Category: GREECE

Technical teams return to Athens this week
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Technical teams return to Athens this week

makis - Mar 28, 2016

Inspectors from the European Commission, the European Central Bank, the European Stability Mechanism and the International Monetary Fund are expected…

Brussels’ metro station attacker Khalid El Bakraoui passed through Greece
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Brussels’ metro station attacker Khalid El Bakraoui passed through Greece

Panos - Mar 28, 2016

Brussels’ metro station attacker Khalid El Bakraoui had reached Greece from Italy in July 2015, according to Sky Italia TV…

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ADEDY calls 24hr strike on 7 April over pension system reform

Panos - Mar 28, 2016

A 24-hour strike and demonstration have been announced for Thursday, the 7th of April, by public sector trade union ADEDY.…

SMEs federation head: EU should give a ‘second chance’ to European entrepreneurs
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SMEs federation head: EU should give a ‘second chance’ to European entrepreneurs

Panos - Mar 28, 2016

The president of Greece’s Confederation of Commerce and Entrepreneurship (ESEE), Vassilis Krokidis, on Sunday called for the European Union to…

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Pappas and Vitsas contradict Mardas on ‘refugee investors’ initiative

Panos - Mar 28, 2016

State Minister Nikos Pappas and Alternate Minister of National Defense Dimitris Vitsas have argued against the initiative of Dimitris Mardas…

Fire breaks out at paint factory in Aspropyrgos
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Fire breaks out at paint factory in Aspropyrgos

Panos - Mar 28, 2016

A huge blaze which engulfed an inks and paint factory in Aspropyrgos, southeast Athens, has been brought under control, according…

Balaouras: I would not reject ‘Macedonia’ for FYROM
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Balaouras: I would not reject ‘Macedonia’ for FYROM

Panos - Mar 28, 2016

SYRIZA MP Makis Balaouras argued that the naming dispute with FYROM must be solved “one way or the other”, in…

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Steinmeier: Refugee crisis causing emergency situation in Greece

Panos - Mar 28, 2016

Germany’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Frank-Walter Steinmeier has criticized the unilateral actions that resulted in the closure of the Balkan…

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Foreign inspectors return to Athens

Panos - Mar 28, 2016

Inspectors from the European Commission, the European Central Bank, the European Stability Mechanism and the International Monetary Fund are expected…

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Bank in Agios Eleftherios goes up in flames early on Monday morning

Panos - Mar 28, 2016

A Piraeus Bank branch located on Acharnon Street in the Agios Eleftherios area in Athens has suffered major damages, after…

Body of missing soloist discovered in forest of Kesariani
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Body of missing soloist discovered in forest of Kesariani

Panos - Mar 28, 2016

The search for a 51-year-old soloist of the Athens Camerata music orchestra ended when her body was discovered by a…

Significantly reduced is the number of the refugees arrivals to Piraeus
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Significantly reduced is the number of the refugees arrivals to Piraeus

Panos - Mar 28, 2016

The number of the refugees inflows from the islands of Aegean Sea to Piraeus was significantly reduced on Monday (28/03/2016),…

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Athens Newspaper Headlines

Panos - Mar 28, 2016

Austrian minister calls for tighter border controls for EU citizens
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Austrian minister calls for tighter border controls for EU citizens

chris1 - Mar 27, 2016

Austria's interior minister has called for tougher measures to protect the European Union's borders from returning jihadi fighters, Austrian newspaper…

Karatzaferis rejects ‘far right’ label
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Karatzaferis rejects ‘far right’ label

Sokratis - Mar 27, 2016

Amid talks to form a new nationalist party, Popular Orthodox Rally (LAOS) leader Giorgos Karatzaferis on Sunday fended off accusations…

Minister proposes scheme to seek investors among refugees, migrants
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Minister proposes scheme to seek investors among refugees, migrants

Sokratis - Mar 27, 2016

Alternate Foreign Minister Dimitris Mardas on Sunday suggested the Greek government may look for potential investors among wealthy refugees and…

Refugees rush to Greek camp on rumours border will open
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Refugees rush to Greek camp on rumours border will open

Sokratis - Mar 27, 2016

Hundreds of hopeful refugees flooded back to Greece’s overwhelmed Idomeni camp on the border with Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia…

International volunteers recycle clothes for refugees on Lesbos
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International volunteers recycle clothes for refugees on Lesbos

ilias1 - Mar 27, 2016

As Athens scrambles to implement a deal on refugees between the EU and Turkey, very little has changed for those…

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Greece accuses IMF of stalling bailout review

ilias1 - Mar 27, 2016

“All institutions share the blame, but especially the IMF is to blame for the continued uncertainty prevailing in Greece's economy,”…

Deputy Secretary of State Higginbottom Travel to Greece
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Deputy Secretary of State Higginbottom Travel to Greece

ilias1 - Mar 27, 2016

Heather Higginbottom, Deputy Secretary of State for Management and Resources, will travel to Lesvos, Greece and Geneva, Switzerland. Deputy Secretary…