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After Eurogroup upset, government looks for way forward

Sokratis - Jan 28, 2017

The government is mulling the way forward after Thursday’s Eurogroup, which piled more pressure on Athens to legislate measures now for the period after 2018, when the…

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After hirings, minister wants to boost contract workers’ rights

makis - Jan 17, 2017

A day after heralding 10,000 new permanent hirings to the Greek civil service, Minister of State Christos Vernardakis declared the government’s intention to boost the rights of…

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Security tightened further after guerrilla group’s warning

Sokratis - Nov 12, 2016

The Greek Police have redrafted a security plan ahead of a scheduled visit to Athens on November 15 and 16 by outgoing US President Barack Obama in…

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Academic resigns from panel on Constitution after first day

Sokratis - Oct 08, 2016

An academic who was appointed to a committee formed by the government to explore possible changes to the Greek Constitution has resigned a day after the panel’s…

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Europe must have a new vision, Tsipras says after Bratislava summit

Sokratis - Sep 17, 2016

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Friday that “Europe must change or face an existential crisis which could lead it to an impasse,” after a summit of…

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No Astir bookings after November 10

Sokratis - Jul 09, 2016

The sale transaction for the Astir Palace resort at Vouliagmeni, southern Attica, will have been completed by September, and a general meeting of the company set to…

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European official expresses concern at slow registrations after Leros riot

Sokratis - Jul 09, 2016

The situation was calm on Friday at a migrant reception center on the eastern Aegean island of Leros following a riot there on Thursday evening but the…

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Ferry returns to Piraeus after crashing into pier during departure

Sokratis - May 28, 2016

A ferry boat heading to the eastern Aegean islands of Chios and Lesvos was forced to return to Piraeus on Friday night for a technical inspection after…

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Five migrants drown off Samos after boat capsizes

Sokratis - Apr 09, 2016

Five migrants – four women and one child – drowned when their boat capsized off the Greek island of Samos close to Turkey’s coast, Greek coast guard…

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Tsipras contacts Greek leaders, Lagarde after WikiLeaks publication

Sokratis - Apr 02, 2016

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras was due to write to International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde over the weekend after an alleged conversation between two of the…

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Borders will not close, insists Tsipras after talks

Sokratis - Feb 20, 2016

The threat of Greece being excluded from the European Union’s passport-free Schengen area has disappeared, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras argued on Saturday after the conclusion of a…