy vs Spy as Israel watches Russian hackers
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Spy vs Spy vs Spy as Israel watches Russian hackers

Panos - Oct 13, 2017

Israeli spies observed Russian government hackers in real time as they scoured computers around the world for the codenames of US intelligence programs, The New York Times…

OECD Data Shows Greeks are the Hardest Working People in Europe
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OECD Data Shows Greeks are the Hardest Working People in Europe

Panos - Oct 13, 2017

The idea that Greeks are lazy, laid-back people when it comes to work, has been a prejudice widely spread in northern Europe; and particularly in Germany, as…

Varoufakis’ ‘Adults in the Room’ headed for big screen with Costa-Gavra in the director’s seat
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Varoufakis’ ‘Adults in the Room’ headed for big screen with Costa-Gavra in the director’s seat

Panos - Oct 13, 2017

One of the more eyebrow-raising news items out of Greece this week is noted Greek-French director Costa-Gavra's announcement that he'll turn a best-selling book by controversial former…

Lagarde: No request for new austerity measures by Greece ‘whatsoever’ – cites ‘compliance’
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Lagarde: No request for new austerity measures by Greece ‘whatsoever’ – cites ‘compliance’

Panos - Oct 13, 2017

IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde herself emphasized on Thursday that the Fund has not asked for new austerity measures from the government in still bailout-dependent Greece. Lagarde…