Thomsen: Greece, institutions are close to a staff-level agreement
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Thomsen: Greece, institutions are close to a staff-level agreement

ilias1 - Apr 23, 2017

The Director of the International Monetary Fund's European Department, Poul Thomsen, expressed optimism on Friday that Greece and its lenders are close to a staff-level agreement. Speaking…

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew to hold open leture in Geneva on April 24
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Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew to hold open leture in Geneva on April 24

ilias1 - Apr 23, 2017

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew will hold an open public lecture at the headquarters of the World Council of Churches in Geneva on April 24, where he will address…

Basque NGO to leave Chios after municipality opposes plan for refugee clinic
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Basque NGO to leave Chios after municipality opposes plan for refugee clinic

ilias1 - Apr 23, 2017

Basque NGO Salvamento Maritimo Humanitario (SMH) announced on Saturday it is ending all its activities on Chios and leaving the island after local residents opposed the group's…

Tsipras: My personal bet is to get Greece out of the MoUs
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Tsipras: My personal bet is to get Greece out of the MoUs

ilias1 - Apr 23, 2017

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said in a statement to Sunday's "Real News" that his personal bet is for Greece to exit the bailout programs, adding that the…

Greek wineries head to London on April 25 for wine tasting event
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Greek wineries head to London on April 25 for wine tasting event

ilias1 - Apr 22, 2017

More than 70 Greek wineries will travel to London next week for a special wine tasting event for sector representatives and the press, held at the Vintners'…

Petrounias wins gold in European Gymnastics Championships (video)
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Petrounias wins gold in European Gymnastics Championships (video)

ilias1 - Apr 22, 2017

Olympic champion Eleftherios Petrounias claimed gold in the European Championships in Cluj, Romania in the rings. Petrounias scored 15,433 points. It is the third gold in a…

Ex-chiefs of Athens 984 municipal radio to stand trial
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Ex-chiefs of Athens 984 municipal radio to stand trial

ilias1 - Apr 22, 2017

The Athens Council of Appeals Court Judges has decided that 11 people who served as heads or board members of the Athens 984 radio station, which operates…

Greek-Chinese news cooperation
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Greek-Chinese news cooperation

ilias1 - Apr 22, 2017

The head of Chinese state news agency Xinhua, Cai Mingzhao, conducted this week a particularly productive visit to Greece, which confirmed the excellent prospects for the expansion…

Mitsotakis: Tsipras offering “stale Chavez” policies
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Mitsotakis: Tsipras offering “stale Chavez” policies

ilias1 - Apr 22, 2017

Kyriakos Mitsotakis, leader of major opposition party New Democracy (ND), stressed that the current leftist government of SYRIZA and its leader, Greek PM Alexis Tsipras were not…

Initial estimates show Greek budget primary surplus for 2016 at 3.9% of GDP
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Initial estimates show Greek budget primary surplus for 2016 at 3.9% of GDP

ilias1 - Apr 22, 2017

Preliminary estimates by Greece's independent statistical authority (EL.STAT) on Friday showed a primary budget surplus for 2016 reaching 3.9 percent of GDP. General government expenditures eased to…

New study reveals the impact of Clostridium difficile infection on the health service
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New study reveals the impact of Clostridium difficile infection on the health service

ilias1 - Apr 22, 2017

Data released at the 27th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID) 2017 demonstrate the impact of CDI on the health service amounts to 10,670…

Primary surplus chokes market
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Primary surplus chokes market

makis - Apr 21, 2017

The state’s fiscal performance last year has exceeded even the most ambitious targets, as the primary budget surplus as defined by the Greek bailout program, came to…

Dip in Greek tourism arrivals and revenues at start of year
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Dip in Greek tourism arrivals and revenues at start of year

makis - Apr 21, 2017

Tourism arrivals from abroad and revenues posted a yearly decline over the first two months of the year, according to provisional figures presented on Friday by the…

Athens eyes rise in visitor numbers
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Athens eyes rise in visitor numbers

makis - Apr 21, 2017

The Greek capital will see a fresh rise in tourism this season, according to data presented to the media on Thursday by Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis and…

Ancient civilizations to come together in Athens
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Ancient civilizations to come together in Athens

makis - Apr 21, 2017

As Athens prepares to host Monday’s “Ancient Civilizations Forum,” Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias said on Friday it will bring together ministers of states representing historically great cultures…

IMF admits to misjudging economic performance
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IMF admits to misjudging economic performance

makis - Apr 21, 2017

As the government hailed official figures putting last year’s budget surplus eight times the size of the target set by Greece’s international creditors, a key International Monetary…

Regling: Greece may return to the markets before end of bailout program
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Regling: Greece may return to the markets before end of bailout program

Panos - Apr 21, 2017

Greece’s fiscal consolidation has been positive and strong and the country could return to the markets before the end of the current bailout program next year, European…

Actor Stathis Psaltis dies at 66
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Actor Stathis Psaltis dies at 66

Panos - Apr 21, 2017

Greek actor Stathis Psaltis has died at the age of 66 after battling with cancer for a many months. The actor, who was being treated at the…

Primary surplus of 2016 to be eight times higher than planned
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Primary surplus of 2016 to be eight times higher than planned

Panos - Apr 21, 2017

Last year’s primary surplus ranged between 3.8 and 4.1 percent of gross domestic product, Finance Ministry sources said ahead of the official announcement of the fiscal figures…

Police fear bank bomb signals new wave of attacks
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Police fear bank bomb signals new wave of attacks

Panos - Apr 21, 2017

Officials at the Greek Police (ELAS) expressed concerns on Thursday about a possible resurgence of domestic terrorism after a small explosive device detonated outside a building housing…