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Varoufakis urges Tsipras to ditch negotiations with lenders

Sokratis - Feb 04, 2017

Former finance minister Yanis Varoufakis has called on Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to turn his back on Greece’s lenders, adopt a parallel payment system that he was…

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Police attacked with Molotov cocktails in downtown Athens

Sokratis - Jan 14, 2017

Riot police units stationed in Athens’s Exarchia district were attacked by unknown assailants with Molotov cocktails on Friday night, authorities said on Saturday. The incident occurred shortly…

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Courts inundated with primary residence protection cases

Sokratis - Dec 10, 2016

More than 100,000 cases regarding the protection of primary residences for overindebted households are supposed to be heard in Greek courts in 2017 and 2018. This concerns…

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Refugees struggling with mental health

Sokratis - Nov 12, 2016

Refugees and migrants stranded in camps across Greece suffer from increased instances of mental illness, according to a report, Greece in 2016: Vulnerable People Left Behind, published…

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Italy’s Renzi: At last Hollande is with us, we can cause a stir

Sokratis - Sep 10, 2016

After the EU-Mediterranean summit in Athens on Friday, Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi expressed his satisfaction that French President Francois Hollande joined Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’s initiative…

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ATHEX ends week on a high with fourth rise

Sokratis - Aug 13, 2016

Investors appeared relieved by the gross domestic product figures published on Friday, which showed that the Greek economy had grown marginally in the second quarter of 2016…

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Greece goes to Rio Olympics with 92 athletes

Sokratis - Jul 23, 2016

92 athletes will represent Greece in the Rio Olympics in August, according to the Hellenic Olympic Committee. Twenty seven athletes will compete on track, while in individual…