Category: GREECE

Horse burial discovered during digging in Paleo Faliro
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Horse burial discovered during digging in Paleo Faliro

makis - Jan 13, 2016

A horse burial containing an unusually well preserved skeleton of a horse, intact even down to the hooves, was among…

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Weather Forecast: Mostly fair on Thursday

Panos - Jan 13, 2016

Mostly fair weather and northwesterly winds are forecast for Thursday. Wind velocity will reach 6 on the Beaufort scale. Partly…

Turkish helicopter violates Athens FIR
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Turkish helicopter violates Athens FIR

Panos - Jan 13, 2016

A Turkish helicopter S-70 flew over the islet Zourafa, east of the island of Samothrace at 10:40 on Wednesday violating…

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Avramopoulos: The Schengen Treaty is the greatest achievement of European integration

Panos - Jan 13, 2016

EU Commissioner for Migration and Internal Affairs on Wednesday sent a clear message to member states to differentiate from the…

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Police investigates the case of a body found in a freezer

Panos - Jan 13, 2016

Police is investigating the case of a body found on Tuesday in a freezer in an apartment at the Athens…

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FinMin Tsakalotos met German counterpart Schaeuble

Panos - Jan 13, 2016

Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos met with his German counterpart Wolfgang Schaeuble on Wednesday. No statements to the press were made.

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Yannis Stournaras: Government’s social security reforms are in the right direction

Panos - Jan 13, 2016

The government's proposals on social security reforms are moving in the right direction, Bank of Greece (BoG) governor Yannis Stournaras…

French ambassador reiterates France’s support to Greece
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French ambassador reiterates France’s support to Greece

Panos - Jan 13, 2016

French Ambassador to Greece Christophe Chantepy sent a message of support and hope that Greece will exit the crisis in…

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Athens Stock Exchange opening: Small rise

Panos - Jan 13, 2016

Equity prices were rising on Wednesday on the Athens Stock Exchange (ASE), with the basic share price index up 0.29…

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Ch. Spirtzis: Tender for TV licences to be launched in January

Panos - Jan 13, 2016

The tender for television licenses will be launched within January, Infrastructure, Transport and Networks Minister Christos Spirtzis on Wednesday said…

J. Lew: International community must keep its promise to make Greek debt sustainable
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J. Lew: International community must keep its promise to make Greek debt sustainable

Panos - Jan 13, 2016

The US Secretary of Treasury Jack Lew had a phone contact with his Greek counterpart Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos on…

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Greece’s rail system and suburban railway to hold work stoppage on Thursday

Panos - Jan 13, 2016

There will be numerous cancellations and modifications of the schedule throughout Greece's rail system and the suburban railway (Proastiakos) lines…

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Athens Newspapers Headlines

Panos - Jan 13, 2016

The Wednesday edition of Athens' dailies at a glance AVGHI: Sings of recovery DIMOKRATIA: Blackmail with 1,100 jobs EFIMERIDA TON…

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“Nisos Rhodos” with 1,238 refugees on board docks at Piraeus port

Panos - Jan 13, 2016

"Nisos Rhodos" with 1,238 refugees on board arrived at Piraeus port on Wednesday. The ferry carried 838 refugees from Mytilene…

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FinMin Tsakalotos to meet Schaeuble on Wednesday

Panos - Jan 13, 2016

Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos on Tuesday met with Eurogroup president Jeroen Dijsselbloem in Amsterdam. According to Finance ministry's sources, Dijsselbloem…

Foreign ministry condemns deadly explosion in Istanbul
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Foreign ministry condemns deadly explosion in Istanbul

makis - Jan 12, 2016

The Greek Foreign Ministry condemned the deadly explosion in Istanbul, expressing its total support to the families of the victims.…

Mitsotakis meets with former party’s leader Karamanlis
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Mitsotakis meets with former party’s leader Karamanlis

makis - Jan 12, 2016

New Democracy (ND) newly elected leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis started his meetings with party members in an effort to define his…

Meimarakis reveals that he “was prepared for the defeat”
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Meimarakis reveals that he “was prepared for the defeat”

makis - Jan 12, 2016

New Democracy MP Evangelos Meimarakis gave his first interview following Sunday’s party elections to Star Channel, where he revealed that…

Apartment owner discovers human body concealed in fridge freezer
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Apartment owner discovers human body concealed in fridge freezer

makis - Jan 12, 2016

The owner of a second-floor apartment in Kallithea made a grim discovery on Tuesday morning, when he went to inspect…

Sallas predicts the Greek economy will return to growth in 2016
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Sallas predicts the Greek economy will return to growth in 2016

makis - Jan 12, 2016

The president of Piraeus Bank Michalis Sallas has estimated that the Greek economy will return to growth in the second…