Category: GREECE

PNO announces new seamen’s strike on Jan, 27-28
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PNO announces new seamen’s strike on Jan, 27-28

makis - Jan 21, 2016

The Panhellenic Seamen's Federation (PNO) Executive Committee on Thursday announced a new 48-hour seamen's strike next week, on Jan. 27-28.…

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Weather Forecast: Clouds, rain on Friday

Panos - Jan 21, 2016

Light rain, sleet and northerly winds are forecast for Friday. Wind velocity will reach 6 on the Beaufort scale. Sleet…

S&P says successful implementation of Greek programme could lead to credit rating upgrade
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S&P says successful implementation of Greek programme could lead to credit rating upgrade

Panos - Jan 21, 2016

Greece's credit rating could be upgraded to B, from CCC+ after completion of a first review of the Greek economic…

Greek shipowners rebuff EU decision on taxation
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Greek shipowners rebuff EU decision on taxation

Panos - Jan 21, 2016

Greek shipowners on Thursday rebuffed a European Commission request to Greek authorities last month to review -in the next two…

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EU is determined to deal effectively with terror attacks, EU Commissioner Avramopoulos says

Panos - Jan 21, 2016

EU Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Dimitris Avramopoulos on Thursday expressed EU's determination to deal effectively with terror…

PM Tsipras: Europe must launch its growth agenda
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PM Tsipras: Europe must launch its growth agenda

Panos - Jan 21, 2016

The refugees issue is a European problem which needs to be dealt with collectively, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Thursday…

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Crossing point at Idomeni opened for refugees with final destination Germany or Austria

Panos - Jan 21, 2016

The crossing point for refugees at Idomeni opened a few minutes ago. Fyrom's authorities allow the crossing to refugees with…

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Athens Stock Exchange opening: Consolidation

Panos - Jan 21, 2016

Equity prices were recovering on Thursday on the Athens Stock Exchange (ASE), with the basic share price index up 0.13…

Greece-Fyrom buffer zone still closed; large number of refugees awaiting at the camp
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Greece-Fyrom buffer zone still closed; large number of refugees awaiting at the camp

Panos - Jan 21, 2016

The buffer zone between Greece and Fyrom at Idomeni, the crossing point for refugees from Iraq, Afghanistan and Syria, remains…

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New Democracy shares the farmers’ concern

Panos - Jan 21, 2016

Main opposition New Democracy on Thursday in a statement said that it fully shares the anxiety of farmers. "We understand…

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Athens Newspapers Headlines

Panos - Jan 21, 2016

The Thursday edition of Athens' dailies at a glance AVGHI: The farmers' blind conflict DIMOKRATIA: Real estate prices are a…

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Piraeus Bank selects Stavros Lekkakos as new CEO

Panos - Jan 21, 2016

Piraeus Bank’s board of directors announced on Wednesday the appointment of Stavros Lekkakos as the new CEO, following the resignation…

Greek top court annuls minister’s decision on Eldorado miner
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Greek top court annuls minister’s decision on Eldorado miner

Panos - Jan 21, 2016

The plenary of Greece’s Council of State, the country’s top administrative court, annulled on Wednesday an order issued last year…

President Pavlopoulos meets with ND leader Mitsotakis
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President Pavlopoulos meets with ND leader Mitsotakis

makis - Jan 20, 2016

President of Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos received newly elected main opposition New Democracy (ND)leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Wednesday at the…

UK loves Greek yoghurt
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UK loves Greek yoghurt

makis - Jan 20, 2016

Greek yoghurt exports to the United Kingdom amounted 28.76 million pounds in the January-November period in 2015, up 24.35 pct…

8 out of 10 self-employed declared an income under 15,000 euros
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8 out of 10 self-employed declared an income under 15,000 euros

makis - Jan 20, 2016

The Ministry of Finances published information and statistics on income statements and found that about eight out of ten self-employed…

Farmers set up road blocks, clash with police in Komotini
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Farmers set up road blocks, clash with police in Komotini

makis - Jan 20, 2016

Road blocks have been set up on the country’s national highways, as farmers across Greece escalate their protest actions against…

Two refugees die from hypothermia during their trip to Greece
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Two refugees die from hypothermia during their trip to Greece

makis - Jan 20, 2016

Two deaths were reported in two incidents involving refugees and migrants north of Lesvos island on Wednesday. A five-year-old child…

Weather Forecast: Mostly fair on Thursday
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Weather Forecast: Mostly fair on Thursday

Panos - Jan 20, 2016

Clouds and northerly winds are forecast for Thursday. Wind velocity will reach 5 on the Beaufort scale. Mostly fair in…

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Labour Min Katrougalos meets farmers: No agreement reached

Panos - Jan 20, 2016

Labour Minister George Katrougalos on Wednesday met with the Panhellenic Federation of Agricultural Producers without, however, reaching an agreement. Farmers…