Category: GREECE

FINANCE
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Eldorado Gold to cut workforce if installation license not granted by end-March

Panos - Jan 12, 2016

Eldorado Gold is cutting 600 jobs from its goldmine in Skouries in the next three months, while another 500 jobs…

GREECE
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ND leader Mitsotakis meets party members

Panos - Jan 12, 2016

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

DEFENCE
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President Pavlopoulos to visit Moscow on January14-15

Panos - Jan 12, 2016

President of Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos will visit Moscow on January 14-15 following an invitation by the Russian Presidential Academy of…

FINANCE
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Capital market commission extends ban in short selling on Attica Bank shares

Panos - Jan 12, 2016

Greece's Capital Market Authority on Tuesday announced it was extending a ban in short selling on Attica Bank's shares in…

FINANCE
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Athens Stock Exchange opening: Rise

Panos - Jan 12, 2016

Equity prices were rising on Tuesday on the Athens Stock Exchange (ASE), with the basic share price index up 0.33…

FINANCE
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Labour Min Katrougalos on social security reforms

Panos - Jan 12, 2016

The redistribution of wealth, the guaranteed pensions and measures to combat tax evasion are the main pillars of the social…

GREECE
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ND newly elected leader Mitsotakis’ first moves

Panos - Jan 12, 2016

New Democracy (ND) parliamentary group will probably convene on Thursday, its newly elected leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis said to journalists. Mitsotakis…

GREECE
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Refugees and migrants to Greece could surpass 2015 numbers

Panos - Jan 12, 2016

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

FINANCE
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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…

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…

GREECE
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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…

FINANCE
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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,…

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…

GREECE
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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…

GREECE
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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,…

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…

FINANCE
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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…

GREECE
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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…

GREECE
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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…

FINANCE
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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.…