Category: GREECE

TAIPED announces signing of agreement for “Astir Palace”
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TAIPED announces signing of agreement for “Astir Palace”

ilias1 - Jan 04, 2016

The privatization fund TAIPED announced that an agreement was signed with Jermyn Street Real Estate Fund IV LP for the…

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Varoufakis to launch a new political movement

ilias1 - Jan 04, 2016

Greece’s former Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis announced his plans to launch his new political movement called The Democracy in Europe…

Missing young men found dead in their car
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Missing young men found dead in their car

ilias1 - Jan 04, 2016

Police found on Monday noon the car of the two missing young men during the investigations carried out at Messolonghi,…

Moscovici: “Combat tax evasion to reduce taxes on income”
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Moscovici: “Combat tax evasion to reduce taxes on income”

ilias1 - Jan 04, 2016

The European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs Pierre Moscovici urged Greek authorities to combat tax evasion,…

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Weather Forecast: Partly cloudy on Tuesday

Panos - Jan 04, 2016

Clouds and southerly winds are forecast for Tuesday. Wind velocity will reach 6 on the Beaufort scale. Rain in the…

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New development to be presented this month, Econ Min says

Panos - Jan 04, 2016

A new development law to be tabled to Parliament soon will include 3-4 basic principles, it will be simplified compared…

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Opposition parties reaction on government proposals for social security system

Panos - Jan 04, 2016

Centrists Union leader Vassilis Leventis expressed his opposition over the government's draft law for the social security after his meeting…

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Greek capital market officials optimistic over 2016 outlook

Panos - Jan 04, 2016

Greek capital market officials appeared optimistic over the outlook of 2016, after a negative 2015, at the opening session of…

Labour Minister presents government’s proposals on social security to ND leader
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Labour Minister presents government’s proposals on social security to ND leader

Panos - Jan 04, 2016

Labour Minister George Katrougalos met with interim New Democracy (ND) president Yiannis Plakiotiakis on Monday. Katrougalos briefed the main opposition…

Industry’s development should become a national target, said Dep. Econ Minister Tzakri
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Industry’s development should become a national target, said Dep. Econ Minister Tzakri

Panos - Jan 04, 2016

The development of the industrial sector should become a national target if we want at some point to leave from…

Greek PMI up in December
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Greek PMI up in December

Panos - Jan 04, 2016

Greece's Purchasing Manager's Index (PMI) grew to 50.2 points in December from 48.1 in November, recording the first improvement in…

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Athens Stock Exchange opening: Decline

Panos - Jan 04, 2016

Equity prices were dropping on Monday on the Athens Stock Exchange (ASE), with the basic share price index down 0.75…

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Large number of refugees to arrive at Piraeus port on Monday

Panos - Jan 04, 2016

The ferry Ariadne with 1,880 refugees on board is expected to dock at Piraeus port on Monday. The vessel has…

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Athens Newspaper Headlines

Panos - Jan 04, 2016

The Monday edition of Athens' dailies at a glance DIMOKRATIA: The new objective rates in real estate. EFIMERIDA TON SYNTAKTON:…

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Two hundred migrants rescued off Greece so far in 2016; 1 dead

Panos - Jan 04, 2016

Greece's coast guard says 217 migrants have been rescued by authorities since the start of the new year in four…

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Light quake jolts Nisyros

Panos - Jan 04, 2016

A light quake measuring 4.1 on the Richter scale was recorded at 04:58 on Monday at the sea region south…

Doctors cite narcotics withdrawal symptoms in baby girl’s death
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Doctors cite narcotics withdrawal symptoms in baby girl’s death

chris1 - Jan 03, 2016

A 28-day baby girl was pronounced dead at the Venizeleio Hospital in Iraklio, Crete, on Friday, doctors announced over the…

Half of Greeks see worse year ahead
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Half of Greeks see worse year ahead

chris1 - Jan 03, 2016

One in two Greeks fear the situation in their country will degenerate in 2016 rather than improving, according to a…

Government braces for talks on pension reform
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Government braces for talks on pension reform

chris1 - Jan 03, 2016

The first week of the year will be a taxing one for Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and his government, which…

Greek-Australian travel agent sentenced to prison
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Greek-Australian travel agent sentenced to prison

ilias1 - Jan 03, 2016

Greek-Australian travel agent Alexandra Kamitsis was sentenced to three years and 11 months in prison this week for fraud, after…