Category: GREECE

“Insenso” to open theatre circle of Cultural Capital of Europe 2016 in Poland
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“Insenso” to open theatre circle of Cultural Capital of Europe 2016 in Poland

Panos - Jan 15, 2016

"Insenso," written by Dimitris Dimitriadis, and directed by Peter Sevastikoglou, will open the theatre circle of the Cultural Capital of…

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Athens Stock Exchange opening: Mild losses

Panos - Jan 15, 2016

Equity prices were dropping on Friday on the Athens Stock Exchange (ASE), with the basic share price index down 0.62…

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FM Kotzias to participate in EU Foreign Affairs Council meeting

Panos - Jan 15, 2016

Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias will be in Brussels on Monday, January 18, to participate in a meeting of the EU…

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Three refugee children die after boat capsizes: 20 rescued

Panos - Jan 15, 2016

A NGO vessel on Friday collected the bodies of three refugee children off the coast of Agathonissi after their boat…

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Athens Newspapers Headlines

Panos - Jan 15, 2016

The Friday edition of Athens' dailies at a glance AVGHI: Centrifugal phenomena DIMOKRATIA: Battle in the roads EFIMERIDA TON SYNTAKTON:…

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Greek lawyers extend strike against pension reforms until Jan. 22

Panos - Jan 15, 2016

Greece’s lawyers decided on Thursday to extend their strike until January 22 as a protest to the government’s proposed changes…

Banker arrested for taking bribe from businessman to release EU funds
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Banker arrested for taking bribe from businessman to release EU funds

Panos - Jan 15, 2016

A deputy bank director in Greece’s National Bank was arrested for bribery on Thursday, after he took cash from a…

Supreme Court orders retrial for 36 acquitted in 1999 ‘bubble stocks’ case
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Supreme Court orders retrial for 36 acquitted in 1999 ‘bubble stocks’ case

makis - Jan 14, 2016

Greece's Supreme Court on Thursday rescinded an Athens Criminal Appeals Court ruling that acquitted 36 defendants of charges in the…

Bar associations debating continuation of strike actions
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Bar associations debating continuation of strike actions

makis - Jan 14, 2016

The presidents of the bar associations have arranged to convene on Thursday in order to discuss their ongoing strike actions,…

Weather Forecast: Partly cloudy on Friday
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Weather Forecast: Partly cloudy on Friday

Panos - Jan 14, 2016

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

PM Tsipras: Public administration is the country’s ‘huge patient’
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PM Tsipras: Public administration is the country’s ‘huge patient’

Panos - Jan 14, 2016

"I would say it is an honour and joy that this event coincides with the launch of a huge reform…

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The Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy honours President Pavlopoulos

Panos - Jan 14, 2016

The President of the Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos is visiting Moscow after an invitation of the Russian Presidential Academy of National…

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Discussion on Greek programme to be short at Thursday’s Eurogroup

Panos - Jan 14, 2016

The discussion on the Greek programme is expected not to be long and no decision will be taken at Thursday's…

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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…