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The Roots of “Christmas” in Ancient Greece

Christmas is the most important, and perhaps the most treasured, celebration of Christianity filled with joy and love. Every country celebrates with different customs...

Greek Doctors Extend Strike to December 19

Earlier this morning, the doctors union (EOPYY) announced that they will continue striking until December 19. The doctors are protesting against the new government...

Marfin and Ianos Attacks: Trial Postponed to May 2014

The trial for the attacks on Marfin Bank and “Ianos” bookstore has been postponed to the 14th of May 2014, by the Greek Mixed...

Bank Employees Throw 200,000 Euros in Trash

It may sound unbelievable, but the personnel of a bank in the center of Nafplio, Greece tossed 200,000 Euros in the trash. This happened...

Aegean and Olympic See Increase in Domestic Traffic

Earlier this week, Aegean announced that combined domestic air traffic carried by Aegean Airlines and Olympic Air was up last month by 10% compared with...

Davutoglu in Athens to Discuss the Cypriot Dispute

On December 13, the Turkish Minister of Foreign Affairs Ahmed Davutoglu will be in Athens to discuss the Greek EU presidency and the Cypriot...

Court Finds 11 of 14 Accused in Halkidiki, Innocent

The Misdemeanor Court of Chalkidiki  that took place on October 2012, found 11 of the 14 accused for the clashes with the police during...

OLME Unionists Protest Outside Ministry of Education

Some of the members of the secondary school teacher’s union (OLME) held a protest outside the Hellenic Ministry of Education earlier this morning. The...

942 Illegal Immigrants Deported

The Hellenic Police announced that in November 2013, 942 foreigners returned to their countries of origin. Out of these people, 322 were returned to their...

Brussels: Meeting Samaras – Barroso

According to the Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, the Greek European Union presidency would be one of “opportunities, not a presidency of crisis.” The...

Pelegrinis Supports the Administrative Employee Strike

Earlier this morning, the Rector of the National Kapodistrian University of Athens Theodosis Pelegrinis, spoke at Propylaea, the location of the university’s main building....

Parents Honor International Day of People with Disability

On Tuesday morning, the parents and guardians of people with disabilities gathered at Korai Square in central Athens, in order to protest for cuts...

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