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Climate with creditors positive, says gov’t spokeswoman Gerovassili

Panos - Jan 14, 2016

"There is a positive climate with the creditors that is also confirmed by them," government spokeswoman Olga Gerovassili on Thursday…

Man infected by mutated flu virus dies
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Man infected by mutated flu virus dies

Panos - Jan 14, 2016

A 59-year-old man who was treated in the IC of Larissa hospital infected by a mutated strain of influenza died…

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ECB lowers borrowing ceiling for Greek banks

Panos - Jan 14, 2016

European Central Bank further lowered the borrowing ceiling for Greek banks through the Emergency Liquidity Assistance mechanism (ELA) to 72…

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Police waiting body of pensioner to defrost to conduct an autopsy

Panos - Jan 14, 2016

The coroner has to wait for the body of the pensioner found in a freezer to defrost in order to…

Lagarde said planning to meet Tsipras in Davos on Greek bailout
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Lagarde said planning to meet Tsipras in Davos on Greek bailout

Panos - Jan 14, 2016

IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde plans to meet with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras next week to discuss the nation’s…

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Athens Stock Exchange opening: Big decline

Panos - Jan 14, 2016

Equity prices were dropping on Thursday on the Athens Stock Exchange (ASE), with the basic share price index down 2.21…

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Kammenos: Government’s proposal on social security is sustainable and well-founded

Panos - Jan 14, 2016

"The social security bill is the penultimate bill that, before the draft law on agriculture, is causing trouble," stated Independent…

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Dialogue on TTIP continues; there are improvements, Economy Min Stathakis says

Panos - Jan 14, 2016

We are not close to an agreement, but the dialogue continues, Economy Minister George Stathakis said on the Transatlantic Trade…

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Three ferries with refugees to dock at Piraeus port on Thursday

Panos - Jan 14, 2016

"Blue Star 1" ferry carried 1,036 refugees from Mytilene and 135 refugees from Chios to the Piraeus port on Thursday.…

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Athens Newspapers Headlines

Panos - Jan 14, 2016

The Thursday edition of Athens' dailies at a glance AVGHI: Changes in public administration DIMOKRATIA: Fees at public schools ETHNOS:…

Athens Concert Hall modifies Thursday events calender due to strike action by staff
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Athens Concert Hall modifies Thursday events calender due to strike action by staff

Panos - Jan 14, 2016

The Athens 'Megaron' Concert Hall on Wednesday announced changes to its programme of events on Thursday, due to work stoppages…

59-year old man in serious condition after infected by mutated flu virus
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59-year old man in serious condition after infected by mutated flu virus

makis - Jan 13, 2016

The first case of (H3N2 type A) flu in the winter period was confirmed after the completion of the lab…

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…