Category: GREECE

Police looking for producers of flyers urging migrants to breach FORMER border
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Police looking for producers of flyers urging migrants to breach FORMER border

Panos - Mar 15, 2016

Police in northern Greece on Tuesday were looking for the individual or group behind a flyer that encouraged hundreds of…

Greek government calls the refugees to ignore voices that put their lives in danger
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Greek government calls the refugees to ignore voices that put their lives in danger

Panos - Mar 15, 2016

The meeting of the Refugees Crisis Management Mechanism chaired by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras was concluded late at night on…

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Athens Newspaper Headlines

Panos - Mar 15, 2016

Bulgaria sends humanitarian aid to Greece
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Bulgaria sends humanitarian aid to Greece

chris1 - Mar 13, 2016

Bulgaria on Sunday sent some 5,000 blankets, 155 tents, 500 mattresses and 150 beds, as well as pillows, bed linen…

Vandals attack Athens metro station
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Vandals attack Athens metro station

chris1 - Mar 13, 2016

Vandals destroyed ticket machines at Monastiraki metro station in central Athens on Saturday night, a day after an identical raid…

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Greek Jan-Feb central govt budget surplus beats target

ilias1 - Mar 13, 2016

Greece's central government registered a primary budget surplus of 3.04 billion euros in the first two months of the year,…

Chinese Artist Brings Piano to Syrian Musician Stranded in Greece
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Chinese Artist Brings Piano to Syrian Musician Stranded in Greece

ilias1 - Mar 13, 2016

Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei has brightened the life of a Syrian refugee who has been stranded in a muddy…

Finnish Red Cross to found health clinic in Greece
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Finnish Red Cross to found health clinic in Greece

ilias1 - Mar 13, 2016

The Finnish and German Red Cross have answered Greece’s call for help and will jointly establish a health care centre…

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Fitch Affirms Greece at ‘CCC’

ilias1 - Mar 13, 2016

Fitch Ratings has affirmed Greece's Long-term foreign and local currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) at 'CCC'. The issue ratings on…

Greece steps up efforts to move migrants to sheltered camps
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Greece steps up efforts to move migrants to sheltered camps

ilias1 - Mar 13, 2016

Greece increased efforts on Saturday to move thousands of migrants near the border with Macedonia to sheltered camps, as the…

How Greeks opened their hearts to strangers
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How Greeks opened their hearts to strangers

ilias1 - Mar 13, 2016

Compassion, kindness, generosity of spirit: all three apply to Panayiota Drougas and her husband, Dimitris, as they pace the platform…

Far right is the ‘real threat’ to Europe, says Greek PM
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Far right is the ‘real threat’ to Europe, says Greek PM

chris1 - Mar 13, 2016

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras says a meeting of left-wing leaders in Paris on Saturday has made progress on a…

Government opens new refugee center north of Athens
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Government opens new refugee center north of Athens

Sokratis - Mar 12, 2016

The Greek government has opened a new refugee reception center north of Athens, at a former military camp in Malakasa,…

‘Europe between a rock and a hard place,’ Greek PM tells Paris press
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‘Europe between a rock and a hard place,’ Greek PM tells Paris press

Sokratis - Mar 12, 2016

“Europe is stuck between a rock and a hard place, crushed between austerity and sealed borders,” Greek Prime Minister Alexis…

Despite border closures, Syrians determined to reach Europe
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Despite border closures, Syrians determined to reach Europe

Sokratis - Mar 12, 2016

Clutching an English phrase book, Mohammed Sawadi is preparing to head north. The 23-year-old university student traveled from Damascus with…

Government hands out flyers in Idomeni urging refugees to leave makeshift camp
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Government hands out flyers in Idomeni urging refugees to leave makeshift camp

Sokratis - Mar 12, 2016

The Greek government on Saturday started handing out flyers printed in Arabic, Farsi and Pashto to migrants and refugees camped…

Schools’ religious classes need to change, says education minister
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Schools’ religious classes need to change, says education minister

Sokratis - Mar 12, 2016

Education Minister Nikos Filis said that religion classes in schools have to change and be more like religious studies, allowing…

Greek architecture student excels in UN competition
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Greek architecture student excels in UN competition

Sokratis - Mar 12, 2016

Nadia Anthouli, a 26-year-old architecture student in the Polytechnic University of Crete, has excelled in an international competition organized by…

Turkish observers will be assigned to Greek refugee centers
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Turkish observers will be assigned to Greek refugee centers

Sokratis - Mar 12, 2016

Alternate Minister for Citizens’ Protection Nikos Toskas on Saturday confirmed that Turkish officials will be posted to the Greek islands…

Greek scientists develop revolutionary oil spill cleaning agent
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Greek scientists develop revolutionary oil spill cleaning agent

ilias1 - Mar 12, 2016

A group of Greek scientists in Italy have developed a new porous material from polyurethane that can be used to…