A Greek & a Cypriot on POLITICO’s list of the 28 most influential EU personalities for 2018
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A Greek & a Cypriot on POLITICO’s list of the 28 most influential EU personalities for 2018

makis - Dec 15, 2017

One of the two names is more than well-known both in Greece and around Europe as it belongs to the Greek Minister of Finance, Euclid Tsakalotos. The…

Tito’s granddaughter sides with Greece against FYROM
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Tito’s granddaughter sides with Greece against FYROM

makis - Dec 15, 2017

“Although my grandfather, Josip Broz Tito, ‘gave’ the name ‘Macedonia’ to one of the six constituent republics of Yugoslavia, it is obvious that this act did not…

Education Minister Gavroglou opens a window for election of the Islamic mufti in Komotini
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Education Minister Gavroglou opens a window for election of the Islamic mufti in Komotini

makis - Dec 15, 2017

A few days after the visit of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to Greece, the Minister of Education, Kostas Gavroglou was in favour the election of the…

Chestnut: A winter fruit!
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Chestnut: A winter fruit!

Panos - Dec 15, 2017

A winter image most loved and ever so familiar to Greeks; one that has inspired painters, novelists and song makers: it is none other than the image…

Ancient faeces reveal parasites described in earliest Greek medical texts
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Ancient faeces reveal parasites described in earliest Greek medical texts

Panos - Dec 15, 2017

Ancient faeces from prehistoric burials on the Greek island of Kea have provided the first archaeological evidence for the parasitic worms described 2,500 years ago in the…

Mitsotakis: Reduction in tax rates ‘non-negotiable’
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Mitsotakis: Reduction in tax rates ‘non-negotiable’

Panos - Dec 15, 2017

Main opposition New Democracy (ND) leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis this week again reiterated his party's standing position that a reduction in tax rates in the country is "non-negotiable",…

Greek state primary budget surplus at 4.658 bln euros over Jan-Nov 2017
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Greek state primary budget surplus at 4.658 bln euros over Jan-Nov 2017

Panos - Dec 15, 2017

The Greek state budget posted a primary surplus budget of 4.658 billion euros over the Jan-Nov 2017 period, down from a figure of 5.757 billion euros over…

Foreign Minister Kotzias met with Colombian counterpart in Athens
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Foreign Minister Kotzias met with Colombian counterpart in Athens

Panos - Dec 15, 2017

Foreign Affairs Minister Nikos Kotzias met with his Colombian counterpart Maria Angela Holguin Cuellar at the foreign ministry on Thursday, at 11:30. Th focus of the meeting…

Complete holiday shopping hour schedule
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Complete holiday shopping hour schedule

Panos - Dec 15, 2017

The extended holiday shopping hour schedule will take effect from Friday, December 15. All stores will be open the two Sundays before Christmas, namely on December 17,…

PM Tsipras to meet with German Chancellor, EC President in Brussels
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PM Tsipras to meet with German Chancellor, EC President in Brussels

Panos - Dec 15, 2017

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras is expected to meet with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov and European Commission President Jean Claude Juncker on the sidelines…

Nasa finds entire solar system filled with eight planets like our own
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Nasa finds entire solar system filled with eight planets like our own

Panos - Dec 15, 2017

Scientists discover two potentially habitable ‘super-Earth’ planets just 12 light…s2 Astronomers discover 7 potentially habitable exoplanets orbiting nearby dwarf starεχ More Alien worlds? New data haul identifies…

Weather forecast: Partly cloudy
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Weather forecast: Partly cloudy

Panos - Dec 15, 2017

Partly cloudy and westerly winds are forecast for Friday. Wind velocity will reach 6 on the Beaufort scale. Mostly fair in the northern and eastern parts of…

24-our strike by journalists
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24-our strike by journalists

makis - Dec 14, 2017

The Journalists’ Union of Athens Daily Newspapers (ESIEA) declared a 24-hour-strike from Thursday, December 14 6 am until Friday, December 15 6 am. The journalist’s union is…

Commemorations for the Massacre (Holocaust) of Kalavryta in 1943
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Commemorations for the Massacre (Holocaust) of Kalavryta in 1943

makis - Dec 14, 2017

Government officials, party leaders, mayors, local residents and relatives of the deceased participated in the events to commemorate the Massacre (Holocaust) of Kalavryta, where over 1,200 male…

SHOCK: “New Macedonia” the name proposed by FYROM, Athens to Agree!
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SHOCK: “New Macedonia” the name proposed by FYROM, Athens to Agree!

makis - Dec 14, 2017

“New Macedonia” is the name that the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) has proposed, and Greece is said to agree, in order to end the decades-long name…

Trip to mountainous Nafpaktia
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Trip to mountainous Nafpaktia

Panos - Dec 14, 2017

Seven mountains, countless forested peaks and a rough terrain define mountainous Nafpaktia, a 550-square- kilometer area that extends north of beautiful Nafpaktos town. Forests of fir, beech,…

Greek 3-month T-bills raise 1.3 bln€ on Wed.; 1.6% yield
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Greek 3-month T-bills raise 1.3 bln€ on Wed.; 1.6% yield

Panos - Dec 14, 2017

The Greek state drained 1.3 billion euros from the markets on Wednesday through the auction of 3-month T-bills, according to a statement by the semi-autonomous Public Debt…

Greece should only get a debt deal after its bailout is finished, new Eurogroup president says
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Greece should only get a debt deal after its bailout is finished, new Eurogroup president says

Panos - Dec 14, 2017

Greece needs to fully complete its current bailout program before the country receives any relief on its huge debt pile, the new Eurogroup president told CNBC. Speaking…

Rouvikonas group attacks Saudi Arabia Embassy in Athens
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Rouvikonas group attacks Saudi Arabia Embassy in Athens

Panos - Dec 14, 2017

Members of the anti-establishment group “Rouvikonas” attacked the Saudi Arabian Embassy in the area of Paleo Psychiko in Athens on Thursday morning. The group uploaded a video…

Greece criticises EU chief over refugee quota comments
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Greece criticises EU chief over refugee quota comments

Panos - Dec 14, 2017

Greece on Wednesday said EU President Donald Tusk's rejection of refugee quotas was "ill-timed" and had no hope of being accepted at a summit this week. "Donald…