PM Tsipras to meet newly elected New Democracy leader Mitsotakis on Tuesday
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PM Tsipras to meet newly elected New Democracy leader Mitsotakis on Tuesday

Panos - Jan 19, 2016

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will have his first meeting with newly elected New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Tuesday, at 15:00. Tsipras and Mitsotakis will discuss social…

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President Pavlopoulos to meet ECB’s Draghi on Tuesday

Panos - Jan 19, 2016

President of Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos on Tuesday will meet with ECB president Mario Draghi at the ECB headquarters in Frankfurt. The two officials are expected to discuss…

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Athens Newspapers Headlines

Panos - Jan 19, 2016

The Tuesday edition of Athens' dailies at a glance AVGHI: Adaptation period for free lancers DIMOKRATIA: Stagnation over disability pensions EFIMERIDA TON SYNTAKTON: Advantages to tv channels…

Protesters riot in Haiti ahead of presidential vote
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Protesters riot in Haiti ahead of presidential vote

Panos - Jan 19, 2016

In Port-au-Prince, Haiti, demonstrators took to the streets on Monday, setting cars on fire and burning tires to protest an upcoming second-round presidential vote. "We are at…

Turkey is not implementing EU deal on managing refugee flows, Greek minister tells Bild
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Turkey is not implementing EU deal on managing refugee flows, Greek minister tells Bild

Panos - Jan 19, 2016

Turkey is not implementing the agreement reached with the European Union on managing refugee flows, Alternate Minister for Civil Protection Nikos Toskas was reported as telling German…

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Weather Forecast: Sleet and low temperatures on Tuesday

Panos - Jan 18, 2016

Snowfall, low temperatures and northerly winds are forecast for Tuesday. Wind velocity will reach 5 on the Beaufort scale. Partly cloudy in the northern parts of the…

Snowfall and huge temperature drop across the country
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Snowfall and huge temperature drop across the country

Panos - Jan 18, 2016

Snow has started to fall in most parts of Greece from early Monday causing a series of problems mostly to traffic. In the northern Greek city of…

Horse Races to begin operations on Friday, launches betting services on int’t races
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Horse Races to begin operations on Friday, launches betting services on int’t races

Panos - Jan 18, 2016

Horse Races SA, an 100 pct subsidiary company of OPAP, will begin its operations in the Markopoulo track on Friday, 22 January. Company officials said that an…

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Institutions’ technical teams start to arrive in Athens

Panos - Jan 18, 2016

The technical teams of the institutions have started to gradually arrive in Athens while the date of the arrival of the heads of the institutions remains unknown.…

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Greece, Cyprus and Jordan FMs meet on the margins of the EU Foreign Affairs Council

Panos - Jan 18, 2016

The first trilateral meeting of the Foreign Ministers of Greece, Cyprus and Jordan took place in Brussels on Monday on the margins of the meeting of the…

Gov’t tries to improve aspects of agreement for farmers
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Gov’t tries to improve aspects of agreement for farmers

Panos - Jan 18, 2016

The Greek government is trying to improve and change aspects of an agreement with the country's creditors with the aim to lower tax and social contributions burdens…

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Piraeus Bank hires Egon Zehnder as advisor in search of new CEO

Panos - Jan 18, 2016

Piraeus Bank on Monday said it has hired Egon Zehnder as an advisor for the selection of a new chief executive officer from Greece and abroad after…

Cooperation memorandum between CERN and University of Peloponnese
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Cooperation memorandum between CERN and University of Peloponnese

Panos - Jan 18, 2016

University of Peloponnese signed a cooperation memorandum with CERN one of the top research labs in the world. The European Organisation of Nuclear Research "CERN" (Greece is…

Hatzidakis, Georgiadis appointed ND vice presidents
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Hatzidakis, Georgiadis appointed ND vice presidents

Panos - Jan 18, 2016

Former ministers Costis Hatzidakis and Adonis Georgiadis have been appointed New Democracy vice presidents following the election of Kyriakos Mitsotakis at the helm of Greece’s main opposition…

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Athens Stock Exchange opening: Drop

Panos - Jan 18, 2016

Equity prices were dropping on Monday on the Athens Stock Exchange (ASE), with the basic share price index down 1.06 percent, standing at 552.53 points at 11.00…

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EU Commissioner Avramopoulos meets New Democracy leader Mitsotakis

Panos - Jan 18, 2016

The issue of migration, the changes in New Democracy and the Greek economy dominated a meeting between EU Commissioner for Migration and Internal Affairs Dimitris Avramopoulos and…

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Athens Newspapers Headlines

Panos - Jan 18, 2016

The Monday edition of Athens' dailies at a glance DIMOKRATIA: Samaras-Venizelos in a difficult situation EFIMERIDA TON SYNTAKTON: Chaos over IKA social security fund ETHNOS: Stop to…

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2,404 refugees arrive at Piraeus port on Monday

Panos - Jan 18, 2016

Two ferries from Chios and Mytilene with 2,404 refugees on board arrived at Piraeus port early on Monday. "Nisos Rhodos" carried 980 people and "Blue Star Patmos"…

Thousands rally against Montenegro’s NATO membership
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Thousands rally against Montenegro’s NATO membership

Panos - Jan 18, 2016

An anti-NATO petition calling for a referendum on the country’s accession to the alliance has gathered “tens of thousands of signatures,” claim opposition leaders. The number obtained…

Burkina Faso begins 3 days of mourning
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Burkina Faso begins 3 days of mourning

Panos - Jan 18, 2016

Burkina Faso began three days of national mourning Sunday and the president said security would be stepped up in the capital and the country's borders after al-Qaida…