Category: GREECE

Greece is worst EU country for young people, report says
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Greece is worst EU country for young people, report says

makis - Mar 11, 2016

Greece is the worst country in the EU for the young, according to the first Europe-wide Index of Intergenerational Fairness…

Ancient Olympia in race against time to clean up waste
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Ancient Olympia in race against time to clean up waste

makis - Mar 11, 2016

Cleaning units in Pyrgos in the Peloponnese began the arduous task of clearing up to 3,500 tons of scattered rubbish…

Retail prices keep heading south
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Retail prices keep heading south

makis - Mar 11, 2016

Deflation persisted for a 36th month in February, with the Hellenic Statistical Authority’s readings of the consumer price index showing…

Children exposed to raw sewage, noxious fumes at Greek border camp
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Children exposed to raw sewage, noxious fumes at Greek border camp

makis - Mar 11, 2016

At a migrant camp on Greece's border with the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), children queue barefoot in the…

EU stands ready to help Greece financially over migrant crisis, says commissioner
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EU stands ready to help Greece financially over migrant crisis, says commissioner

Panos - Mar 11, 2016

The European Union is ready to support Greece financially to deal with a growing migrant crisis that is testing the…

Tsipras: We construct 10,000 positions, no NGO could have done that
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Tsipras: We construct 10,000 positions, no NGO could have done that

Panos - Mar 11, 2016

“The Greek state despite the economic difficulties has managed to increase the hosting and accommodation possibilities for refugees, we are…

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Production index in industry records a 4.6% increase

Panos - Mar 11, 2016

The Production Index in Industry in January 2016 recorded an increase of 4.6% compared with January 2015, according to working…

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Tsakalotos and Stathakis meet with institutions on non-performing loans

Panos - Mar 11, 2016

A meeting between the institutions and Economy Minister George Stathakis and Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos is currently underway. The meeting…

Greece facing ‘two simultaneous crises’ says Mitsotakis
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Greece facing ‘two simultaneous crises’ says Mitsotakis

Panos - Mar 11, 2016

Greece was facing “two simultaneous crises”, on an economic and humanitarian level, opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis told US business news…

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Turkish opposition leader criticises Turkey-EU migrant plan

Panos - Mar 11, 2016

The leader of Turkey's main opposition party has criticised the government for demanding European Union funds to stem the flood…

Greece tourism insists on sunny outlook amid refugee crisis
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Greece tourism insists on sunny outlook amid refugee crisis

Panos - Mar 11, 2016

Greece, long loved by tourists for its white-washed chapels, sun-kissed islands and turquoise Mediterranean seas, is trying to shake its…

A total of 3,000 refugees are hosted inside the port of Piraeus
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A total of 3,000 refugees are hosted inside the port of Piraeus

Panos - Mar 11, 2016

At least 3,000 refugees are currently hosted inside the premises of the port of Piraeus, at the four passengers stations…

Tax revenues miss budget target in January
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Tax revenues miss budget target in January

Panos - Mar 11, 2016

Tax revenues missed their target by 183 million euros in January despite posting an annual increase (mainly thanks to a…

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Retail prices keep heading south

Panos - Mar 11, 2016

Deflation persisted for a 36th month in February, with the Hellenic Statistical Authority’s readings of the consumer price index showing…

Katrougalos: Cuts in pensions over 1,300 Euros
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Katrougalos: Cuts in pensions over 1,300 Euros

Panos - Mar 11, 2016

The Greek Minister for Labour, Social Insurance and Social Solidarity, George Katrougalos pensioners receiving an aggregate of up to 1,300…

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Athens Newspaper Headlines

Panos - Mar 11, 2016

Dozens of migrant children treated for illness
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Dozens of migrant children treated for illness

makis - Mar 10, 2016

Authorities in northern Greece say some 70 children living at a camp on the Greek-Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonian (FYROM)…

Tsipras, Putin discuss on the phone
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Tsipras, Putin discuss on the phone

makis - Mar 10, 2016

The ongoing refugee and migrant crisis, developments in Syria as well as energy issues were among the topics discussed by…

Netherlands: Turkey-EU refugee swap deal ‘temporary’
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Netherlands: Turkey-EU refugee swap deal ‘temporary’

makis - Mar 10, 2016

A proposed EU-Turkey deal to swap Syrian refugees one-for-one will be only “temporary” and a longer-term resettlement arrangement will be…

Refugee crisis creating ‘significant problems’ for Greek economy, says OECD
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Refugee crisis creating ‘significant problems’ for Greek economy, says OECD

makis - Mar 10, 2016

Europe's refugee crisis is posing risks for the Greek economy and the country needs substantial help to deal with the…