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After stumble, GOP pushes different abortion bill

After stumble, GOP pushes different abortion bill WASHINGTON — With thousands of abortion foes massing blocks away for their annual protest march, Republicans pushed legislation toward House passage Thursday tightening restrictions on federal financing of abortions that the White House quickly … Full News here – Read more on Online Athens

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ISAP service disrupted after man falls on tracks

The Piraeus-Kifissia electric railway (ISAP) was disrupted after a man fell onto the tracks Wednesday. Reports said the man fell from the platform onto the tracks at Tavros station, southwest of Athens. The extent of the man’s injuries was unclear…. … Full News here – Latest News

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Eurogroup chief pledges to work with Greece after election

The head of the group of eurozone finance ministers promised Tuesday to work with the winner of the upcoming Greek election, but urged Athens to stick with austerity. Jeroen Dijsselbloem, the president of the Eurogroup who also serves as the Dutch finance… … Full News here – Latest News

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1/10/2015: Front Page: Cyprus Airways shuts down after EU ruling

NICOSIA/BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Cyprus closed down its flag carrier Cyprus Airways yesterday after the European Commission ordered the struggling airline to pay back over 65 million euros in illegal state aid. EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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1/5/2015: Front Page: N17’s Xeros recaptured after a year on the run

Christodoulos Xeros, the convicted member of the November 17 terrorist group, was arrested near Athens on Saturday, a year after he disappeared while on furlough from Korydallos Prison. According to sources, Xeros was recaptured shortly after 2 p.m…. Full News here – Kathimerini English

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N17’s Xeros recaptured after a year on the run

Christodoulos Xeros, the convicted member of the November 17 terrorist group, was arrested near Athens on Saturday, a year after he disappeared while on furlough from Korydallos Prison. According to sources, Xeros was recaptured shortly after 2 p.m. on Sa… … Full News here – Latest News

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OFI players fume after Gattuso’s latest departure

Disgruntled OFI Crete players have accused the club’s management of making fools of them after Gennaro Gattuso resigned as coach of the cash-strapped outfit for the second time in 10 weeks. The Italian World Cup winner, who took over last June, had resign… … Full News here – Latest News

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Man killed, woman critical after car explosion on Athens highway

A male motorist was killed and his female passenger was seriously injured after the car in which they were traveling exploded on the Attiki Odos highway in Athens on Monday morning, with police suggesting the blast was caused by an explosive device. Bomb … … Full News here – Latest News

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12/29/2014: Front Page: Ferry stranded off Corfu after fire

A rescue effort aimed at helping dozens of passengers, including many Greeks, off a ferry stranded in the Adriatic Sea near Corfu was continuing last night amid treacherous conditions. A Greek man reportedly died after being lifted from the… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Major rescue operation underway after ferry catches fire off Corfu

A fire broke out on the car deck of a ferry carrying 478 people from Greece to Italy early Sunday, forcing authorities to order an evacuation. Nearby ships have been instructed to take passengers and crew members from the ferry Norman Atlantic, west of th… … Full News here – Latest News

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12/24/2014: Focus: New agency to take the place of Task Force after February

The work ofthe European Commission’s Task Force for Greece is to be completed at the end of February, with the formal completion of the bailout agreement, while a new European agency is expected to replace it. The Task Force’s mandate, which included… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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New agency to replace Task Force after February

The work of the European Commission’s Task Force for Greece is to be completed at the end of February, with the formal completion of the bailout agreement, while a new European agency is expected to replace it. The Task Force’s mandate, which included the… … Full News here – Latest News

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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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