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In the 5th year of the Greek economic crisis, Greece has good fiscal news as it continues to build a primary surplus, but for debt, reforms and unemployment it has made only limited progress.

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By Andrew Chugg* I wrote my initial article on this question on the morning of 6th September (a day before the announcement of the discovery...

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The most important thing to remember when dealing with banks is a simple rule; banks are a business, motivated by profit. Banks are not...

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New Democracy MP Adonis Georgiadis is known for his eccentric, occasionally provocative statements. Since his days as the Greek Minister of Shipping, Georgiadis has made...

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In a society where corruption is part of the norm, it's almost impossible to prove its non-existence. However, in today's Greek Cup match in which Olympiacos...

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The newly discovered caryatids at the Amphipolis tomb and the symbolism of a lion suits the case of Olympias being buried in this fascinating ancient Greek tomb.

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When I was in high school, I had a math teacher who responded the same way every time my father inquired about my progress: He would...

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Greek politicians are like the legendary Greek lovers of the 70s and 80s: they will promise the sun and the moon, only to satisfy...

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The resignation of public employees in Greece is as common as a hailstorm in July, but it seems that those working for NERIT --...

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On September 3, the once mighty PASOK, the Panhellenic Socialist Movement, celebrated 40 years of existence. But instead of blowing candles, its leader would...

Throne at Amphipolis

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By Andrew Chugg Author of The Quest for the Tomb of Alexander the Great and several academic papers on Alexander’s tomb says that in the recently...

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It was Christmas of 1977 when Greek archaeologist Manolis Andronikos announced the discovery of the royal tomb of King Philip of Macedonia and father...