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1,094 refugees arrive at Piraeus port on Thursday

Panos - Jan 07, 2016

"Blue Star 1" and "Nisos Rhodos" with 1,094 refugees on board from Chios and Mytilene arrived at Piraeus port early on Thursday before the decision for all…

Domestic flights to be cancelled on Friday due to strike
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Domestic flights to be cancelled on Friday due to strike

Panos - Jan 07, 2016

A number of domestic flights are expected to be cancelled on Friday due to a 24-hour strike announced by the Federation of Civil Aviation Authority Unions (OSYPA).…

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Athens Stock Exchange opening: Big losses

Panos - Jan 07, 2016

Equity prices were falling on Thursday on the Athens Stock Exchange (ASE), with the basic share price index down 4.15 percent, standing at 591.99 points at 11.00…

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Opposition parties need to participate in dialogue on pension reforms

Panos - Jan 07, 2016

Government spokeswoman Olga Gerovassili on Thursday in statements to real.gr stressed the importance of the opposition's participation in a constructive and of national importance dialogue to decide…

Ferries remain docked in the ports of Piraeus, Rafina and Lavrio
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Ferries remain docked in the ports of Piraeus, Rafina and Lavrio

Panos - Jan 07, 2016

Ferries remain docked in the ports of Piraeus, Rafina and Lavrio on Thursday because of strong winds that reach 9 on the Beaufort scale. The boat schedules…

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Athens Newspaper Headlines

Panos - Jan 07, 2016

The Thursday edition of Athens' dailies at a glance DIMOKRATIA: Dark background EFIMERIDA TON SYNTAKTON: Employers say "yes" under conditions ELEFTHEROS TYPOS: A 20 percent cut in…

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FinMin Tsakalotos to have meetings with European counterparts

Panos - Jan 07, 2016

Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos will have a series of contacts with European counterparts, including German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble, over the next few days. They will discuss…

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PM Tsipras to meet labour union representatives on Thursday

Panos - Jan 07, 2016

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will have a series of meetings with representatives of labour unions on Thursday. The meetings will take place ahead of the submission of…

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Drop in migrants caused by weather, not Turkey’s crackdown

Panos - Jan 07, 2016

Migrant arrivals in Germany dropped significantly last month, but the reason was rough seas, not efforts by Turkey to crack down on illegal departures to Greece, German…

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Eurobank Securities most active firm in 2015‏

Panos - Jan 06, 2016

Eurobank Equities topped the list of the most active securities firms in the Athens Stock Exchange in 2015, with market share of 17.06 pct, followed by Euroxx…

Winter sales begin next Monday
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Winter sales begin next Monday

Panos - Jan 06, 2016

The winter sales begin in Greece next Monday and will continue until the end of February, while shops will also remain open on the first Sunday of…

Epiphany Day in Greece
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Epiphany Day in Greece

Panos - Jan 06, 2016

Epiphany Day, also known as Theofania or Fota, is celebrated across Greece each year on January 6 commemorating the baptism of Jesus Christ by John the Baptist,…

Weather Forecast: Clouds, rain on Wednesday
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Weather Forecast: Clouds, rain on Wednesday

Panos - Jan 05, 2016

Clouds, rain and southerly winds are forecast for Wednesday. Wind velocity will reach 7 on the Beaufort scale. Rain in the northern and the western parts of…

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Meimarakis: I am not interested in national unity govt scenario

Panos - Jan 05, 2016

“I am not interested at all in national unity government scenario” candidate for New Democracy leadership Vangelis Meimarakis said during a press conference held in Thessaloniki. “If…

Tzakri: Government’s aim the reopening of industries under new ownership
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Tzakri: Government’s aim the reopening of industries under new ownership

Panos - Jan 05, 2016

The investment opportunities for new entrepreneurs and the creation of new job positions via the re-opening of industries that have interrupted their operation in the last years…

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No cuts in pensions, Labour minister says

Panos - Jan 05, 2016

Labour Minister George Katrougalos reiterated the government's position that there will be no cuts in main pensions and that the aim was not accept any cuts in…

Greece to focus on green business programmes
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Greece to focus on green business programmes

Panos - Jan 05, 2016

Greece plans to use part of new community funds to support green sectors of production which have been either downgraded or remain in hypnosis, Economy Deputy Minister…

Eurozone inflation rate at 0.2 pct in Dec, Eurostat
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Eurozone inflation rate at 0.2 pct in Dec, Eurostat

Panos - Jan 05, 2016

The annual inflation rate grew to 0.2 pct in the Eurozone in December 2015, Eurostat said in its preliminary estimate released here on Tuesday. In an announcement,…

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Athens Stock Exchange opening: Decline

Panos - Jan 05, 2016

Equity prices were dropping on Tuesday on the Athens Stock Exchange (ASE), with the basic share price index down 0.35 percent, standing at 618.97 points at 11.00…

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Athens Newspaper Headlines

Panos - Jan 05, 2016

The Tuesday edition of Athens' dailies at a glance AVGHI: Rescue proposal for pensions and sustainability of the insurance system. DIMOKRATIA: New pension are only crumbs. EFIMERIDA…