Category: GREECE

Meimarakis and Mitsotakis send their message prior ND election day
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Meimarakis and Mitsotakis send their message prior ND election day

chris1 - Jan 10, 2016

The two candidates for the leadership of New Democracy, Vagelis Meimarkais and Kyriakos Mitsotakis, sent their final message to ND’s…

Seamen’s pension fund workers to strike Monday, Tuesday
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Seamen’s pension fund workers to strike Monday, Tuesday

chris1 - Jan 10, 2016

Employees at the Seamen’s Pension Fund (NAT) are due to strike on Monday and Tuesday in protest at the government’s…

Most Thessaloniki arrests in December involved migrants
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Most Thessaloniki arrests in December involved migrants

Sokratis - Jan 09, 2016

Police in Thessaloniki said they made 1,749 arrests in December and seized 32,187 euros that was linked to alleged illegal…

Father and daughter among four suspects caught in Athens drug bust
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Father and daughter among four suspects caught in Athens drug bust

Sokratis - Jan 09, 2016

A father and daughter, as well as two other suspects, have been arrested in Athens on suspicion of being drug…

Greek court staff to stage walkouts over shortages
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Greek court staff to stage walkouts over shortages

Sokratis - Jan 09, 2016

Court staff across Greece are to stage daily two-hour work stoppages from Monday until Friday to protest personnel shortages. The…

Athens Expresses ‘Extreme Concern’ Over N. Korea Nuclear Test
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Athens Expresses ‘Extreme Concern’ Over N. Korea Nuclear Test

Sokratis - Jan 09, 2016

Greece’s Foreign Ministry expressed “extreme concern” over the nuclear test carried out by North Korea. “We express our extreme concern…

Greek Foreign Minister Receives DUI Party Leader Ali Ahmeti in Athens
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Greek Foreign Minister Receives DUI Party Leader Ali Ahmeti in Athens

Sokratis - Jan 09, 2016

Greece’s Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias received on Friday DUI President Ali Ahmeti, leader of FYROM’s largest ethnic Albanian party, which…

Mitsotakis pledges to attract center-left voters, work with Tzitzikostas if he wins Sunday’s ballot
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Mitsotakis pledges to attract center-left voters, work with Tzitzikostas if he wins Sunday’s ballot

Sokratis - Jan 09, 2016

Tens of thousands of New Democracy members are due to go to the polls Sunday to choose whether veteran Evangelos…

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Greece’s lenders arrive for first evaluation on 18 January

ilias1 - Jan 09, 2016

The goal he had said is to finish the evaluation by the end of February, adding that the reforms to…

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Pension reform brings one billion euros worth of new measures

ilias1 - Jan 09, 2016

The imminent reform in the Greek pension system will be accompanied by a series of measures that aim to save…

Cyprus sees record rise in airport traffic in 2015
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Cyprus sees record rise in airport traffic in 2015

ilias1 - Jan 09, 2016

Despite the negative beginning to the year, 2015 ended with a remarkable return, delivering the best results to date, it…

Oil production at Prinos doubled to 3,000 barrels a day
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Oil production at Prinos doubled to 3,000 barrels a day

ilias1 - Jan 09, 2016

Energean Oil & Gas has announced that following the completion of the first of fifteen planned oil wells in the…

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Farming sector preparing from strike actions next week

ilias1 - Jan 09, 2016

Farmers from Thessaly are preparing to respond to the government policies of further cuts and increasing taxes with a series…

Petition to award Nobel Peace prize to the people of Lesvos
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Petition to award Nobel Peace prize to the people of Lesvos

ilias1 - Jan 09, 2016

An online petition has called for the people of Lesvos and all volunteers to be awarded with the Nobel Peace…

Slight rise in economic sentiment in December
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Slight rise in economic sentiment in December

Sokratis - Jan 09, 2016

The economic sentiment index in Greece posted a slight improvement in December according to the monthly reading released by the…

Court rejects extradition claim for four students
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Court rejects extradition claim for four students

Sokratis - Jan 09, 2016

A council of appeals court judges has rejected a request to extradite two Greek students to Italy to be tried…

ECHR to examine 2013 shooting of farm workers
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ECHR to examine 2013 shooting of farm workers

Sokratis - Jan 09, 2016

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) will examine a complaint by 42 Bangladeshi workers against Greece over the violation…

Greek economic sentiment index up slightly in Dec
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Greek economic sentiment index up slightly in Dec

makis - Jan 08, 2016

Greek economic sentiment index rose slightly to 87.1 points in December, from 86.5 in November, but remained low compared with…

Greek court employees announce warning strikes next week
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Greek court employees announce warning strikes next week

makis - Jan 08, 2016

The Greek court employees union federation ODYE on Friday announced two-hour warning work stoppages throughout the country from January 11-15,…

Weather Forecast: Clouds on Saturday
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Weather Forecast: Clouds on Saturday

Panos - Jan 08, 2016

Clouds and northerly winds are forecast for Saturday. Wind velocity will reach 5 on the Beaufort scale. Clouds in the…