Category: GREECE

Mitsotakis: ND is ready to win elections, whenever they are called
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Mitsotakis: ND is ready to win elections, whenever they are called

Panos - Feb 26, 2016

The leader of the main opposition party Kyriakos Mitsotakis appeared confident that New Democracy will win the next elections, whenever…

Greece temporarily suspends ferries transporting migrants from the islands
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Greece temporarily suspends ferries transporting migrants from the islands

Panos - Feb 26, 2016

Greece has temporarily suspended all ferries transporting migrants and refugees from the islands to ease congestion on the mainland, Merchant…

Government considers ‘special contribution’ for high pensions
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Government considers ‘special contribution’ for high pensions

Panos - Feb 26, 2016

Although the Minister of Labor and Social Insurance Giorgos Katrougalos has vehemently denied the possibility of main pension cuts, a…

Primary budget surplus at 483 mln for Jan. 2016
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Primary budget surplus at 483 mln for Jan. 2016

Panos - Feb 26, 2016

Reduced state spending, by 483 million euros, resulted in a greater primary budget surplus target for January 2016. The cash…

A report shows the worst economic year for Greeks was 2015
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A report shows the worst economic year for Greeks was 2015

Panos - Feb 26, 2016

The number of families living below the poverty threshold increased in 20015 by 8%, while in 2014 it was decreased…

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Athens Stock Exchange opens with significant gains on Friday

Panos - Feb 26, 2016

The Athens Stock Exchange has opened with significant gains on Friday morning, with the general price index growing by 1.93%…

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Athens Newspapers Headlines

Panos - Feb 26, 2016

The River’s three-day conference begins on Friday
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The River’s three-day conference begins on Friday

Panos - Feb 26, 2016

The three-day conference of opposition party The River is set to begin on Friday at the Exhibition Center in Peristreri.…

NATO plans for Aegean operations to be finalized by end of March
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NATO plans for Aegean operations to be finalized by end of March

Panos - Feb 26, 2016

The plans for NATO operations in the Aegean Sea, in order to curb the flow of refugees towards Europe, are…

Refugees attempt suicide by hanging from tree in Greece
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Refugees attempt suicide by hanging from tree in Greece

Panos - Feb 26, 2016

Two men have attempted to commit suicide by hanging themselves from a tree in a central Athens square, in one…

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Leventis discusses major concerns with President Pavlopoulos

Panos - Feb 26, 2016

The leader of the Union of Centrists Vasilis Leventis was received by the President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos…

Man arrested over forged documents
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Man arrested over forged documents

makis - Feb 25, 2016

A 48-year-old man from Bangladesh was arrested on Thursday and charged over allegedly making and selling forged identification and travel…

Cyprus to shorten compulsory army service
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Cyprus to shorten compulsory army service

makis - Feb 25, 2016

The Cypriot cabinet agreed Thursday to reduce national service for conscripts from 24 months to 14, in the biggest reform…

Political leader council meeting ahead of the EU summit on refugees
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Political leader council meeting ahead of the EU summit on refugees

makis - Feb 25, 2016

From the stand in Parliament on Wednesday, the Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras announced that a council meeting of political leaders…

Stournaras predicts ‘slight recovery’ in second half of 2016
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Stournaras predicts ‘slight recovery’ in second half of 2016

makis - Feb 25, 2016

The Governor of the Bank of Greece Yannis Stournaras estimated that the Greek economy would recover slightly in the second…

NATO overcomes Greek-Turkish tension to set terms of Aegean mission
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NATO overcomes Greek-Turkish tension to set terms of Aegean mission

ilias1 - Feb 25, 2016

NATO allies have overcome territorial sensitivities between Greece and Turkey and agreed on how their ships will help counter the…

Greece recalls Vienna ambassador in migrant row
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Greece recalls Vienna ambassador in migrant row

ilias1 - Feb 25, 2016

Greece on Thursday recalled its ambassador in Vienna, the country's foreign ministry said, after Austria excluded it from a meeting…

LARKO facing closure over 160 million euros worth of state subsidies
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LARKO facing closure over 160 million euros worth of state subsidies

Panos - Feb 25, 2016

The general mining and metallurgical company LARKO may be forced to shut down, putting the jobs of its 1,500 employees…

PM Tsipras: We must find solutions for the struggling farmers
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PM Tsipras: We must find solutions for the struggling farmers

Panos - Feb 25, 2016

“We must bear in mind that we will not solve the problem if we do not increase our national wealth”…

Divided EU seeks to avoid migrant “humanitarian crisis”
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Divided EU seeks to avoid migrant “humanitarian crisis”

Panos - Feb 25, 2016

European interior ministers tried Thursday to resolve deep divisions over the migrant crisis, with Greece lashing out at its partners…