Category: GREECE

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…

China’s Cosco is sole bidder for stake in Piraeus Port
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China’s Cosco is sole bidder for stake in Piraeus Port

makis - Jan 12, 2016

The Chinese shipping and port group Cosco is the only bidder in the tender for the acquisition of a 67…

Weather Forecast: Partly cloudy on Wednesday
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Weather Forecast: Partly cloudy on Wednesday

Panos - Jan 12, 2016

Unstable weather and westerly winds are forecast for Wednesday. Clouds and local rain in the northern and the western parts…

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The government does not yield to blackmails, says Environment Min Skourletis

Panos - Jan 12, 2016

The government does not succumb to blackmails, Environment and Energy Minister Panos Skourletis on Tuesday said in statements to Praktorio…

Film director Nikos Panayiotopoulos dies
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Film director Nikos Panayiotopoulos dies

Panos - Jan 12, 2016

Greek film director Nikos Panayiotopoulos died on Monday at the age of 74. Panayiotopoulos was born on the island of…

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Greek economy to return to positive growth rates in 2016, Piraeus Bank chairman says

Panos - Jan 12, 2016

A timely completion of the first review of the Greek programme and a dynamic implementation of a privatization programme, combined…

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

Panos - Jan 12, 2016

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

Eldorado Gold to cut workforce if installation license not granted by end-March
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Eldorado Gold to cut workforce if installation license not granted by end-March

Panos - Jan 12, 2016

Eldorado Gold is cutting 600 jobs from its goldmine in Skouries in the next three months, while another 500 jobs…