Category: GREECE

Greece hot spots, refugee shelters funded by EU
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Greece hot spots, refugee shelters funded by EU

ilias1 - Oct 28, 2015

The hot spots and temporary shelters for refugees being established in Greece will be funded by the European Union, Mouzalas…

Greece aims for growth return by 2016
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Greece aims for growth return by 2016

ilias1 - Oct 28, 2015

Greece aims to restore the economic development pace quickly and return to growth by 2016, Economy Minister George Stathakis said…

Spyros Louis honoured with Euro coin
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Spyros Louis honoured with Euro coin

ilias1 - Oct 28, 2015

Olympic marathon runner Spiridon 'Spyros' Louis will soon be featured on the Greek €2 coin. The decision to honour the…

The story of “Ochi” Day. A national day of pride (Video)
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The story of “Ochi” Day. A national day of pride (Video)

Panos - Oct 28, 2015

“No” (Ochi) day commemorates the events of October 28,1940, when Emanele Grazzi, the Italian ambassador, delivered an ultimatum to Greek…

Traffic restrictions to apply on Ochi Day
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Traffic restrictions to apply on Ochi Day

Panos - Oct 28, 2015

Traffic restrictions were expected to be observed across Attica on Wednesday as the region’s municipalities hold their annual Ochi Day…

SEB: Greece has huge opportunities for investments
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SEB: Greece has huge opportunities for investments

ilias1 - Oct 27, 2015

Greece has huge advantages and many opportunities for investments, according to the Federation of Hellenic Enterprises (SEB). However, Greece lacks…

Small tremor felt north of Crete
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Small tremor felt north of Crete

ilias1 - Oct 27, 2015

A small earthquake of 4.3 magnitude struck off the city of Chania, Crete, at 15.14 (local time) on Tuesday, according…

Greece, Italy expand Adriatic-Ionian migrant cooperation
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Greece, Italy expand Adriatic-Ionian migrant cooperation

ilias1 - Oct 27, 2015

Greece and Italy looked at tackling the migration issue in the Adriatic and Ionian seas together, at a meeting between…

Greece turns to US for LNG
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Greece turns to US for LNG

ilias1 - Oct 27, 2015

The ever changing dynamic in the Southeast European natural gas sector is seeing a shift in strategy by the Greek…

Greece must wait for aid due to slow reforms
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Greece must wait for aid due to slow reforms

ilias1 - Oct 27, 2015

The transfer of billions of euros in financial aid to Greece might be delayed because Athens is not implementing reforms…

New visa system may reduce tourism flow
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New visa system may reduce tourism flow

ilias1 - Oct 27, 2015

Greece may suffer a significant decrease in tourism arrivals during the rest of this year and in 2016 from third…

Meimarakis: “Alexis Tsipras has fooled the Greek people”
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Meimarakis: “Alexis Tsipras has fooled the Greek people”

ilias1 - Oct 27, 2015

The provisional president of New Democracy Evangelos Meimarakis has accused the Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras of fooling the Greek people…

Refugee center to be set up at Olympic Velodrome in Athens
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Refugee center to be set up at Olympic Velodrome in Athens

ilias1 - Oct 27, 2015

The government is considering the possibility of establishing a permanent refugee center at the Olympic Velodrome of Athens, which is…

Government names new top fiscal policy official
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Government names new top fiscal policy official

ilias1 - Oct 27, 2015

Franciscos Koutentakis, a former advisor to Greece’s leftist prime minister, has been appointed as new General Secretary for Fiscal Policy.…

British F.S. expresses optimism on Cyprus problem talks
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British F.S. expresses optimism on Cyprus problem talks

ilias1 - Oct 27, 2015

The UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has told the House of Commons that he is “cautiously optimistic” that a settlement…

Creditors Delay Payment to Greece Over Tardy Reforms
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Creditors Delay Payment to Greece Over Tardy Reforms

ilias1 - Oct 27, 2015

Creditors are refusing for now to pay Greece the next installment of bailout money, saying Athens is implementing agreed reforms…

Body of man discovered in streambed victim of flood
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Body of man discovered in streambed victim of flood

Panos - Oct 27, 2015

Police and emergency workers were called to the northern Athenian suburb of Menidi on Tuesday to retrieve the body of…

Vat taxation in private education should be either 23% or none
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Vat taxation in private education should be either 23% or none

Panos - Oct 27, 2015

Pierre Moscovici, European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs, responding to a query on VAT rate for…

15 Year Old Greek Student Creates Robot from 3D Printer
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15 Year Old Greek Student Creates Robot from 3D Printer

ilias1 - Oct 27, 2015

Dimitris Hatzis, a fifteen year old student living in Kavala, located in northern Greece has created a life sized robot…

Bild Report that Deutsche Bank Expects Debt Cut for Greece
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Bild Report that Deutsche Bank Expects Debt Cut for Greece

ilias1 - Oct 27, 2015

Deutsche Bank considers the possibility of a haircut of Greece’s public debt by the end of the year ‘inevitable’, according…