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2/27/2015: Front Page: More than 300 migrants released

More immigrants and asylum seekers were released from detention centers across Greece yesterday as the government seeks to make good on a campaign pledge to close down such facilities, citing “inhuman” living conditions. Until yesterday, 315 persons… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Greece debt crisis: Athens clears one hurdle . . . and faces more

Greece debt crisis: Athens clears one hurdle . . . and faces more Even if the extension is approved in Athens and Berlin, none of the €7.2bn in bailout aid remaining in the programme will be distributed until Greece completes the existing requirements, which could be months. That poses an urgent problem: analysts … Full […]

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2/24/2015: Front Page: ECRI welcomes anti-racism law, urges more action

The Councilof Europe has commended Greece for a new anti-racism law but warns in a new report that xenophobia, violence against immigrants and discrimination against Roma are persistent problems. In a report made public today, the Council’s European… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Greece will not hold migrants for more than 18 months

A few days after pledging to shut down migrant detention centers following a suicide at one such facility in Amygdaleza, northwest of Athens, government officials said on Tuesday that undocumented immigrants would no longer be detained for more than 18 months. Full News here – Latest News

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Museum shows there’s more to Greek music than bouzouki

Tucked away in a corner of Athens’ historic Plaka district is a small museum showing that there is more to Greek music than “Zorba’s Dance” and “Never on Sunday.” Full News here – Latest News

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2/16/2015: Front Page: SDOE to receive more power to go after tax evaders

The government is preparing legislation to give the Financial Crimes Squad (SDOE) greater powers so it can impose penalties on tax evaders, while also offering suspects incentives to pay off their debts quickly, Kathimerini understands. Alternate… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Greek postwar alliances show Europe has more to lose than money

As Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras focuses on the economic arguments for a new bailout deal for Greece, the country’s strategic importance to the European Union may do as much to persuade Germany to grant him concessions. Full News here – Latest News

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Investors incur losses of more than 4.5 bln

Major foreign investors in Greece have incurred losses of more than 4.5 billion euros in total from the drop of asset values in their Greek portfolios. This concerns significant institutional investors who believed in the Greek effort and supported it, but are now seeing their investments vanish. Full News here – Latest News

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2/2/2015: Front Page: Notes provide more clues on prison breakout scheme

Police have found handwritten notes exchanged between 22year-old Angeliki Spyropoulou and jailed members of the Conspiracy of the Cells of Fire at a safe house in Loutraki, west of Athens, that was discovered following the recent arrest of fugitive… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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1/29/2015: Front Page: EU and Greece at odds over more Russia sanctions

Greece’s new Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias will attempt today to clear up a dispute between Athens and the European Council when EU diplomats discuss whether to step up sanctions against Russia over fighting in eastern Ukraine. The Greek government… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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1/28/2015: Front Page: More suspects in Xeros case

Two people arrested last week on suspicion of being accomplices of Savvas Xeros and assisting him in plans to help members of the Conspiracy of the Cells of Fire terrorist group escape from jail were remanded in custody yesterday but the evidence they… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Year of records in tourism, with 27 pct more US visitors in 2014

Greek tourism enjoyed a golden year in 2014, as both arrivals and revenues reached an all-time high, according to provisional figures for the period from January to November released on Wednesday by the Bank of Greece. International arrivals expanded by 2… … Full News here – Latest News

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1/23/2015: Front Page: More arrests due next week in crime gang probe

Special magistrate Rea Katsiveli is expected to issue new arrest warrants next week in connection to the alleged crime syndicate run by Panayiotis Vlastos, Yiannis Skaftouros and Vassilis Stefanakos from jail. Katsiveli is also expected to call the… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Indonesian divers recover 6 more bodies from AirAsia crash

Indonesian divers recover 6 more bodies from AirAsia crash PANGKALAN BUN, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian divers retrieved Thursday six more bodies from waters around the sunken fuselage of the AirAsia jetliner that crashed last month. Divers were struggling against strong current and poor visibility to lift the … Full News here – Read more on Online […]

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Athens more appealing to property investors

Athens ranks fifth out of 28 European city destinations for real estate investment in 2015, according to this year’s annual survey by the Urban Land Institute (ULI). Berlin tops the list, followed by Dublin, Madrid and Hamburg. The Greek capital leapt fro… … Full News here – Latest News

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