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PM announces Parliamentary investigation into ‘shady’ loans given to parties and media

Panos - Mar 30, 2016

Launching an off-the-agenda debate on justice issues in Parliament on Tuesday (29/03/2016), Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras challenged main opposition New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis to distance himself…

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Weather Forecast: Mostly fair

Panos - Mar 30, 2016

Mostly fair weather and winds from variable directions are forecast for Wednesday. Wind velocity will reach 4 on the Beaufort scale. AdTech Ad Partly cloudy in the…

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Athens Newspaper Headlines

Panos - Mar 30, 2016

EgyptAir hijacker surrenders
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EgyptAir hijacker surrenders

Panos - Mar 29, 2016

The hijacker has turned himself in to the Cypriot authorities, according to police. All hostages are free and safe. The Cypriot special forces are standing by and…

Tsakalotos confident of a deal for the Elliniko development by fall
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Tsakalotos confident of a deal for the Elliniko development by fall

Panos - Mar 29, 2016

The Minister of Finance Euclid Tsakalotos has announced that the government will reach an agreement for the Elliniko development by fall. The deal with Lamda Development, China’s…

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Two power workers in critical condition after accident

Panos - Mar 29, 2016

Two workers with Public Power Corporation are in critical condition at the Ioannina University Hospital in northwestern Greece after possibly suffering electrocution on the job. The two…

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Mayor of Syrian origin offers to set up refugee center in Myrsini

Panos - Mar 29, 2016

The Mayor of Andravida-Kyllini Nabil-Josef Morad, who is of Syrian origin, has announced plans to set up a refugee center at seaside resort in the coastal area…

Government aiming to conclude negotiations by 15 April
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Government aiming to conclude negotiations by 15 April

Panos - Mar 29, 2016

After the recent meeting of the Government Council for Economic Policy, a senior finance officer argued that the negotiations must conclude by the 15th of Aprils, in…

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Powerful blast rocks Nafplio, no injuries reported

Panos - Mar 29, 2016

A powerful blast rocked the northern Peloponnesian town of Nafplio around noon on Tuesday, causing damage to a building but no injuries, Skai has reported. The explosion…

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IMF official in favor or less austerity and debt relief for Greece

Panos - Mar 29, 2016

The Economic Counselor and Director of the IMF's Research Department Maurice Obstfeld has argued that there can be ‘some flexibility’ in Greece’s budget targets, for a short-term,…

Egypt Air hijacker demands to see ex-wife, seeks asylum in Cyprus
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Egypt Air hijacker demands to see ex-wife, seeks asylum in Cyprus

Panos - Mar 29, 2016

The man who hijacked an Egypt Air flight en route from Alexandria to Cairo and demanded that it be landed at Larnaca airport, has asked authorities to…

Partly coudy, today
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Partly coudy, today

Panos - Mar 29, 2016

Clouds and south-southwesterly winds are forecast for Tuesday. Wind velocity will reach 5 on the Beaufort scale. Partly cloudy with a chance of rain in the northern…

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5.2 earthquake hits Zakynthos Tuesday morning

Panos - Mar 29, 2016

A 5.2 on the Richter scale earthquake has shaken the island of Zakynthos, off the west coast of Greece. The earthquake hit Tuesday morning at 4.05 am…

Emergency landing at Larnaca airport due to air piracy
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Emergency landing at Larnaca airport due to air piracy

Panos - Mar 29, 2016

An Egyptian Airlines plane has asked for an emergency landing a Larnaca airport on suspicion of air piracy on Tuesday, initial information to SigmaLive said. Leonidas Leonidou,…

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Panos - Mar 29, 2016

Brussels’ metro station attacker Khalid El Bakraoui passed through Greece
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Brussels’ metro station attacker Khalid El Bakraoui passed through Greece

Panos - Mar 28, 2016

Brussels’ metro station attacker Khalid El Bakraoui had reached Greece from Italy in July 2015, according to Sky Italia TV network citing Italian counter-terrorism unit sources. Specifically,…

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ADEDY calls 24hr strike on 7 April over pension system reform

Panos - Mar 28, 2016

A 24-hour strike and demonstration have been announced for Thursday, the 7th of April, by public sector trade union ADEDY. The demonstration is scheduled for 11am on…

SMEs federation head: EU should give a ‘second chance’ to European entrepreneurs
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SMEs federation head: EU should give a ‘second chance’ to European entrepreneurs

Panos - Mar 28, 2016

The president of Greece’s Confederation of Commerce and Entrepreneurship (ESEE), Vassilis Krokidis, on Sunday called for the European Union to better support small to medium-sized businesses, warning…

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Pappas and Vitsas contradict Mardas on ‘refugee investors’ initiative

Panos - Mar 28, 2016

State Minister Nikos Pappas and Alternate Minister of National Defense Dimitris Vitsas have argued against the initiative of Dimitris Mardas regarding refugee investors. In an interview on…

Fire breaks out at paint factory in Aspropyrgos
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Fire breaks out at paint factory in Aspropyrgos

Panos - Mar 28, 2016

A huge blaze which engulfed an inks and paint factory in Aspropyrgos, southeast Athens, has been brought under control, according to reports. About 81 firefighters and 27…