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ND candidates react to survey results
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ND candidates react to survey results

Panos - Dec 07, 2015

Two of the candidates in New Democracy’s leadership race reacted to public surveys published in recent days that showed Apostolos…

1,822 refugees arrive at Piraeus port on Monday
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1,822 refugees arrive at Piraeus port on Monday

Panos - Dec 07, 2015

"Ariadni" ferry carrying 1,822 refugees from Mytilene and Chios docked at Piraeus port on Monday.

Alternate Migration Policy Min Mouzalas on scenarios over Greece’s exit from Schengen zone
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Alternate Migration Policy Min Mouzalas on scenarios over Greece’s exit from Schengen zone

Panos - Dec 07, 2015

The scenario for Greece's exit from the Schengen zone "was initiated by declarations of xenophobic prime ministers," Alternate Minister of…

PM Tsipras’ interview to public ERT-1 TV on Monday
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PM Tsipras’ interview to public ERT-1 TV on Monday

Panos - Dec 07, 2015

The interview of Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to the public television channel ERT-1 will be aired on Friday at…

Eurogroup meeting to be held on Monday
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Eurogroup meeting to be held on Monday

Panos - Dec 07, 2015

The eurozone Finance Ministers' meeting will take place on Monday, in Brussels. The debate on Greece will be short and…

Thirty-five people detained after central Athens clashes
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Thirty-five people detained after central Athens clashes

Panos - Dec 07, 2015

Things appeared to have calmed down at Exarchia Square in Central Athens early on Monday morning following clashes between the…

Athens rallies on the anniversary of teen’s killing turn violent
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Athens rallies on the anniversary of teen’s killing turn violent

Panos - Dec 07, 2015

Self-styled anarchists turned part of central Athens into a battleground on Sunday during a march to mark the seventh anniversary…

Defence Minister Kammenos stresses the need for consensus
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Defence Minister Kammenos stresses the need for consensus

chris1 - Dec 06, 2015

Defence Minister Panos Kammenos on Sunday stressed the need for consensus and understanding. "In these difficult times we must contemplate…

Anti-authoritarian groups throw Molotov cocktails during Grigoropoulos anniversary rally
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Anti-authoritarian groups throw Molotov cocktails during Grigoropoulos anniversary rally

chris1 - Dec 06, 2015

Episodes broke out on the rally for the anniversary of the murder of Alexis Grigoropoulos with a group of about…

State-guaranteed loans scandal going to trial
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State-guaranteed loans scandal going to trial

chris1 - Dec 06, 2015

Prosecutors have indicted 57 businessmen who received state-guaranteed loans worth 94 million euros in total but failed to keep up…

Finance Ministry begins plans for objective real estate value revision
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Finance Ministry begins plans for objective real estate value revision

ilias1 - Dec 06, 2015

The Ministry of Finances has decided to form a special committee which will be tasked with submitting proposals regarding the…

Asset register expected to come into effect by September 2016
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Asset register expected to come into effect by September 2016

ilias1 - Dec 06, 2015

All Greek taxpayers will have to declare their assets in the asset register by September 2016, including bank accounts and…

EU: Greece can tap markets in 2016 if reforms on track
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EU: Greece can tap markets in 2016 if reforms on track

ilias1 - Dec 06, 2015

Greece, which received a third international bailout this year, can begin to return to bond markets in 2016 if its…

Free Wi-Fi in 19 major Greek Archaeological sites and museums
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Free Wi-Fi in 19 major Greek Archaeological sites and museums

ilias1 - Dec 06, 2015

Greece’s Central Archaeological Council (CAS) gave the green light to Cosmote telecommunications company to provide free wi-fi to visitors of…

Clashes erupt in Athens, a Portuguese tourist injured
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Clashes erupt in Athens, a Portuguese tourist injured

ilias1 - Dec 06, 2015

A Portuguese tourist was injured when clashes between a group of young people and the police broke out at Exarchia,…

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Athens Newspaper Headlines

ilias1 - Dec 06, 2015

The Sunday edition of Athens' dailies at a glance: AVGHI: IMF at exit course DIMOKRATIA: The debt volcano ETHNOS: 50…

Parliament approves 2016 budget
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Parliament approves 2016 budget

ilias1 - Dec 06, 2015

Greek Parliament passed the 2016 budget in the early hours of Sunday morning without any surprises. All 153 coalition MPs…

Turkish Provocation! Two Turkish vessels between Lesbos and Chios
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Turkish Provocation! Two Turkish vessels between Lesbos and Chios

chris1 - Dec 06, 2015

Just a few days following the provocative flight of six Turkish military jets over four Greek islands, Turkey is violating…

Athens denies Israeli tests on S-300 missiles
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Athens denies Israeli tests on S-300 missiles

Sokratis - Dec 05, 2015

The Hellenic Air Force (HAF) over the weekend denied reports that Greece helped Israel’s military study a Russian-made air defense…

Public cleaners get shot at permanent job
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Public cleaners get shot at permanent job

Sokratis - Dec 05, 2015

The government has provided some 4,000 people working as cleaners at public buildings with the opportunity to demand permanent positions…