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House votes to extend short-term contracts of some 2,000 firefighters

makis - Feb 16, 2017

Lawmakers Thursday voted through legislation to extend the short-term contracts of some 2,000 firefighters for another three years before they are hired on a permanent basis. The…

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House speaker sends condolences over deadly mosque shooting in Quebec

makis - Jan 30, 2017

Greece’s Parliamentary speaker sent condolences to his Canadian counterpart on Monday over Sunday’s deadly attack on a Quebec mosque. “On behalf of the Hellenic Parliament and myself…

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Firefighter called out to tackle house fire and finds own mother dead

makis - Aug 11, 2016

An 82-year-old woman in Kalavryta was found dead in her kitchen, after a fire broke out on Wednesday. Tragically, one of the firefighters called out to tackle…

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Greek house price plunge continues for seventh year

makis - Feb 15, 2016

Greek housing prices fell 5.1 percent in 2015, meaning residential properties are now worth 41.5 percent less than in 2008, before an enduring recession that forced the…