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Greek 10-Year Bond Yields Hit Eleven-Year Low

Greek 10-year government bonds yields hit an 11-year low on Friday, as recent upbeat economic data and a deal struck with its lenders encouraged...

Thrace Mufti Election Issue Causes Greek Government Confusion

The election of the local Mufti by Muslims in Thrace was one of the contentious issues stressed by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during...

Greece, Cyprus, Egypt Agree on Mediterranean Defence Cooperation

Greece, Cyprus and Egypt have agreed to cooperate in the surveillance of the volatile eastern Mediterranean region to prevent arms and people trafficking, and...

Human Rights Watch Accuses Greece of Neglecting Female Refugees

Greek authorities are failing to provide adequate protection for women and girls living in government-run, European Union-sponsored facilities for asylum seekers, on the island of...

Hooded Vandals Smash Athens Metro Station, Invade Macedonian University

Two different incidents of vandalism, one in Athens and one in Thessaloniki, were recorded today. Hooded anarchists appear to be the culprits on both...

Spending Restrain Leads to Greek Jan-Nov Govt Budget Surplus Beating Target

A strong restrain in spending, a recipe the Greek government has been following blindly for the past two years, is the main reason the...

20,000 Strikers Demonstrate Against Austerity in Greece

Some 20,000 people demonstrated in Greece on Thursday as a general strike against new budget cuts and labour reform paralysed the civil service and...

Greek Unemployment Rate Drops to 20.2%

Greece’s unemployment rate fell to 20.2% in July-to-September, from 21.1% in the second quarter, data from the country’s statistics service ELSTAT showed on Thursday. About...

Tusk Vs. Avramopoulos in Latest EU Refugee Quotas Feud

The deep political, economic and cultural divide between North and South in the EU has led to yet another feud - this time on...

“The Walking Dead” Art Exhibition to be Held in Athens

Despite having been criminally ignored in a series of award seasons in the US, "The Walking Dead" is by far the most popular TV...

Greek Supreme Court Orders US Extradition of Russian Cybercrime Suspect

Greece's supreme court cleared the way on Wednesday for the extradition to the United States of a Russian man, also wanted in Moscow, suspected...

UN Envoy Says FYROM Name Dispute with Greece to be Resolved in Coming Months

The UN Special Representative for the naming dispute between Greece and FYROM, Matthew Nimetz, said that the issue "can and should be resolved" next...

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