Michael Karloutsos Appointed State Department Deputy Chief of Protocol and Acting Chief
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Michael Karloutsos Appointed State Department Deputy Chief of Protocol and Acting Chief

Panos - Jul 20, 2017

WASHINGTON, DC – Michael Karloutsos has been appointed Deputy Chief of Protocol and Acting Chief, a high-profile position in the State Department, and will begin on July…

Red Cross ends provision of services in Softex/Kordelio camp
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Red Cross ends provision of services in Softex/Kordelio camp

Panos - Jul 20, 2017

The Red Cross which has been providing services to the residents of Softex/Kordelio camp in the outskirts of Thessaloniki, since the camp was established in March 2016…

Govt sends list of lignite-fired power units up for sale
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Govt sends list of lignite-fired power units up for sale

Panos - Jul 20, 2017

Greece's environment and energy ministry has reportedly submitted a list to the EU Commission's competition directorate (DG Comp.) of Public Power Corp. (PPC) lignite-fired units that will…

The IMF demands to participate in the Greek programme
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The IMF demands to participate in the Greek programme

Panos - Jul 20, 2017

General Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Christine Lagarde returned to Washington yesterday to take part in today’s crucial meeting of the IMF Board of Directors,…

Legal quagmire involving former head of Greek statistical bureau continues; High court prosecutor reverses appeal ruling
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Legal quagmire involving former head of Greek statistical bureau continues; High court prosecutor reverses appeal ruling

Panos - Jul 20, 2017

A very high-profile legal entanglement involving the former head of Greece's statistical bureau (EL.STAT) appears unending, as a supreme court prosecutor on Wednesday overruled a previous reversal…

UN’s Eide in Cyprus on Monday amidst criticism
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UN’s Eide in Cyprus on Monday amidst criticism

Panos - Jul 20, 2017

UN Cyprus envoy Espen Barth Eide is set to visit the divided island on Monday, the government spokesman told Active Radio on Wednesday. One day earlier, Greek…

Greece: Lone Migrant Children Left Unprotected
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Greece: Lone Migrant Children Left Unprotected

Panos - Jul 20, 2017

Unaccompanied migrant children on the Greek island of Lesbos are being incorrectly identified as adults and housed with unrelated adults, leaving them vulnerable to abuse and unable…

Goldman Sachs sees immediate Greek inclusion in QE program as unlikely; refers to 4th support program
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Goldman Sachs sees immediate Greek inclusion in QE program as unlikely; refers to 4th support program

Panos - Jul 20, 2017

Goldman Sachs on Wednesday forecast that still bailout-dependent Greece is unlikely to be re-included in the ECB’s QE asset purchasing program any time soon. In a latest…

Weather Forecast: Fair
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Weather Forecast: Fair

Panos - Jul 20, 2017

Fair weather and northerly winds are forecast for Thursday. Wind velocity will reach 4 on the Beaufort scale. Clouds and possibility of rain in the northern parts…

Athens Newspapers Headlines
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Athens Newspapers Headlines

Panos - Jul 20, 2017

Greeks to pay at least €65ml on new taxes on PC and digital devices
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Greeks to pay at least €65ml on new taxes on PC and digital devices

makis - Jul 19, 2017

Greek consumers will be called to pay at least €65 million annually, due to the new 2-6% surcharge on computers, tablets and mobile devices, as market experts…

Turkish PM Yildirim to attend parade in Northern Cyprus marking the 43rd anniversary of the Turkish invasion
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Turkish PM Yildirim to attend parade in Northern Cyprus marking the 43rd anniversary of the Turkish invasion

makis - Jul 19, 2017

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim will visit the north of the island on Thursday to attend ceremonies marking the 43rd anniversary of the Turkish invasion of Cyprus,…

The untold war: dogfights in the Aegean
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The untold war: dogfights in the Aegean

makis - Jul 19, 2017

While most attention over the past few years has been centred on Russia’s aggression and the critical situation in the Middle East, very few analysts notice a…

Greek President: “Provocations are ‘inherent to smallness and insecurity’”
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Greek President: “Provocations are ‘inherent to smallness and insecurity’”

makis - Jul 19, 2017

Provocations are “inherent to smallness and insecurity”. This straightforward response to Turkey was sent by the Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos, from the Hellenic Army outpost of Panagia…

Top 10 amazing Facts About Greece
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Top 10 amazing Facts About Greece

Panos - Jul 19, 2017

YouTube channel “Top10 Archive” focuses on covering a vast array of subject matters. Be it the strangest sex acts, or the largest insects in the world the…

Greece Postpones Exit to Markets Until IMF Meeting
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Greece Postpones Exit to Markets Until IMF Meeting

Panos - Jul 19, 2017

The Greek government decided to postpone testing the waters in the international money markets that was initially planned for Monday or Tuesday. According to press reports, Athens…

First West Nile virus case for summer recorded
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First West Nile virus case for summer recorded

Panos - Jul 19, 2017

A farmer from Argolis in the western Peloponnese is the first victim of the West Nile virus for summer. The man infected is in good condition, according…

These are 20 Greek archaeological sites that will gain access to Wi-Fi
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These are 20 Greek archaeological sites that will gain access to Wi-Fi

Panos - Jul 19, 2017

Twenty of the largest archaeological sites and museums in Greece will gain access to wireless internet (Wi-Fi), according to the Ministry of Culture. This summer, Akrotiri, Santorini,…

Modiano market sale completed by Greek privatization fund
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Modiano market sale completed by Greek privatization fund

Panos - Jul 19, 2017

Greece's privatization fund (HRADF) on Tuesday afternoon announced that the sale of the landmark Modiano enclosed market in the northern port city of Thessaloniki has been completed,…

Greeks to pay at least €65ml on new taxes on PC and digital devices
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Greeks to pay at least €65ml on new taxes on PC and digital devices

Panos - Jul 19, 2017

Greek consumers will be called to pay at least €65 million annually, due to the new 2-6% surcharge on computers, tablets and mobile devices, as market experts…