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Hong Kong telecom group buys out Greek start-up

Hong Kong-based telecommunications multinational PCCW Global has announced it has bought out Greek start-up Crypteia Networks, aiming to incorporate its products into the group’s portfolio. Founded in 2011, Crypteia develops innovative solutions for secur… … Full News here – Latest News

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Athens 2004 Olympic Games – Opening Ceremony, English Subs & Greek commentary Download – Athens Video

English Subs & Greek commentary The Opening Ceremony of the 2004 Summer Olympic Games was held on August 13, 2004 at the Olympic Stadium in Maroussi, Greece,… Video Rating: 4 / 5

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German arrested for espionage on Greek island of Kos

A 65-year-old German national who has been living on the eastern Aegean island of Kos for the past two years was arrested on Wednesday and faces espionage charges, a Greek Police announcement said on Thursday. The 65-year-old was arrested by police who we… … Full News here – Latest News

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Greek markets nosedive amid political uncertainty

Uncertainty over the government’s survival and future of Greece’s bailout program has spurred a second day of heavy selling on the Athens Stock Exchange, with the main index down a massive 9.4 percent. Wednesday’s plunge follows a loss of 5.7 percent the … … Full News here – Latest News

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Greek bonds extend selloff, pushing yield up most in 15 months

Greece’s 10-year bonds fell a third day, pushing the yield up by the most in more than 15 months, on concern the government’s plan to end its bailout early will leave the nation unable to raise funding sustainably. The rate on 10-year securities reached a… … Full News here – Latest News

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Ethnic Greek community targeted in southern Albania

Members of the ethnic Greek minority at the village of Dervicani, in Albania’s region of Gjirokaster (Argyrokastro in Greek), were targeted by Albanian nationalists late Tuesday, Kathimerini understands. A group of about 100 people, holding flags and bann… … Full News here – Latest News

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10/11/2014: Front Page: Greek hospital on standby for Ebola outbreak

One public hospital, the Amalia Fleming in northern Athens, has been put on standby to deal with an Ebola outbreak in Greece while medical specialists have been dispatched to the country’s main entry points in a bid to contain possible arrival of the… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Eminent lawyers to advise Greek PM on Parthenon Marbles

Rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin Clooney and her eminent colleague Geoffrey Robertson are due in Athens on Monday for talks with Prime Minister Antonis Samaras which are expected to focus on legal arguments Greece can use in its bid to retrieve the Parthenon … … Full News here – Latest News

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Greek hotels still offer competitive rates in October

Online hotel rates in Greece are recording a significant year-on-year increase this month, according to the Trivago travel website. However, the average cost of staying at a hotel in Greece remain below the average both in Europe and at rival destination … … Full News here – Latest News

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IMF acknowledges Greek fiscal progress

Vitor Gaspar, the director of the International Monetary Fund’s Fiscal Affairs Department, acknowledged on Wednesday the “impressive fiscal adjustment” Greece has achieved during the presentation of the Fund’s report on global fiscal developments. Accordi… … Full News here – Latest News

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Greek yields rise on refuted newspaper report

Greek government bond yields rose to a one-week high on Tuesday after a newspaper reported that the country’s European Union and International Monetary Fund lenders had interrupted their bailout review over a disagreement with Greek officials. The governm… … Full News here – Latest News

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Getting a new Greek ID card just got a lot faster

A scheme allowing police precincts to issue new identity cards on the spot was implemented on Tuesday. Officers have direct online connections to the numerous government departments that are able to confirm an applicant’s details. Therefore, applicants on… … Full News here – Latest News

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Greek boy’s safari shot gets him nominated for Wildlife Photographer of the Year

“The Watchful Cheetah,” an image of a female big cat resting in the grass at the Maasai Mara reserve in Kenya, has propelled young Greek shutterbug Leon Petrinos into the under-10 category of the prestigious international competition for best Wildlife Pho… … Full News here – Latest News

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Greek Police identifies Chechen rebel wanted for police murders in Russia

The Greek Police (ELAS) said on Tuesday that a man who was arrested along with another 45 migrants trying to enter the country illegally from Turkey is wanted in Russia in connection with the murder of five police officers. The 34-year-old man, identified… … Full News here – Latest News

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Italy’s Edison to enter bidding for Greek hydrocarbons

Investor interest in Greek hydrocarbons is growing with the approach of the launch of the tender for the 20 blocks in the Ionian Sea and south of Crete. After France’s Total, which was the first company to obtain the seismic data package, and British Petr… … Full News here – Latest News

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