Category: GREECE

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Another Greek link to Paris terrorist attacks

Panos - Feb 16, 2016

Two men being held in Austria on suspicion of links to the Paris terrorist attacks in November passed through the…

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Athens Newspapers Headlines

Panos - Feb 16, 2016

The Tuesday edition of Athens' dailies at a glance. AVGHI: White smoke from Europe DIMOKRATIA: They are suffocating Greece EFIMERIDA…

GREECE
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PM Tsipras receives Donald Tusk in Athens ahead of EU summit

Panos - Feb 16, 2016

The Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has arranged to meet with the President of the European Council Donald Tusk on Tuesday…

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Four of Greece’s five ‘hotspot’ migrant centres ready, says Kammenos

Panos - Feb 16, 2016

Four of Greece’s five new migrant registration centres are “ready to function and welcome refugee”, Defense Minister Panos Kammenos said…

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Turkish warplanes enter Greek airspace ahead of NATO migration operation

Panos - Feb 16, 2016

Turkish warplanes repeatedly entered Greek airspace on Monday, the state ANA news agency said, as NATO prepared to deploy ships…

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Quake damages homes in southern Greece

Panos - Feb 16, 2016

Authorities in southern Greece say dozens of homes suffered minor damage following an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.2.…

FINANCE
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Greek house price plunge continues for seventh year

makis - Feb 15, 2016

Greek housing prices fell 5.1 percent in 2015, meaning residential properties are now worth 41.5 percent less than in 2008,…

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“Hotspot” migrant centres to open in Greece this week

makis - Feb 15, 2016

Greece will open four migrant registration centres in time for an EU summit this week, a government source told AFP…

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Balafas: “Many farmers at the road blocks are in fact businessmen”

makis - Feb 15, 2016

The Deputy Minister of Interior Yannis Balafas argued that many of the protesting farmers on the road blocks are in…

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Phony doctor from Skyros finally arrested in Athens

makis - Feb 15, 2016

The police have announced the arrest of 58-year-old Yannis Kastanis, better known as the “phony doctor” from Skyros, on Sunday…

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State budget net revenue 10.4% above targets in January

makis - Feb 15, 2016

The Ministry of Finances has announced that the State budget net revenue totaled 4.219 billion euros in January, up 10.4%…

FINANCE
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Farmers convene on Monday to decide next strike actions

makis - Feb 15, 2016

The nationwide coordinating committee of road blocks set up by farmers has arranged a general assembly of the 68 blocks…

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Mitsotakis: Closing borders is a wrong approach

Panos - Feb 15, 2016

The president of main opposition party Kyriakos Mitsotakis met with the ambassadors of the 28 EU members at New Democracy’s…

GREECE
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PM Tsipras to meet EU Council president Tusk on Tuesday

Panos - Feb 15, 2016

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will meet the president of the European Council Donald Tusk on Tuesday, at 10:00. The meeting…

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KEELPNO: Seasonal flu death toll climbs to 93

Panos - Feb 15, 2016

The Center of Disease Control and Prevention (KEELPNO) has announced that 93 people have died so far as a result…

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«Hotspot» to open in Greece this week

Panos - Feb 15, 2016

Greece will open four migrant registration centres in time for an EU summit this week, a government source told AFP…

FINANCE
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Protesting farmers to submit proposals to government

Panos - Feb 15, 2016

A delegation of Greek farmers, protesting over planned changes to social security, were expected to submit their proposals to the…

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Critical week for management of the refugee crisis

Panos - Feb 15, 2016

The Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is going to attend the summit on the refugee crisis that has been arranged for…

GREECE
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Shutting down FYROM border will slow refugee flow, Kurz says

Panos - Feb 15, 2016

Closing Greece’s northern border with Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) will stem the refugee flow into Europe, Austrian Foreign…

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Athens Newspapers Headlines

Panos - Feb 15, 2016

The Monday edition of Athens' dailies at a glance. DIMOKRATIA: A new memorandum with the IMF ELEFTHEROS TYPOS: Who will…