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Eldorado Gold suspends much of its mine construction in Greece

Panos - Jan 12, 2016

Canadian miner Eldorado Gold Corp on Monday said it will suspend much of its mine construction and development in Greece…

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Athens Newspapers Headlines

Panos - Jan 12, 2016

The Tuesday edition of Athens' dailies at a glance AVGHI: Left or right DIMOKRATIA: How the New Democracy will govern…

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Tension at the first session of the Golden Dawn trial for 2016

makis - Jan 11, 2016

The first session for 2016 of the Golden Dawn trial that is being held at the Korydallos prison facility was…

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Stubb: “Significant progress in reforms in Greece”

makis - Jan 11, 2016

The Finnish Minister of Finances Alexander Stubb commented that there has been significant progress in relation to reforms in Greece,…

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Greek seamen prepare strike against social security reform bill

makis - Jan 11, 2016

Greek seamen warned on Monday they will strike in the coming days as a protest to the government’s proposed social…

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Number of refugee arrivals in Lesvos in spring could exceed 2015 numbers

makis - Jan 11, 2016

The number of refugees and migrants that authorities on Lesvos will have to manage this spring are likely to be…

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Refugee crisis discussed between Alt. FM and Dutch envoy

makis - Jan 11, 2016

Alternate Foreign Minister for European Affairs Nikos Xydakis, met at the Foreign Ministry today with the Netherlands Ambassador to Greece,…

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Weather Forecast: Partly cloudy on Tuesday

Panos - Jan 11, 2016

Clouds, light rain and southerly winds are forecast for Tuesday. Wind velocity will reach 7 on the Beaufort scale. Partly…

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Winter retails sales begin, to run until Jan 29

Panos - Jan 11, 2016

The winter retail sales period in Greece began on Monday and will run until Monday, January 29. As part of…

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Meeting on social security reforms and the Greek programme concluded

Panos - Jan 11, 2016

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Monday chaired a meeting on the government work as well as the the coordinated actions…

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The party needs renewal, says newly elected ND leader Mitsotakis

Panos - Jan 11, 2016

Newly elected New Democracy (ND) leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Monday sent a message of renewal during the hand-over ceremony at…

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Tourist arrivals up 8.6 pct in Jan-Sept

Panos - Jan 11, 2016

Tourist arrivals grew 8.6 pct in the January-September period this year, Hellenic Statistical Authority said in a report on Monday.…

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Alexiadis: Taxpayers to use credit cards to pay their obligations in Taxis system

Panos - Jan 11, 2016

Taxpayers will be able to use their debit/credit cards through the Taxis system to pay for their tax obligations from…

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Greece to open offers for Piraeus Port on Tuesday

Panos - Jan 11, 2016

Greek authorities on Tuesday will open financial offers submitted in a tender to buy 67 pct of Piraeus Port Organization,…

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PM Tsipras chairs meeting on social security reforms and the Greek programme

Panos - Jan 11, 2016

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is currently chairing a meeting on government work as well as the coordinated actions within the…

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Ν. Pappas: Social security bill may exceed government’s majority

Panos - Jan 11, 2016

The draft law on social security reforms may pass with a higher percentage than the government majority, State Minister Nikos…

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Athens Stock Exchange opening: Small rise

Panos - Jan 11, 2016

Equity prices were slightly rising on Monday on the Athens Stock Exchange (ASE), with the basic share price index up…

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Two more ferries with refugees dock at Piraeus port

Panos - Jan 11, 2016

"Ariadni" ferry carrying 1,104 refugees from Mytilene and 635 refugees from Chios docked at Piraeus port on Monday morning. "Nissos…

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Athens Newspapers Headlines

Panos - Jan 11, 2016

The Monday edition of Athens' dailies at a glance DIMOKRATIA: Mitsotakis again - The first challenges EFIMERIDA TON SYNTAKTON: Evangelos…

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Finance Minister Tsakalotos meets with his French counterpart in Paris

Panos - Jan 11, 2016

Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos met with French Finance Minister Michel Sapin in Paris for an hour on Sunday, in the…