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September favorite month for Dutch tourists to visit Greece
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September favorite month for Dutch tourists to visit Greece

Panos - Feb 03, 2020

In the past few months, there was research for the favorite travel month for Greece on Griekenland.net. A total of 1,958 visitors voted and September is once…

Greece, Cyprus & Israel sign EastMed pipeline agreement (video)
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Greece, Cyprus & Israel sign EastMed pipeline agreement (video)

makis - Jan 02, 2020

Greece’s close relations with Cyprus and Israel are confirmed by the signing of the EastMed Interstate Agreement in Zappeion in the afternoon between the three countries. As…

EastMed gas pipeline deal between Greece, Israel and Cyprus to be signed in Athens on January 2
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EastMed gas pipeline deal between Greece, Israel and Cyprus to be signed in Athens on January 2

makis - Jan 01, 2020

The signing of the Interstate Agreement between Greece, Cyprus and Israel on the EastMed gas pipeline is scheduled to take place in Athens tomorrow, January 2. The…

Greece borrows with negative interest rate
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Greece borrows with negative interest rate

Panos - Dec 05, 2019

The Greek government borrowed from the markets with a negative rate on its six-month bond. The Debt Management Agency raised € 812.5 million, with the interest rate…

Greece 2nd worst in car thefts, Eurostat data shows (infographic)
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Greece 2nd worst in car thefts, Eurostat data shows (infographic)

Panos - Nov 06, 2019

Greece has the second worst record when it comes to car theft in the EU, according to Eurostat has released for the period between 2015-2017. Surprisingly, Luxembourg…

The 5 most beautiful places to walk in Athens
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The 5 most beautiful places to walk in Athens

Panos - Oct 23, 2019

Sometimes, our daily routine prevents us from understanding and admiring the beauty that surrounds us. Stressful jobs, work or family obligations along with the city’s rush all…

Greece crash out of FIBA World Cup despite win (84-77) against Czech team
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Greece crash out of FIBA World Cup despite win (84-77) against Czech team

makis - Sep 09, 2019

The Greek national basketball team crashed out of the 2019 FIBA World Cup after it failed to cover the required 12-point needed despite defeating the Czech team…

Third of Greece ‘could turn into a desert’ as climate change blasts Europe
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Third of Greece ‘could turn into a desert’ as climate change blasts Europe

Panos - Jun 21, 2019

Areas around the Mediterranean including Greece could turn into dry, sand-blasted deserts as rain dries up due to climate change, experts have warned. Christos Zerefos, head of…

Telegraph: Greece ideal destination for families
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Telegraph: Greece ideal destination for families

Panos - Jun 19, 2019

Greece is the ideal family holiday destination, writes British Telegraph in its travel section. The article presents a wide range of activities families can enjoy in conjunction…

Greece, Israel & USA conclude trilateral “Nobel Dina” exercise
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Greece, Israel & USA conclude trilateral “Nobel Dina” exercise

Panos - Apr 25, 2019

Israel has recently completed the three-week long trilateral Noble Dina 2019 exercise alongside the American and Hellenic naval forces in the Mediterranean. According to the IDF Spokesperson’s…

Greece the most popular destination from Salzburg: TUI Austria
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Greece the most popular destination from Salzburg: TUI Austria

Panos - Apr 10, 2019

Greece has a dominant position as a tourist destination in the Austrian market, according to booking data from TUI Austria for the summer of 2019. According to…

Greece: The third oil deposit in the history of the country is in production
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Greece: The third oil deposit in the history of the country is in production

Panos - Apr 08, 2019

The production of the “Epsilon” deposit in the Gulf of Kavala, the third oil deposit in the history of the country after Prinos (1981) and North Prinos…

Greece violates human right of Turks in Thessaloniki, Rhodes and Kos, claims Turkey
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Greece violates human right of Turks in Thessaloniki, Rhodes and Kos, claims Turkey

Panos - Mar 20, 2019

Turkey raised the issue of “Turkish minority” rights in the Greek islands of Rhodes and Kos and in the city of Thessaloniki anew, when the recently-elected President…

Greece first among EU28 in spending for pension; in last places for health, education
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Greece first among EU28 in spending for pension; in last places for health, education

Panos - Mar 20, 2019

State spending in Greece, as a percentage of GDP, is the sixth highest amongst European Union countries, according to figures released on Tuesday by Eurostat. In determining…

Greece: The 12 faces of beauty!
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Greece: The 12 faces of beauty!

Panos - Mar 05, 2019

Greece is one of the most beautiful countries in the world. Each place is in itself a special world teeming with great secrets and wonderful contrasts. Enjoy…

Greece ranked 52nd in prosperity among 149 countries, according to Legatum Institute
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Greece ranked 52nd in prosperity among 149 countries, according to Legatum Institute

Panos - Nov 30, 2018

The Legatum Institute, a London-based think-tank, presented the list of the healthiest and most prosperous nations in the world. According to the research, Greece was ranked 52nd…

Shipping executives gather in Athens for Capital Link Forum
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Shipping executives gather in Athens for Capital Link Forum

Panos - Oct 31, 2018

The “8th Annual Capital Link Operational Excellence in Shipping – Best Industry Practices Forum,” taking place today at the Athens Hilton, focuses on strategies to address the…

A 1950 law discourages investments in Greece
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A 1950 law discourages investments in Greece

makis - Oct 15, 2018

An old-fashioned law of the Greek penal code dated back to 1950 prevents private actors from investing in projects where the public sector also has a share,…

Greece a disappointing 108 out of 162 countries in latest Economic Freedom index
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Greece a disappointing 108 out of 162 countries in latest Economic Freedom index

Panos - Sep 26, 2018

This year's annual Economic Freedom ranking by the Canada-based Fraser Institute - with data concerning 2016 has Greece ranked 108th among 162 countries, an slightly improved ranking…

Turkish fishermen fire shots against Greeks inside Greek territorial waters!
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Turkish fishermen fire shots against Greeks inside Greek territorial waters!

Panos - Aug 13, 2018

An average of 30 Turkish fishermen come every day in such a threatening way in the Greek territorial water, says Mr. Kostas Tsiftis. This is a behavior…