Category: GREECE

‘Rouvikonas’ group carries out attack against Proto Thema newpaper
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‘Rouvikonas’ group carries out attack against Proto Thema newpaper

Panos - Apr 08, 2016

An attack was carried out against the offices of the Proto Thema newspaper on Friday morning. The ‘Rouvikonas’ anarchist group…

Greece expels second migrant batch under EU-Turkey deal
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Greece expels second migrant batch under EU-Turkey deal

Panos - Apr 08, 2016

Greece on Friday expelled a second batch of migrants to Turkey under a controversial EU deal criticised by rights groups,…

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Significant gains for the Athens Stock Exchange on Friday

Panos - Apr 08, 2016

The Athens Stock Exchange has opened with significant gains on Friday morning, with the general price index growing by 1,41%…

Lagarde argues Greek pension system is at risk without reforms
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Lagarde argues Greek pension system is at risk without reforms

Panos - Apr 08, 2016

The International Monetary Fund’s general director Christine Lagarde insisted upon the need for debt relief and the implementation of reforms…

Cyprus president says no danger of Greece leaving eurozone
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Cyprus president says no danger of Greece leaving eurozone

Panos - Apr 08, 2016

The president of Cyprus says he sees no risk of Greece being forced out of the group of countries that…

Two Greek monuments among the winners of Europa Nostra Awards 2016
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Two Greek monuments among the winners of Europa Nostra Awards 2016

Panos - Apr 08, 2016

Two Greek monuments, the Byzantine Church of St. Peter in Kastania, Mani and the traditional watermill in Agios Germanos, Prespes,…

Tsakalotos: Agreement on bailout review will be reached by Sunday
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Tsakalotos: Agreement on bailout review will be reached by Sunday

Panos - Apr 08, 2016

The Minister of Finance Euclid Tsakalotos told journalists on Thursday that the negotiations with the institutions over the bailout program…

Pope to visit Lesvos, Greek island on frontline of Europe’s migrant crisis
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Pope to visit Lesvos, Greek island on frontline of Europe’s migrant crisis

Panos - Apr 08, 2016

Pope Francis will next week make a brief trip to Lesvos, the Greek island on the frontline of Europe’s migrant…

Avramopoulos: Dublin Accord on immigration not working
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Avramopoulos: Dublin Accord on immigration not working

makis - Apr 07, 2016

The European Commission tabled two proposals for the revision of the ‘Dublin Accord’ on immigration, Wednesday in Brussels. Immigration Commissioner…

Refugees in Piraeus and Idomeni refuse to leave the camps
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Refugees in Piraeus and Idomeni refuse to leave the camps

makis - Apr 07, 2016

The Greek government seems unable to handle the current situation in the makeshift camps where refugees and immigrants are determined…

Half of Greece’s adults economically inactive, says ELSTAT
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Half of Greece’s adults economically inactive, says ELSTAT

makis - Apr 07, 2016

According to the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT), the unemployed in Greece rose to 1,169,119 in January 2016. More specifically, the…

Quartet-Katrougalos meeting in progress
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Quartet-Katrougalos meeting in progress

makis - Apr 07, 2016

The meeting between Greece’s creditors (Quartet) and the country’s Labour Minister George Katrougalos is in progress in Athens, Thursday, in…

Karatzaferis, Baltakos set to announce new right-wing party
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Karatzaferis, Baltakos set to announce new right-wing party

makis - Apr 07, 2016

The former leader of the ultranationalist LAOS party, Giorgos Karatzaferis, and ex-cabinet secretary Panayiotis Baltakos are due to announce the…

Journalists’ union rapped for targeting reporters
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Journalists’ union rapped for targeting reporters

makis - Apr 07, 2016

Opposition parties slammed the Athens Journalists’ Union (ESIEA) Wednesday after its disciplinary panel decided to suspend the membership of several…

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Erdogan: No migrant agreement if EU doesn’t fulfill its pledges

Panos - Apr 07, 2016

Turkey will not go through with an agreement to take back refugees if the European Union does not fulfill its…

Refugees in Piraeus and Idomeni refuse leaving the camps
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Refugees in Piraeus and Idomeni refuse leaving the camps

Panos - Apr 07, 2016

The Greek government seems unable to handle the current situation in the makeshift camps where refugees and immigrants are determined…

Landis+Gyr decides to move its Swiss factory to Corinth
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Landis+Gyr decides to move its Swiss factory to Corinth

Panos - Apr 07, 2016

The Landis+Gyr multinational corporation has announced that it will transfer the construction of its industrial and commercial metering devices from…

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ECB: Euro zone remains fragile

Panos - Apr 07, 2016

The future of the global economy remains uncertain and there are questions about Europe’s ability to cope with new shocks,…

Greek girl achieves highest title in chess
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Greek girl achieves highest title in chess

Panos - Apr 07, 2016

Sixteen-year-old Stavroula Tsolakidou from Kavala is the youngest female Grand Master. Stavroula took part in the International Chess Championship in…

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ADEDY calls for 24-hour strike

Panos - Apr 07, 2016

Greece’s public sector union (ADEDY) has called a 24-hour strike against the planned social security reforms which will take place…