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Opposition New Democracy Has Double-Digit Lead in New Poll

Conservative opposition New Democracy (ND) has an 11.9% lead over governing SYRIZA, according to the latest MRB poll for Real.gr newsgroup. The nationwide poll involved...

Greek Unemployment Falls, But Still Remains Highest in the EU

Data released on Thursday by the Greek statistics agency ELSTAT show that the unemployment rate dropped to 21.7 percent in April from 22.0 percent...

Athens University of Economics Joins World Academic Elite

The Athens University of Economics and Business is among the top 200 universities worldwide according to the prestigious Shanghai International Ranking of World Universities. The...

Phone Call Between Tsipras and May as Cyprus Talks Gather Pace

UK Prime Minister Theresa May spoke with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras Wednesday morning to discuss the ongoing talks in Switzerland towards a Cyprus...

Greek PM Tsipras Dismisses Calls for Drug Case Inquiry; Defends Kammenos

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras rejected an opposition request for a parliamentary committee to investigate a high-profile drug trafficking case. Tsipras offered once more political...

Crews Battling Wildfire in Northern Attica

Strong winds are fueling the flames of a forest fire that engulfed an area near the town of Kapandriti in northern Attica. Dozens of firefighters...

Greece’s Tsakalotos Certain of Disbursement Loan Tranche

Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos expressed his confidence that the ESM will approve the disbursement of a loan tranche to Greece on Friday. Speaking to...

Greek Man Arrested for Mailing Bullets to Politicians

Greek counter-terrorist officers arrested a 55-year-old man on suspicion of sending bullets and threatening letters to ministers, lawmakers, bank governors and Muslim associations. According to...

Colombia Returns Stolen Hospital Equipment to Greece

Six of the sixteen pieces of medical equipment that were stolen from four hospitals in Greece were returned by the Colombian authorities on Wednesday. Among...

ECB Still Concerned Over Sustainability of Greek Debt

ECB board member Benoit Coeure fired a warning shot over the prospects of Greece joining the quantitative easing programme (QE), by saying that the...

U.S. Embassy in Athens Hosts Independence Day Reception

Prominent politicians, businessmen and members of the Greek American community attended the reception given by U.S. Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt‏ for Independence Day. The...

More than 14 Thousand Greek Businesses Go Bust in Last Six Months

Over the last six months, 14,198 enterprises closed down according to data released on Tuesday by the Greek General Business Registry. Although 16,479 new business...

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