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Political upheaval sharpens after bribe claims with threats and insinuations

Greek MPs are to vote Tuesday in the second ballot of a three-phase presidential election amid a growing political crisis that has been sharpened by the bribery allegations of Independent Greeks MP Pavlos Haikalis and a slew of threats and counter-threats… … Full News here – Latest News

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Greek bond yields fall after ‘friendly’ Schaeuble comments

Greek government bond yields fell sharply on Thursday after German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said Athens was on the right track in terms of reforms. “If the reforms already under way in Greece are continued then Greece can have further successes… … Full News here – Latest News

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Police expresses fears of bigger terror hit after Israeli Embassy attack

Following last week’s gun attack against the Israeli Embassy in Athens, the Greek Police’s counter-terrorism unit is on alert for another assault, possibly against a human target, in the countdown to critical presidential elections, sources have told Kath… … Full News here – Latest News

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12/12/2014: Front Page: Union counts costs after sit-in

Greece’s main private sector union, GSEE, said yesterday that its offices were ransacked and many items stolen during a sit-in protest by anarchists in support of Nikos Romanos, who ended his hunger strike on Wednesday. GSEE said that during the sixday… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Golden Dawn MP to face breach of privacy charges after House lift immunity

Parliament on Wednesday lifted Golden Dawn lawmaker Ilias Kasidiaris’s immunity from prosecution so that he can face charges of breaking privacy laws. Earlier this year Kasidiaris released a video of a private conversation with Panayiotis Baltakos, a clos… … Full News here – Latest News

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Clashes erupt in Athens after protest to mark 2008 police killing

Clashes erupt in Athens after protest to mark 2008 police killing ATHENS (Reuters) – Rampaging protesters threw petrol bombs at police and set bank ATMs, cars and shops on fire in central Athens on Saturday, the anniversary of the police killing of a teenager six years ago. Riot police used teargas and water cannon … […]

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Athens cleans up after protests over police killing

Athens was assessing the damage Sunday after a night of protests that degenerated into violence on the sixth anniversary of the police killing of a teenager. A total of 296 people were detained during the night, a police source said, while 43 suspected of… … Full News here – Latest News

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11/19/2014: Front Page: Train in bad shape after crash but passengers safe

A Proastiakos suburban railway train Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Quake readiness exercise on cards after tremors near Athens

A few hours after two 5.1-Richter quakes struck the Gulf of Evia, north of Athens, Public Order Minister Vassilis Kikilias on Tuesday heralded a readiness exercise to ensure that Greek authorities are prepared to respond adequately in the event of a stron… … Full News here – Latest News

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11/17/2014: Front Page: Ranieri sacked as Greece coach after shock loss

A day after the shocking 1-0 Euro 2016 qualifying defeat to the Faroe Islands in Piraeus, Claudio Ranieri was sacked as Greece’s national coach on Saturday. The Hellenic Football Federation (EPO) said the Italian would remain at the helm for the… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Ranieri goes after Greece’s worst record in the century

Two hours past midnight, and two and a half hours after Greece’s humiliation by the Faroe Islands in Piraeus, the Hellenic Football Federation (EPO) announced its intention to see Italian manager Claudio Ranieri go, after he coached Greece to three defeat… … Full News here – Latest News

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11/10/2014: Front Page: Inspectors conduct tests after 4.8 Richter quake

Public safety inspectors were carrying out tests on buildings in Aigio in the northern Peloponnese on Saturday after a 4.8 Richter earthquake rocked the area on Friday evening. Initial checks found that 11 buildings suffered damage as a result of the… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Inspectors conduct tests after 4.8 Richter quake in Aigio

Public safety inspectors were carrying out tests on buildings in Aigio in the northern Peloponnese on Saturday after a 4.8 Richter earthquake rocked the area on Friday evening. Initial checks found that 11 buildings suffered damage as a result of the trem… … Full News here – Latest News

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Athens man arrested after Piggly Wiggly ruckus

Athens man arrested after Piggly Wiggly ruckus Jesse Lee Powers, 41, of Warren Street, was arrested Sunday afternoon at Piggly Wiggly off North Avenue, where he was intoxicated and creating a disturbance, Athens-Clarke County police said. Powers was reportedly “raising hell” at the customer service … Full News here – Read more on Online Athens

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10/31/2014: Front Page: A year after GD members shot dead, no leads

A year after two members of neofascist Golden Dawn were shot dead outside the party’s offices in Neo Iraklio, north of Athens, police sources admitted that they have no leads to the killers. “Although the perpetrators made mistakes, they were lucky as… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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