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Nine drowned refugees wash up on Turkish beach

Panos - Jan 05, 2016

A Turkish news agency says the bodies of nine drowned migrants, including children, have washed up on a beach on Turkey's Aegean coast after their boat capsized…

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Moscovici: Athens must respect pension reform pledge

Panos - Jan 05, 2016

European Economics Commissioner Pierre Moscovici urged the Greek government to respect its commitment to reform its pension system and keep the country on a virtuous reform path.…

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Weather Forecast: Partly cloudy on Tuesday

Panos - Jan 04, 2016

Clouds and southerly winds are forecast for Tuesday. Wind velocity will reach 6 on the Beaufort scale. Rain in the morning in the northern parts of the…

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New development to be presented this month, Econ Min says

Panos - Jan 04, 2016

A new development law to be tabled to Parliament soon will include 3-4 basic principles, it will be simplified compared with a prevailing bureaucracy and will put…

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Opposition parties reaction on government proposals for social security system

Panos - Jan 04, 2016

Centrists Union leader Vassilis Leventis expressed his opposition over the government's draft law for the social security after his meeting on Monday with Labour Minister George Katrougalos…

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Greek capital market officials optimistic over 2016 outlook

Panos - Jan 04, 2016

Greek capital market officials appeared optimistic over the outlook of 2016, after a negative 2015, at the opening session of the new year in the Athens Stock…

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Labour Minister presents government’s proposals on social security to ND leader

Panos - Jan 04, 2016

Labour Minister George Katrougalos met with interim New Democracy (ND) president Yiannis Plakiotiakis on Monday. Katrougalos briefed the main opposition leader on the government's proposal for the…

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Industry’s development should become a national target, said Dep. Econ Minister Tzakri

Panos - Jan 04, 2016

The development of the industrial sector should become a national target if we want at some point to leave from the vicious circle of the memoranda and…

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Greek PMI up in December

Panos - Jan 04, 2016

Greece's Purchasing Manager's Index (PMI) grew to 50.2 points in December from 48.1 in November, recording the first improvement in the manufacturing sector in the last 16…

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Athens Stock Exchange opening: Decline

Panos - Jan 04, 2016

Equity prices were dropping on Monday on the Athens Stock Exchange (ASE), with the basic share price index down 0.75 percent, standing at 626.60 points at 11.40…

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Large number of refugees to arrive at Piraeus port on Monday

Panos - Jan 04, 2016

The ferry Ariadne with 1,880 refugees on board is expected to dock at Piraeus port on Monday. The vessel has collected 1,270 persons from Lesvos and 610…

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Athens Newspaper Headlines

Panos - Jan 04, 2016

The Monday edition of Athens' dailies at a glance DIMOKRATIA: The new objective rates in real estate. EFIMERIDA TON SYNTAKTON: Consensus-hunt. ELEFTHEROS TYPOS: 'Window' for pension before…

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Two hundred migrants rescued off Greece so far in 2016; 1 dead

Panos - Jan 04, 2016

Greece's coast guard says 217 migrants have been rescued by authorities since the start of the new year in four separate incidents. Migrants, the majority of them…

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Light quake jolts Nisyros

Panos - Jan 04, 2016

A light quake measuring 4.1 on the Richter scale was recorded at 04:58 on Monday at the sea region south of the island of Nisyros. According to…

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New Year’s first baby born on board

Panos - Jan 01, 2016

The Blue Star Delos was the first ferry to enter Pireaus port in 2016, but it also carried the first baby born on New Year’s Day. The…

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President Pavlopoulos and PM Tsipras attend the New Year’s doxology

Panos - Jan 01, 2016

President of Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos and Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras attended the doxology for the New Year at Dionysiou Areopagitou church officiated by Archbishop Hieronymus. Archbishop…