Category: GREECE

PM Tsipras asks off-the-agenda Parliamentary debate on justice issues
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PM Tsipras asks off-the-agenda Parliamentary debate on justice issues

Panos - Mar 10, 2016

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras asked for an off-the-agenda debate in Parliament focusing exclusively on the latest developments concerning justice and…

Five Iranians, Afghans drown trying to reach Greece
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Five Iranians, Afghans drown trying to reach Greece

Panos - Mar 10, 2016

Five migrants, including a baby, hoping to reach Europe via Greece drowned when their speedboat capsized off the Turkish coast,…

Chinese artist visits Idomeni border camp
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Chinese artist visits Idomeni border camp

Panos - Mar 10, 2016

Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei has visited the Idomeni refugee camp in northern Greece, where about 14,000 people, mostly…

Chancellor Merkel: Closing the borders is not a solution to the overall issue
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Chancellor Merkel: Closing the borders is not a solution to the overall issue

Panos - Mar 10, 2016

German Chancellor Angela Merkel criticized the shutdown of borders along the Western Balkan route yesterday, in a campaign speech in…

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Athens Newspaper Headlines

Panos - Mar 10, 2016

Greek tourism growth said to hinge on bailout review, refugee crisis
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Greek tourism growth said to hinge on bailout review, refugee crisis

makis - Mar 09, 2016

Greek tourism revenues are seen rising again in 2016 but revenue growth hinges on a swift conclusion of the country's…

Constantopoulou aims to start own party
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Constantopoulou aims to start own party

makis - Mar 09, 2016

Former parliamentary speaker Zoe Constantopoulou has declared her intention to start her own party with the aim of bringing about…

Golden Dawn MEP expelled from plenary over racist comments
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Golden Dawn MEP expelled from plenary over racist comments

makis - Mar 09, 2016

Golden Dawn MEP Eleftherios Synadinos, a former army lieutenant general, was on Wednesday expelled from a European Parliament plenary session…

Greek former ministers lead anti-EU protest
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Greek former ministers lead anti-EU protest

makis - Mar 09, 2016

Two former ministers in Greece's left-wing government have led a demonstration against the European Union, briefly occupying the EU Commission…

New record in tourist arrivals and revenue expected for 2016
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New record in tourist arrivals and revenue expected for 2016

Panos - Mar 09, 2016

A new record in tourist arrivals and revenue is expected to be set in 2016 and this year’s season will…

Skopje keeps closed its borders to migrants and refugees
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Skopje keeps closed its borders to migrants and refugees

Panos - Mar 09, 2016

Skopje's authorities continue to keep closed the Skopje-Greek buffer zone. Skopje media claim that the country will permanently close the…

Institutions to meet with Labour Minister at 18:30
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Institutions to meet with Labour Minister at 18:30

Panos - Mar 09, 2016

The heads of institutions that are currently in Athens to restart the negotiation on the completion of the review of…

Merkel says history won’t judge kindly if EU fails refugees
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Merkel says history won’t judge kindly if EU fails refugees

Panos - Mar 09, 2016

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said history will judge Europe harshly unless its countries share the burden of accepting refugees, taking…

Hirings seen outpacing job losses in February
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Hirings seen outpacing job losses in February

Panos - Mar 09, 2016

Salaried employment in the private sector rose in February according to data collected by the Greek Labor Ministry’s Ergani database…

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Coast guard rescues 120 migrants off Samothrace

Panos - Mar 09, 2016

The Greek coastguard said it rescued 120 migrants, including dozens of children, after their boat ran into trouble off the…

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Moscovici: Decision on Greek debt to be taken until May 1

Panos - Mar 09, 2016

European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs Pierre Moscovici appeared optimistic about Greece’s reform program in an interview with TV…

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Slovenia, Serbia place new restrictions on migrants’ entry

Panos - Mar 09, 2016

Slovenia and Serbia said on Tuesday they would place new restrictions on the entry of migrants, putting extra obstacles in…

Tsipras: Aegean must become a sea of peace, cooperation and stability
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Tsipras: Aegean must become a sea of peace, cooperation and stability

Panos - Mar 09, 2016

Neither Greece nor Turkey were the cause of the problems currently facing central Europe, Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said…

Gov’t aims to quickly close five open issues to start debt negotiation talks
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Gov’t aims to quickly close five open issues to start debt negotiation talks

Panos - Mar 09, 2016

The meeting between Greece’s lenders and the Greek government will take place on Wednesday noon with the representative of the…

Constantopoulou aims to start own party
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Constantopoulou aims to start own party

Panos - Mar 09, 2016

Former parliamentary speaker Zoe Constantopoulou has declared her intention to start her own party with the aim of bringing about…