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New Democracy Refers to Political Change in Greece

Main opposition New Democracy leader Antonis Samaras on Sunday evening referred to a distinct message of political change in the country.  He spoke hours after...

Greek PM Moves Away from Early Election Threat

In an announcement late on Sunday night, Prime Minister George Papandreou said that he would not lead the country to early general elections. Speaking...

24:00GMT: Greek Municipal & Regional Election Results

The results of municipal and regional elections in Greece at midnight on Sunday showed record rates of abstention nationwide and especially in key electoral...

21:30GMT: Greek Partial Results Show Ruling Socialists Ahead

Partial official results from Greece's crucial local polls show the Prime Minister George Papandreou's (photo) Socialists are leading in key regional races, making it...

Auction of 6 Month Treasury Bill on November 9th

Greece will auction a six-month Treasury Bill issue on Tuesday, November 9th.  It seeks to raise 300 million euros from the market. The T-bill issue...

New Kallikratis Plan Implemented in First Round of Elections

The first round of local government elections using the new Kallikratis plan begins in Greece on Sunday, November 7th.  Election hours will be between 7:00 a.m....

Greek Researchers Conduct Rheumatoid Arthritis Study

A drug used to treat bone marrow cancer could also provide a promising treatment for rheumatoid arthritis. The study conducted by Greek researchers has suggested...

Honorary Italian Consulate Opens in Piraeus

The new honorary Italian Consulate has been opened today in Piraeus.  It will manage a number of services across areas of significance to Italian economic and...

EU Demands Greece to Repay 347.5 Million Euros Wrongfully Spent

Athens has been given a rude awakening by the EU.  Greece will have to repay the European Commission 347.5 million euros that were wrongfully...

Decline of Car & Motorcycle Registration this Year

Car sales dropped 31.7 % in the ten month period of January to October this year, offering more proof of the crisis hitting the domestic car...

Athens Metro New U Line!

Infrastructure, Transport and Networks Minister Dimitris Reppas announced a new contract for the first section of a new addition to the Athens metro on Thursday.  The...

Riot Police Use Teargas Against Protesting Firefighters

Riot police in Greece have used tear gas and flash grenades to disperse firefighters protesting outside the Parliament amid the financial crisis. The clashes between...

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