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Greece, Turkey share fifth place on Bloomberg’s economic misery index for 2017

Panos - Feb 16, 2018

Greece and Turkey now share more than often prickly relations as the two neighbors are jointly ranked fifth (20.6 points) on Bloomberg's Misery Index, which was released…

Greece 28th best country out of 80, according to USnews ranking
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Greece 28th best country out of 80, according to USnews ranking

Panos - Jan 25, 2018

The country hosting the World Economic Forum, Switzerland is the best in the world, while Greece is ranked 28th in the list of the 80 overall best…

Athens in top 10 dream destinations for 2018, according to Kayak
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Athens in top 10 dream destinations for 2018, according to Kayak

Panos - Jan 08, 2018

Athens was ranked 8th in the list of most popular destinations, according to searches the users of Kayak travel platform. After 2017, when destinations in Asia dominated…

Greece is more than just the islands
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Greece is more than just the islands

Panos - Jan 07, 2018

Despite the fact that globally, the Greek islands are considered a leading tourist destination that guarantee warm weather, legendary natural light, pristine waters, delicious traditional Greek cuisine,…

After nearly a decade of economic crisis, Greece has stopped dreaming
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After nearly a decade of economic crisis, Greece has stopped dreaming

Panos - Dec 08, 2017

Following nearly 10 years of economic recession, the future of the Greek economy has finally started to brighten up. The Greek people, however, have stopped dreaming about…

French FDIs in Greece at 2.1 bln€ in 2016
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French FDIs in Greece at 2.1 bln€ in 2016

Panos - Dec 05, 2017

French direct investments in Greece in 2016 reached 2.1 billion euros, an increase of 9 percent, from the previous year, and ranking further in terms of countries…

Eurogroup urges Greece to act on NPL management
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Eurogroup urges Greece to act on NPL management

makis - Nov 07, 2017

Greece’s international creditors have warned Athens to make sufficient progress in the implementation of agreed reforms, if the third review is to be completed smoothly. Specifically, creditors…

“Greece is politically stable and now needs productive investment”
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“Greece is politically stable and now needs productive investment”

Panos - Oct 30, 2017

Greece is politically and economically stable and now it’s the time for productive investment that will create jobs and increase the country’s GDP, Greek business leader Konstantinos…

Turkey says doesn’t want Greece to become ‘safe haven’ for coup plotters
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Turkey says doesn’t want Greece to become ‘safe haven’ for coup plotters

Panos - Oct 25, 2017

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu urged Greece on Tuesday to not become a “safe haven” for plotters of last year’s coup attempt, citing the 995 people who…

Greece Drops 27 Places in “Economic Freedom” 2017 Report
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Greece Drops 27 Places in “Economic Freedom” 2017 Report

Panos - Oct 02, 2017

Greece has dropped 27 places to No.116 in the annual “Economic Freedom of the World 2017” report, conducted by the Canadian Fraser Institute in 159 countries. In…

Investors Are Switching From Portuguese to Riskier Greek Debt for Better Returns
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Investors Are Switching From Portuguese to Riskier Greek Debt for Better Returns

Panos - Sep 22, 2017

Portugal’s credit-rating boost and the ensuing bond rally have prompted fund managers from BlueBay Asset Management and Old Mutual Global Investors to look at riskier Greek debt…

19 Greek Beaches Lose Blue Flag Status
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19 Greek Beaches Lose Blue Flag Status

Panos - Sep 14, 2017

A total of 19 beaches in Greece were stripped of their blue flag status for failing to maintain the high environmental standards set by the Foundation for…

Greece still leads unemployment rate, Eurostat data shows
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Greece still leads unemployment rate, Eurostat data shows

makis - Aug 31, 2017

Greece remains at the top of the list of the countries with the highest unemployment rate in the EU28, which has an average of 9.1%, the lowest…

German Woman Married to Greek Becomes 16th Victim of Barcelona Attack
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German Woman Married to Greek Becomes 16th Victim of Barcelona Attack

Panos - Aug 28, 2017

The number of people killed in twin vehicle attacks in Spain last week rose to 16 on Sunday, when a German woman married to a Greek man…

Greece does not recognise communist regime crimes
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Greece does not recognise communist regime crimes

makis - Aug 18, 2017

The Greek government declined to take part in an international conference that denounces crimes committed by communist regimes. The Greek Minister of Justice, Stavros Kontonis sent a…

Greece sells three-month T-bills at lower interest rate raising 1,13 million euros
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Greece sells three-month T-bills at lower interest rate raising 1,13 million euros

makis - Aug 11, 2017

Greece on Wednesday successfully auctioned a three-month Treasury bill issue raising 1,137,50 million euros from the market. The interest rate of the issue fell to 1.95 pct,…

Greece to launch two new hydrocarbon tenders
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Greece to launch two new hydrocarbon tenders

makis - Aug 08, 2017

Greece will soon launch two new international tenders for the concession of hydrocarbon exploration and exploitation rights in the Ionian Sea and Crete. The new tenders will…

Greece heading for bond market test ‘within days’
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Greece heading for bond market test ‘within days’

makis - Jul 17, 2017

Bolstered by its third bailout programme and positive reports from the European Union, Greece is planning an imminent test of the bond market, local media said this…

Greece to boost privatisations
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Greece to boost privatisations

makis - Jul 07, 2017

The head of Greece’s privatisations agency (HRADF) said on July 6 that it will make up for a revenue shortfall last year by raising a total €6bn…

Unbelievable Greek victory: Turkey vs. Greece 55 – 84!
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Unbelievable Greek victory: Turkey vs. Greece 55 – 84!

makis - Jun 22, 2017

A historic as well as clear victory for the Greek Women’s National Team in the Eurobasket 2017 for the Semi-finals against Turkey! The Greek Team stormed against…