Category: 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…

GREECE
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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…

FINANCE
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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…

GREECE
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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.…

GREECE
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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:…

GREECE
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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…

GREECE
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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…

GREECE
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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…

GREECE
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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…

FINANCE
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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…

GREECE
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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…

GREECE
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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…

FINANCE
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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.