Roupakias released from remand while Golden Dawn trial stalls
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Roupakias released from remand while Golden Dawn trial stalls

Panos - Feb 22, 2016

Giorgos Roupakias, the Golden Dawn member who confessed to murdering Pavlos Fyssas, has been released from remand after 30 months, while the trial of the neo-Nazi party…

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Farmers’ meeting with gov’t risks failing

Panos - Feb 22, 2016

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsirpas will meet on Monday noon with the representatives of the farmers in an effort to de-escalate the tension occurred and persuade the…

HSBC sees 1.2% fall in net profit for the year to December
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HSBC sees 1.2% fall in net profit for the year to December

Panos - Feb 22, 2016

Europe's biggest bank has posted a 1.2% decline in net profit to $13.52 billion for the 12 months to December compared to a year earlier, citing a…

Austria snubs EU with migrant cap launch as rift widens
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Austria snubs EU with migrant cap launch as rift widens

Panos - Feb 19, 2016

Austria on Friday introduced a new daily cap on asylum seekers which could trigger a domino effect of border clampdowns on the Balkan migrant trail from Greece…

Greek Cup semifinal draw: AEK v Atromitos and PAOK v Olympiacos
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Greek Cup semifinal draw: AEK v Atromitos and PAOK v Olympiacos

Panos - Feb 19, 2016

The draw for the semi-finals of the Greek Football Cup took place on Friday, with AEK to face Atromitos and PAOK to face Olympiacos for a ticket…

Fisherman rescues large number of migrants off Alexandroupolis
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Fisherman rescues large number of migrants off Alexandroupolis

Panos - Feb 19, 2016

A fisherman rescued 60 refugees, including 20 children and infants, 11 nautical miles off the coast of the northeastern Greek city of Alexandroupolis. The fisherman said while…

Greek PM to meet farmers next week
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Greek PM to meet farmers next week

Panos - Feb 19, 2016

Representatives of Greece’s protesting farmers will meet on Monday with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras in a bid to break the lingering deadlock, the government said Friday. Agricultural…

Speed a factor in Pantelidis crash, early reports say
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Speed a factor in Pantelidis crash, early reports say

Panos - Feb 19, 2016

Popular Greek singer Pantelis Pantelidis who died in a car crash Thursday was not wearing a seatbelt while the Mercedes he was driving was traveling at 100-150…

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Athens Stock Exchange under significant pressure on Friday

Panos - Feb 19, 2016

After the past few sessions closed on the rise, the Athens Stock Exchange has opened on Friday with minor losses, with the general price index retreating by…

Human traffickers held on Chios go on hunger strike over sentences
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Human traffickers held on Chios go on hunger strike over sentences

Panos - Feb 19, 2016

A group of 22 human traffickers, who are being held in the judicial prison of Chios, have announced that they will on a hunger strike over their…

Dijsselbloem agrees with IMF on need for deeper pension cuts
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Dijsselbloem agrees with IMF on need for deeper pension cuts

Panos - Feb 19, 2016

Eurogroup chief Jeroen Dijsselbloem has argued that deeper pension cuts are needed, in order for an agreement to be reached between Greece and its creditors. This call…

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Portugal offers to take in refugees from Greece

Panos - Feb 19, 2016

Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa has offered to take in several thousand refugees from Greece in a gesture of “solidarity.” A copy of the letter from Costa…

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BBG: ECB inflation overshoot? It’s far away but don’t dismiss it

Panos - Feb 19, 2016

Too much inflation, at least for a short time, could be a good thing for the European Central Bank. An official account of the central bank's latest…

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Athens Newspapers Headlines

Panos - Feb 19, 2016

The Friday edition of Athens' dailies at a glance. AVGHI: 2.5 uninsured persons to have access to health DIMOKRATIA: Tax from the first euro EFIMERIDA TON SYNTAKTON:…

Sfakianakis to be appointed Cyber Crime Division supervisor
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Sfakianakis to be appointed Cyber Crime Division supervisor

Panos - Feb 19, 2016

After the uproar that was caused by his dismissal, Major General Manolis Sfakianakis will be reappointed as assistant to Chief of Staff Zacharoula Tsirigoti and will be…

Tsipras, Merkel and Hollande meet ahead of EU summit
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Tsipras, Merkel and Hollande meet ahead of EU summit

Panos - Feb 19, 2016

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has arranged to meet with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande in Brussels. The trilateral meeting is scheduled to…

Decision to transfer cyber crime unit chief recalled
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Decision to transfer cyber crime unit chief recalled

Panos - Feb 18, 2016

A decision to transfer Manolis Sfakianakis, director of the Cyber Crime Center of the Greek Police, to another department late Wednesday, was recalled on Thursday, Kathimerini understands.…

Greece pushes back deadline for Kasteli airport bids to May 6
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Greece pushes back deadline for Kasteli airport bids to May 6

Panos - Feb 18, 2016

Greece has pushed backed the deadline for binding bids to build and operate a new airport on the island of Crete by about two months to May…

Dijsselbloem: Pension cuts are needed to reach an agreement
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Dijsselbloem: Pension cuts are needed to reach an agreement

Panos - Feb 18, 2016

Eurogroup president Jeroen Dijsselbloem on Thursday pointed out that main pension cuts might be needed in order an agreement on social security could be reached. Speaking at…

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Justice Minister orders investigation into Hellenic Gold delays

Panos - Feb 18, 2016

The Minister of Justice Nikos Paraskevopoulos has ordered an investigation into the major delays in relation to series of complaints filed against the “Hellenic Gold” firm from…