AEK Athens drawn against Dynamo Kyiv in Europa League final 32
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AEK Athens drawn against Dynamo Kyiv in Europa League final 32

makis - Dec 11, 2017

AEK Athens will face Ukrainian team Dynamo Kyiv in the final 32 knock stage of the Europa League. Games will be played in principle on Thursdays 15…

Moment of explosion at New York station
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Moment of explosion at New York station

makis - Dec 11, 2017

The New York Police Department says it is responding to a report of an explosion near Times Square. The response is centered in the area of the…

Eurostat: Greece has highest tax rises in EU
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Eurostat: Greece has highest tax rises in EU

makis - Dec 11, 2017

Greece recorded the highest rise among all countries in taxation increases with a 2.3% hike between 2015 and 2016. Romania, Austria, and Belgium were the champions in…

Thessaloniki: The glorious heart of Northern Greece
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Thessaloniki: The glorious heart of Northern Greece

Panos - Dec 11, 2017

Thessaloniki. A name that conjured up an exotic ancient place that was in my imagination for years. This is Greece’s second city with all its antiquity now…

NPEs in Greece drop to 100.4 bln€ in Sept. 2017
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NPEs in Greece drop to 100.4 bln€ in Sept. 2017

Panos - Dec 11, 2017

The level of non-performing exposures (NPEs) in Greece in September 2017 dropped by 2.4 and 5.5 percent compared with the end of June 2017 and late December…

Greece’s Dimitris Vitsas: As the global threat evolves, so too must the defense industry
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Greece’s Dimitris Vitsas: As the global threat evolves, so too must the defense industry

Panos - Dec 11, 2017

Defense as a concept has a complex structure and function and is indissolubly linked to the threats that an organization, whether it be an individual state, a…

Hiker Dies in Accident on Mount Olympus, Second is Rescued
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Hiker Dies in Accident on Mount Olympus, Second is Rescued

Panos - Dec 11, 2017

One of two hikers that became trapped on Mount Olympus has died while the second was successfully rescued in an operation mounted by the fire brigade to…

Fourth review of Greek bailout to include all the thorny issues left for last
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Fourth review of Greek bailout to include all the thorny issues left for last

Panos - Dec 11, 2017

With the third review of the ongoing Greek bailout more-or-less achieved effortlessly and on time, attention will soon turn to the fourth and final review in the…

PM Tsipras: Only with respect to the international law we can live peacefully
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PM Tsipras: Only with respect to the international law we can live peacefully

Panos - Dec 11, 2017

Only through cooperation, solidarity and respect to the international law and the international treaties as the Lausanne Treaty, we can live peacefully in the region of the…

Govt: Roughly 1.13 mln applications for ‘social dividend’ approved so far
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Govt: Roughly 1.13 mln applications for ‘social dividend’ approved so far

Panos - Dec 11, 2017

Nearly 1.13 million applications for a "social dividend" to be doled out by the government this month have been approved by Friday, out of the 2.66 million…

Lagarde: “Debt restructuring for Greek economy to be sustainable”
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Lagarde: “Debt restructuring for Greek economy to be sustainable”

Panos - Dec 11, 2017

IMF Director Christine Lagarde said the Fund’s board had in principle agreed to approve a “stand by loan” based on specific data. In an interview with Italian…

Weather forecast: Mostly fair
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Weather forecast: Mostly fair

Panos - Dec 11, 2017

Mostly fair weather and northerly winds are forecast for Monday. Wind velocity will reach 5 on the Beaufort scale. Mostly fair in the northern parts of the…

Athens Newspapers Headlines
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Athens Newspapers Headlines

Panos - Dec 11, 2017

Cypriot spokesperson: “Erdogan’s claims on Lausanne Treaty not in the right direction”
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Cypriot spokesperson: “Erdogan’s claims on Lausanne Treaty not in the right direction”

makis - Dec 08, 2017

The Cypriot government’s spokesperson, Nikos Christodoulides, stated that the sayings of the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the Lausanne Treaty is not in the right direction.…

Parts of Greece to see snow and heavy rainfall over weekend
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Parts of Greece to see snow and heavy rainfall over weekend

makis - Dec 08, 2017

The Greek Meteorological Services (EMY) released an emergency weather bulletin warning of a sudden deterioration over the weekend. Heavy rainfall, storms and in some regions snow, will…

Middle East up in flames after Trump’s decision over Jerusalem
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Middle East up in flames after Trump’s decision over Jerusalem

makis - Dec 08, 2017

Protests swept across the Middle East ager US President Donald Trump officially recognised Jerusalem as the capital of the state of Israel. The decision sparked scenes of…

President Erdogan lands in Thrace
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President Erdogan lands in Thrace

makis - Dec 08, 2017

Around 1,000 people welcomed the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the mosque in Komotini with applause, slogans and cheers. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan landed at…

In the Mountains of Corinth
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In the Mountains of Corinth

Panos - Dec 08, 2017

“In the winter, when the lake is covered in snow, it is magical,” Apostolia Papoutsis, the president of the village of Archaia Feneos, tells me – briefly…

In the famous tsipouradika of Volos
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In the famous tsipouradika of Volos

Panos - Dec 08, 2017

While visiting Volos, the city of the Argonauts, you will definitely pass by a tsipouro taverna (tsipourádiko and, in plural, tsipourádika) as they are dispersed in every…

Still bailout-dependent Greece still lags behind EU, EZ in GDP growth rate
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Still bailout-dependent Greece still lags behind EU, EZ in GDP growth rate

Panos - Dec 08, 2017

Greece's crucial need for economic recovery is still plagued by the lowest growth rates in Europe and the Eurozone, Eurostat announced on Thursday, after released updated figures…