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ECB Lowers Emergency Funding Cap for Greek Banks to €45.3 Billion

On Thursday the Bank of Greece (BoG) announced that the European Central Bank (ECB) has lowered the emergency funding cap for Greek banks to...

WHO: Greek Adolescents are Most Obese in Europe

  The World Health Organization (WHO) released a new report on adolescent obesity in Europe and named Greece the champion of having the most overweight...

Greeks’ Supermarket Spending Drops 15% in Two Years, Study Shows

Data presented on Wednesday at the 12th ECR Hellas Conference yesterday by MRB Hellas chief executive Dimitris Macros shows that the amount of money...

President Anastasiades and Akinci to Meet on Thursday for Crucial Meetings

There are two separate meetings that Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish-Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci have planned for Thursday with the United Nations special...

Cyprus Church Considering Setting Up Own Bank

On Tuesday, Cyprus' Orthodox Church leader, Archbishop Chrysostomos II told state broadcaster RIK that the Church is considering setting up its own bank. The idea...

Greek Riot Police Fire Tear Gas at Anti-Austerity Protestors Outside of Parliament

Anti-austerity protests took place on Wednesday in Athens. They are part of a general strike occurring concurrent to the Greek Parliament debating the bailout-related spending...

Google Doodle Displays the Ancient Antikythera Mechanism in Celebration of 115th Anniversary

Google is celebrating the 115th anniversary of the discovery of the ancient Antikythera Mechanism with its iconic Google Doodle. Although the artifact was recovered back...

Greek Seamen’s Union Announce Extension of Strike; No Ferry Services for 4 Days

After walking off the job Tuesday, the seamen's union announced that same afternoon that they are extending their strike, which was originally planned to...

Shipowner Arisitides Alafouzos Dies at Age 93

Arisitides Alafouzos, the owner of the Greek newspaper, Kathimerini, has died at age 93. The past business ventures of the civil engineer involved founding his...

Greece’s Beaches Rank 2nd in World on 2017 Blue Flag Award List

Greece is a number one destination for vacation-goers wishing to relax, visit ancient ruins and beautiful beaches the country has to offer and recently,...

SETE: Air Arrivals to Greece Increased in 2016 by 0.9%

According to data from the Institute of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE), the amount of air arrivals in 2016 increased 0.9 percent in 2016...

Greek Foreign Ministry: Turkish Navy in Agathonisi Is ‘Flagrant Violation of International Law’

The violation of Greek territorial waters from Turkish Navy vessels in the area of Agathonisi on Monday constitutes a "flagrant violation of international law,”...

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