Category: GREECE

Juncker: Talks on Greece tried the patience of us all
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Juncker: Talks on Greece tried the patience of us all

ilias1 - Jan 10, 2016

President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker wrote an article on the events occurred in 2015, “a year when European…

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Polygon exploring opportunities in Greece

ilias1 - Jan 10, 2016

Polygon Global Partners’ European Equity Opportunity Fund returned 10.3 percent last year, according to two people with knowledge of the…

Diaspora leaders head to Cyprus, Israel, Greece
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Diaspora leaders head to Cyprus, Israel, Greece

ilias1 - Jan 10, 2016

A press release by the American Hellenic Institute (AHI) said that the trip begins on 10 January, in Jerusalem, Israel,…

Greek program discussed during Tsakalotos’ and Italian counterpart meeting
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Greek program discussed during Tsakalotos’ and Italian counterpart meeting

chris1 - Jan 10, 2016

The progress of Greece’s fiscal adjustment programme and the deadlines for completing the first review dominated the meeting which took…

Gov’t appoints SYRIZA MP’s husband to a “non-existent” public company
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Gov’t appoints SYRIZA MP’s husband to a “non-existent” public company

chris1 - Jan 10, 2016

The decision of the government to appoint the husband of a SYRIZA MP to a state company with no clear…

Meimarakis and Mitsotakis send their message prior ND election day
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Meimarakis and Mitsotakis send their message prior ND election day

chris1 - Jan 10, 2016

The two candidates for the leadership of New Democracy, Vagelis Meimarkais and Kyriakos Mitsotakis, sent their final message to ND’s…

Seamen’s pension fund workers to strike Monday, Tuesday
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Seamen’s pension fund workers to strike Monday, Tuesday

chris1 - Jan 10, 2016

Employees at the Seamen’s Pension Fund (NAT) are due to strike on Monday and Tuesday in protest at the government’s…

Most Thessaloniki arrests in December involved migrants
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Most Thessaloniki arrests in December involved migrants

Sokratis - Jan 09, 2016

Police in Thessaloniki said they made 1,749 arrests in December and seized 32,187 euros that was linked to alleged illegal…

Father and daughter among four suspects caught in Athens drug bust
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Father and daughter among four suspects caught in Athens drug bust

Sokratis - Jan 09, 2016

A father and daughter, as well as two other suspects, have been arrested in Athens on suspicion of being drug…

Greek court staff to stage walkouts over shortages
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Greek court staff to stage walkouts over shortages

Sokratis - Jan 09, 2016

Court staff across Greece are to stage daily two-hour work stoppages from Monday until Friday to protest personnel shortages. The…

Athens Expresses ‘Extreme Concern’ Over N. Korea Nuclear Test
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Athens Expresses ‘Extreme Concern’ Over N. Korea Nuclear Test

Sokratis - Jan 09, 2016

Greece’s Foreign Ministry expressed “extreme concern” over the nuclear test carried out by North Korea. “We express our extreme concern…

Greek Foreign Minister Receives DUI Party Leader Ali Ahmeti in Athens
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Greek Foreign Minister Receives DUI Party Leader Ali Ahmeti in Athens

Sokratis - Jan 09, 2016

Greece’s Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias received on Friday DUI President Ali Ahmeti, leader of FYROM’s largest ethnic Albanian party, which…

Mitsotakis pledges to attract center-left voters, work with Tzitzikostas if he wins Sunday’s ballot
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Mitsotakis pledges to attract center-left voters, work with Tzitzikostas if he wins Sunday’s ballot

Sokratis - Jan 09, 2016

Tens of thousands of New Democracy members are due to go to the polls Sunday to choose whether veteran Evangelos…

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Greece’s lenders arrive for first evaluation on 18 January

ilias1 - Jan 09, 2016

The goal he had said is to finish the evaluation by the end of February, adding that the reforms to…

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Pension reform brings one billion euros worth of new measures

ilias1 - Jan 09, 2016

The imminent reform in the Greek pension system will be accompanied by a series of measures that aim to save…

Cyprus sees record rise in airport traffic in 2015
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Cyprus sees record rise in airport traffic in 2015

ilias1 - Jan 09, 2016

Despite the negative beginning to the year, 2015 ended with a remarkable return, delivering the best results to date, it…

Oil production at Prinos doubled to 3,000 barrels a day
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Oil production at Prinos doubled to 3,000 barrels a day

ilias1 - Jan 09, 2016

Energean Oil & Gas has announced that following the completion of the first of fifteen planned oil wells in the…

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Farming sector preparing from strike actions next week

ilias1 - Jan 09, 2016

Farmers from Thessaly are preparing to respond to the government policies of further cuts and increasing taxes with a series…

Petition to award Nobel Peace prize to the people of Lesvos
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Petition to award Nobel Peace prize to the people of Lesvos

ilias1 - Jan 09, 2016

An online petition has called for the people of Lesvos and all volunteers to be awarded with the Nobel Peace…

Slight rise in economic sentiment in December
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Slight rise in economic sentiment in December

Sokratis - Jan 09, 2016

The economic sentiment index in Greece posted a slight improvement in December according to the monthly reading released by the…