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The Greeks Really Do Have Near Mythical Origins, Ancient DNA Reveals
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The Greeks Really Do Have Near Mythical Origins, Ancient DNA Reveals

Panos - Aug 10, 2017

Ever since the days of Homer, Greeks have long idealized their Mycenaean ''ancestors'' in epic poems and classic tragedies that glorify the exploits of Odysseus, King Agamemnon,…

Greeks consume 27% less food, Bank of Greece survey finds
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Greeks consume 27% less food, Bank of Greece survey finds

makis - Jul 20, 2017

Bank of Greece (BoG) study reveals a collapse in Greeks’ net wealth, assets, income and consumption of goods and services. One of the most shocking findings in…

Greeks have the least trust in their government: OECD Report
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Greeks have the least trust in their government: OECD Report

Panos - Jul 18, 2017

Trust in government serves as a vital driving force for a country’s economic development, increases the effectiveness of governmental decisions, as well as leading to greater compliance…

1 in 2 Greeks aged 18-35 live off their parents, study shows!
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1 in 2 Greeks aged 18-35 live off their parents, study shows!

makis - Jul 17, 2017

Nearly half the Greek youth (48%) between the ages of 18-35 said their main source of income was from immediate or extended family members, according to a…

24 Percent of Young Greeks are Unable to Name Four or More EU Achievements
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24 Percent of Young Greeks are Unable to Name Four or More EU Achievements

Panos - Jun 19, 2017

84 percent of Greeks age16-25 say that peace is the most important result of the country’s membership in the European Union, according to an upcoming survey. The…

98% Greeks in despair over economy: Pew Research Centre
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98% Greeks in despair over economy: Pew Research Centre

makis - Jun 06, 2017

A Pew Research Centre report showed that people in most advanced economies were overall optimistic about the current economic conditions in their nations, except Greece which was…

OECD report: Greeks pay highest taxes
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OECD report: Greeks pay highest taxes

makis - Apr 11, 2017

Greek citizens paid the highest tax rates among all 35 OECD countries in 2016, according to a report released. The data, focusing on the tax wages of…

Sex: Which are the most common sexual fantasies for Greeks?
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Sex: Which are the most common sexual fantasies for Greeks?

ilias1 - Sep 01, 2016

From virtue to sin: a new survey by Andrology Institute Athens Some people are too embarrassed to talk about their sexual fantasies, not to mention indulging in…

Greeks urged to aid in crackdown on tax dodgers
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Greeks urged to aid in crackdown on tax dodgers

Sokratis - Aug 06, 2016

As authorities redouble their efforts to crack down on pervasive tax evasion, the Finance Ministry’s General Secretariat for Public Revenue Friday issued a statement urging consumers to…

Greeks in Panama Papers to be investigated
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Greeks in Panama Papers to be investigated

makis - Apr 14, 2016

Greek financial prosecutors were expected to forward mutual assistance requests to judicial authorities in Panama in the wake of revelations in the Panama Papers regarding Greek administrators…

How Greeks opened their hearts to strangers
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How Greeks opened their hearts to strangers

ilias1 - Mar 13, 2016

Compassion, kindness, generosity of spirit: all three apply to Panayiota Drougas and her husband, Dimitris, as they pace the platform of the train station at Idomeni. There…

Greeks and Turks are champion pill-poppers
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Greeks and Turks are champion pill-poppers

ilias1 - Nov 21, 2015

It’s World Antibiotic Awareness Week: countries need to reduce unnecessary use of antibiotics to prevent resistance.