Regling: Greece may return to the markets before end of bailout program
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Regling: Greece may return to the markets before end of bailout program

Panos - Apr 21, 2017

Greece’s fiscal consolidation has been positive and strong and the country could return to the markets before the end of the current bailout program next year, European…

Actor Stathis Psaltis dies at 66
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Actor Stathis Psaltis dies at 66

Panos - Apr 21, 2017

Greek actor Stathis Psaltis has died at the age of 66 after battling with cancer for a many months. The actor, who was being treated at the…

Primary surplus of 2016 to be eight times higher than planned
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Primary surplus of 2016 to be eight times higher than planned

Panos - Apr 21, 2017

Last year’s primary surplus ranged between 3.8 and 4.1 percent of gross domestic product, Finance Ministry sources said ahead of the official announcement of the fiscal figures…

Police fear bank bomb signals new wave of attacks
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Police fear bank bomb signals new wave of attacks

Panos - Apr 21, 2017

Officials at the Greek Police (ELAS) expressed concerns on Thursday about a possible resurgence of domestic terrorism after a small explosive device detonated outside a building housing…

NASA finally has a computer that can survive on Venus
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NASA finally has a computer that can survive on Venus

Panos - Apr 21, 2017

Even though Mercury is closer to the Sun, Venus is the hottest planet in the Solar System. It has surface temperatures of about 460 degrees Celsius (860…

Police in Piraeus searching for armed bank robbers
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Police in Piraeus searching for armed bank robbers

Panos - Apr 21, 2017

Police in Piraeus are seeking the four perpetrators behind an armed robbery at a bank on central Hatzikyriakou Street that took place at 2 p.m. Thursday, shortly…

Tsipras calls on creditors to stop punishing Greece
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Tsipras calls on creditors to stop punishing Greece

Panos - Apr 21, 2017

In an opinion article published in the Wall Street Journal, Greek PM Alexis Tsipras called on the country’s creditors to stop blocking the return of economic growth…

Cyprus leaders meet in bid to revive stalled peace talks
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Cyprus leaders meet in bid to revive stalled peace talks

Panos - Apr 21, 2017

The leaders of Cyprus’s estranged Greek and Turkish Cypriot communities met on Thursday against the backdrop of Ankara’s plans to start seismic research on Friday in the…

Record arrivals in Athens in 1st 3-month period
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Record arrivals in Athens in 1st 3-month period

Panos - Apr 21, 2017

The percentage of arrivals in Athens rose by 14% in the first 3-month period, according to data presented in a joint press conference by the city’s Mayor…

“Safe-deposit box gang” blamed for Avlona warehouse robbery
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“Safe-deposit box gang” blamed for Avlona warehouse robbery

Panos - Apr 21, 2017

Police suspect that the so-called “safe-deposit box gang” was behind a burglary at a pharmaceutical company warehouse in Avlona in northern Attica early Thursday morning. According to…

April 21: Remembering the toppling of Greek Democracy by the Junta
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April 21: Remembering the toppling of Greek Democracy by the Junta

Panos - Apr 21, 2017

Exactly half a century has passed since April 21, 1967. The date marks the anniversary of one of the darkest moments in modern Greek history. 50 years…

Weather forecast: Cloudy
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Weather forecast: Cloudy

Panos - Apr 21, 2017

Cloudy weather and winds from variable directions are forecast for Friday. Wind velocity will reach 6 on the Beaufort scale. Clouds and rain in the northern parts…

Athens Newspapers Headlines
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Athens Newspapers Headlines

Panos - Apr 21, 2017

Enter the 17.5 million dollar private nuclear bunker
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Enter the 17.5 million dollar private nuclear bunker

Panos - Apr 20, 2017

Featuring 12 bedrooms and 12 bathrooms on a 32-acre lot in Tifton, Georgia, about two hours southwest of Savannah, the $17.5 million listing is, if it had…

Funerals of army officers killed in helicopter crash to be held on Thursday, Friday
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Funerals of army officers killed in helicopter crash to be held on Thursday, Friday

Panos - Apr 20, 2017

The funerals for the four army officers who died when their helicopter crashed in Sarantaporos, Elassona, on Wednesday morning will be held on Thursday and Friday. Major…

Cypriot President to meet with northern Cypriot leader Akinci
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Cypriot President to meet with northern Cypriot leader Akinci

Panos - Apr 20, 2017

The President of the Republic of Cyprus, Nikos Anastasiades will meet with the leader of the northern Cypriot community Mustafa Akinci on Thursday afternoon at the Lefkosia…

Commission also set to lower Greek GDP growth forecast for 2017
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Commission also set to lower Greek GDP growth forecast for 2017

Panos - Apr 20, 2017

A “milder growth” rate for Greece in 2017 was the way a European Commission spokeswoman put it on Wednesday in revealing that the EU’s executive is also…

Samaria Gorge to reopen
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Samaria Gorge to reopen

Panos - Apr 20, 2017

The first 2 kilometers of the trail running through the Samaria Gorge, on the island of Crete, will be opened to the public Thursday. Park authorities, however,…

Athens court to hear latest Turkish extradition petition for 3 of 8 servicemen who fled to Greece
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Athens court to hear latest Turkish extradition petition for 3 of 8 servicemen who fled to Greece

Panos - Apr 20, 2017

An appellate council in Athens will convene on April 25 to consider a new extradition request by Turkish authorities for three out of the eight Turkish military…

Early Easter helped jobless numbers ease
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Early Easter helped jobless numbers ease

Panos - Apr 20, 2017

Manpower Organization (OAED) figures published on Wednesday showed a reduction in the number of registered unemployed in March by 2.51 percent, or 27,573 people, compared to February,…