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EU Interior Minister meeting called over Brussels terrorist attack

Panos - Mar 24, 2016

An emergency council meeting of the EU’s Interior Minister has been called for Thursday (4pm local time). The meeting, which…

Athens metro shuts down on Thursday
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Athens metro shuts down on Thursday

Panos - Mar 24, 2016

There will be no services on Athens metro station on Thursday due to a 24-hour strike. Athens metro staff are…

Clouds and heavy rain
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Clouds and heavy rain

Panos - Mar 24, 2016

Clouds, rain and southerly winds are forecast for Thursday. Wind velocity will reach 8 on the Beaufort scale. AdTech Ad…

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Athens Newspaper Headlines

Panos - Mar 24, 2016

Kammenos: Our party does not give vote of confidence to Mouzalas
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Kammenos: Our party does not give vote of confidence to Mouzalas

makis - Mar 23, 2016

Independent Greeks (ANEL) party and Defence Minister Panos Kammenos insists on saying that Alternate Minister for Migration Policy Yiannis Mouzalas…

New Democracy: Greece under SYRIZA-ANEL looks like a 3rd world country
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New Democracy: Greece under SYRIZA-ANEL looks like a 3rd world country

makis - Mar 23, 2016

Greek major opposition New Democracy (ND) spokesperson George Koumoutsakos blasted the Greek coalition SYRIZA-ANEL government on the refugee crisis. In…

Gov’t bets on European partners’ disagreements to achieve an agreement
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Gov’t bets on European partners’ disagreements to achieve an agreement

makis - Mar 23, 2016

Greek government aims to transfer the negotiation talks with the lenders to Washington, since it believes that the discussion to…

Greece raises alertness levels after Brussels attacks
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Greece raises alertness levels after Brussels attacks

makis - Mar 23, 2016

Security at Athens International Airport and Piraeus port, where thousand of refugees are stranded, was beefed up on Tuesday in…

Greek Finance Ministry raps IMF for review delay
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Greek Finance Ministry raps IMF for review delay

makis - Mar 23, 2016

Greece’s Secretary of Fiscal Policy, Franciscos Koutentakis, on Wednesday criticized the International Monetary Fund for delays in wrapping up the…

Athens complains to NATO over ‘ineffective’ Aegean patrols, sources say
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Athens complains to NATO over ‘ineffective’ Aegean patrols, sources say

makis - Mar 23, 2016

Greece is unhappy with NATO’s response to the migrant crisis, Kathimerini understands. According to sources, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on…

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Schaeuble says must find option if Greece can’t cut pensions

Panos - Mar 23, 2016

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said on Wednesday alternatives must be found if Greece cannot deliver on pension reforms as…

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Greek minister rules out haircut on deposits

Panos - Mar 23, 2016

Alternate Finance Minister Tryfon Alexiadis has ruled out a haircut on deposits. “A haircut on deposits in neither in the…

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Latest estimates indicate over 49,000 refugees currently in Greece

Panos - Mar 23, 2016

A total of 49,085 refugees are currently in Greece, according to the latest official estimates that were publicized on Wednesday…

Man dies after tree falls on his vehicle amid strong wind storm in Crete
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Man dies after tree falls on his vehicle amid strong wind storm in Crete

Panos - Mar 23, 2016

A man has died after a large tree fell on his vehicle in Hania, on the northern coast of Crete,…

Kammenos insists upon the resignation of Mouzalas
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Kammenos insists upon the resignation of Mouzalas

Panos - Mar 23, 2016

The President of the Independent Greeks and Minister of National Defense Panos Kammenos has insisted upon the removal of the…

Police announce 107 arrests over illicit tobacco and cigarette trade
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Police announce 107 arrests over illicit tobacco and cigarette trade

Panos - Mar 23, 2016

A total of 107 suspects have been arrested in Greece for the illicit trade of tobacco and cigarettes, between the…

Sailing ban in force due to high winds
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Sailing ban in force due to high winds

Panos - Mar 23, 2016

Rising wind speeds and rough seas in many parts of Greece, in places reaching 8-9 Beaufort, have disrupted ferry connections…

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Mouzalas: I cannot guarantee that we will not have children dying at Idomeni

Panos - Mar 23, 2016

Alternate Minister for Migration Policy Yiannis Mouzalas on Tuesday in an interview with Alpha TV expressed his fears that children…

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Athens Stock Exchange opens with significant gains on Wednesday

Panos - Mar 23, 2016

The Athens Stock Exchange has opened with minor gains on Wednesday morning, with the general price index growing by 2.43%…

Fresh milk available 24/7 at 10 new vending machines in Athens
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Fresh milk available 24/7 at 10 new vending machines in Athens

Panos - Mar 23, 2016

Athens residents are now able to get milk on a 24-hours basis, seven days a week, thanks to a pioneering…