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Quake damages homes in southern Greece

Panos - Feb 16, 2016

Authorities in southern Greece say dozens of homes suffered minor damage following an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.2. No injuries are reported. The earthquake struck…

Mitsotakis: Closing borders is a wrong approach
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Mitsotakis: Closing borders is a wrong approach

Panos - Feb 15, 2016

The president of main opposition party Kyriakos Mitsotakis met with the ambassadors of the 28 EU members at New Democracy’s offices on Monday morning, where he argued…

PM Tsipras to meet EU Council president Tusk on Tuesday
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PM Tsipras to meet EU Council president Tusk on Tuesday

Panos - Feb 15, 2016

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will meet the president of the European Council Donald Tusk on Tuesday, at 10:00. The meeting will take place at Maximos mansion.

KEELPNO: Seasonal flu death toll climbs to 93
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KEELPNO: Seasonal flu death toll climbs to 93

Panos - Feb 15, 2016

The Center of Disease Control and Prevention (KEELPNO) has announced that 93 people have died so far as a result of the seasonal outbreak of the flu.…

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State budget net revenue 10.4% above targets in January

Panos - Feb 15, 2016

The Ministry of Finances has announced that the State budget net revenue totaled 4.219 billion euros in January, up 10.4% from targets, while regular budget net revenue…

«Hotspot» to open in Greece this week
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«Hotspot» to open in Greece this week

Panos - Feb 15, 2016

Greece will open four migrant registration centres in time for an EU summit this week, a government source told AFP on Monday, as Athens comes under heavy…

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Protesting farmers to submit proposals to government

Panos - Feb 15, 2016

A delegation of Greek farmers, protesting over planned changes to social security, were expected to submit their proposals to the leftist-led government at 1.30 p.m. on Monday.…

Critical week for management of the refugee crisis
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Critical week for management of the refugee crisis

Panos - Feb 15, 2016

The Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is going to attend the summit on the refugee crisis that has been arranged for Thursday and Friday. The summit will take…

Shutting down FYROM border will slow refugee flow, Kurz says
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Shutting down FYROM border will slow refugee flow, Kurz says

Panos - Feb 15, 2016

Closing Greece’s northern border with Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) will stem the refugee flow into Europe, Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz has said. “If the…

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Athens Newspapers Headlines

Panos - Feb 15, 2016

The Monday edition of Athens' dailies at a glance. DIMOKRATIA: A new memorandum with the IMF ELEFTHEROS TYPOS: Who will avoid pension at 67 ESTIA: The left…

Weather Forecast: Scattered rain and dust on Monday
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Weather Forecast: Scattered rain and dust on Monday

Panos - Feb 15, 2016

Cloudy weather, high temperatures and rain in some parts of the country are forecast for Monday. Wind velocity will reach 7 on the Beaufort scale. Rain in…

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New trilateral cooperation between Cyprus-Greece-Lebanon

Panos - Feb 15, 2016

Following the trilateral meetings with Egypt, Israel and Jordan, the Foreign Minister of Cyprus will have a meeting today on the fringes of the EU Foreign Affairs…

Farmers convene on Monday to decide next strike actions
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Farmers convene on Monday to decide next strike actions

Panos - Feb 15, 2016

The nationwide coordinating committee of road blocks set up by farmers has arranged a general assembly of the 68 blocks that participated in the major rallies that…

Australia seizes meth-filled bra inserts in major drugs bust
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Australia seizes meth-filled bra inserts in major drugs bust

Panos - Feb 15, 2016

Australian police have seized more than Aus$1 billion in methamphetamine, or ice, some concealed in inserts for bras in one of the country's biggest drug busts, authorities…

Tsipras-Boldrini: “The refugee crisis affects all 28 EU members”
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Tsipras-Boldrini: “The refugee crisis affects all 28 EU members”

Panos - Feb 12, 2016

The president of Italian parliament Laura Boldrini was received by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras in Athens on Friday, with the two agreeing that the refugee crisis concerns…

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EU gives Greece three-month deadline to improve border controls

Panos - Feb 12, 2016

The European Union has officially called Greek authorities to improve border controls within the next three months, otherwise Greece may face suspension from the Schengen zone for…

Greek economy shrinks 0.6 pct q/q in fourth quarter
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Greek economy shrinks 0.6 pct q/q in fourth quarter

Panos - Feb 12, 2016

Greece's economy contracted by 0.6 percent in last year's final quarter, flash estimates by Eurostat showed on Friday, as fiscal austerity and capital controls continued to weigh…

Protesting farmers clash with riot police in city center of Athens
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Protesting farmers clash with riot police in city center of Athens

Panos - Feb 12, 2016

Clashes broke out in the city center of Athens between protesting farmers and riot police, particularly outside the Ministry of Agricultural Development. Protesters threw stones and tomatoes…

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Dijsselbloem urges ECB to study security risks of 500 euro banknote

Panos - Feb 12, 2016

The European Central Bank should make proposals on how to reduce security risks linked to the 500 euro note which can be used for the financing of…

Body of navy chopper captain recovered
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Body of navy chopper captain recovered

Panos - Feb 12, 2016

The remains of the captain of a Hellenic Navy helicopter which crashed on the islet of Kinaros, in the eastern Aegean on Thursday, has been recovered, authorities…