Category: GREECE

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Visitors, revenues to museums and archaeological sites up in Jan-Sept 2015

Panos - Jan 15, 2016

Visitors to Greek museums in September 2015 increased by 1.4 percent, and revenues from entrance tickets rose by 0.3 pct…

GREECE
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“Insenso” to open theatre circle of Cultural Capital of Europe 2016 in Poland

Panos - Jan 15, 2016

"Insenso," written by Dimitris Dimitriadis, and directed by Peter Sevastikoglou, will open the theatre circle of the Cultural Capital of…

FINANCE
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Athens Stock Exchange opening: Mild losses

Panos - Jan 15, 2016

Equity prices were dropping on Friday on the Athens Stock Exchange (ASE), with the basic share price index down 0.62…

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FM Kotzias to participate in EU Foreign Affairs Council meeting

Panos - Jan 15, 2016

Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias will be in Brussels on Monday, January 18, to participate in a meeting of the EU…

GREECE
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Three refugee children die after boat capsizes: 20 rescued

Panos - Jan 15, 2016

A NGO vessel on Friday collected the bodies of three refugee children off the coast of Agathonissi after their boat…

GREECE
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Athens Newspapers Headlines

Panos - Jan 15, 2016

The Friday edition of Athens' dailies at a glance AVGHI: Centrifugal phenomena DIMOKRATIA: Battle in the roads EFIMERIDA TON SYNTAKTON:…

GREECE
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Greek lawyers extend strike against pension reforms until Jan. 22

Panos - Jan 15, 2016

Greece’s lawyers decided on Thursday to extend their strike until January 22 as a protest to the government’s proposed changes…

FINANCE
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Banker arrested for taking bribe from businessman to release EU funds

Panos - Jan 15, 2016

A deputy bank director in Greece’s National Bank was arrested for bribery on Thursday, after he took cash from a…

GREECE
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Supreme Court orders retrial for 36 acquitted in 1999 ‘bubble stocks’ case

makis - Jan 14, 2016

Greece's Supreme Court on Thursday rescinded an Athens Criminal Appeals Court ruling that acquitted 36 defendants of charges in the…

GREECE
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Bar associations debating continuation of strike actions

makis - Jan 14, 2016

The presidents of the bar associations have arranged to convene on Thursday in order to discuss their ongoing strike actions,…

GREECE
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Weather Forecast: Partly cloudy on Friday

Panos - Jan 14, 2016

Clouds, rain and southerly winds are forecast for Friday. Wind velocity will reach 7 on the Beaufort scale. Rain in…

FINANCE
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PM Tsipras: Public administration is the country’s ‘huge patient’

Panos - Jan 14, 2016

"I would say it is an honour and joy that this event coincides with the launch of a huge reform…

GREECE
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The Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy honours President Pavlopoulos

Panos - Jan 14, 2016

The President of the Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos is visiting Moscow after an invitation of the Russian Presidential Academy of National…

FINANCE
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Discussion on Greek programme to be short at Thursday’s Eurogroup

Panos - Jan 14, 2016

The discussion on the Greek programme is expected not to be long and no decision will be taken at Thursday's…

GREECE
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Climate with creditors positive, says gov’t spokeswoman Gerovassili

Panos - Jan 14, 2016

"There is a positive climate with the creditors that is also confirmed by them," government spokeswoman Olga Gerovassili on Thursday…

GREECE
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Man infected by mutated flu virus dies

Panos - Jan 14, 2016

A 59-year-old man who was treated in the IC of Larissa hospital infected by a mutated strain of influenza died…

FINANCE
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ECB lowers borrowing ceiling for Greek banks

Panos - Jan 14, 2016

European Central Bank further lowered the borrowing ceiling for Greek banks through the Emergency Liquidity Assistance mechanism (ELA) to 72…

GREECE
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Police waiting body of pensioner to defrost to conduct an autopsy

Panos - Jan 14, 2016

The coroner has to wait for the body of the pensioner found in a freezer to defrost in order to…

FINANCE
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Lagarde said planning to meet Tsipras in Davos on Greek bailout

Panos - Jan 14, 2016

IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde plans to meet with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras next week to discuss the nation’s…

FINANCE
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Athens Stock Exchange opening: Big decline

Panos - Jan 14, 2016

Equity prices were dropping on Thursday on the Athens Stock Exchange (ASE), with the basic share price index down 2.21…