Category: GREECE

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ODDIH: Greece draws 1.625 billion euros from 6-month T-bills

makis - Jan 05, 2016

The public debt management agency ODDIH has announced that Greece has drawn 1.625 billion euros from the auction of 1.250…

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Changes to property values to affect taxes and benefits

makis - Jan 05, 2016

It has been almost 9 years since the last time taxable property values changed, however the Alternate Minister of Finances…

FINANCE
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Greece to focus on green business programmes

makis - Jan 05, 2016

Greece plans to use part of new community funds to support green sectors of production which have been either downgraded…

GREECE
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Another 2,600 migrants and refugees arrive in Piraeus port

makis - Jan 05, 2016

Another 2,600 migrants and refugees transported from Greek islands in the Aegean arrived in Piraeus port on Tuesday morning. They…

GREECE
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Actress Vanessa Redgrave in Athens to highlight plight of refugees

makis - Jan 05, 2016

World-famous actress, activist and Goodwill Ambassador Vanessa Redgrave on Tuesday paid a visit to the Open Reception Centre for refugees…

GREECE
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Weather Forecast: Clouds, rain on Wednesday

Panos - Jan 05, 2016

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

GREECE
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Meimarakis: I am not interested in national unity govt scenario

Panos - Jan 05, 2016

“I am not interested at all in national unity government scenario” candidate for New Democracy leadership Vangelis Meimarakis said during…

GREECE
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Tzakri: Government’s aim the reopening of industries under new ownership

Panos - Jan 05, 2016

The investment opportunities for new entrepreneurs and the creation of new job positions via the re-opening of industries that have…

FINANCE
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No cuts in pensions, Labour minister says

Panos - Jan 05, 2016

Labour Minister George Katrougalos reiterated the government's position that there will be no cuts in main pensions and that the…

FINANCE
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Greece to focus on green business programmes

Panos - Jan 05, 2016

Greece plans to use part of new community funds to support green sectors of production which have been either downgraded…

FINANCE
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Eurozone inflation rate at 0.2 pct in Dec, Eurostat

Panos - Jan 05, 2016

The annual inflation rate grew to 0.2 pct in the Eurozone in December 2015, Eurostat said in its preliminary estimate…

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Athens Stock Exchange opening: Decline

Panos - Jan 05, 2016

Equity prices were dropping on Tuesday on the Athens Stock Exchange (ASE), with the basic share price index down 0.35…

GREECE
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Athens Newspaper Headlines

Panos - Jan 05, 2016

The Tuesday edition of Athens' dailies at a glance AVGHI: Rescue proposal for pensions and sustainability of the insurance system.…

DEFENCE
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UN Adviser on Cyprus Eide in Athens

Panos - Jan 05, 2016

UN Special Adviser for Cyprus Espen Barth Eide is currently in Athens to meet with Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias. The…

GREECE
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Nine drowned refugees wash up on Turkish beach

Panos - Jan 05, 2016

A Turkish news agency says the bodies of nine drowned migrants, including children, have washed up on a beach on…

FINANCE
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Moscovici: Athens must respect pension reform pledge

Panos - Jan 05, 2016

European Economics Commissioner Pierre Moscovici urged the Greek government to respect its commitment to reform its pension system and keep…

GREECE
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Police special guard shot in Petralona, investigation launched

makis - Jan 04, 2016

Greek authorities have launched an investigation into the shooting and injury of a 32-year-old police special guard in Petralona early…

FINANCE
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TAIPED announces signing of agreement for “Astir Palace”

ilias1 - Jan 04, 2016

The privatization fund TAIPED announced that an agreement was signed with Jermyn Street Real Estate Fund IV LP for the…

GREECE
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Varoufakis to launch a new political movement

ilias1 - Jan 04, 2016

Greece’s former Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis announced his plans to launch his new political movement called The Democracy in Europe…

GREECE
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Missing young men found dead in their car

ilias1 - Jan 04, 2016

Police found on Monday noon the car of the two missing young men during the investigations carried out at Messolonghi,…