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More Britons and Americans eyeing Greece for vacations

Greece enjoyed the fifth-biggest increase in Google searches from the UK market this year in the category of emerging holiday destinations, according to a chart published by the world’s biggest online search engine. Italy was top, followed by Iceland and … … Full News here – Latest News

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12/17/2014: Front Page: Moscovici points to EC ‘preferences’ in Greece

Rounding off a two-day visit to Athens yesterday, European Economic Affairs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici urged authorities to push through pending economic reforms and indicated that Brussels has “its preferences” in which governments it wants to deal… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Greece needs political consensus for steady growth, says central bank

Greece’s central bank slightly raised its forecast for economic growth this year to 0.7 percent and predicted growth of 2.5 percent in 2015, but warned political consensus was needed to ensure a return to steady growth. “The immediate elimination of uncer… … Full News here – Latest News

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EU says only option it is working on is to Greece in euro

Ahead of European Economic and Monetary Affairs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici’s visit to Athens on Monday, Brussels has insisted that it is not entertaining any scenarios about a possible Greek exit from the eurozone. “The only option that the Commission … … Full News here – Latest News

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Greece: Watch EXPLOSIONS rock Athens – Athens Video

Video ID: 20141206-031 W/S Protesters with explosions M/S Protesters attacking traffic light W/S Protesters with explosions W/S Protesters with explosions M/… Video Rating: 4 / 5

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Greece clears way for new Silk Road

The heads of state and government of 16 Central and Eastern European countries as well as Chinese Premier Li Keqiang are on their way to Belgrade for the summit meeting that takes place on Tuesday and Wednesday concerning the expansion of the region’s eco… … Full News here – Latest News

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12/13/2014: Focus: Storm of warnings hits Greece

Credit rating agency Moody’s warned yesterday it might downgrade Greece in case of snap polls, while investment firm Goldman Sachs said there is a possibility that a cap will be set on bank withdrawals in Greece, as was the case in Cyprus. In an… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Greece: government condemns 'terrorist' attack on Israel embassy in Athens

Greece: government condemns 'terrorist' attack on Israel embassy in Athens The Greek government has condemned a pre-dawn, drive-by gun attack on the Israeli embassy in Athens. “Any terrorist attack hitting at the heart of democracy hits the heart of the country,” government spokeswoman Sofia Voultepsi said. Police say four … Full News here – Read more […]

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BAT plans to invest 30 mln euros in Greece next year

British American Tobacco Hellas, the local subsidiary of the multinational tobacco giant, is planning to invest more than 30 million euros in Greece in the 2015 financial year, chairman and chief executive officer Gianpiero Pazzanese told Kathimerini in a… … Full News here – Latest News

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IMF says Greece intends to treat program as precautionary

Greece does not plan to draw on money from the International Moentary Fund for the remainder of its loan program, an IMF spokesman said on Thursday. “Certainly it’s our understanding now that the authorities intend to continue the current fund arrangement… … Full News here – Latest News

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Greece: See huge police deployment bring Athens to standstill – Athens Video

Video ID: 20141206-018 M/S Police officers W/S Police officers lining the streets M/S Police officers in security gear C/U Police shields M/S Police officers…

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Greece may need some more time for last credit tranche, says Schaeuble

Greece may need some more time before the last bailout credit tranche can be disbursed by international lenders, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said on Monday in Brussels. It would not be the first time Greece could need extra time to implemen… … Full News here – Latest News

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Germany to end credit guarantees for exports to Greece

The German government will stop issuing credit guarantees for exports to Greece at the end of the year because private insurers have signaled they are ready to cover the risks of non-payment themselves. Germany began offering so-called Hermes guarantees f… … Full News here – Latest News

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Life expectancy rises in Greece, OECD report says

Life expectancy at birth has risen in Greece to reach 80.7 years compared to an EU28 average of 79.2 years, according to a new OECD report. Published in “Health at a Glance: Europe 2014,” the figure puts Greece at 13th place among its European Union peers… … Full News here – Latest News

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Protests in Greece on police shooting anniversary

Thousands of protesters are gathering in central Athens to mark the sixth anniversary of the fatal police shooting of an unarmed teenager in the Greek capital that led to widespread rioting, while clashes have broken out between demonstrators and police i… … Full News here – Latest News

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