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lnt’l Media: Diverse Takes on Explosion in Central Athens (video)

The news of the terrorist attack in the heart of Athens after a car bomb exploded outside the Bank of Greece is spreading around...

SYRIZA Calls Athenians to Protest Merkel’s Visit

Greece's main opposition party SYRIZA has called all citizens of Athens to a demonstration on Friday against the visit of the German Chancellor Angela Merkel. SYRIZA stressed that...

FT: Beware a Heady Rush into Bonds Arena in Athens

Demand for 5-year Greek bonds exceeded 11 billion euros, as investors rushed to place orders for them, London's Financial Times reported Wednesday. Strong investor interest emerged as soon...

Merkel Notes Greece’s ‘Early Success’ But Says More Needed

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has given credit to Greece, Ireland and Portugal for "early successes" in their economic recovery, while noting the three crisis-stricken countries...

Photos Released of Albanian Inmate’s Torture

Seven shocking photos from Nigrita prison’s security cameras have come to light, showing Ilia Kareli's arrival and the guards' “welcome”. Newspaper To Vima published the photos Wednesday, prompting widespread...

Folegandros in Huff Post’s 15 Hidden European Destinations

“When it comes to the very best European destinations, bigger does not always mean better,” writes the famous American site Huffington Post, which on...

Gender Discrimination in the Greek Workplace up 25%

A report by by the Greek Ombudsman on gender equality in labor relations has found a 25 percent increase in gender discrimination in the workplace. According to the...

New Poll after Disclosure of Baltakos Video

  Another poll, this time after the incident with the video of New Democracy MP Takis Baltakos and Golden Dawn MP Ilias Kasidiaris, shows the...

Greece Sheds 200,000 State Jobs in Four Years

At least 200,000 public sector positions have been shed in Greece over the past four years, shrinking the state wage bill by about eight billion euros, according to Minister of...

Romanian Inmate Attacks Prison Guard

A prison guard in Greece at Trikala prison on Monday morning was attacked with a makeshift knife by an inmate of Romanian origin. Other prison...

Moody’s Delays Rating Greece Credit Amid Political Turmoil

Rating agency Moody’s has postponed until August its assessment of Greece's creditworthiness, as scheduled for Friday, citing serious risks of political instability.   The agency noted the weakness of...

Greece Tops Heart Disease Table

Greece in 2010 had the highest rate of cardiovascular problem of any developed country, according to the Atlas of Heart Disease and Stroke released by the...

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