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PM Papandreou Ran in Athens Marathon

Greece's prime minister George Papandreou completed the sideline 10-kilometer split.  A 5-kilometer split was also held. "Today is a celebration for all of humanity," said Papandreou. "Greece...

Raymond Bett sets new record at 28th Athens Classic Marathon, leading Kenyan ‘sweep’ (video)

Raymond Bett Kimutai led a Kenyan sweep and set a record time in the[...]

Archeologist Yannis Sakellarakis Passes at 74

Professor Yannis Sakellarakis was born in Athens in 1936. He studied at the University of Athens and studied for a PhD at Heidelberg University. He was...

Mount Athos Photo Exhibit at Museum of Byzantine Culture

Photographs of the all male monastic community of Mount Athos taken by Polish photographer Tomasz Moscicki, will be on display at the Museum of...

Slovenian FM to Run in Classical Athens Marathon

Greek President Karolos Papoulias on Friday received visiting Slovenian Foreign Minister Samuel Zbogar at the presidential mansion in Athens, with the former congratulating the...

EU to Decide on Euro Zone Debt Crises Changes Needed

EU members will decide on a permanent mechanism to resolve euro zone debt crises and possible changes to the EU treaty in December.  Reuters...

Athens Classic Marathon Kicks Off On Sunday

Athens Classic Marathon will be held on the 31st of October for the 28th consecutive[...]

Piraeus Bank to Proceed with a Capital Increase in Cash

On Friday Piraeus Bank said it will proceed with a capital increase in cash via the offering of pre-emptive rights to existing shareholders, for...

Paparizou & Remos Offer Pre-Show for Upcoming Winter Show!

A special pre- show was organized at the Diogenis Studio in Athens for the winter season's live appearances of Helena Paparizou with Antonis Remos....

Nike Monument Unveiled at Acropolis Museum

The Nike Monument erected in honour of the ancient military commander Callimachus after[...]

Greek Daylight Savings Time Begins on Sunday

Daylight Saving Time in Greece and the rest of the EU in 2010 ends at 4 a.m. on Sunday, October 31st. Clocks will be...

Extension of Capital Repatriation

Last Wednesday the Greek government tabled an amendment in Parliament to extend incentives for the repatriation of capital from abroad until Dec. 31, 2010. The...

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