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Mitsotakis Presents 12+1 Proposals for Fighting Corruption

Main opposition New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Friday presented his "12+1 proposals" for fighting corruption in the Greek state at the 9th annual...

Hollande: France Willing to Play a Useful Role in the Process for a Cyprus...

President of France Francois Hollande expressed on Friday his country's willingness as a permanent member of the UN Security Council to play a useful...

Pavlopoulos Notes Need to Fight Extreme Inequality in Message for Human Rights Day

President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos on Friday referred to the challenges that strike at the core of fundamental human rights and undermine...

Supreme Court to Consider Turkey’s Request for the Extradition of Eight Turkish Officers that...

Greece's Supreme Court is to render the final judgement on Turkey's request for the extradition of eight Turkish army officers that fled after a...

Regling: Short-Term Measures on Greek Debt can Start Being Implemented in January 2017

The short-term measures adopted by the Eurogroup this week to relieve Greece’s debt could start being implemented from January 2017, the managing director of...

Frontex Rescues 66 Refugees and Migrants on Islet off Chios

An Italian Frontex ship rescued 66 refugees and migrants stranded on the islet of Paspargos, near Chios on Friday morning, adding to the 200...

UNSG Envoy Briefs Diplomatic Community on Cyprus Negotiations

UNSG Special Envoy for Cyprus Espen Barth Eide briefed on Thursday afternoon members of the diplomatic community in Cyprus on the progress of the...

UNHCR to Replace Tents With Prefabricated Houses in Eight Refugee Centers Around Greece

The UN's refugee agency (UNHCR) announced on Thursday it will replace the tents used by refugees with prefabricated houses in eight camps and centers...

Tsipras Announces Extra Benefit for Low-Income Pensioners, Suspension of VAT Rise for NA Islands

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras announced on Thursday an extra benefit for low income pensioners and the suspension of an increase of the VAT...

IMF Not Asking for Additional Austerity in Greece, Spokesman Gerry Rice Says

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) welcomes the adoption of short-term measures for Greece's debt but these may not be enough to make the Greek...

PNO Extends Seamen’s Strike by Two Days

  The Greek seamen's union federation PNO on Thursday decided to extend ongoing labor mobilizations with another 48-hour strike beginning at 6 a.m. on Friday...

ECB’s Decision to Extend QE Is ‘Good for Greece’ ECB Sources Say

The European Central Bank (ECB) governing board's decision to extend the ECB's quantitative easing programme until December 2017 is positive for Greece, giving it...

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