Category: GREECE

PM in meeting with professional associations
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PM in meeting with professional associations

makis - Jan 25, 2016

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Monday presented a series of improvements the government is prepared to contemplate to its proposed…

Weather Forecast: Clouds, sleet on Tuesday
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Weather Forecast: Clouds, sleet on Tuesday

Panos - Jan 25, 2016

Clouds and sleet is forecast for Tuesday. Northerly winds will reach 6 on the Beaufort scale. Rain or sleet in…

Greek bond yields fall after S&P raised Greece’s rating to B-
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Greek bond yields fall after S&P raised Greece’s rating to B-

Panos - Jan 25, 2016

Greek 10-year benchmark bond yields fell on Monday in the aftermath of a surprise decision by Standard & Poor's to…

Seaplanes to fly over the Ionian Sea in the summer
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Seaplanes to fly over the Ionian Sea in the summer

Panos - Jan 25, 2016

The Infrastructure, Transport and Networks Ministry and the Shipping and Island Policy Ministry in cooperation with the Hellenic Republic Asset…

Event on the prospects of Euro Mediterranean cooperation to be held in Athens on Jan.26
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Event on the prospects of Euro Mediterranean cooperation to be held in Athens on Jan.26

Panos - Jan 25, 2016

The prospects of the Euro Mediterranean cooperation will be the issue of a round-table debate organised by the Institute for…

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Incredible bureaucracy blocks investments, says Dep. FM Mardas

Panos - Jan 25, 2016

Deputy Foreign Minister Dimitris Mardas referred to an incredibly complex bureaucracy in the licencing of new investments in Greece, in…

New investment law to offer guaranteed 7-year stable tax system to foreign investments
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New investment law to offer guaranteed 7-year stable tax system to foreign investments

Panos - Jan 25, 2016

A new investment law to be tabled to Parliament soon will focus on tax-exemptions, preserving direct support to special investment…

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Farmers to block Tempi valley on Monday

Panos - Jan 25, 2016

Farmers will place their tractors on the Athens-Thessaloniki motorway blocking the traffic at Tempi Valley from 12.00-14:00 and from 19:00-21:00…

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Athens Stock Exchange opening: Rise

Panos - Jan 25, 2016

Equity prices were rising on Monday on the Athens Stock Exchange (ASE), with the basic share price index up 0.89…

Greece is the guardian of the European civilization, Alternate FM Xydakis says
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Greece is the guardian of the European civilization, Alternate FM Xydakis says

Panos - Jan 25, 2016

Greece guards the national and European borders and is not going to sink boats with children, Alternate Foreign Minister responsible…

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A total of 1,481 refugees arrive at Piraeus port on Monday

Panos - Jan 25, 2016

Three ferries with 1,481 refugees aboard docked at Piraeus port early on Monday. More specifically, "Nisos Mykonos" and "Nisos Rhodos"…

PM Tsipras to meet representatives of lawyers, doctors, engineers
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PM Tsipras to meet representatives of lawyers, doctors, engineers

Panos - Jan 25, 2016

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Monday will meet with the president of the Technical Chamber of Greece (TEE) George Stasinos,…

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Athens Newspapers Headlines

Panos - Jan 25, 2016

The Monday edition of Athens' dailies at a glance DIMOKRATIA: Rage at farmers' road blocks EFIMERIDA TON SYNTAKTON: Law-incentives for…

EU borders will not close, says EU Commissioner Avramopoulos
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EU borders will not close, says EU Commissioner Avramopoulos

Panos - Jan 25, 2016

"There is no closing EU borders issue" clarified European Commissioner for Migration Dimitris Avramopoulos in an interview with private TV…

ND leader Mitsotakis to meet with Cyprus President Anastasiades on Monday
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ND leader Mitsotakis to meet with Cyprus President Anastasiades on Monday

Panos - Jan 25, 2016

Newly elected New Democracy (ND) leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis will be on Cyprus on Monday where he will meet with Cyprus…

Albanian who killed Greek wife and took son arrested
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Albanian who killed Greek wife and took son arrested

chris1 - Jan 24, 2016

According to Greek Police, Lesi and his son were found on Sunday morning in a cabin near the village of…

Either the social security system will change or it will collapse, says PM Tsipras
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Either the social security system will change or it will collapse, says PM Tsipras

chris1 - Jan 24, 2016

The struggle for change is not book theories but daily action, said Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras addressing a SYRIZA event…

Protesters march against Greece-Turkey border fence
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Protesters march against Greece-Turkey border fence

chris1 - Jan 24, 2016

Hundreds of people protested in northeast Greece Sunday against the security fence along the Turkish border, demanding the opening of…

EU migration commissioner warns against Schengen ouster talk
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EU migration commissioner warns against Schengen ouster talk

chris1 - Jan 24, 2016

The European Union’s commissioner for migration policy, Dimitris Avramopoulos, on Sunday warned against recent suggestions that Greece may be expelled…

Mitsotakis grapples with ND’s dire finances
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Mitsotakis grapples with ND’s dire finances

chris1 - Jan 24, 2016

Having taken over the New Democracy leadership after his surprise win in the conservatives’ January 20 elections and subsequently met…