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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…

Dip in Greek tourism arrivals and revenues at start of year
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Dip in Greek tourism arrivals and revenues at start of year

makis - Apr 21, 2017

Tourism arrivals from abroad and revenues posted a yearly decline over the first two months of the year, according to provisional figures presented on Friday by the…

Greek MPs seek to legalize free camping
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Greek MPs seek to legalize free camping

makis - Apr 04, 2017

In a joint question tabled on Tuesday in Parliament for the attention of the tourism, justice and interior ministers, a group of 38 MPs of leftist SYRIZA…

Greek police free 23 captive migrants
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Greek police free 23 captive migrants

makis - Mar 30, 2017

Greek police say they have freed 23 migrants held captive by smugglers until their relatives paid a fee for smuggling the men into Greece from neighboring Turkey.…

Greek ‘Survivor’ contestants hurt in accident
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Greek ‘Survivor’ contestants hurt in accident

makis - Mar 30, 2017

Two contestants on Skai TV’s hit reality show “Survivor” were injured in a road accident on Thursday in the Dominican Republic in the Caribbean, where the game…

Greek objections mar preparations for EU’s 60th birthday
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Greek objections mar preparations for EU’s 60th birthday

makis - Mar 23, 2017

Greece has stuck to its objections to a declaration to mark the European Union’s 60th anniversary, officials in Brussels and Athens said on Thursday, a potentially embarrassing…

Greek gov’t eyes community service for road offenders
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Greek gov’t eyes community service for road offenders

makis - Mar 21, 2017

In a bid to curb irresponsible behavior on Greek roads, the government is considering the introduction of compulsory community service for those who cause serious accidents, Deputy…

Nouy: Bad loans ‘major challenge’ for Greek banks
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Nouy: Bad loans ‘major challenge’ for Greek banks

makis - Mar 14, 2017

Bad loans pose a major challenge to Greek banks but the sector has improved “substantially,” European Central Bank supervision chief Daniele Nouy told the Athens News Agency…

Greek unemployment steady in December, eurozone’s highest
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Greek unemployment steady in December, eurozone’s highest

makis - Mar 09, 2017

Greece's jobless rate stood at 23.1 percent in December, unchanged from an upwardly revised reading in the previous month, statistics agency ELSTAT said on Thursday. The number…

Greek Justice Ministry plans new police branch
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Greek Justice Ministry plans new police branch

makis - Mar 08, 2017

The Justice Ministry has announced its intention to proceed with plans to create a judiciary police branch. A six-member committee, led by deputy Supreme Court prosecutor Anna…

Greek women hit hardest by unemployment
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Greek women hit hardest by unemployment

makis - Mar 08, 2017

Women, especially young women, have been hit particularly hard by Greece’s economic crisis, Labor and Social Insurance Minister Effie Achtsioglou told the Parliament in Athens on Wednesday…

Greek economy flat last year, stats service says
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Greek economy flat last year, stats service says

makis - Mar 08, 2017

Greek economic growth was flat last year, the country's statistics service ELSTAT said on Wednesday, releasing its first estimate of full-year 2016 gross domestic product. It said…

Greek President stresses desire for good relations with Turkey
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Greek President stresses desire for good relations with Turkey

makis - Mar 07, 2017

Greek government support for the democratically elected government in Turkey during the failed coup attempt in July is clear indication that Athens wants to preserve good-neighborly relations…

Greek military analysts: Turkey will not attack in Aegean as islands full of soldiers
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Greek military analysts: Turkey will not attack in Aegean as islands full of soldiers

makis - Mar 02, 2017

Greek military analysts believe Turkey is raising tensions in the Aegean Sea because it found itself cornered on the Syrian front. According to their analysis, Turkey is…