Syros: Greek tradition & western influence come to a harmonious marriage
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Syros: Greek tradition & western influence come to a harmonious marriage

Panos - Oct 20, 2017

Ermoúpoli (meaning “the city of Hermes”) is the island’s capital town and has been the first important trade and industrial centre of the country in the 19th…

Environment may have partially led to the fall of Queen Cleopatra, research suggests
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Environment may have partially led to the fall of Queen Cleopatra, research suggests

Panos - Oct 20, 2017

Environmental records and historic documents suggest a volcanic eruption could have aided the Romans in victory According to a report in The Guardian, an analysis of environmental…

Greek astronomer in Germany discovers spindle-like galaxies
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Greek astronomer in Germany discovers spindle-like galaxies

Panos - Oct 20, 2017

Athanasia Tatsi is another Greek scientist at the forefront of global scientific research this time in the field of Astronomy. Regarded as a brilliant young postdoctoral researcher…

Reuters: Greek banks plan record sale of bad loans as pressure mounts
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Reuters: Greek banks plan record sale of bad loans as pressure mounts

Panos - Oct 20, 2017

Three of Greece’s largest lenders plan to sell up to 5.5 billion euros ($6.5 billion) in bad loans by early next year, sources said, as the country’s…

Greek Scientists Dispute Article About “Myth” of Great Acoustics at Epidaurus Theater
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Greek Scientists Dispute Article About “Myth” of Great Acoustics at Epidaurus Theater

Panos - Oct 20, 2017

The Hellenic Institute of Acoustics (ELINA) objects to a Guardian article about the “abolition of the myth of good acoustics in the ancient theater of Epidaurus“. According…

Greek cultural centre to open in Krasnodar region in Russia
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Greek cultural centre to open in Krasnodar region in Russia

Panos - Oct 20, 2017

A Greek cultural center will be inaugurated by the Greek community in the Russian town of Gelendzhik of in the Krasnodar region. According to reports in the…

First crematorium in Greece set to be built in inner city Athens
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First crematorium in Greece set to be built in inner city Athens

Panos - Oct 20, 2017

Greece’s first-ever crematorium is apparently on course for construction, with a site in a gritty inner city district of southwest Athens picked as the location. Past opposition…

‘Community’ energy projects in Greece under threat, activists warn
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‘Community’ energy projects in Greece under threat, activists warn

Panos - Oct 20, 2017

Two pioneering solar PV projects in Greece that enable renewable electricity benefits to be shared across local communities are coming under threat from draft EU rules on…

Weather forecast: Partly cloudy
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Weather forecast: Partly cloudy

Panos - Oct 20, 2017

Partly cloudy and northerly winds are forecast for Friday. Wind velocity will reach 4 on the Beaufort scale. Partly cloudy in the northern and western parts of…

Athens Newspapers Headlines
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Athens Newspapers Headlines

Panos - Oct 20, 2017

Justice Ministry to address concerns over ‘pothen esches’ declarations
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Justice Ministry to address concerns over ‘pothen esches’ declarations

makis - Oct 19, 2017

Alternate Justice Minister Dimitris Papangelopoulos on Thursday said that a new ministerial decision will be issued to address the concerns expressed in a Council of State ruling…

Deadline for EFKA dues is extended
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Deadline for EFKA dues is extended

makis - Oct 19, 2017

The 650,000 farmers and self-employed professionals who have not paid the social security contributions they still owe for 2016 have been granted an extension. The new deadline…

Athens expresses concern over continued demolition of houses of Greek ethnic minority in Albania
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Athens expresses concern over continued demolition of houses of Greek ethnic minority in Albania

makis - Oct 19, 2017

The Greek Foreign Ministry expressed concerns regarding the decision by the Albanian authorities to proceed with the demolition of residences of members of the Greek ethnic minority…

Shocking photos reveal unsanitary conditions in basement of largest public maternity Hospital
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Shocking photos reveal unsanitary conditions in basement of largest public maternity Hospital

makis - Oct 19, 2017

Photographs depicting the unsanitary conditions in the basements of the largest public maternity hospital of the country “Elena Venizelos” were published by the Panhellenic Federation of Workers…

Nafplio: The wonderful first capital of Greece
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Nafplio: The wonderful first capital of Greece

Panos - Oct 19, 2017

One of the most beautiful towns in the area of Argolis (in eastern Peloponnese) as well as one of the most romantic cities all over Greece, Nafplio…

Tsipras at Brookings Institute: “Now is the time to trust Greece”
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Tsipras at Brookings Institute: “Now is the time to trust Greece”

Panos - Oct 19, 2017

Now is the time to trust Greece as its economy is turning a corner and exiting the crisis, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said in a keynote address…

Merchant Marine Minister Declares Athens Coastline Almost Oil Free
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Merchant Marine Minister Declares Athens Coastline Almost Oil Free

Panos - Oct 19, 2017

The Greek government said that the cleanup of a section of Athens coastline polluted by a large oil slick more than a month ago is almost over,…

Greek Schools to Receive up to 7,000 Refugee Children This Year
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Greek Schools to Receive up to 7,000 Refugee Children This Year

Panos - Oct 19, 2017

The Greek Education ministry has announced that about 7,000 refugee children will be attending classes in Greek primary and secondary schools this year – up by 2,000…

Greek Banks Face ‘Gangs’ in Bad-Loans Battle With Defaulters
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Greek Banks Face ‘Gangs’ in Bad-Loans Battle With Defaulters

Panos - Oct 19, 2017

When Eurobank Ergasias SA, Greece’s third-biggest lender, recently went after a “strategic defaulter,” angry protesters stormed the courtroom to block its foreclosure attempt. The defaulter, whose name…

US Vice-President to Tsipras: Make reforms that will bring investments
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US Vice-President to Tsipras: Make reforms that will bring investments

Panos - Oct 19, 2017

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras met US Vice President Mike Pence in the White House on Wednesday. After the meeting, Mr. Tsipras wrote on Twitter: “We decided with…