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Economic crisis has impacted on children’s living standards

Living conditions for households with children deteriorated considerably from 2009 to 2013, according to the results of the Hellenic Statistical Authority’s Income and Household Living Standards Survey. Besides the decline in the provision of recreational… … Full News here – Latest News

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11/14/2014: Front Page: Child obesity rates increased during crisis

A new study points to an increase in child obesity during the years of Greece’s economic crisis, reversing an apparent stabilization of the phenomenon in the years prior to that. The proportion of primary school children in Attica deemed to be obese… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Child obesity rates increased during crisis

A new study points to an increase in child obesity during the years of Greece’s economic crisis, reversing an apparent stabilization of the phenomenon in the years prior to that. The proportion of primary school children in Attica deemed to be obese rose … … Full News here – Latest News

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11/5/2014: Front Page: Greeks seek less culture in crisis

The early results of a survey carried out by Greece’s National Center for Social Research (EKKE) and presented by the University of Athens yesterday indicated that the financial crisis has led Greeks to cut back on entertainment. Greeks have reduced… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Photographers write an ‘unofficial history’ of the Greek crisis

“Depression Era,” a show of 250 photographs that opens on Wednesday at the Pireos Street Annexe of the Benaki Museum, documents the far-reaching impact of Greece’s brutal economic crisis on the country’s urban and social fiber. The works of the exhibition… … Full News here – Latest News

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10/23/2014: Front Page: Defusing a crisis

The crisis in Cyprus is escalating rapidly and defusing it is an extremely delicate and complicated procedure that will inevitably lead to losses for the weakest of the two sides. The course of bilateral relations between Greece and Turkey in the… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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10/13/2014: Front Page: Cyprus minister visits amid crisis

Cypriot Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides is due in Athens today for talks with Greek government officials following the suspension of peace talks by Nicosia in response to Turkish provocations. Kasoulides is to meet with Greek Foreign Minister… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Pepper discusses heroin crisis during campaign stop

Pepper discusses heroin crisis during campaign stop Candidate for Ohio Attorney General David Pepper, left, spoke to supporters on Monday at the Athens County Democratic Party headquarters. Also pictured are State Representative Debbie Phillips and Athens County Democratic Party Chair Alan Trout. Full News here – Read more on Athens Messenger

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Smaller firms wiped out by the crisis

Highlighting the impact of Greece’s recession on small and medium-sized enterprises, the latest labor market data showed that the country’s 252 biggest employers provided work to one-quarter of the private sector’s total work force. Also, the data – compi… … Full News here – Latest News

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8/19/2014: Front Page: Hostage crisis ends peacefully

A 34-year-old farmer was to face a prosecutor in Kozani yesterday after he stormed a building housing the offices of the state organization that pays out compensation for farmers in Kozani, northern Greece, yesterday afternoon with a gun. According to… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Crisis has major impact on the economics of immigration

Besides locals, the crisis that has been gripping Greece for the last six years has also had a major impact on the economic activities of immigrants. Unable to find work, large numbers of non-Greeks have been buying one-way tickets home. The trend is conf… … Full News here – Latest News

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Banks to return 2.86 billion euros in crisis loans to ECB next week

Banks will return 2.861 billion euros (2 billion pounds) in long-term loans to the European Central Bank next week after the ECB started to charge for holding banks’ excess cash overnight and promised more long-term loans. The amount that banks will repay… … Full News here – Latest News

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In Greek crisis, priest buys inmates their freedom

Germany made headlines this week by letting Bernie Ecclestone, the Formula One chief, pay $ 100 million to end his bribery trial. In Greek justice, money talks in a different way: Some inmates jailed for minor offenses are allowed to buy their freedom – at… … Full News here – Latest News

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8/2/2014: Front Page: Plans to tackle Russian crisis

The government is keeping a close eye on developments in the RussiaUkraine crisis in a bid to respond to any adverse effects it may have both on natural gas and oil imports, as well as on exports of agricultural products to Russia. The first crisis… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Plans to tackle Russian crisis

The government is keeping a close eye on developments in the Russia-Ukraine crisis in a bid to respond to any adverse effects it may have both on natural gas and oil imports, as well as on exports of agricultural products to Russia. The first crisis meeti… … Full News here – Latest News

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