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Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao’s Official Visit to Athens

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao is due to arrive in Athens today for a three day official visit.  Athens will be his first stop in...

Bloomberg Reports Greek Govt. Bonds Top Perfomers Last Quarter!

Greek government bonds were the top performers in Europe last quarter. Bloomberg reports that investors making money on Greek paper for the first time...

Greek Countryside Stone Bridges Remain an Asset

The stone bridges found throughout the Greek countryside are[...]

Island of Ikaria Offer Lessons for Longer Living

Dan Buettner* and his associates studied the way of life in areas known[...]

Piraeus Bank Withdraws Offer for ATE & Hellenic Post Bank

Piraeus Bank Deputy CE) stated the bank withdrew its offer for the State’s stakes in ATE and Hellenic Postbank. “Piraeus Bank withdrew its interest as...

Gov’t Against Lorry Drivers, Jail Time in Bill

The Greek government presented a bill to Parliament that calls for up to 5 years in prison for anyone who refuses to obey orders...

2 Danes stabbed in Champions League game in Athens

Two Danish men have been stabbed in Athens ahead of Wednesday's Champions League match between Panathinaikos and FC Copenhagen, according to the security chief...

Search for Nazi – stolen finds

A campaign for the repatriation of sculptures stolen from Larissa during the withdrawal of the Nazi troops in 1944 has been launched by a...

Former PM Karamanlis Responds to Vatopedi Case

Former prime minister Costas Karamanlis conveyed a written memorandum on Tuesday afternoon to a preliminary Parliamentary committee of inquiry convened to investigate the Vatopedi...

Trucking Sector Votes to Continue Protest

Greek trucker unions have voted to continue potesting.  The protests have made it difficult for businesses to get supplies delivered. Union representatives voted 74-6 late Tuesday to maintain protests. ...

Military Experts Search Foreign Cargo Ship

Military experts conducted a search on a German flagged cargo ship on Tuesday at the port of Piraeus following a request by the coast...

Poll Reveals Citizens are Critical of Government

Greek voters are increasingly pessimistic about the local economy and have serious doubts about the socialist government's handling of financial issues, according to Tuesday's...

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