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Feb 13, 2018

NOVARTIS Scandal Rocks Greece, Feb 13, 2018

Novartis Scandal Rocks Greece | GreekReporter.com

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6 days ago - The case of the Novartis pharmaceuticals giant and allegations that former top officials -- including two prime ministers -- took bribes has shaken Greece.
1 day ago - Novartis, the Swiss pharma giant at the heart of a huge corruption scandal in Greece on Monday said it would take “fast and decisive action” to prevent future breaches of trust. In a statement, it said Novartis “continues to cooperate fully with the Greek and US authorities, we have also been conducting our ...

Hot List of Names in Novartis Scandal Case Tabled in Greek ...

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Feb 6, 2018 - The file on Swiss pharmaceuticals giant Novartis that concerns allegations of corruption and bribery and is currently being investigated by prosecutors will not be made public. However, party representatives and other interested parties will be able to read the file in a designated space in parliament, the ...

Greek Parliament to Probe Novartis Scandal | GreekReporter.com

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4 days ago - Athens will recommend a new parliamentary committee to investigate the Novartis scandal, a government spokesman has confirmed. Dimitris Tzanakopoulos told reporters on Friday: “The committee's only task will be to explore the charges and contribute to the discovery of the truth.” The Novartis case ...
Feb 6, 2018 - Two former Greek prime ministers, former ministers and bankers have responded to the inclusion of their names in the Novartis bribery case tabled in parliament. ... Former Deputy Prime Minister Evangelos Venizelos called the inclusion of his name in the Novartis scandal “a cheap political diversion”.

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Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim on Monday said that Ankara supports the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia in its name dispute with Greece. Yildirim spoke... Fmr NATO Chief: 'Imia Islets Are, and Will Remain Greek Forever' · Tasos Kokkinidis - Feb 13, 2018. Former NATO Commander James Stavridis has told ...
18 hours ago - One of the worst maritime tragedies in history took place in Greece and cost almost four times as many lives as the Titanic; yet the sinking of "Oria" in the Saronic Gulf in February 1944 remains largely unknown.
5 days ago - "They try to destroy me with obvious lies and anonymous witnesses," said Bank of Greece Governor Yiannis Stournaras, referring to the Novartis scandal.

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Members of Rubicon anarchist group disrupted a speech by Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Athens on Monday. The... Greek PM Says Drugs Overpricing Cost €23B · John Smith - Feb 12, 2018. Greece's ruling SYRIZA's parliamentary group meets on Monday amid important ...

Ten Greek ex-ministers allegedly involved in Novartis bribery probe ...

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Feb 6, 2018 - THE BUSINESS TIMES Government & Economy - [ATHENS] Two former Greek prime ministers and eight former ministers have been implicated in an alleged corruption scandal involving Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis, a judicial source said Monday.. Read more at The Business Times.

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Tasos Kokkinidis - Feb 13, 2018. A Turkish coast guard ... The Greek Titanic: The Shipwreck that Cost More than 4,000 Lives (video) · Philip Chrysopoulos - Feb 13, ... Smith - Feb 12, 2018. Novartis, the Swiss pharma giant at the heart of a huge corruption scandal in Greece on Monday said it would take "fast and decisive.

Record Breaking 2,500 kilo Vasilopita Made in Greece (video ...

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Jan 2, 2018 - Greek bakers gave Greece their well wishes for 2018 by making and offering a record-breaking 2,500 kilo Vasilopita (Greek New Year's cake) to locals for free. The 70-metre-long and 3-metre-wide Vasilopita was cut in 15,000 slices in Athens' suburban municipality of Peristeri and is the largest ever made ...

Greek PM Says Drugs Overpricing Cost €23B | GreekReporter.com

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1 day ago - Greece's ruling SYRIZA's parliamentary group meets on Monday amid important political developments, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has said. The Greek premier was talking amid a high-profile scandal involving the Novartis pharmaceutical giant and some Greek politicians. “Responsibility, democratic ...

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Plans to legalize the growing of cannabis for medical use were submitted to Greece's parliament on Wednesday. Athens is fast-tracking the legislation after ministers attended... Hot List of Names in Novartis Scandal Case Tabled in Greek Parliament · A. Makris - Feb 6, 2018. The file on Swiss pharmaceuticals giant Novartis ...

Thessaloniki Subway Excavations Bring to Light Amazing Antiquities ...

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3 days ago - A trove of antiquities has been unearthed as the excavations for the Thessaloniki metro system continue, with recent discoveries of Christian period building remnants. The most recent findings are at the Agia Sophia Metro Station. According to Voria.gr news website, archaeologists found a fountain ...

Greek Football Officials Facing Charges over Rigged Games Scandal ...

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Nov 8, 2017 - The biggest football scandal in Greece, dubbed “Koriopolis”, is finally reaching the courts following 6 years of police investigations, leaked wiretapping and endless judicial maneuvering. Twenty-eight officials of Greek football, including Olympiakos club president Vangelis Marinakis, are being ordered to ...
Greeks are preparing to welcome spring by celebrating an ancient annual custom with the tradition of Martis where both adults and children adorn themselves... Speaking English Using Greek: Flashback to Zolotas' Historic Speech · Tasos Kokkinidis - Feb 9, 2018. As Greeks all over the world mark International Greek ...

Yacht on Fire Outside Mykonos Harbor (video) | GreekReporter.com

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Sep 28, 2017 - A fire broke out on the yacht "My Way", while it was sailing just outside the Mykonos harbor on Thursday afternoon.

Piraeus Bank to Quit European Aid in 2018 | GreekReporter.com

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Jan 17, 2018 - Piraeus Bank has significantly reduced its reliance on the European Central Bank's Emergency Liquidity Assistance (ELA), and plans to fully eliminate it in 2018, its CEO has told Bloomberg.
Dec 22, 2017 - Hundreds of drivers have been stranded on the main Athens to Thessaloniki highway as a snow storm has hit central Greece.
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Novartis gains U.S. approval for delayed MS drug - SRN News

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Novartis gains U.S. approval for delayed MS drug. Tue, Feb 13, 2018 0 Comments. 1518516304537941DSJKD1qgOn Enlarge. By John Miller. ZURICH (Reuters) – Novartis's Sandoz division has won U.S. approval for a larger dosage of its Glatopa drug for multiple sclerosis (MS) patients, ending a costly delay that allowed ...

February 9: International Greek Language Day | GreekReporter.com

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5 days ago - After years of campaigning by academics, educators and Greeks of the diaspora, Feb. 9 has officially been declared International Greek Language Day.

Notorious Greek Hitman Walks Free for 48 Hours (video ...

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4 days ago - Dimitris Koufontinas, a senior member of the November 17 terrorist group, left jail on Friday morning after he was granted a 48-hour leave, the second in the space of three months. Koufontinas was jailed for life over the killings of 11 people including U.S., British and Turkish embassy staff. The 60-year-old ...

AEK Sinks Olympiacos in Greek Derby | GreekReporter.com

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Feb 4, 2018 - Greek Champions Olympiacos suffered a home defeat to rivals AEK and slipped four points behind PAOK who tops the table after securing an emphatic win at PAS Giannina. AEK came from behind to score twice in the last six minutes to maintain intact its own hopes for the title. A goal by AEK's defender ...

Man 'Drugged, Raped' 2 Teen Girls in Athens | GreekReporter.com

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Feb 6, 2018 - A Greek man could face multiple criminal charges after police say he drugged and raped two underage girls he met on Facebook in Athens.
Jan 28, 2018 - President Nicos Anastasiades heads into Sunday's Cyprus election as the favorite in a campaign dominated by the economy and stalled efforts to reunify the divided island. Among the nine candidates for the top job — all male — the center-right Democratic Rally leader is projected to win the first round, the ...

Greek Filmmaker to Shoot Independence Epic in Amfissa ...

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Jan 28, 2018 - The Delphi region -- home to some of Greece's most outstanding archeological sites -- will play host to a new movie about the country's 19th-century independence struggle.

Greek Mother Pleads for Help for 5 Year Old Dimitris (video ...

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Nov 11, 2017 - Ioanna, a 34-old mother from Chania in Crete, is pleading for help to save her 5 year old boy who is suffering from a rare life-threatening disease. Dimitris needs to be transferred to a London hospital for treatment, but the family of four cannot meet the cost which is estimated to be around 100,000 euros.

Victims of Worst Tragedy in Greek Football Remembered ...

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Feb 3, 2018 - Hundreds of people attended a ceremony on Saturday to mark the anniversary of the tragic deaths of 21 football fans on 8 February 1981.
Dec 13, 2017 - December 13, 1943 marks the date of the bloodiest atrocity committed in Greece by the Nazi occupying forces, as more than 500 innocent civilians were executed, and the whole town of Kalavryta was burned to the ground. The Massacre of Kalavryta; or the Holocaust of Kalavryta, was carried out by the ...

Greece 'Won't Need Fourth Bailout' | GreekReporter.com

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5 days ago - A top EU official on Thursday said Greece would not need more emergency financing once its bailout program ends in August this year. European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs Pierre Moscovici told reporters in Athens that there would not be a “fourth bailout”. However, speaking earlier ...

Angry Greek Farmers Block City Center with Tractors (photos ...

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Jan 31, 2018 - Dozens of protesting farmers have driven their tractors into the center of the town of Lamia in central Greece, angry over austerity policies they claim threaten their livelihood.

Israeli President Begins Greece Visit | GreekReporter.com

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Jan 29, 2018 - Israeli President Reuven Rivlin started his official visit to Greece on Monday by laying a wreath at the Monument of the Unknown Soldier in Syntagma Square, Athens. Afterwards Rivlin made his way to the presidential mansion, where he was received by Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos. Greeting ...

Greek Football Legend Takis Loukanidis Dies at 81 | GreekReporter.com

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Jan 11, 2018 - Takis Loukanidis one of the best Greek football players of the 60s died on Thursday at the age of 81.
Oct 26, 2017 - Tourlitis lighthouse which emerges from the water like a strange sea creature is one of the most famous spots in the Aegean island of Andros. It is located at the northernmost extreme of the Cyclades archipelago, just outside the capital city, Chora. This lighthouse was built on a stone column opposite the ...

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Greece's ruling SYRIZA's parliamentary group meets on Monday amid important political developments, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has said. The Greek premier was talking amid a... Skopje Mayor: Alexander the Great was Never Part of Our History · Tasos Kokkinidis - Feb 12, 2018. Skopje mayor Petre Shilegov has said ...

Sting to Rock the Acropolis this Summer | GreekReporter.com

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Jan 26, 2018 - British rock star Sting announced dates to perform at the Odeon of Herodes Atticus in Athens this summer.
Jan 11, 2018 - OTE-owned Greek pay-TV service Cosmote TV, has secured exclusive rights to UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League football, until 2021. All Champions League and Europa League matches will air exclusively on Cosmote Sports channels, as it has done for the past two seasons. The pay ...
Sep 9, 2017 - Greek vets in Samos have confirmed that the seal found dead on 24 May on the coast of Marathokambos was the human-friendly mascot of the island, "Argyro".

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French leftist leader Jean-Luc Melenchon has denounced Greece's ruling SYRIZA party, saying it does not belong in a grouping of fellow European left-winger because of... Tsipras 'Hoping German Coalition Will Agree Debt Relief' · Philip Chrysopoulos - Jan 31, 2018. Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras wants to see a ...

Immigration | Greece.GreekReporter.com Latest News from Greece

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A new NGO started by coders and software engineers quit their jobs, and a handful of volunteers are teaching refugees, migrants, and unemployed Greek... Coast Guard Rescues Migrants Adrift off Greek Island · A. Makris - Jan 30, 2018. The Greek Coast Guard rescued 31 foreign nationals in the sea around the island of ...

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Greek basketball legend and recent NBA Hall-of-Famer Nick Galis auctioned his sports shoes and gathered €7,000 for the treatment of a 5-year-old suffering from... Concert in Belgium Raises Money for “Fuel for Schools” in Northern Greece · Philip Chrysopoulos - Nov 28, 2017. A total of 35,000 euros has been raised in a ...

Injured Climber on Mount Olympus Transferred to Shelter ...

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Jan 7, 2018 - A woman who has been injured after trying to climb Mt Olympus has been taken to the nearest refuge, as a rescue helicopter was unable to reach her on Ssaturday.

Private Deposits Boost Greek Banks | GreekReporter.com

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Feb 1, 2018 - An increase in private deposits in Greek banks in December 2017 is credit positive, Moody's said on Thursday.
Feb 6, 2018 - Two of Greece's top generals flew over the Aegean this week in what was described as a training mission.

Stunning Photos Show Greek Champion Fighting the Sea ...

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Jan 27, 2018 - A veteran Greek windsurfing champion is showing he still has what it takes in a series of stunning photographs taken in Crete.
Jan 21, 2018 - The Patras Carnival has kicked off in the port city on Greece's western coast, with people turning out in droves to attend the first fun-filled events that launched the carnival season in the city's Georgiou Square. Patras Mayor Kostas Peletidis declared the official start of festivities on Saturday night, pledging to ...
Dec 23, 2017 - The 12 crew members of the Panama-flagged freighter LITTLE SEYMA that run aground on the islet Tragonissi near Mykonos on Friday night were transferred safely with a fishing boat to the port of Mykonos. The strong winds blowing in the area did not allow to the Chinook helicopter to collect the crew ...
Feb 4, 2018 - Official results in Cyprus show the country's president Nicos Anastasiades has been re-elected to another five-year term, defeating the left-leaning independent Stavros Malas. He has been congratulated by his rival for his win. With all the votes counted, the incumbent conservative secured 56 percent, ...

Israeli Embassy in Greece Vandalized with Red Paint (video ...

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Dec 26, 2017 - Ten activists of the radical leftist group Ruvikonas (Rubicon) on Monday vandalized the Israeli embassy building in Athens, Greece, with bottles of red paint.
Oct 30, 2017 - The Olympic Flame, which is burning for the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics, continued its journey through northern and central Greece on Sunday.

Daniel Day-Lewis Tells Athens About Retirement (video ...

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Feb 2, 2018 - "I just feel it's time to explore the world in a different way now," Daniel Day-Lewis has told an Athens audience about his recent decision to quit acting.
Dec 26, 2017 - Hundreds of people dressed as Santa Claus took part in the Santa Run in Chania on Tuesday, in an event postponed from Saturday, due to adverse weather condition in Crete. The Santa Run Chania, is a festive, charitable organization that raises money for ill children. As the official website says, “In our ...
Sep 30, 2017 - Lithuanian runner Aleksandr Sorokin won the 35th edition of Spartathlon, one of the most challenging and historical ultra-marathon races, in Sparta on Saturday.

Australian Rocker Nick Cave's Enduring Fascination with Greece ...

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Nov 16, 2017 - Australian rocker Nick Cave has given by far the most live rock shows in Greece than any other rocker in history. Nick Cave is in Athens tonight, preparing for yet another live show with his long time band, The Bad Seeds. He is playing the Faliro Sports Pavilion Arena (aka Tae Kwon Do Stadium) and his ...

Turkish Vessel Rams into Greek Coast Guard Near Imia ...

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12 hours ago - A Turkish coast guard vessel rammed a Greek vessel near the islets of Imia in the early hours of Tuesday, according to Greek media.
Jul 3, 2017 - The area of ​​eastern Mani, Peloponnese is still suffering from the fires that started on Saturday destroying houses and forest lands. Even though firefighters and local volunteers had managed to contain the blazes on Sunday afternoon, the fires rekindled on Sunday night reaching residential areas.

Sexy Fish: London Bar Takes Over Athens | GreekReporter.com

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Jan 11, 2018 - Well-known Asian bar and restaurant, Sexy Fish is bound for Athens on Jan. 24 to take over Athenian hotspot The Clumsies for one night only.
Jan 26, 2018 - Former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis has announced his intention to create a new political party. In a tweet on Thursday marking the third anniversary of SYRIZA in power, Varoufakis said that that “three years ago today the Greeks decided to rage against the dying of the light. They were ...

Government to Slash OPAP's Video Lottery Terminals | GreekReporter ...

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Aug 8, 2017 - Greek authorities are looking for a way to cut the number of video lottery terminals (VLTs) that gaming privatised monopoly OPAP operates in the country. The Finance Ministry has tabled a bill seeking to slash the number of VLTs to 25,000, so that there will be “a more effective supervision by the authorities ...
Jan 13, 2018 - Former Greek prime Minister George Papandreou was honored in Turkey for his contribution to improving relations between Greece and Turkey and the promotion of peace. At a ceremony in Istanbul he as presented an award by Ekrem İmamoğlu, the mayor of İstanbul's Büyükçekmece district. Among the ...

Greece to Rub Shoulders with FYROM at Eurovision 2018 Semi-Finals ...

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Jan 29, 2018 - Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) will be briefly united in May during semi-finals for the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest in Portugal.
Oct 12, 2017 - Athens commemorates the 73rd anniversary of its Liberation from the Nazi Occupation with a series of events that will take place throughout October in various cultural venues across the city. Traditionally, Greeks celebrate the historic 'OXI Day' on October 28, when Greece entered the Second World War.

'We Won't Enforce Auctions' Warn Greek Police | GreekReporter.com

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Jan 23, 2018 - Greek police on Tuesday said they will not be used to enforce controversial auctions or foreclosures.

Migration Flows to Northern Aegean Islands Low in February ...

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3 days ago - A total of 173 migrants and refugees arrived on the northern Aegean islands in the first nine days of February. There were 143 arrivals on Lesvos, 30 on Chios while no arrivals were reported on Samos.

Arctic Monkeys Live in Athens for the First Time in July - Greek Reporter

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Jan 29, 2018 - Arctic Monkeys, one of the most successful British rock bands of the last decade, are finally coming to Athens for a live performance in July's Rockwave Festival. The Sheffield band, who formed in 2002 and became an international rock sensation with their debut album Whatever People Say I Am, That's ...

BBC: Greek Citizen Among Kabul Hotel Shooting Victims ...

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Jan 21, 2018 - According to a BBC eyewitness report and local police sources, a Greek citizen is among the victims of Saturday's shooting spree in capital Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel restaurant, the responsibility of which was assumed by the Taliban.

Ronaldinho Plays Soccer on the Sandy Beaches of Mykonos (Video ...

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Jun 6, 2017 - At Super Paradise on the Greek island of Mykonos the famous Brazilian footballer, Ronaldinho recently showed off his skills by playing some soccer on the beach with his brother and veteran goalkeeper Antonis Nikopolidis.

Greek Winter Sales from January 8 to February 28 | GreekReporter.com

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Jan 3, 2018 - The winter sales in Greece will begin on January 8 and last until February 28, with shops staying open on January 14; the first Sunday of the sales period. According to an announcement by the Thessaloniki Merchants' Association, the proposed hours for Sunday opening are 11:00-18:00. Struggling store ...
Jan 12, 2018 - Two Greek fishermen caught more than they bargained for this week, with an epic offshore battle eventually netting a monstrous sea bass. The pair — caught on video broadcast by Cyclades24.gr — netted the giant fish off Syros island on Thursday. Their huge catch put up a titanic struggle, but was ...
Jan 30, 2018 - Rhodes — one of Greece's most popular vacation spots — is ready to host the country's first six-star resort which will take its inspiration from the island's history and culture. The 1,000-bed investment, commissioned by Bobotis & Bobotis Architects, is expected to be finished this year and is aimed at a target ...
Jul 2, 2017 - The Thermaikos Gulf of Thessaloniki has been filled with plankton for the past three days.

Outrage in Greek Football as President of Larisa Spits at PAOK Player ...

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Oct 1, 2017 - Football fans in Greece call for a ban on AE Larisa's owner Alexis Kougias who appeared to spit at PAOK's Moroccan midfielder Omar El Kaddouri.

Young Greek Entrepreneur Makes Forbes List | GreekReporter.com

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Jan 23, 2018 - A young Greek businessman has won a place in Forbes' list of the 30 most notable European entrepreneurs for 2017. Stavros Tsombanidis, based in Patra, is founder of PHEE, which manufactures gift boxes and iPhone cases from the dead leaves of the sea plant Posidonia Oceanica (aka Neptune Grass).

Greece Shuts Down Ancient Nemea Site Says Archaeologist Who ...

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Jan 3, 2018 - Stephen Miller, the American archaeologist who masterminded the recovery of Ancient Nemea says that because of lack of guards, the site remains closed.

Homebird Greeks 'Choose Not to Become Independent ...

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Jan 23, 2018 - Young Greeks are more likely to still live with their parents than any other nationality in Europe.

Greece Faces Measles Epidemic, Cases Triple in Two Months ...

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Dec 31, 2017 - Greece is facing a measles epidemic this year with the number of reported cases tripling within two months, according to the National Centre for the Control and Prevention of Diseases (Keelpno). In late October, the first casualty of the disease outbreak was a vaccinated Roma baby aged 11 months. A total ...
Nov 20, 2017 - The Medical Association of Athens condemned a short film aiming to highlight the problem of sexual harassment as “slanderous and dangerous”. The film by the General Secretariat for Gender Equality (SGGA) presents a pediatrician sexually harassing a mother. SGGA said that the film; along with another ...
Aug 8, 2017 - Crowds that had gathered at the temple at Sounio, south of Athens, to see the moon also got a special treat as a partial lunar eclipse was also visible in the night sky.

With 5-minute Surge, Panathinaikos beat Olympiacos in Piraeus 71-68 ...

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Oct 8, 2017 - In the opening game for the new basketball season in Greece, the derby between Olympiacos and Panathinaikos in Piraeus ended with the Greens stealing the win (68-71), after a surge in the last five minutes. The game was held without attending fans, due to Game 5 of last season playoffs riots caused by ...
Jan 5, 2018 - “Personally speaking, in the last three years, every 5th of July I cry with anger, with rage, yes, literally,” said the partner of Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, Betty Baziana. Greece's first lady gave her first ever interview to “Efimerida ton Syntakton” newspaper, published on Friday, and she spoke about the ...

The Sweet History of the Oldest Bougatsa Shop in Chania ...

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Jan 5, 2018 - In Chania, the famous Iordanis has been baking fresh Bougatsa - the Greek sweet filo pastry - since 1922.

Mykonos Turns Back on Famous Petros the Pelican (video ...

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Nov 1, 2017 - The stuffed body of the famous pelican of Mykonos is lying dusty and neglected in a storage room at the local Folklore Museum. Petros; the pelican mascot of Mykonos, is considered to be part of the modern history of the island. After being run over by a car in December 1985, the bird was transferred for ...

564 Years Since the Fall of Constantinople: The End of an Empire ...

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May 29, 2017 - May 29 marks the 56th anniversary of the siege and capture of the magnificent Christian Orthodox city of Constantinople, the eastern capital of the Roman Empire.

Meteorologists Say Greece Might Have A White Christmas ...

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Dec 21, 2017 - Snow has covered many parts of Greece as meteorologists predict that temperatures will continue to plummet in the final stretch towards Christmas.

2004 European Champions beat Cyprus 6-1 (Videos) | GreekReporter ...

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Apr 1, 2015 - The Euro 2004 Champions, Greece, beat the 2004 national team of Cyprus 6-1 in a friendly match in Nicosia in front of 6.000 fans.

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Greece on Thursday returned to international capital markets with a seven-year syndicated bond through the launch of a book-building procedure. It is one of three... EU's Moscovici: Greece Needs 'Suitable Supervision' after Program Ends · Philip Chrysopoulos - Feb 8, 2018. Greece finally sees the light at the end of the ...

Manchester United's Wayne Rooney Soaking Up the Sun in Mykonos ...

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Jun 9, 2017 - Manchester United's playmaker Wayne Rooney is enjoying his holidays in Mykonos. The world-class striker is enjoying a few days of rest on the island with his wife Coleen. The “Mykonos Live” camera spotted them in Kalo Livadi, cheerful and relaxed enjoying delicacies at a well-known beach bar in the ...

Exclusive: Calamos CEO John Koudounis on Ethniki Insurance Deal ...

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Sep 24, 2017 - John Koudounis, CEO of Calamos Investments and the mastermind behind the acquisition of Greece's biggest insurance company by the EXIN Fund, says that Greece makes investment sense because it's economy is slowly turning around. In an exclusive interview with Greek Reporter, Koudounis said that ...
Jan 14, 2018 - A weather front called 'Theseus' has brought a wave of cold and wet weather to Greece.

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The Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs reacted angrily on Sunday to an EU commissioner's repeated references to FYROM as 'Macedonia'. Athens called on Johannes Hahn,... Macedonia Rally: Thousands Gather in Athens to Protest FYROM Claims · Tasos Kokkinidis - Feb 4, 2018. Thousands have descended from every ...

The Story Behind the First Greek Flag (Video) | GreekReporter.com

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Mar 28, 2017 - The first Greek flag was made on the island of Skiathos at the Holy Monastery of Evangelistria in the year 1807. It was made on a loom and had a white cross woven across it against a light blue background.

Europa League: AEK Holds AC Milan to a Goalless Draw (video ...

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Oct 20, 2017 - AEK's goalkeeper Giannis Anestis produced a memorable performance to help the Greek side secure a well-earned draw against Italian giants AC Milan at San Siro for the Europa League. The Rossoneri failed to create many clear-cut opportunities and, in the few times they did, AEK's goalkeeper proved ...
Nov 17, 2017 - Dozens of anarchists launched a barrage of petrol bomb attacks against the police at the infamous Exarhia area of Athens. Police responded with tear gas and a number of properties have been damaged. A woman was hospitalized with burns after being hit in the thigh with a flare. The clashes erupted ...

Greek Court Tells State to Change Pay for Police, Firefighters, Military ...

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Feb 6, 2018 - A decision by Greece's top court on Tuesday instructing the government to change the pay of the military, firefighters and police could end in a fine if the state does not comply. The three-member Council of State's Compliance Commission told the Finance Ministry that it had eight months to pay well over ...

Sizzling "Tsiknopempti" Customs Across Greece | GreekReporter.com

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6 days ago - Even though Greeks consume a lot of meat, this Thursday millions will follow the custom of Tsiknopempti and eat even more. Enough, tradition says, to last them through the 40 days of Lent before Easter. On Thursday, barbecue smoke will fill the streets across Greece, from the tiniest village to the Athenian ...

Former Athens Airport Turned into a Plane Graveyard (video ...

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Jan 4, 2018 - The Athens former airport, Hellinikon, has become a graveyard for many abandoned Olympic Airways planes. As the airport awaits redevelopment, these spectacular images captured by a drone video remind viewers of the glory days when the airline founded by Greek tycoon Aristotle Onassis, was flying to ...
Nov 12, 2017 - One person died and extensive damage was caused by the heavy storms that hit parts of north-western Greece on Saturday.

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