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Greece facing ‘two simultaneous crises’ says Mitsotakis
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Greece facing ‘two simultaneous crises’ says Mitsotakis

Panos - Mar 11, 2016

Greece was facing “two simultaneous crises”, on an economic and humanitarian level, opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis told US business news…

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Turkish opposition leader criticises Turkey-EU migrant plan

Panos - Mar 11, 2016

The leader of Turkey's main opposition party has criticised the government for demanding European Union funds to stem the flood…

Greece tourism insists on sunny outlook amid refugee crisis
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Greece tourism insists on sunny outlook amid refugee crisis

Panos - Mar 11, 2016

Greece, long loved by tourists for its white-washed chapels, sun-kissed islands and turquoise Mediterranean seas, is trying to shake its…

A total of 3,000 refugees are hosted inside the port of Piraeus
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A total of 3,000 refugees are hosted inside the port of Piraeus

Panos - Mar 11, 2016

At least 3,000 refugees are currently hosted inside the premises of the port of Piraeus, at the four passengers stations…

Tax revenues miss budget target in January
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Tax revenues miss budget target in January

Panos - Mar 11, 2016

Tax revenues missed their target by 183 million euros in January despite posting an annual increase (mainly thanks to a…

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Retail prices keep heading south

Panos - Mar 11, 2016

Deflation persisted for a 36th month in February, with the Hellenic Statistical Authority’s readings of the consumer price index showing…

Katrougalos: Cuts in pensions over 1,300 Euros
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Katrougalos: Cuts in pensions over 1,300 Euros

Panos - Mar 11, 2016

The Greek Minister for Labour, Social Insurance and Social Solidarity, George Katrougalos pensioners receiving an aggregate of up to 1,300…

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Athens Newspaper Headlines

Panos - Mar 11, 2016

Dozens of migrant children treated for illness
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Dozens of migrant children treated for illness

makis - Mar 10, 2016

Authorities in northern Greece say some 70 children living at a camp on the Greek-Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonian (FYROM)…

Tsipras, Putin discuss on the phone
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Tsipras, Putin discuss on the phone

makis - Mar 10, 2016

The ongoing refugee and migrant crisis, developments in Syria as well as energy issues were among the topics discussed by…

Netherlands: Turkey-EU refugee swap deal ‘temporary’
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Netherlands: Turkey-EU refugee swap deal ‘temporary’

makis - Mar 10, 2016

A proposed EU-Turkey deal to swap Syrian refugees one-for-one will be only “temporary” and a longer-term resettlement arrangement will be…

Refugee crisis creating ‘significant problems’ for Greek economy, says OECD
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Refugee crisis creating ‘significant problems’ for Greek economy, says OECD

makis - Mar 10, 2016

Europe's refugee crisis is posing risks for the Greek economy and the country needs substantial help to deal with the…

Athens mayor vows to create more accommodation for refugees
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Athens mayor vows to create more accommodation for refugees

makis - Mar 10, 2016

Athens municipal authorities are pledging to expand the Greek capital's refugee shelter capacity, while extra accommodation will be provided in…

Greek-Israeli stamps mark quarter century of friendship
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Greek-Israeli stamps mark quarter century of friendship

Panos - Mar 10, 2016

Greece and Israel have jointly issued postage stamps to celebrate 25 years of diplomatic relations. The stamps were presented at…

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Tsipras, Putin discuss on the phone

Panos - Mar 10, 2016

The ongoing refugee and migrant crisis, developments in Syria as well as energy issues were among the topics discussed by…

Refugee crisis creating ‘significant problems’ for Greek economy, says OECD
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Refugee crisis creating ‘significant problems’ for Greek economy, says OECD

Panos - Mar 10, 2016

Europe's refugee crisis is posing risks for the Greek economy and the country needs substantial help to deal with the…

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Greek unemployment drops to 24 percent in December

Panos - Mar 10, 2016

Greece's jobless rate dropped to 24 percent in December from a downwardly revised 24.4 percent in the previous month, statistics…

Turkey will not take back refugees already on Greek islands, says Turkish minister
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Turkey will not take back refugees already on Greek islands, says Turkish minister

Panos - Mar 10, 2016

Turkey will not readmit refugees and migrants who are already on Greek islands, Turkish EU minister Volkan Bozkir said on…

PM Tsipras meets with OECD secretary general Gurria
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PM Tsipras meets with OECD secretary general Gurria

Panos - Mar 10, 2016

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras received on Thursday OECD secretary general Angel Gurria. This was the third meeting between the…

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Neary 500,000 refugees, migrants reached Greece in 4Q, says Frontex

Panos - Mar 10, 2016

Nearly half a million irregular migrants arrived in Greece in the last three months of 2015, most of whom then…