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Ex-BoC executives face trial over meltdown

Two former chairmen and three other one-time top executives of the Bank of Cyprus are being charged in connection with the economic meltdown that forced Nicosia to seek a painful international bailout. Attorney-General Costas Clerides told the Cyprus News… … Full News here – Latest News

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Win over Malmoe sends Olympiakos to Europa League

Olympiakos’s European season will continue in the Europa League from February, as the Reds defeated Swedish champion Malmoe 4-2 in Piraeus on Tuesday to finish third in their Champions League group. The Greeks kept their perfect record at home, with nine … … Full News here – Latest News

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Athens cleans up after protests over police killing

Athens was assessing the damage Sunday after a night of protests that degenerated into violence on the sixth anniversary of the police killing of a teenager. A total of 296 people were detained during the night, a police source said, while 43 suspected of… … Full News here – Latest News

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SYRIZA MP on hunger strike over Syrian refugees, Romanos

Outspoken SYRIZA lawmaker Yiannis Micheloyiannakis (photo, center) announced on Saturday that he was going on hunger strike, citing a series of reasons ranging from solidarity for dozens of Syrian refugees who have been protesting outside Parliament, as w… … Full News here – Latest News

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Case closed over Golden Dawn’s street market raid

On September 8, 2012 a group of black-clad men led by Golden Dawn MP Costas Barbarousis strode into the open-air market at Mesolongi, western Greece, and began smashing stalls manned by foreigners. Of the hundreds of people who witnessed the assault, just… … Full News here – Latest News

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Greens win at Amaliada but sweat over Loukas

Panathinaikos extended its unbeaten record in the Basket League with a 13-point win at Korivos Amaliadas on Monday, one day after Olympiakos defeated KAO Dramas away. The Greens led throughout the game at Amaliada in a quite friendly atmosphere, with the … … Full News here – Latest News

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Five Georgians arrested over murder of Halkidiki taverna owner

Five Georgian nationals, four men and a woman aged 35 to 44, have been arrested in connection to the murder of a 58-year-old taverna owner in his home in the area of Kallithea in Halkidiki, northern Greece, in September. The woman, who worked part-time at… … Full News here – Latest News

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Prosecutor recommends 64 suspects should be tried over OTE’s Siemens contract

More than 60 people should be charged in connection to the Siemens cash-for-contracts scandal, a prosecutor has recommended to a council of judges who will make the final decision. Deputy prosecutor for financial crimes Galinos Bris delivered his 2,368-pa… … Full News here – Latest News

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11/22/2014: Front Page: Simitis supports Venizelos over new movement

Former Prime Minister Costas Simitis yesterday backed PASOK leader Evangelos Venizelos’s proposal to create a new center-left party with the Socialists at its heart. The two men met a day after Venizelos held talks with another ex-PASOK leader, George… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Simitis supports Venizelos over new movement

Former Prime Minister Costas Simitis on Friday backed PASOK leader Evangelos Venizelos’s proposal to create a new center-left party with the Socialists at its heart. The two men met a day after Venizelos held talks with another ex-PASOK leader, George Pap… … Full News here – Latest News

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Education Ministry mulls over introducing Albanian language classes

Greece is mulling over introducing Albanian languages classes for second-generation Albanian students in the country, Kathimerini understands. The issue was discussed during a meeting between Greek Education Minister Andreas Loverdos and his Albanian coun… … Full News here – Latest News

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Two men remanded over Athens medical student’s kidnapping

Two men suspected of kidnapping a 27-year-old medical student from near her home in the Athens neighborhood of Kypseli earlier this month were remanded in custody on Wednesday. The two suspects, aged 48 and 53, are alleged to have held the woman at a home… … Full News here – Latest News

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Biden heads to Istanbul amid tension over Cyprus EEZ violation

US Vice President Joe Biden is scheduled to meet with Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew during a visit to Istanbul this weekend, according to a report by the Athens News Agency on … … Full News here – Latest News

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Prosecutor calls soccer chiefs to answer questions over attack on referee

A prosecutor who deals with sporting issues has called the chairmen of two of Greece’s biggest soccer clubs as well as the head of the country’s soccer federation to answer questions relating to an assault on a referee last week. Prosecutor Constantinos S… … Full News here – Latest News

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11/11/2014: Front Page: Obsessing over authenticity

The unseasonably mild temperature proved beneficial to Athens on Sunday. The city’s Marathon broke all records in terms of participants, whether Greek, foreign, famous or unknown. Runners in the unknowns category, including those dressed as Greek… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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