Big stock investors establish Greek foothold in patient bet
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Big stock investors establish Greek foothold in patient bet

Panos - May 25, 2017

Big money managers have started buying cheap Greek stocks from banks to lotteries as clouds over talks between Athens and its international creditors gradually clear, anticipating big…

5 Reasons to visit Folegandros in Greece
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5 Reasons to visit Folegandros in Greece

Panos - May 25, 2017

Small but multi-faceted, Folegandros offers plenty of variety to travelers despite its size. Folegandros, is a small Greek island in the Aegean Sea between Sikinos and Milos,…

Michael Landy Is Uncovering the Real Athens by Drawing It Hundreds of Times
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Michael Landy Is Uncovering the Real Athens by Drawing It Hundreds of Times

Panos - May 25, 2017

It’s not easy staging an art exhibition in a country with a 23 percent unemployment rate and possible bankruptcy on the horizon. So when British artist Michael…

Greek budget posts 1.726 bln€ primary surplus over Jan-Apr period
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Greek budget posts 1.726 bln€ primary surplus over Jan-Apr period

Panos - May 25, 2017

Greece's state budget posted a primary surplus of 1.726 billion euros over the January-April 2017 period, down from a corresponding figure of 1.906 billion euros over the…

German Foreign Ministry against Schuable: He is implementing economic voodoo on Greek program
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German Foreign Ministry against Schuable: He is implementing economic voodoo on Greek program

Panos - May 25, 2017

The German Foreign Affairs spokesperson, Martin Seffer implied that a difference of opinion between his boss, Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel and his colleague of the German Finance…

New French Education Minister to Promote Latin and Ancient Greek in Schools
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New French Education Minister to Promote Latin and Ancient Greek in Schools

Panos - May 25, 2017

The new French National Education Minister Jean-Michel Blanquer, 52, said that he wants to promote Latin and Ancient Greek in schools. Speaking to BFM TV on Tuesday,…

European Environmental Agency gives ‘thumbs up’ to Greek bathing waters for 2016
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European Environmental Agency gives ‘thumbs up’ to Greek bathing waters for 2016

Panos - May 25, 2017

Greek beaches received a sterling report card from the European Environmental Agency on Wednesday in the body's annual "State of bathing water" survey, which detailed water quality…

ND faction wins university student elections
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ND faction wins university student elections

Panos - May 25, 2017

According to the tally count so far, DAP-ND, the youth party affiliated to major Greek opposition party New Democracy, prevailed in the university student elections across the…

Greek authorities investigate cargo ship with explosives
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Greek authorities investigate cargo ship with explosives

Panos - May 25, 2017

Greek authorities say they are investigating a load of explosives that was allegedly being transported by a Maltese-flagged cargo ship from Turkey to Sudan. The coast guard…

Weather forecast: Clouds and rain
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Weather forecast: Clouds and rain

Panos - May 25, 2017

Clouds, rain and winds from variable directions are forecast for Thursday. Wind velocity will reach 5 on the Beaufort scale. Rain in the northern parts of the…

Athens Newspapers Headlines
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Athens Newspapers Headlines

Panos - May 25, 2017

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…