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NGOs say living conditions in Greek refugee hotspots are tragic
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NGOs say living conditions in Greek refugee hotspots are tragic

makis - Sep 13, 2018

Nineteen NGOs have dubbed the living conditions in the refugee reception centres in Greece as atrocious, despite the promises made by Greek authorities to improve the facilities…

Burnt body found off the coast of Glyfada
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Burnt body found off the coast of Glyfada

makis - Jul 31, 2018

The Greek coast guard retrieved a burnt body from the sea off the coast of the island of Fleves, located southwest of the Attica coast. The body…

Greek islands in the south account for half of tourism’s spending
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Greek islands in the south account for half of tourism’s spending

makis - Jul 31, 2018

Despite a growing reputation as a trendy and hip place for young people, tourists are still choosing the Greek island over Athens. As the Greek Tourism Confederation…

Two Greek soldiers held in Turkey could face 2 years in prison
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Two Greek soldiers held in Turkey could face 2 years in prison

makis - Jul 18, 2018

The two Greek soldiers could be facing two years in prison after they were denied their freedom for the fifth time in a row, as their appeal…

Turkish court rejects appeal for Greek officers’ release for the fourth time
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Turkish court rejects appeal for Greek officers’ release for the fourth time

Panos - Jun 20, 2018

The Turkish court has reportedly rejected the fourth consecutive appeal for the release of Greek army officers Dimitros Kouklatzis and Aggelos Mitretodis who have been imprisoned in…

Greek Foreign Minister Kotzias in FYROM: We believe in an honest compromise
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Greek Foreign Minister Kotzias in FYROM: We believe in an honest compromise

makis - Mar 23, 2018

“We believe in an honest compromise that both sides have to gain from. There will be no loser. You can not get everything you have in your…

Greek pilot voted NATO “Top Gun” by peers
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Greek pilot voted NATO “Top Gun” by peers

makis - Mar 21, 2018

Flight Lieutenant Vassilis Kalogeridis of the 335 Fighter Squadron was voted Best NATO pilot by his peers. Specifically, Kalogeridis was voted best trainee of the “Course Warrior”…

Brussels: 4th review on Greek programme must conclude by May
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Brussels: 4th review on Greek programme must conclude by May

makis - Mar 08, 2018

A Eurozone official said in Brussels that 88 prior actions remained to be implemented by the Greek authorities before the 4th review could move forward. He added…

February 9: International Greek Language Day
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February 9: International Greek Language Day

Panos - Feb 09, 2018

After years of campaigning by academics, educators and Greeks of the diaspora, Feb. 9 has officially been declared International Greek Language Day. Starting in 2018, the day…

Greek navy vessel sustains tear to side
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Greek navy vessel sustains tear to side

makis - Jan 24, 2018

The Greek Navy vessel LST Jason type Lesvos L176 was damaged at the Salamis naval station on Tuesday when it crashed into other vessels while trying to…

Rare Greek religious text discovered by scholars
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Rare Greek religious text discovered by scholars

Panos - Dec 06, 2017

Newsweek reports that fragments of a rare Christian text dating to the fifth or sixth century have been found in the Nag Hammadi Library, which was discovered…

Greek wineries showcase produce in Germany
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Greek wineries showcase produce in Germany

makis - Dec 01, 2017

The profile of Greek wine varieties is on the rise around the world, with a focus this month on introducing the products into Germany. Representatives from 20…

Greek “bride” celebrates her 103rd birthday in Australia
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Greek “bride” celebrates her 103rd birthday in Australia

makis - Nov 10, 2017

“Life is a dream. I feel like I was born yesterday!” With those words, 103-year-old Greek yiayia Angeliki Frangos, celebrated her birthday last Wednesday at her Adelaide…

Greek property prospects dismal for 2018, says report
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Greek property prospects dismal for 2018, says report

makis - Nov 09, 2017

The value of Greek real estate has tanked, according to property consultants based on the annual reports by Price Waterhouse Coopers and Urban Land Institute on Emerging…

‘Time to invest in Greek, Italian banks’
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‘Time to invest in Greek, Italian banks’

makis - Nov 02, 2017

Greece and Italy offer attractive opportunities for investments in the banking sector, Atlas Merchant Capital CEO Bob Diamond told Bloomberg TV. Diamond said that he seeks opportunities…

Greek & Turkish shipping ministers discuss commercial boat ban
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Greek & Turkish shipping ministers discuss commercial boat ban

makis - Oct 13, 2017

Earlier on Thursday, Greek Shipping and Island Policy Minister Panagiotis Kouroumplis welcomed in Piraeus the Turkish Transport, Maritime and Communication Minister Ahmet Arslan in order to talk…

Greek and Turkish F-16 fighter jets engage in dog fights over Aegean Sea
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Greek and Turkish F-16 fighter jets engage in dog fights over Aegean Sea

makis - Aug 18, 2017

Turkey continued to escalate its provocations towards Greece, as 14 Turkish military aircraft violated Greek airspace on Friday a day after more violations took place over the…

A Greek woman and her 2 children among injured in Barcelona terrorist attack
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A Greek woman and her 2 children among injured in Barcelona terrorist attack

makis - Aug 17, 2017

A Greek woman and her two children are among those injured in the terrorist attack in Barcelona on Thursday, according to the Greek Foreign Ministry. Members of…

Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs announcement on the participation of FYROM’s Consul General in Toronto in an irredentist event
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Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs announcement on the participation of FYROM’s Consul General in Toronto in an irredentist event

makis - Aug 16, 2017

The Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued the following Press Release. We condemn the participation of fYROM’s Consul General in Toronto, Jovica Palacevski, in an irredentist event,…

Greek unemployment eases to 21.7 pct in May, still eurozone’s highest
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Greek unemployment eases to 21.7 pct in May, still eurozone’s highest

makis - Aug 10, 2017

Greece's jobless rate dropped slightly to 21.7 percent in May from an upwardly revised 21.8 percent in the previous month, statistics agency ELSTAT said on Thursday, but…