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Snowfall and huge temperature drop across the country
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Snowfall and huge temperature drop across the country

Panos - Jan 18, 2016

Snow has started to fall in most parts of Greece from early Monday causing a series of problems mostly to…

Horse Races to begin operations on Friday, launches betting services on int’t races
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Horse Races to begin operations on Friday, launches betting services on int’t races

Panos - Jan 18, 2016

Horse Races SA, an 100 pct subsidiary company of OPAP, will begin its operations in the Markopoulo track on Friday,…

Institutions’ technical teams start to arrive in Athens
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Institutions’ technical teams start to arrive in Athens

Panos - Jan 18, 2016

The technical teams of the institutions have started to gradually arrive in Athens while the date of the arrival of…

Greece, Cyprus and Jordan FMs meet on the margins of the EU Foreign Affairs Council
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Greece, Cyprus and Jordan FMs meet on the margins of the EU Foreign Affairs Council

Panos - Jan 18, 2016

The first trilateral meeting of the Foreign Ministers of Greece, Cyprus and Jordan took place in Brussels on Monday on…

Gov’t tries to improve aspects of agreement for farmers
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Gov’t tries to improve aspects of agreement for farmers

Panos - Jan 18, 2016

The Greek government is trying to improve and change aspects of an agreement with the country's creditors with the aim…

Piraeus Bank hires Egon Zehnder as advisor in search of new CEO
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Piraeus Bank hires Egon Zehnder as advisor in search of new CEO

Panos - Jan 18, 2016

Piraeus Bank on Monday said it has hired Egon Zehnder as an advisor for the selection of a new chief…

Cooperation memorandum between CERN and University of Peloponnese
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Cooperation memorandum between CERN and University of Peloponnese

Panos - Jan 18, 2016

University of Peloponnese signed a cooperation memorandum with CERN one of the top research labs in the world. The European…

Hatzidakis, Georgiadis appointed ND vice presidents
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Hatzidakis, Georgiadis appointed ND vice presidents

Panos - Jan 18, 2016

Former ministers Costis Hatzidakis and Adonis Georgiadis have been appointed New Democracy vice presidents following the election of Kyriakos Mitsotakis…

Athens Stock Exchange opening: Drop
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Athens Stock Exchange opening: Drop

Panos - Jan 18, 2016

Equity prices were dropping on Monday on the Athens Stock Exchange (ASE), with the basic share price index down 1.06…

EU Commissioner Avramopoulos meets New Democracy leader Mitsotakis
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EU Commissioner Avramopoulos meets New Democracy leader Mitsotakis

Panos - Jan 18, 2016

The issue of migration, the changes in New Democracy and the Greek economy dominated a meeting between EU Commissioner for…

Athens Newspapers Headlines
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Athens Newspapers Headlines

Panos - Jan 18, 2016

The Monday edition of Athens' dailies at a glance DIMOKRATIA: Samaras-Venizelos in a difficult situation EFIMERIDA TON SYNTAKTON: Chaos over…

2,404 refugees arrive at Piraeus port on Monday
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2,404 refugees arrive at Piraeus port on Monday

Panos - Jan 18, 2016

Two ferries from Chios and Mytilene with 2,404 refugees on board arrived at Piraeus port early on Monday. "Nisos Rhodos"…

Hundreds of Greek hotels are up for sale
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Hundreds of Greek hotels are up for sale

chris1 - Jan 17, 2016

Hundreds of hotel owners have recently resorted to trying to sell their units, research by Kathimerini has found, with at…

Man drowns in Serres as car swept away in flood
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Man drowns in Serres as car swept away in flood

chris1 - Jan 17, 2016

A 47-year-old man was found dead by rescuers after his car was swept away by a flash flood in Serres,…

Centrist Potami needs shake-up to survive, says MP
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Centrist Potami needs shake-up to survive, says MP

chris1 - Jan 17, 2016

The election of Kyriakos Mitsotakis as New Democracy leader has prompted opposition parties with whom the conservatives now may be…

IMF decision on third Greek bailout could take until second quarter
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IMF decision on third Greek bailout could take until second quarter

ilias1 - Jan 17, 2016

t may take the International Monetary Fund until the second quarter to decide on whether to take part in a…

PM Tsipras to meet Mitsotakis on Tuesday after election win
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PM Tsipras to meet Mitsotakis on Tuesday after election win

ilias1 - Jan 17, 2016

The Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has arranged to meet with the newly-elected president of the main opposition party Kyriakos Mitsotakis…

Capital controls: Weekly cash withdrawal limit set to increase
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Capital controls: Weekly cash withdrawal limit set to increase

ilias1 - Jan 17, 2016

The capital controls in Greece are gradually being lifted, with a report in the Friday edition of the Avgi newspaper…

Holy Synod claims that “cremation is like recycling trash”
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Holy Synod claims that “cremation is like recycling trash”

ilias1 - Jan 17, 2016

The Standing Holy Synod of the Church of Greece convened under ArchbishopIeronymos on Thursday and discussed the government initiative on…

NGO receives complaints for over 100 homophobic attacks
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NGO receives complaints for over 100 homophobic attacks

ilias1 - Jan 17, 2016

The Colour Youth NGO, which works with the LGBTQ community in Athens, has announced that it has received over 100…