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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…

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FinMin Tsakalotos to meet Schaeuble on Wednesday

Panos - Jan 13, 2016

Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos on Tuesday met with Eurogroup president Jeroen Dijsselbloem in Amsterdam. According to Finance ministry's sources, Dijsselbloem…

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Foreign ministry condemns deadly explosion in Istanbul

makis - Jan 12, 2016

The Greek Foreign Ministry condemned the deadly explosion in Istanbul, expressing its total support to the families of the victims.…

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Mitsotakis meets with former party’s leader Karamanlis

makis - Jan 12, 2016

New Democracy (ND) newly elected leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis started his meetings with party members in an effort to define his…

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Meimarakis reveals that he “was prepared for the defeat”

makis - Jan 12, 2016

New Democracy MP Evangelos Meimarakis gave his first interview following Sunday’s party elections to Star Channel, where he revealed that…

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Apartment owner discovers human body concealed in fridge freezer

makis - Jan 12, 2016

The owner of a second-floor apartment in Kallithea made a grim discovery on Tuesday morning, when he went to inspect…

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Sallas predicts the Greek economy will return to growth in 2016

makis - Jan 12, 2016

The president of Piraeus Bank Michalis Sallas has estimated that the Greek economy will return to growth in the second…

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China’s Cosco is sole bidder for stake in Piraeus Port

makis - Jan 12, 2016

The Chinese shipping and port group Cosco is the only bidder in the tender for the acquisition of a 67…

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Weather Forecast: Partly cloudy on Wednesday

Panos - Jan 12, 2016

Unstable weather and westerly winds are forecast for Wednesday. Clouds and local rain in the northern and the western parts…

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The government does not yield to blackmails, says Environment Min Skourletis

Panos - Jan 12, 2016

The government does not succumb to blackmails, Environment and Energy Minister Panos Skourletis on Tuesday said in statements to Praktorio…

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Film director Nikos Panayiotopoulos dies

Panos - Jan 12, 2016

Greek film director Nikos Panayiotopoulos died on Monday at the age of 74. Panayiotopoulos was born on the island of…

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Greek economy to return to positive growth rates in 2016, Piraeus Bank chairman says

Panos - Jan 12, 2016

A timely completion of the first review of the Greek programme and a dynamic implementation of a privatization programme, combined…

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Foreign ministry unequivocally condemns deadly explosion in Istanbul

Panos - Jan 12, 2016

The Greek Foreign Ministry unequivocally condemned the deadly explosion in Istanbul, expressing its total support to the families of the…