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Weather Forecast: Scattered clouds on Wednesday
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Weather Forecast: Scattered clouds on Wednesday

Panos - Feb 17, 2016

Scattered clouds and south-southerly winds are forecast for Wednesday. Wind velocity will reach 5 on the Beaufort scale. Mostly fair…

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EP on Turkey: A Cyprus solution will change region

Panos - Feb 17, 2016

A Cyprus solution will dramatically change the stability outlook of the region, the EP (European Parliament) rapporteur on Turkey’s accession…

New Democracy calls for volunteers to help draft party manifesto
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New Democracy calls for volunteers to help draft party manifesto

Panos - Feb 17, 2016

New Democracy has sent out an open invitation to non-party officials to help draft the conservatives’ governing manifesto. The call…

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Turkey rejected PM plane route

Panos - Feb 17, 2016

Defense Minister Panos Kammenos has confirmed that Ankara’s refusal to allow the plane carrying Greece’s prime minister to fly over…

Greek dockworkers walk out over port selloffs
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Greek dockworkers walk out over port selloffs

makis - Feb 16, 2016

Greek dockworkers began a two-day strike on Tuesday to protest against the sale of the country's two biggest ports, which…

Bulgarian drivers stage counter-blockade at Greek border
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Bulgarian drivers stage counter-blockade at Greek border

makis - Feb 16, 2016

Bulgarian truckers staged a counter-blockade on Tuesday at a checkpoint on the country's border with Greece, after Greek protesters failed…

Kammenos: “Four out of five hot spots are ready to operate”
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Kammenos: “Four out of five hot spots are ready to operate”

makis - Feb 16, 2016

The Minister of National Defense Panos Kammenos announced that four of the five planned refugee and migrant registration centers are…

New demonstrations against the pension system reform
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New demonstrations against the pension system reform

makis - Feb 16, 2016

A new round of demonstrations against the government’s controversial pension system reform begins on Wednesday, as scientific bodies have arranged…

EOPYY committee formed to negotiate cost of medicines
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EOPYY committee formed to negotiate cost of medicines

makis - Feb 16, 2016

The Ministers of Health and Finances have signed a joint ministerial decision to form a negotiation committee for the national…

Greek house price plunge continues for seventh year
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Greek house price plunge continues for seventh year

Panos - Feb 16, 2016

Greek housing prices fell 5.1 percent in 2015, meaning residential properties are now worth 41.5 percent less than in 2008,…

Revolutionary cancer treatment: 9 out of 10 patients with leukaemia were cured
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Revolutionary cancer treatment: 9 out of 10 patients with leukaemia were cured

Panos - Feb 16, 2016

A revolutionary treatment of cancer that could stop the disease from ever coming back will soon become widely available, scientists…

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Greek dockworkers walk out over port selloffs

Panos - Feb 16, 2016

Greek dockworkers began a two-day strike on Tuesday to protest against the sale of the country's two biggest ports, which…

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Farmers threaten to escalate their mobilisations

Panos - Feb 16, 2016

Farmers remain adamant on their positions and do not abandon their blocks in central and northern Greece stating they are…

Excluding Greece from Schengen won’t solve migrant crisis, says Tusk
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Excluding Greece from Schengen won’t solve migrant crisis, says Tusk

Panos - Feb 16, 2016

Excluding Greece from the passport-free Schengen area will not solve Europe's migrant problem, EU Council President Donald Tusk said on…

Government and main opposition clash over PM flight to Iran
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Government and main opposition clash over PM flight to Iran

Panos - Feb 16, 2016

The government and main opposition party New Democracy have clashed over an incident regarding the recent trip of PM Alexis…

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Another Greek link to Paris terrorist attacks

Panos - Feb 16, 2016

Two men being held in Austria on suspicion of links to the Paris terrorist attacks in November passed through the…

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Athens Newspapers Headlines

Panos - Feb 16, 2016

The Tuesday edition of Athens' dailies at a glance. AVGHI: White smoke from Europe DIMOKRATIA: They are suffocating Greece EFIMERIDA…

PM Tsipras receives Donald Tusk in Athens ahead of EU summit
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PM Tsipras receives Donald Tusk in Athens ahead of EU summit

Panos - Feb 16, 2016

The Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has arranged to meet with the President of the European Council Donald Tusk on Tuesday…

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Four of Greece’s five ‘hotspot’ migrant centres ready, says Kammenos

Panos - Feb 16, 2016

Four of Greece’s five new migrant registration centres are “ready to function and welcome refugee”, Defense Minister Panos Kammenos said…

Turkish warplanes enter Greek airspace ahead of NATO migration operation
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Turkish warplanes enter Greek airspace ahead of NATO migration operation

Panos - Feb 16, 2016

Turkish warplanes repeatedly entered Greek airspace on Monday, the state ANA news agency said, as NATO prepared to deploy ships…