Greek President reiterates call for German WWII reparations
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Greek President reiterates call for German WWII reparations

makis - Aug 17, 2017

Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos renewed the demand for war reparations from Germany owed to Greece from the time when the Nazi forces had occupied the country, during…

Man who rented van in Barcelona terrorist attack
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Man who rented van in Barcelona terrorist attack

makis - Aug 17, 2017

A photo of a man who reportedly rented the white van that plowed into people in Barcelona in a terroristb attack was released. His name is Driss…

A Greek woman and her 2 children among injured in Barcelona terrorist attack
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A Greek woman and her 2 children among injured in Barcelona terrorist attack

makis - Aug 17, 2017

A Greek woman and her two children are among those injured in the terrorist attack in Barcelona on Thursday, according to the Greek Foreign Ministry. Members of…

13 dead, 50 injured in terrorist van attack in Barcelona
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13 dead, 50 injured in terrorist van attack in Barcelona

makis - Aug 17, 2017

A van has ploughed into crowds in Ramblas tourist area in Barcelona leaving 13 dead and 50 injured. According to initial reports by Spanish police, multiple people…

Anafi: Straight out of the Greek Mythology
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Anafi: Straight out of the Greek Mythology

Panos - Aug 17, 2017

Greek Mythology has it that Anáfi, a paradise of pristine beauty and “exotic” beaches washed by crystal clear waters, had emerged from the bottom of the Aegean…

Greek Government to Invest in Kastellorizo Island Desalination
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Greek Government to Invest in Kastellorizo Island Desalination

Panos - Aug 17, 2017

Greece’s General Secretariat for the Aegean and Island Policy and the country’s shipping industry have signed a €870,000 ($1 million) contract to build a desalination plant on…

How will Turkey survive until 2019?
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How will Turkey survive until 2019?

Panos - Aug 17, 2017

Politics in Turkey is entering a highly stressful two years this fall. Since the referendum, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan seems to be running a one-man show in…

Forest fires threatens homes on Greek island
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Forest fires threatens homes on Greek island

Panos - Aug 17, 2017

Greek authorities say a forest fire is threatening homes in a village on the western island of Kefallonia, but no injuries have been reported. The fire service…

Greek budget execution: July 2017 revenues lag behind target by 729 mln€
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Greek budget execution: July 2017 revenues lag behind target by 729 mln€

Panos - Aug 17, 2017

Figures released this week by the Greek finance ministry showed a significant lag in collected public revenues for last month, July 2017, compared with the target. Specifically,…

Russian-Greek cosmonaut Yurchikhin Grammatikopoulos to make 6h space walk
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Russian-Greek cosmonaut Yurchikhin Grammatikopoulos to make 6h space walk

Panos - Aug 17, 2017

Russian cosmonaut of Greek descent Fyodor Nikolayevich Yurchikhin Grammatikopoulos will make a six-hour walk outside the ISS space station where he has been since April. NASA TV…

Govt dismisses press speculation: FinMin Tsakalotos to lead negotiations over third program review
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Govt dismisses press speculation: FinMin Tsakalotos to lead negotiations over third program review

Panos - Aug 17, 2017

The leftist-rightist coalition on Wednesday dismissed a latest round of press speculation over the standing of Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos, saying the latter will negotiate the…

Weather forecast: Mostly Fair
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Weather forecast: Mostly Fair

Panos - Aug 17, 2017

Mostly fair weather and northerly winds are forecast for Thursday. Wind velocity will reach 7 on the Beaufort scale. Scattered clouds in the northern parts of the…

Athens Newspapers Headlines
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Athens Newspapers Headlines

Panos - Aug 17, 2017

Breaking news: 4.9 magnitude earthquake strikes near Santorini
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Breaking news: 4.9 magnitude earthquake strikes near Santorini

makis - Aug 16, 2017

A 4.9 magnitude earthquake has hit the area between the islands of Milos, Amorgos and Santorini. The tremor occurred at 6.53pm, according to the Athens Geodynamics Institute.

Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs announcement on the participation of FYROM’s Consul General in Toronto in an irredentist event
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Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs announcement on the participation of FYROM’s Consul General in Toronto in an irredentist event

makis - Aug 16, 2017

The Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued the following Press Release. We condemn the participation of fYROM’s Consul General in Toronto, Jovica Palacevski, in an irredentist event,…

Pavlopoulos: We are grateful to those that are giving a huge battle to protect the people & the environment
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Pavlopoulos: We are grateful to those that are giving a huge battle to protect the people & the environment

makis - Aug 16, 2017

“The Greeks honour today the great feast of the Dormition of Virgin Mary, that always protects the Greek people’s struggles and hopes for the nation’s prosperity and…

Turkey disputes Greek sovereignty over Aegean Sea isles anew
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Turkey disputes Greek sovereignty over Aegean Sea isles anew

makis - Aug 16, 2017

Turkey continues to dispute the sovereignty of Greece over a number small isles and islets in the Aegean Sea. Addressing his country’s national assembly, Turkish Foreign Minister…

Serifos: Charming, elegant…Greek!
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Serifos: Charming, elegant…Greek!

Panos - Aug 16, 2017

Serifos Island, with its rugged mining sites, ladened with history, has its own distinct Cycladic flair. The island exudes a calm atmosphere and speaks directly to your…

Ancient Greeks Built an Eclipse-Predicting ‘Computer’ 2,000 Years Ago
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Ancient Greeks Built an Eclipse-Predicting ‘Computer’ 2,000 Years Ago

Panos - Aug 16, 2017

More than 2,000 years before the Great American Solar Eclipse, which will darken the skies over the U.S. on Aug. 21, astronomers in ancient Greece developed their…

North Korea missile parts linked to Ukraine
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North Korea missile parts linked to Ukraine

Panos - Aug 16, 2017

North Korea’s dramatic leap forward in ballistic missile capability has its origins far beyond the Korean peninsula, experts believe: in Russian technology that may have been acquired…