Labor Day action to disrupt public services
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Labor Day action to disrupt public services

makis - Apr 27, 2017

Several strikes and work stoppages will cause disruptions in public transportation services on Monday, as workers mark Labor Day. A 24-hour strike will be staged by Hellenic…

Former defense minister to be released from prison
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Former defense minister to be released from prison

makis - Apr 27, 2017

Former defense minister Akis Tsochatzopoulos, who was convicted to 20 years in prison for money laundering in 2013, is expected to be released from Korydallos Prison in…

Judges rap government for not doing more against anarchist attackers
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Judges rap government for not doing more against anarchist attackers

makis - Apr 27, 2017

The union representing judges at the Council of State, the country’s highest administrative court, on Thursday criticized the government for failing to provide adequate security for the…

Event to woo Lebanese tourists
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Event to woo Lebanese tourists

Panos - Apr 27, 2017

The 2nd Greek Tourism Workshop in Lebanon will take place in Beirut on May 10 with the participation of at least 132 Lebanese travel agencies. The event…

Three arrested in Larissa over 40,000-euro illegal adoption
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Three arrested in Larissa over 40,000-euro illegal adoption

Panos - Apr 27, 2017

Three Bulgarian nationals were arrested in Larissa, central Greece, on Wednesday for selling a baby. The 21-year-old mother of the child and her 52-year-old parents were in…

Gov’t expects deal at staff level next week
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Gov’t expects deal at staff level next week

Panos - Apr 27, 2017

With Athens pushing for a speedy conclusion to the second review of the country’s third bailout, government aides said on Wednesday they were confident that a staff-level…

Negotiations between creditors, Athens may extend into next week
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Negotiations between creditors, Athens may extend into next week

Panos - Apr 27, 2017

The possibility of creditors' representatives remaining in Athens beyond May 1 -- which is a quasi-holiday in Greece -- appeared on Wednesday, given that no face-to-face meetings…

Ankara continues to dispute Greek sovereignty
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Ankara continues to dispute Greek sovereignty

Panos - Apr 27, 2017

The claim on Wednesday by a Turkish minister that the tiny inhabited Greek island of Agathonisi in the southeastern Aegean was “Turkish” essentially dashed any expectations in…

EU must fulfill its founding mission, defending western values and democracy
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EU must fulfill its founding mission, defending western values and democracy

Panos - Apr 27, 2017

President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos emphasised the need to defend Europe from a decline in the values of western and European culture, while addressing the…

German court upholds Greek teacher’s case against pay cut
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German court upholds Greek teacher’s case against pay cut

Panos - Apr 27, 2017

A German federal court has upheld a complaint by a teacher at a Greek school in Germany against a pay cut that the Greek government imposed at…

Greek programme to be discussed in European parliament on Thursday
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Greek programme to be discussed in European parliament on Thursday

Panos - Apr 27, 2017

Eurogroup president Jeroen Dijsselbloem will participate in the debate on the second programme review. Dijsselbloem had caused an outroar with his statements about the southern countries spending…

Moscovici:Greece implemented in three years reforms that should have been implemented in last 15 yrs
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Moscovici:Greece implemented in three years reforms that should have been implemented in last 15 yrs

Panos - Apr 27, 2017

Greece has implemented in the last three years structural reforms that should have been implemented in the last 15 years, EU Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs…

Anarchist group tries to storm Council of State
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Anarchist group tries to storm Council of State

Panos - Apr 27, 2017

A group of around 15 suspected members of anti-establishment group Rouvikonas (Rubicon) Wednesday tried to enter the premises of the Council of State, the country’s highest administrative…

Legendary Hellenic Navy armored cruiser “George Averof” sailing again!
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Legendary Hellenic Navy armored cruiser “George Averof” sailing again!

Panos - Apr 27, 2017

The legendary Hellenic Navy armored cruiser “George Averof” is moving again, this time as it is on her way to Skaramanga Shipyards for a two month long…

Weather forecast: Sunny
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Weather forecast: Sunny

Panos - Apr 27, 2017

Mostly fair weather and winds from variable directions are forecast for Thursday. Wind velocity will reach 5 on the Beaufort scale. Scattered clouds in the northern and…

Athens Newspapers Headlines
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Athens Newspapers Headlines

Panos - Apr 27, 2017

Greece has exceeded its targets, says European Commission VP Dombrovskis
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Greece has exceeded its targets, says European Commission VP Dombrovskis

makis - Apr 26, 2017

Greece has exceeded its primary surplus targets so we have the basis for the conclusion of the review of the Greek programme, said European Commission Vice President…

Court rejects ex-minister’s bail request
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Court rejects ex-minister’s bail request

makis - Apr 26, 2017

An Athens court has rejected an appeal by former defense minister Akis Tsochatzopoulos for the reduction of a bail payment of 200,000 euros, a term of his…

Contribution payment deadline extended
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Contribution payment deadline extended

makis - Apr 26, 2017

A two-week extension has been granted to the country’s 1.41 million freelance workers, self-employed professionals and farmers for the payment of their March social security contributions, due…

Two weeks of spring sales to begin on Tuesday
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Two weeks of spring sales to begin on Tuesday

makis - Apr 26, 2017

The spring sales window will open across Greece next Tuesday (with the exception of six prefectures) and close in most cases on Monday, May 15. This is…