Eurozone inflation rate at 0.2 pct in Dec, Eurostat
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Eurozone inflation rate at 0.2 pct in Dec, Eurostat

Panos - Jan 05, 2016

The annual inflation rate grew to 0.2 pct in the Eurozone in December 2015, Eurostat said in its preliminary estimate released here on Tuesday. In an announcement,…

Kuwait recalls ambassador to Iran amid tensions
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Kuwait recalls ambassador to Iran amid tensions

Panos - Jan 05, 2016

Kuwait has become the next Islamic country to renounce ties with Iran after it recalled its ambassador to Tehran, following Iran’s spat with Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia's…

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Athens Stock Exchange opening: Decline

Panos - Jan 05, 2016

Equity prices were dropping on Tuesday on the Athens Stock Exchange (ASE), with the basic share price index down 0.35 percent, standing at 618.97 points at 11.00…

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Athens Newspaper Headlines

Panos - Jan 05, 2016

The Tuesday edition of Athens' dailies at a glance AVGHI: Rescue proposal for pensions and sustainability of the insurance system. DIMOKRATIA: New pension are only crumbs. EFIMERIDA…

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UN Adviser on Cyprus Eide in Athens

Panos - Jan 05, 2016

UN Special Adviser for Cyprus Espen Barth Eide is currently in Athens to meet with Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias. The meeting will take place at 15:00 at…

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Nine drowned refugees wash up on Turkish beach

Panos - Jan 05, 2016

A Turkish news agency says the bodies of nine drowned migrants, including children, have washed up on a beach on Turkey's Aegean coast after their boat capsized…

White House outlines gun control moves
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White House outlines gun control moves

Panos - Jan 05, 2016

The Obama administration on Monday unveiled a series of new executive actions aimed at reducing gun violence and making some political headway on one of the most…

Bus catches fire in north China, 14 dead, over 30 injured
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Bus catches fire in north China, 14 dead, over 30 injured

Panos - Jan 05, 2016

A fire on a bus in northern China has killed 14 people and injured more than 30. The incident happened in Yinchuan, the capital of Ningxia region,…

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Moscovici: Athens must respect pension reform pledge

Panos - Jan 05, 2016

European Economics Commissioner Pierre Moscovici urged the Greek government to respect its commitment to reform its pension system and keep the country on a virtuous reform path.…

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Weather Forecast: Partly cloudy on Tuesday

Panos - Jan 04, 2016

Clouds and southerly winds are forecast for Tuesday. Wind velocity will reach 6 on the Beaufort scale. Rain in the morning in the northern parts of the…

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New development to be presented this month, Econ Min says

Panos - Jan 04, 2016

A new development law to be tabled to Parliament soon will include 3-4 basic principles, it will be simplified compared with a prevailing bureaucracy and will put…

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Opposition parties reaction on government proposals for social security system

Panos - Jan 04, 2016

Centrists Union leader Vassilis Leventis expressed his opposition over the government's draft law for the social security after his meeting on Monday with Labour Minister George Katrougalos…

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Greek capital market officials optimistic over 2016 outlook

Panos - Jan 04, 2016

Greek capital market officials appeared optimistic over the outlook of 2016, after a negative 2015, at the opening session of the new year in the Athens Stock…

Labour Minister presents government’s proposals on social security to ND leader
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Labour Minister presents government’s proposals on social security to ND leader

Panos - Jan 04, 2016

Labour Minister George Katrougalos met with interim New Democracy (ND) president Yiannis Plakiotiakis on Monday. Katrougalos briefed the main opposition leader on the government's proposal for the…

Industry’s development should become a national target, said Dep. Econ Minister Tzakri
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Industry’s development should become a national target, said Dep. Econ Minister Tzakri

Panos - Jan 04, 2016

The development of the industrial sector should become a national target if we want at some point to leave from the vicious circle of the memoranda and…

Greek PMI up in December
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Greek PMI up in December

Panos - Jan 04, 2016

Greece's Purchasing Manager's Index (PMI) grew to 50.2 points in December from 48.1 in November, recording the first improvement in the manufacturing sector in the last 16…

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Athens Stock Exchange opening: Decline

Panos - Jan 04, 2016

Equity prices were dropping on Monday on the Athens Stock Exchange (ASE), with the basic share price index down 0.75 percent, standing at 626.60 points at 11.40…

Mark Zuckerberg Is Building A Real-Life Version Of Iron Man
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Mark Zuckerberg Is Building A Real-Life Version Of Iron Man

Panos - Jan 04, 2016

Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg has announced that he is planning to build an artificial intelligence system to run his home, including babysitting and help with his work.…

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Large number of refugees to arrive at Piraeus port on Monday

Panos - Jan 04, 2016

The ferry Ariadne with 1,880 refugees on board is expected to dock at Piraeus port on Monday. The vessel has collected 1,270 persons from Lesvos and 610…

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Athens Newspaper Headlines

Panos - Jan 04, 2016

The Monday edition of Athens' dailies at a glance DIMOKRATIA: The new objective rates in real estate. EFIMERIDA TON SYNTAKTON: Consensus-hunt. ELEFTHEROS TYPOS: 'Window' for pension before…