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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 EFIMERIDA TON SYNTAKTON: David Bowie - The…

Weather Forecast: Partly cloudy on Tuesday
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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 cloudy with possibility of rain in the…

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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 the sales period, shops will be open…

Meeting on social security reforms and the Greek programme concluded
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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 within the framework of the negotiations for…

The party needs renewal, says newly elected ND leader Mitsotakis
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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 the party offices. Mitsotakis thanked Ioannis Plakiotakis,…

Tourist arrivals up 8.6 pct in Jan-Sept
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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. The statistics service, in a report based…

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Alexiadis: Taxpayers to use credit cards to pay their obligations in Taxis system

Panos - Jan 11, 2016

Taxpayers will be able to use their debit/credit cards through the Taxis system to pay for their tax obligations from this year, Alternate FinanceMinister Tryfon Alexiadis said…

Greece to open offers for Piraeus Port on Tuesday
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Greece to open offers for Piraeus Port on Tuesday

Panos - Jan 11, 2016

Greek authorities on Tuesday will open financial offers submitted in a tender to buy 67 pct of Piraeus Port Organization, a process characterized as the country's biggest…

PM Tsipras chairs meeting on social security reforms and the Greek programme
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PM Tsipras chairs meeting on social security reforms and the Greek programme

Panos - Jan 11, 2016

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is currently chairing a meeting on government work as well as the coordinated actions within the framework of the negotiations for social security…

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Ν. Pappas: Social security bill may exceed government’s majority

Panos - Jan 11, 2016

The draft law on social security reforms may pass with a higher percentage than the government majority, State Minister Nikos Pappas said in an interview with Efimerida…

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Athens Stock Exchange opening: Small rise

Panos - Jan 11, 2016

Equity prices were slightly rising on Monday on the Athens Stock Exchange (ASE), with the basic share price index up 0.24 percent, standing at 587.39 points at…

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Two more ferries with refugees dock at Piraeus port

Panos - Jan 11, 2016

"Ariadni" ferry carrying 1,104 refugees from Mytilene and 635 refugees from Chios docked at Piraeus port on Monday morning. "Nissos Mykonos" carrying another 505 refugees from Mytilene…

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Athens Newspapers Headlines

Panos - Jan 11, 2016

The Monday edition of Athens' dailies at a glance DIMOKRATIA: Mitsotakis again - The first challenges EFIMERIDA TON SYNTAKTON: Evangelos Meimarakis loses the battle ETHNOS: Kyriakos' (Mitsotakis)…

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Finance Minister Tsakalotos meets with his French counterpart in Paris

Panos - Jan 11, 2016

Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos met with French Finance Minister Michel Sapin in Paris for an hour on Sunday, in the framework of the Greek minister's European itinerary.…

Kyriakos Mitsotakis elected New Democracy president
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Kyriakos Mitsotakis elected New Democracy president

Panos - Jan 11, 2016

Kyriakos Mitsotakis was elected president of Greece's main opposition party, New Democracy (ND), in runoff elections on Sunday, defeating Vangelis Meimarakis, who had served as interim party…

Tackling NPLs becomes even more difficult
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Tackling NPLs becomes even more difficult

chris1 - Jan 10, 2016

The Greek government’s margin for maneuver is exceptionally limited in its negotiations with the country’s creditors regarding the fate of nonperforming loans, which still cannot be sold…

Two Paris attack suspects traveled together to Greece
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Two Paris attack suspects traveled together to Greece

chris1 - Jan 10, 2016

Two of the key suspects in the Paris terrorist attacks took a passenger ferry from Bari in Italy to Patra on August 1 and returned from Greece…

Juncker: Talks on Greece tried the patience of us all
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Juncker: Talks on Greece tried the patience of us all

ilias1 - Jan 10, 2016

President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker wrote an article on the events occurred in 2015, “a year when European solidarity withstood what may have been the…

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Polygon exploring opportunities in Greece

ilias1 - Jan 10, 2016

Polygon Global Partners’ European Equity Opportunity Fund returned 10.3 percent last year, according to two people with knowledge of the matter, as bets on acquisitions and restructuring…

Diaspora leaders head to Cyprus, Israel, Greece
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Diaspora leaders head to Cyprus, Israel, Greece

ilias1 - Jan 10, 2016

A press release by the American Hellenic Institute (AHI) said that the trip begins on 10 January, in Jerusalem, Israel, continues in Nicosia, Cyprus, on 13 and…