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DEFENCE
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Corruption prosecutor to bring new charges over defense deals

Sokratis - Apr 08, 2017

Iliana Zamanika, the corruption prosecutor who has been handling an ongoing probe into defense deals, is asking for new charges of bribery and money laundering to be…

GREECE
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Over 10,000 refugees relocated, IOM says

makis - Mar 17, 2017

More than 10,000 asylum seekers from Syria, Iraq and Eritrea have been relocated from Greece to other European Union states since the launch of the bloc’s relocation…

GREECE
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Disruptions in Athens Friday and over weekend

makis - Feb 16, 2017

Workers at the Athens metro, the Piraeus-Kifissia electric railway (ISAP) and the tram will hold a work stoppage Friday from 12 noon to 3 p.m. to protest…

GREECE
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Banks to cut even more jobs and branches over the next few years

Sokratis - Feb 11, 2017

More than 10,000 jobs are set to go at Greek banks over the next few years due to the changes that new technologies have brought to the…

GREECE
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Chios residents tense over rumors of new refugee camp

Sokratis - Jan 28, 2017

Speculation that authorities are planning to construct an additional migrant reception center to ease congestion at the existing hot spot on the eastern Aegean island of Chios…

GREECE
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New attempt to break impasse over TV licenses

Sokratis - Nov 05, 2016

Parliament Speaker Nikos Voutsis is to chair a fresh session of House and deputy speakers Monday to discuss the matter of convening the National Broadcasting Council (ESR)…

GREECE
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Bishop apologizes to Filis over insults

Sokratis - Oct 01, 2016

Bishop Damaskinos of Didymoteicho in northern Greece has sent a letter to Education Minister Nikos Filis apologizing for the crude insults he has been subjected to by…

GREECE
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Thessaloniki man detained over hoard of Byzantine-era artifacts

Sokratis - Sep 17, 2016

A search by Thessaloniki police on the home of an elderly man in the northern port city’s Meteora neighborhood on Saturday turned up 130 bronze coins dating…

GREECE
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Medical association head raises alarm over malaria

Sokratis - Sep 03, 2016

The head of the Panhellenic Medical Association, Michalis Vlastarakos, on Friday raised the alarm regarding a recent spike in cases of malaria in Greece. In a statement…

GREECE
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Another 645 refugees arrived in Greece over the last week

Sokratis - Aug 13, 2016

From August 5 to 12, another 645 migrants and refugees arrived on the northern Aegean islands. This is the largest number of migrants and refugees arriving on…

GREECE
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ND completes public consultation over new program

Sokratis - Aug 06, 2016

New Democracy announced on Saturday that the period of public consultation before the party begins to put together its program for governing has been completed. According to…

GREECE
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Opposition slams Culture Ministry over Elliniko development

Sokratis - Aug 06, 2016

Opposition parties have reacted with anger and surprise after it was revealed, by a report in Kathimerini, that the Culture Ministry want to declare the site of…

WORLD
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Over 13,000 migrants have applied for asylum

Sokratis - Jul 30, 2016

More than 13,000 migrants have lodged applications for asylum in Greece since the beginning of this year, according to government figures, but it could take months for…

FINANCE
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Print, electronic media in Greece hold 48-hour strike over pension reforms

makis - Apr 21, 2016

Print media in Greece will be on strike on Thursday and Friday in a protest over pension reforms. The 48-hour strike was called by the Panhellenic Federation…

GREECE
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Journalist federation concerned over TV licensing bill

makis - Feb 11, 2016

The managing board of the journalist federation ESIEA has called an emergency meeting on Thursday morning, in response to the government’s amendment in relation to television licenses.…