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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,…

Moscovici: “Combat tax evasion to reduce taxes on income”
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Moscovici: “Combat tax evasion to reduce taxes on income”

ilias1 - Jan 04, 2016

The European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs Pierre Moscovici urged Greek authorities to combat tax evasion,…

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Weather Forecast: Partly cloudy on Tuesday

Panos - Jan 04, 2016

Clouds and southerly winds are forecast for Tuesday. Wind velocity will reach 6 on the Beaufort scale. Rain in the…

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New development to be presented this month, Econ Min says

Panos - Jan 04, 2016

A new development law to be tabled to Parliament soon will include 3-4 basic principles, it will be simplified compared…

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Opposition parties reaction on government proposals for social security system

Panos - Jan 04, 2016

Centrists Union leader Vassilis Leventis expressed his opposition over the government's draft law for the social security after his meeting…

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Greek capital market officials optimistic over 2016 outlook

Panos - Jan 04, 2016

Greek capital market officials appeared optimistic over the outlook of 2016, after a negative 2015, at the opening session of…

Labour Minister presents government’s proposals on social security to ND leader
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Labour Minister presents government’s proposals on social security to ND leader

Panos - Jan 04, 2016

Labour Minister George Katrougalos met with interim New Democracy (ND) president Yiannis Plakiotiakis on Monday. Katrougalos briefed the main opposition…

Industry’s development should become a national target, said Dep. Econ Minister Tzakri
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Industry’s development should become a national target, said Dep. Econ Minister Tzakri

Panos - Jan 04, 2016

The development of the industrial sector should become a national target if we want at some point to leave from…

Greek PMI up in December
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Greek PMI up in December

Panos - Jan 04, 2016

Greece's Purchasing Manager's Index (PMI) grew to 50.2 points in December from 48.1 in November, recording the first improvement in…