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9/2/2014: Front Page: Two injured after being shot

Two young men remained in stable condition at a Hania hospital on Crete yesterday after sustaining leg injuries at a christening in the early hours of Sunday. The incident occurred in the area of Vlatos in Kissamos and police have launched an… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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8/26/2014: Front Page: Kouvelis being lined up

The coalition yesterday attempted to play down Sunday Kathimerini’s report that Democratic Left (DIMAR) leader Fotis Kouvelis is being lined up as a nominee for the Greek presidency but at the same time government officials expressed support for the… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Applications being accepted for Athens Foundation grants

Applications being accepted for Athens Foundation grants Applications are now available for grants from the Athens Foundation. The deadline for these applications has been set for Sept. 15. Grants are available for community projects in health, social service, community improvement and animal welfare in … Full News here – Read more on The Athens Messenger

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Georgia women's tennis teams find comfort in NCAA tournament being in Athens

Georgia women's tennis teams find comfort in NCAA tournament being in Athens University of Georgia tennis player Lilly Kimbell waits for the ball during the 2013 Bulldog Classic on August 22, 2013 in Athens, Ga. Kimbrell faced North Carolina State play Natalia Janoqicz and won 6-4, 6-1.(Photo/Jane Ellyn Hardy, … Full News here – Read more […]

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Two agricultural co-ops being probed over use of EU funds

As part of a nationwide investigation into the suspected misappropriation of European Union subsidies, officers of the Financial Crimes Squad (SDOE) have traced two agricultural cooperatives in Epirus, northern Greece, believed to have pocketed 3.8 millio… … Full News here – Latest News

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Further pension cuts not being ruled out, say fund heads

The possibility of a further reduction to auxiliary pensions has not been ruled out, the head of the Single Auxiliary Social Security Fund (ETEA), Anastasios Papanikolaou, said. Speaking on Skai television on Sunday, Papanikolaou said that if there is a c… … Full News here – Latest News

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Being a part of a changing world

It is said that a pessimist is simply a well-informed optimist and there is, at times, a certain truth in this. In crisis-hit Greece, we don’t need to be well informed to be pessimistic. There are plenty of good reasons, not least of which is the number o… … Full News here – Latest News

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Protecting Crete’s ancient olive trees from being fed to the fire

“These trees helped our parents put clothes on our backs and send us to university. It is thanks to these trees that Crete is what it is. Its cultural development is thanks to them. Yet no one cares for these olive trees that have fed millions of people f… … Full News here – Latest […]

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12/20/2013: Front Page: Age-old trees being fed to the fire

“These trees helped our parents put clothes on our backs and send us to university. It is thanks to these trees that Crete is what it is. Its cultural development is thanks to them. Yet no one cares for these olive trees that have fed millions of… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Bank branches being sawn off on daily basis

Domestic banks in Greece are shutting down between two and three branches every working day, as the local credit sector needs to shrink to about half its size before the outbreak of the financial crisis. From 2010 to 2012, banks reduced their networks by … … Full News here – Latest News

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10/21/2013: Front Page: More than 200 being probed over gold mine opposition

A total of 12 case files involving 210 suspects have been created by authorities investigating opposition by Halkidiki residents to the gold mine run by Hellas Gold in Skouries, northern Greece. Kathimerini understands that one of these cases concerns… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Over 200 being probed over opposition to Skouries gold mine

A total of 12 case files involving 210 suspects have been created by authorities investigating opposition by Halkidiki residents to the gold mine run by Hellas Gold in Skouries, northern Greece. Kathimerini understands that one of these cases concerns the… … Full News here – Latest News

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Banks see more savings being withdrawn for tax payments

The tax demands on Greeks in the coming months will eat further into their savings, after bank data showed that in September and the first half of October over 2 billion euros was paid in taxes, while another 5 billion is due to move out of bank accounts … … Full News here – Latest […]

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10/12/2013: Front Page: A case of red tape being hard to cut in Greece

REALITY CHECK As desperate as Greece may be to attract foreign direct investment to kickstart its economy after six years of recession, and despite the numerous legislative interventions to make it easier for investors from abroad to explore the… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Being named Grease Goddess for Athens festival 'pretty dad-gum good'

Being named Grease Goddess for Athens festival 'pretty dad-gum good' ATHENS, Alabama –When Helen Carter of Elkmont received notification that she is the first “Athena, Grease Goddess” for Saturday's second annual Athens Grease Festival, she thought the caller was pulling her fried chicken leg. “I don't know what to say … Full News here – […]

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