Category: GREECE

ODDIH: Greece draws 1.625 billion euros from 6-month T-bills
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ODDIH: Greece draws 1.625 billion euros from 6-month T-bills

makis - Jan 05, 2016

The public debt management agency ODDIH has announced that Greece has drawn 1.625 billion euros from the auction of 1.250…

Changes to property values to affect taxes and benefits
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Changes to property values to affect taxes and benefits

makis - Jan 05, 2016

It has been almost 9 years since the last time taxable property values changed, however the Alternate Minister of Finances…

Greece to focus on green business programmes
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Greece to focus on green business programmes

makis - Jan 05, 2016

Greece plans to use part of new community funds to support green sectors of production which have been either downgraded…

Another 2,600 migrants and refugees arrive in Piraeus port
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Another 2,600 migrants and refugees arrive in Piraeus port

makis - Jan 05, 2016

Another 2,600 migrants and refugees transported from Greek islands in the Aegean arrived in Piraeus port on Tuesday morning. They…

Actress Vanessa Redgrave in Athens to highlight plight of refugees
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Actress Vanessa Redgrave in Athens to highlight plight of refugees

makis - Jan 05, 2016

World-famous actress, activist and Goodwill Ambassador Vanessa Redgrave on Tuesday paid a visit to the Open Reception Centre for refugees…

Weather Forecast: Clouds, rain on Wednesday
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Weather Forecast: Clouds, rain on Wednesday

Panos - Jan 05, 2016

Clouds, rain and southerly winds are forecast for Wednesday. Wind velocity will reach 7 on the Beaufort scale. Rain in…

GREECE
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Meimarakis: I am not interested in national unity govt scenario

Panos - Jan 05, 2016

“I am not interested at all in national unity government scenario” candidate for New Democracy leadership Vangelis Meimarakis said during…

Tzakri: Government’s aim the reopening of industries under new ownership
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Tzakri: Government’s aim the reopening of industries under new ownership

Panos - Jan 05, 2016

The investment opportunities for new entrepreneurs and the creation of new job positions via the re-opening of industries that have…

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No cuts in pensions, Labour minister says

Panos - Jan 05, 2016

Labour Minister George Katrougalos reiterated the government's position that there will be no cuts in main pensions and that the…

Greece to focus on green business programmes
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Greece to focus on green business programmes

Panos - Jan 05, 2016

Greece plans to use part of new community funds to support green sectors of production which have been either downgraded…

Eurozone inflation rate at 0.2 pct in Dec, Eurostat
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Eurozone inflation rate at 0.2 pct in Dec, Eurostat

Panos - Jan 05, 2016

The annual inflation rate grew to 0.2 pct in the Eurozone in December 2015, Eurostat said in its preliminary estimate…

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Athens Stock Exchange opening: Decline

Panos - Jan 05, 2016

Equity prices were dropping on Tuesday on the Athens Stock Exchange (ASE), with the basic share price index down 0.35…

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Athens Newspaper Headlines

Panos - Jan 05, 2016

The Tuesday edition of Athens' dailies at a glance AVGHI: Rescue proposal for pensions and sustainability of the insurance system.…

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UN Adviser on Cyprus Eide in Athens

Panos - Jan 05, 2016

UN Special Adviser for Cyprus Espen Barth Eide is currently in Athens to meet with Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias. The…

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Nine drowned refugees wash up on Turkish beach

Panos - Jan 05, 2016

A Turkish news agency says the bodies of nine drowned migrants, including children, have washed up on a beach on…

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Moscovici: Athens must respect pension reform pledge

Panos - Jan 05, 2016

European Economics Commissioner Pierre Moscovici urged the Greek government to respect its commitment to reform its pension system and keep…

Police special guard shot in Petralona, investigation launched
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Police special guard shot in Petralona, investigation launched

makis - Jan 04, 2016

Greek authorities have launched an investigation into the shooting and injury of a 32-year-old police special guard in Petralona early…

TAIPED announces signing of agreement for “Astir Palace”
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TAIPED announces signing of agreement for “Astir Palace”

ilias1 - Jan 04, 2016

The privatization fund TAIPED announced that an agreement was signed with Jermyn Street Real Estate Fund IV LP for the…

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Varoufakis to launch a new political movement

ilias1 - Jan 04, 2016

Greece’s former Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis announced his plans to launch his new political movement called The Democracy in Europe…

Missing young men found dead in their car
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Missing young men found dead in their car

ilias1 - Jan 04, 2016

Police found on Monday noon the car of the two missing young men during the investigations carried out at Messolonghi,…