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Die Welt: Violent incidents to break out at closed border in Idomeni
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Die Welt: Violent incidents to break out at closed border in Idomeni

makis - Mar 25, 2016

German newspaper Die Welt published an article on refugee crisis warning of violent incidents in Idomeni. According to the article,…

Assailants firebomb police station in residential Athens neighborhood
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Assailants firebomb police station in residential Athens neighborhood

makis - Mar 25, 2016

A group of around 20 assailants threw three Molotov cocktails late on Thursday night at a police station in Pangrati,…

Buses sent to Idomeni camp to transfer refugees
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Buses sent to Idomeni camp to transfer refugees

makis - Mar 25, 2016

A fleet of buses has arrived in the sprawling refugee camp of Idomeni on Greece’s northern border with the Former…

Bulgaria says ready to erect fence on border with Greece
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Bulgaria says ready to erect fence on border with Greece

makis - Mar 25, 2016

Bulgaria is ready to build a fence on its border with Greece to keep out migrants amid fears they could…

Greece celebrates Independence Day, as president calls for unity
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Greece celebrates Independence Day, as president calls for unity

makis - Mar 25, 2016

Greece on Friday celebrated the anniversary of the 1821 War of Independence from Ottoman rule, with a grand military parade…

Desperation takes over in refugee camps – NGOs stop their activities
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Desperation takes over in refugee camps – NGOs stop their activities

makis - Mar 24, 2016

Refugees and immigrants stranded in Greece see their hopes to continue their journey to Europe fading away, while the living…

30,000 more refugees expected in Greece in next 20 days
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30,000 more refugees expected in Greece in next 20 days

makis - Mar 24, 2016

The Greek government has said it expects 30,000 to enter the country within the next 20 days, as it announced…

Greece’s only hope is Turkey to stem refugee flow
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Greece’s only hope is Turkey to stem refugee flow

makis - Mar 24, 2016

The Greek government faces the difficulties emerged concerning the implementation of the EU-Turkey agreement on refugee signed a few days…

Cyprus begins new around of gas exploration
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Cyprus begins new around of gas exploration

makis - Mar 24, 2016

Cyprus on Thursday launched a third licensing round for offshore oil and gas drilling off the Mediterranean island’s southern coast.…

Lawyers extend strike over pension reform until April 4
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Lawyers extend strike over pension reform until April 4

makis - Mar 24, 2016

Lawyers are to extend their ongoing strike until April 4. The federation of Greek bar associations met on Thursday to…

Tender for TV licenses to be unveiled next month
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Tender for TV licenses to be unveiled next month

makis - Mar 24, 2016

The terms of the tender for new broadcasting licenses is to be put to public consultation in about two weeks,…

Doctor arrested for demanding bribe to perform surgery
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Doctor arrested for demanding bribe to perform surgery

Panos - Mar 24, 2016

A doctor was expected to face a prosecutor on Thursday after he was arrested on the same day for allegedly…

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PPC cites power increase from hydro plants

Panos - Mar 24, 2016

The state-run Public Power Corp. (PPC) said power generation from hydroelectric has increased by 0.34 percent due to increased water…

Karatzaferis claims that his new party will be… eurosceptic
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Karatzaferis claims that his new party will be… eurosceptic

Panos - Mar 24, 2016

One of the many names considered for the new right-wing party that is being set up by Giorgos Karatzaferis is…

Student wearing hijab steals the show in annual students parade
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Student wearing hijab steals the show in annual students parade

Panos - Mar 24, 2016

The annual students parade, ahead of the March 25 military parade for Greek Independence Day in Athens, ended shortly after…

Security measures increase in Patra
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Security measures increase in Patra

Panos - Mar 24, 2016

Greek police and coastguard were taking extra security measures in Patra, western Greece, in the wake of Tuesday's deadly attacks…

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President Pavlopoulos message for March 25 national holiday

Panos - Mar 24, 2016

President Pavlopoulos stresses the importance of unity amid current crisis. "All the Greeks governed by the ideals of Democracy must…

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Police arrest 49-year-old man for the murder of his wife

Panos - Mar 24, 2016

A 49-year-old man was arrested in Chania for the murder of his 47-year-old wife, which he attempted to present as…

Greece engulfed by huge quantities of African dust
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Greece engulfed by huge quantities of African dust

Panos - Mar 24, 2016

Greece has been covered by African dust, which has been brought by storms and strong winds. Crete and Peloponnesus have…

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Minor gains for the Athens Stock Exchange on Thursday

Panos - Mar 24, 2016

The Athens Stock Exchange has opened with minor fluctuations on Thursday morning, with the general price index growing by 0.21%…