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Asterokosmos brightens the city of Thessaloniki
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Asterokosmos brightens the city of Thessaloniki

Panos - Dec 18, 2015

The International Thessaloniki Trade Fair hosts for third consecutive year brightens the city of Thessaloniki with "Asterokosmos". A park of…

Economy Minister: The parallel programme will proceed as soon as some matters are clarified
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Economy Minister: The parallel programme will proceed as soon as some matters are clarified

Panos - Dec 18, 2015

"It goes without saying that the lenders are aware of issues regarding the financial cost" stated on Friday Economy Minister…

Two ferries carrying large number of refugees to dock at Piraeus port on Friday
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Two ferries carrying large number of refugees to dock at Piraeus port on Friday

Panos - Dec 18, 2015

Two ferries carrying approximately 3,500 refugees will dock on Friday at Piraeus port. The ferry Ariadne has already disembarked 1,750…

Athens Stock Exchange opening: Marginal rise
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Athens Stock Exchange opening: Marginal rise

Panos - Dec 18, 2015

Equity prices were rising on Friday on the Athens Stock Exchange (ASE), with the basic share price index marginally down…

Athens Newspaper Headlines
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Athens Newspaper Headlines

Panos - Dec 18, 2015

The Friday edition of Athens' dailies at a glance AVGHI: Turkish hole in the European control. EFIMERIDA TON SYNTAKTON: They…

Poll shows drop in SYRIZA’s, ND’s popularity
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Poll shows drop in SYRIZA’s, ND’s popularity

Panos - Dec 18, 2015

The percentage of Greeks who would vote for the ruling coalition of leftist SYRIZA and right-wing Independent Greeks has dropped…

PM Tsipras expected to meet with Chancellor Merkel and President Hollande on Friday
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PM Tsipras expected to meet with Chancellor Merkel and President Hollande on Friday

Panos - Dec 18, 2015

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is expected to meet on Friday with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande…

PM Tsipras: Turkey’s pivotal role in the reduction of refugee flows has been acknowledged
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PM Tsipras: Turkey’s pivotal role in the reduction of refugee flows has been acknowledged

Panos - Dec 18, 2015

The European Summit that ended late on Thursday night in Brussels "acknowledged the key role Turkey plays in the reduction…

ENFIA to remain stable in 2015 – no changes expected
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ENFIA to remain stable in 2015 – no changes expected

makis - Dec 17, 2015

Sources from the Ministry of Finance state that there is no issue of changing the 2015 joint real estate ownership…

Drug dealing ring dismantled
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Drug dealing ring dismantled

makis - Dec 17, 2015

Two men aged 33 and 35 and a 29-year old woman all of Albanian nationality all members of a drug…

ECB considers accepting Greek bonds once again in early 2016
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ECB considers accepting Greek bonds once again in early 2016

ilias1 - Dec 17, 2015

The European Central Bank is examining the possibility of accepting Greek bonds once again as collateral for the liquidity it…

Creditors force Greek gov’t to withdraw economic bill to secure aid
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Creditors force Greek gov’t to withdraw economic bill to secure aid

ilias1 - Dec 17, 2015

Greece's leftist government was forced by international lenders to withdraw a parallel economic program bill from parliament on Thursday after…

ELA for Greek banks reduced by a further 2.1 billion euros
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ELA for Greek banks reduced by a further 2.1 billion euros

ilias1 - Dec 17, 2015

The Bank of Greece has announced that the Governing Council of the European Central Bank reduced the ceiling of the…

Weather Forecast: Rain, sleet on Friday
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Weather Forecast: Rain, sleet on Friday

Panos - Dec 17, 2015

Rain and sleet and northerly winds are forecast for Friday. Wind velocity will reach 6 on the Beaufort scale. Partly…

We won’t allow actions that violate our national sovereignty, gov’t spokeswoman Gerovassili says
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We won’t allow actions that violate our national sovereignty, gov’t spokeswoman Gerovassili says

Panos - Dec 17, 2015

"The borders are European but also national," said government spokeswoman Olga Gerovassili speaking on Thursday to private TV SKAI. "We…

Greek unemployment rate at 24 pct in 3rd Quarter 2015
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Greek unemployment rate at 24 pct in 3rd Quarter 2015

Panos - Dec 17, 2015

The number of employed amounted to 3,671,096 persons in the third quarter of 2015 while the number of unemployed amounted…

Meeting between Tsipras-Davutoglu concluded
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Meeting between Tsipras-Davutoglu concluded

Panos - Dec 17, 2015

The meeting between Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras with Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu was completed on Thursday. Tsipras underlined the…

Xydakis discusses protection of external borders with EU Commissioner Hahn
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Xydakis discusses protection of external borders with EU Commissioner Hahn

Panos - Dec 17, 2015

European Commission's proposal for the protection of the Union's external borders was discussed at a meeting between Alternate Foreign Minister…

ECB lowers emergency funding cap for Greek banks
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ECB lowers emergency funding cap for Greek banks

Panos - Dec 17, 2015

The European Central Bank (ECB) lowered the cap on emergency liquidity assistance (ELA) for Greek banks by 2.1 billion euros…

Athens Stock Exchange opening: Rise
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Athens Stock Exchange opening: Rise

Panos - Dec 17, 2015

Equity prices were rising on Thursday on the Athens Stock Exchange (ASE), with the basic share price index up 1.88…