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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…

Greek FM fumes at ‘slander’ regarding rule of law
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Greek FM fumes at ‘slander’ regarding rule of law

makis - Aug 10, 2017

The Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs has reacted strongly to press reports suggesting that the country’s rule of law is in danger due to particular court decisions.…

Two Greek-Cypriots arrested at buffer zone by the Turkish-Cypriot police!
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Two Greek-Cypriots arrested at buffer zone by the Turkish-Cypriot police!

makis - Aug 03, 2017

Two Greek Cypriot men were arrested and detained by Turkish Cypriot police on Wednesday night after allegedly strayed into the buffer zone in Athienou. According to reports…

Greek government accused of deporting Turkish asylum seekers
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Greek government accused of deporting Turkish asylum seekers

makis - Jun 09, 2017

In the early morning of May 24, a Turkish journalist fleeing a long prison sentence at home crossed the river dividing Greece and Turkey and claimed asylum…

Greek students drink more than other EU countries, report says
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Greek students drink more than other EU countries, report says

makis - Jun 06, 2017

Greek student consumer more alcohol than their European peers, according to a report released by The European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA), Tuesday. The…

Union of Greek Shipowners attacks Schaeuble’s statements on Greece
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Union of Greek Shipowners attacks Schaeuble’s statements on Greece

makis - Jun 02, 2017

The Union of Greek Shipowners (UGS) on Friday reacted angrily to suggestions made by German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble that the Greek government had failed to keep…

Greek anarchists fighting ISIS in Kurdish areas in Syria
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Greek anarchists fighting ISIS in Kurdish areas in Syria

makis - May 25, 2017

Photos have emerged reportedly proving Greek anarchists are fighting alongside Kurdish fighters in the autonomous region of Rojava in northern Syria against ISIS terrorists. Joining many anarchists…

Greek Professor to take part in NASA meteorite exploration in Antarctica
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Greek Professor to take part in NASA meteorite exploration in Antarctica

makis - May 11, 2017

Geologist Ioannis Baziotis of the Agricultural School will be the first Greek to part in NASA’s mission to the Antarctica for the search of meteorites. Dr. Baziotis…

IMF says Greek debt relief still needed after bailout deal
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IMF says Greek debt relief still needed after bailout deal

makis - May 02, 2017

A deal between Greece and its international lenders for more fiscal reforms settles one issue that has blocked the International Monetary Fund's financial participation in the bailout,…

Fed-up young Greeks head abroad
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Fed-up young Greeks head abroad

makis - May 02, 2017

A lack of meritocracy and corruption are the main reasons why talented young Greeks head abroad for work, according to ICAP People Solutions, an international human resources…

The 128-page agreement sent by the EU & IMF to the Greek government
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The 128-page agreement sent by the EU & IMF to the Greek government

makis - May 01, 2017

This is the new agreement between the lenders and Greece, totaling 128 pages, the terms of which will be included in the bills expected to be voted…

Agreement on final package to be reached soon, Eurogroup chief Dijsselbloem says
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Agreement on final package to be reached soon, Eurogroup chief Dijsselbloem says

makis - Apr 27, 2017

“I hope the procedures to have been completed before the end of May”, said Eurogroup chief Jeroen Dijsselbloem addressing on Thursday the European Parliament during a debate…

German court upholds Greek teacher’s case against pay cut
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German court upholds Greek teacher’s case against pay cut

makis - Apr 26, 2017

A German federal court has upheld a complaint by a teacher at a Greek school in Germany against a pay cut that the Greek government imposed at…