Category: GREECE

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Moscovici: Athens must respect pension reform pledge

Panos - Jan 05, 2016

European Economics Commissioner Pierre Moscovici urged the Greek government to respect its commitment to reform its pension system and keep…

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Police special guard shot in Petralona, investigation launched

makis - Jan 04, 2016

Greek authorities have launched an investigation into the shooting and injury of a 32-year-old police special guard in Petralona early…

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TAIPED announces signing of agreement for “Astir Palace”

ilias1 - Jan 04, 2016

The privatization fund TAIPED announced that an agreement was signed with Jermyn Street Real Estate Fund IV LP for the…

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Varoufakis to launch a new political movement

ilias1 - Jan 04, 2016

Greece’s former Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis announced his plans to launch his new political movement called The Democracy in Europe…

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Missing young men found dead in their car

ilias1 - Jan 04, 2016

Police found on Monday noon the car of the two missing young men during the investigations carried out at Messolonghi,…

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Moscovici: “Combat tax evasion to reduce taxes on income”

ilias1 - Jan 04, 2016

The European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs Pierre Moscovici urged Greek authorities to combat tax evasion,…

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Weather Forecast: Partly cloudy on Tuesday

Panos - Jan 04, 2016

Clouds and southerly winds are forecast for Tuesday. Wind velocity will reach 6 on the Beaufort scale. Rain in the…

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New development to be presented this month, Econ Min says

Panos - Jan 04, 2016

A new development law to be tabled to Parliament soon will include 3-4 basic principles, it will be simplified compared…

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Opposition parties reaction on government proposals for social security system

Panos - Jan 04, 2016

Centrists Union leader Vassilis Leventis expressed his opposition over the government's draft law for the social security after his meeting…

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Greek capital market officials optimistic over 2016 outlook

Panos - Jan 04, 2016

Greek capital market officials appeared optimistic over the outlook of 2016, after a negative 2015, at the opening session of…

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Labour Minister presents government’s proposals on social security to ND leader

Panos - Jan 04, 2016

Labour Minister George Katrougalos met with interim New Democracy (ND) president Yiannis Plakiotiakis on Monday. Katrougalos briefed the main opposition…

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Industry’s development should become a national target, said Dep. Econ Minister Tzakri

Panos - Jan 04, 2016

The development of the industrial sector should become a national target if we want at some point to leave from…

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Greek PMI up in December

Panos - Jan 04, 2016

Greece's Purchasing Manager's Index (PMI) grew to 50.2 points in December from 48.1 in November, recording the first improvement in…

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Athens Stock Exchange opening: Decline

Panos - Jan 04, 2016

Equity prices were dropping on Monday on the Athens Stock Exchange (ASE), with the basic share price index down 0.75…

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Large number of refugees to arrive at Piraeus port on Monday

Panos - Jan 04, 2016

The ferry Ariadne with 1,880 refugees on board is expected to dock at Piraeus port on Monday. The vessel has…

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Athens Newspaper Headlines

Panos - Jan 04, 2016

The Monday edition of Athens' dailies at a glance DIMOKRATIA: The new objective rates in real estate. EFIMERIDA TON SYNTAKTON:…

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Two hundred migrants rescued off Greece so far in 2016; 1 dead

Panos - Jan 04, 2016

Greece's coast guard says 217 migrants have been rescued by authorities since the start of the new year in four…

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Light quake jolts Nisyros

Panos - Jan 04, 2016

A light quake measuring 4.1 on the Richter scale was recorded at 04:58 on Monday at the sea region south…

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Doctors cite narcotics withdrawal symptoms in baby girl’s death

chris1 - Jan 03, 2016

A 28-day baby girl was pronounced dead at the Venizeleio Hospital in Iraklio, Crete, on Friday, doctors announced over the…

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Half of Greeks see worse year ahead

chris1 - Jan 03, 2016

One in two Greeks fear the situation in their country will degenerate in 2016 rather than improving, according to a…