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Amid poverty surge, bus helps Greece’s homeless

makis - Dec 30, 2016

Outside the headquarters of Greece’s governing political party is a moving snapshot of what a seven-year financial crisis can do to a country: A central Athens square…

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Push on talks amid fears creditors will seek more austerity

makis - Nov 18, 2016

Government officials and envoys representing the country’s creditors are entering the final phase of negotiations as part of a second bailout review amid fears in Athens of…

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Court halts session on TV licenses amid dispute

Sokratis - Oct 01, 2016

The Council of State, the country’s highest administrative court, convened Friday to consider appeals by television channels against the constitutionality of a recent government auction of TV…

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PM to join more talks on refugees amid unrest

Sokratis - Sep 24, 2016

As Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras joins nine of his European counterparts, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel, in Vienna on Saturday to discuss the refugee crisis, authorities on…

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Concerns rise amid migrant uptick, news of German plan to pressure Greece

Sokratis - Aug 20, 2016

The steady increase in refugee and migrant arrivals from neighboring Turkey to the Aegean islands fueled concerns in the ranks of the government on Friday amid reports…