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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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)…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.…