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Kos earthquake: Turkish victim identified as Sinan Kurtoglu
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Kos earthquake: Turkish victim identified as Sinan Kurtoglu

makis - Jul 21, 2017

The name of the Turkish national killed in the earthquake on the island of Kos is Sinan Kurtoglu. According to…

Things to do when visiting Paleokastritsa, Corfu
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Things to do when visiting Paleokastritsa, Corfu

Panos - Jul 21, 2017

Paleokastritsa in Corfu Greece is one of those places that has an otherworldly appeal. Located in the northwest coast of…

Kos airport management reports says facility operating normally, safely; only minor delays cited
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Kos airport management reports says facility operating normally, safely; only minor delays cited

Panos - Jul 21, 2017

Fraport Greece on Friday morning assured that the airport on the quake-hit island of Kos is operating normally and safely…

Inaugural sale of Greek bank’s NPL portfolio set for August
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Inaugural sale of Greek bank’s NPL portfolio set for August

Panos - Jul 21, 2017

The inaugural sale of a portfolio of "bad debt" held by Greece's systemic banks is expected in early August, with…

Germans Drink More Ouzo, Greeks Opt for Tsipouro
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Germans Drink More Ouzo, Greeks Opt for Tsipouro

Panos - Jul 21, 2017

Germans drink almost twice as much ouzo as Greeks, who now seem to turn to tsipouro; meanwhile ouzo exports to…

IMF spox on Greece program, debt ceiling issue
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IMF spox on Greece program, debt ceiling issue

Panos - Jul 21, 2017

An IMF spokesman on Thursday referred directly to a debt ceiling that the Fund calculates for still bailout-dependent Greece, in…

Draghi: It’s up to Athens to decide when to return to markets; confidence restored with full implementation of program
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Draghi: It’s up to Athens to decide when to return to markets; confidence restored with full implementation of program

Panos - Jul 21, 2017

European Central Bank (ECB) President Mario Draghi told reporters in Frankfurt on Thursday that it's up to the Greek government…

Paphos facing big drought threat
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Paphos facing big drought threat

Panos - Jul 21, 2017

Residents in Paphos face the possibility of severe water shortages if there is little rain this winter as plans to…

ELA ceiling for Greek banks again lowered; BoG points to improved liquidity
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ELA ceiling for Greek banks again lowered; BoG points to improved liquidity

Panos - Jul 21, 2017

The European Central Bank's (ECB) governing council on Thursday lowered an emergency funding cap - the Emergency Liquidation Assistance (ELA)…

Weather Forecast: Fair
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Weather Forecast: Fair

Panos - Jul 21, 2017

Fair weather and northerly winds are forecast for Friday. Wind velocity will reach 4 on the Beaufort scale. Clouds and…

Athens Newspapers Headlines
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Athens Newspapers Headlines

Panos - Jul 21, 2017

Two killed in 6.4 magnitude earthquake on island of Kos
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Two killed in 6.4 magnitude earthquake on island of Kos

Panos - Jul 21, 2017

A strong earthquake in the Aegean Sea has killed at least two people on the Greek island of Kos, officials…

Greeks consume 27% less food, Bank of Greece survey finds
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Greeks consume 27% less food, Bank of Greece survey finds

makis - Jul 20, 2017

Bank of Greece (BoG) study reveals a collapse in Greeks’ net wealth, assets, income and consumption of goods and services.…

The collapse of Cyprus reunification talks: Imposition of sanctions against Turkey is long overdue
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The collapse of Cyprus reunification talks: Imposition of sanctions against Turkey is long overdue

makis - Jul 20, 2017

By Constantine Tzanos, Contributor Nuclear engineer, PhD* July 7, 2017, marked the failure of another effort to solve the over…

Cyprus invasion: 43 years since Turkish aggression
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Cyprus invasion: 43 years since Turkish aggression

makis - Jul 20, 2017

In commemoration of the Turkish invasion of Cyprus by Turkish forces on July 20 1974, the sirens wailed across the…

The Emerald of the Aegean
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The Emerald of the Aegean

Panos - Jul 20, 2017

Thasos Island With its rich history and archaeological remains, wonderful beaches, variety of activities to do and friendly people, Thasos…

Property value plummets by 34% in Greece
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Property value plummets by 34% in Greece

Panos - Jul 20, 2017

The median value of houses in Greece has recorded a significant fall of 34% between 2009 and 2014, from €106,340…

Michael Karloutsos Appointed State Department Deputy Chief of Protocol and Acting Chief
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Michael Karloutsos Appointed State Department Deputy Chief of Protocol and Acting Chief

Panos - Jul 20, 2017

WASHINGTON, DC – Michael Karloutsos has been appointed Deputy Chief of Protocol and Acting Chief, a high-profile position in the…

Red Cross ends provision of services in Softex/Kordelio camp
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Red Cross ends provision of services in Softex/Kordelio camp

Panos - Jul 20, 2017

The Red Cross which has been providing services to the residents of Softex/Kordelio camp in the outskirts of Thessaloniki, since…

Govt sends list of lignite-fired power units up for sale
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Govt sends list of lignite-fired power units up for sale

Panos - Jul 20, 2017

Greece's environment and energy ministry has reportedly submitted a list to the EU Commission's competition directorate (DG Comp.) of Public…