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12/18/2014: Front Page: Hunger striker returned from hospital to prison

A week after ending a 31-day hunger strike, the anarchist and convicted bank robber Nikos Romanos was discharged from an Athens hospital and transferred back to Attica’s high-security Korydallos Prison. The 21-year-old launched a hunger strike on… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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No risk of contagion from Greek vote, Italy’s FinMin says

Italian Economy Minister Pier Carlo Padoan said on Thursday that possible fallout from Greece’s political showdown would not trigger a eurozone debt crisis like the one that pushed Italy close to default three years ago. “Greece in 2015 is not the same as… … Full News here – Latest News

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12/16/2014: Front Page: Syrian protesters removed from Syntagma Square

A pre-dawnoperation to remove dozens of Syrian refugees from a makeshift camp on Syntagma Square – where they have been camping out for the past month, demanding permission to leave Greece for northern Europe – was carried out only after a Sunday… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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SYRIZA slams police operation to remove Syrian refugees from Syntagma Square

Leftist SYRIZA opposition has criticized a pre-dawn police operation to remove dozens of Syrian refugees who had been camped out at Syntagma Square in central Athens for the past three weeks. SYRIZA MP Vassiliki Katrivanou said the operation was “unaccept… … Full News here – Latest News

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A friendly yet firm message from Pierre Moscovici

BRUSSELS – Only 40 days have passed since Pierre Moscovici took over as European economic and financial affairs commissioner but he has already played a vital role in helping Greece and the troika overcome a deadlock in their talks. Moscovici is due to ma… … Full News here – Latest News

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Homeless sex offender turned away from shelters, helped by Athens police

Homeless sex offender turned away from shelters, helped by Athens police A homeless man on Monday was turned away from one Athens shelter because he was a convicted sex offender and another shelter told him they had no room. As a result, Athens-Clarke County police drove 51-year-old Ronald Dwayne Roebuck back to … Full News here […]

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TAP to double its capacity from its start

Shareholders in the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) project for the transport of natural gas are working toward doubling its capacity in the aftermath of Russia ditching plans for the South Stream pipeline. British Petroleum, which heads the consortium that… … Full News here – Latest News

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Not the usual postcard from Athens

Not the usual postcard from Athens For most, Greece is the perfect travel destination, a place rich in history, the breathtaking and tranquil scenery a dream. But not for Athenian turned Sydneysider academic Vrasidas Karalis. "When you go to Greece you have an idea that you're going to … Full News here – Read more […]

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Pepsico seeks to disengage from Greek market

Soft drinks manufacturer Pepsico-Ivi is seeking a bottler in the Greek market to take on the exclusive rights of production and sale of its brands, as the Pepsico group wishes to disengage from its loss-making activity in Greece. However despite holding t… … Full News here – Latest News

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Assault rifle recovered from Piraeus port not used in bar attack

A Kalashnikov assault rifle recovered by divers from the port of Piraeus on Monday is not the one used in an attack on a bar in the port neighborhood of Mikrolimano last month, which led to more than 10 people being injured, police forensics experts confi… … Full News here – Latest News

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Minister, parties support hunger striker’s right to study from prison

Education Minister Andreas Loverdos has declared himself in favor of prisoners being allowed to study as anarchist and convicted bank robber Nikos Romanos enters a fourth week of hunger strike in protest at being prevented from being granted leave to stud… … Full News here – Latest News

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PAOK comes from behind to keep two-point lead

PAOK retained its two-point lead over Olympiakos at the top of the Super League ahead of the two teams’ first clash this season on Wednesday, although Panthrakikos gave the Thessaloniki team a real scare on Sunday. PAOK had to come from 2-1 down at its ho… … Full News here – Latest News

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PAOK is one win from Europa League’s last 32

A late brace by Stefanos Athanasiadis gifted PAOK a precious win at Dynamo Minsk on Thursday, meaning that the Thessaloniki team is one win away from graduating from the group stage of the Europa League, while Asteras Tripolis followed Panathinaikos on th… … Full News here – Latest News

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11/24/2014: Front Page: Extremism from a bygone era

matter how much you may disagree with the tactics occassionally employed by the riot police. Eventually we become inured to the exaggeration, to the hysteria that causes such polarization and destroys any bridge of understanding. We should know by now… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Extremism from a bygone era

There are times when we seem to be overcome by self-destructive madness. I hear various commentators and politicians speaking in extreme terms of a junta, of defections, gallows, collaborators and so on. Do they have any idea how damaging this is? There a… … Full News here – Latest News

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