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Kammenos: Government’s proposal on social security is sustainable and well-founded

Panos - Jan 14, 2016

"The social security bill is the penultimate bill that, before the draft law on agriculture, is causing trouble," stated Independent…

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Dialogue on TTIP continues; there are improvements, Economy Min Stathakis says

Panos - Jan 14, 2016

We are not close to an agreement, but the dialogue continues, Economy Minister George Stathakis said on the Transatlantic Trade…

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Three ferries with refugees to dock at Piraeus port on Thursday

Panos - Jan 14, 2016

"Blue Star 1" ferry carried 1,036 refugees from Mytilene and 135 refugees from Chios to the Piraeus port on Thursday.…

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Athens Newspapers Headlines

Panos - Jan 14, 2016

The Thursday edition of Athens' dailies at a glance AVGHI: Changes in public administration DIMOKRATIA: Fees at public schools ETHNOS:…

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Athens Concert Hall modifies Thursday events calender due to strike action by staff

Panos - Jan 14, 2016

The Athens 'Megaron' Concert Hall on Wednesday announced changes to its programme of events on Thursday, due to work stoppages…

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59-year old man in serious condition after infected by mutated flu virus

makis - Jan 13, 2016

The first case of (H3N2 type A) flu in the winter period was confirmed after the completion of the lab…

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Horse burial discovered during digging in Paleo Faliro

makis - Jan 13, 2016

A horse burial containing an unusually well preserved skeleton of a horse, intact even down to the hooves, was among…

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Weather Forecast: Mostly fair on Thursday

Panos - Jan 13, 2016

Mostly fair weather and northwesterly winds are forecast for Thursday. Wind velocity will reach 6 on the Beaufort scale. Partly…

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Turkish helicopter violates Athens FIR

Panos - Jan 13, 2016

A Turkish helicopter S-70 flew over the islet Zourafa, east of the island of Samothrace at 10:40 on Wednesday violating…

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Avramopoulos: The Schengen Treaty is the greatest achievement of European integration

Panos - Jan 13, 2016

EU Commissioner for Migration and Internal Affairs on Wednesday sent a clear message to member states to differentiate from the…

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Police investigates the case of a body found in a freezer

Panos - Jan 13, 2016

Police is investigating the case of a body found on Tuesday in a freezer in an apartment at the Athens…

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FinMin Tsakalotos met German counterpart Schaeuble

Panos - Jan 13, 2016

Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos met with his German counterpart Wolfgang Schaeuble on Wednesday. No statements to the press were made.

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Yannis Stournaras: Government’s social security reforms are in the right direction

Panos - Jan 13, 2016

The government's proposals on social security reforms are moving in the right direction, Bank of Greece (BoG) governor Yannis Stournaras…

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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…

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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…