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Rehn: Debt Extension Likely, Not Writedown

Greece is unlikely to win a debt writeoff, however a debt extension is very possible, Olli Rehn told Bloomberg, ahead of the Greek elections. The...

UN Adviser: Cyprus-Turkey Peace Talks Unlikely to Resume Soon

The United Nations Secretary General's Special Adviser Espen Barth Eide has conceded on Wednesday that peace talks between Cyprus and Turkey are unlikely to...

VAT Raise Will Hurt Greek Tourism

The doubling of value added tax on hotel accommodation from 6.5% to 13% will hurt Greek tourism, according to a study on behalf of the Association...

Greek Education Ministry to Withdraw School Book With Failed Parthenon Marbles Reference

Greece's Education Ministry will withdraw an art history school book that was criticized for misrepresenting the history of the Parthenon Marbles housed in the British Museum. The textbook,...

Europol Alert About Jihadists in Greece

European Police issued an alert on Saturday that will be in effect until Saturday, January 17, and involves seven jihadists' names who might conduct...

Spanish and Greek PMs Pledge to Protect European Borders and Currency

The shared values and goals of Greece and Spain were discussed in the meeting between Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and his Spanish...

Moody’s: Grexit Relatively Unlikely Now

The possibility of Greece leaving the common European currency is relatively unlikely now than it was in 2012, at the peak of the Eurozone...

Greek Police Arrest 2 Accomplices of Terrorist Xeros

Greek police have arrested two accomplices of recently caught Christodoulos Xeros, the "November 17" terrorist who was at large for almost a year after violating his...

Greek Council of State Approves Return of Municipal Police

The Council of State, Greece’s highest administrative court, on Tuesday approved the coalition plan to re-establish the municipal police within the national police force. The...

Elder Paisios Canonized by Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople

Elder Paisios has been canonized on Tuesday by Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople as he was unanimously accepted by the Holy Synod of the Greek Orthodox...

Seaplane Flights in Greece to Commence in 2015

"2015, if all goes well, will be the year that Greeks could fly almost everywhere by seaplane," said president and CEO of Hellenic Seaplanes Nikos Charalambous. More...

SYRIZA Will Face a €7 Billion Funding Gap if Creditors Back Out

Greece will face a 7-billion-euro funding gap in March if SYRIZA comes to power and clashes with the country's international creditors who will stop the 7.2-billion-euro...

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