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Athens Mayor Candidates Argue Over Mosque Plans

Athens Mayor Candidates Argue Over Mosque Plans On Thursday, New Democracy's candidate for Athens mayor, Aris Spiliotopoulos, was accused of toeing his party's ultra-nationalist line by Gavriil Sakellaridis, main opposition party Syriza's runner for the same position. Sakellaridis made a clear … Full News here – Read more on Greek Reporter

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Defense cries foul over prosecutor's motion in Athens death penalty case

Defense cries foul over prosecutor's motion in Athens death penalty case Defense attorneys for a woman charged in the murder of a pregnant Athens convenience store clerk more than three years ago have accused prosecutors of violating a court order in the death-penalty case. The attorneys claim in a motion recently filed in … Full News […]

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Mayoral candidates clash over Athens mosque plans

Mayoral candidates clash over Athens mosque plans SYRIZA's official candidate for the position of Athens mayor on Thursday accused his New Democracy rival of espousing an ultra-nationalist agenda. “[Aris] Spiliotopoulos is running on a LAOS 2012 platform,” said Gavriil Sakellaridis in reference to the … Full News here – Read more on Kathimerini

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Olympiakos wins first leg over 10-man PAOK

An eventful semifinal clash between Olympiakos and PAOK on Wednesday saw the Reds win the first leg in Piraeus with a 2-1 score, although they could have stretched their advantage further given they played for almost an hour with a man’s advantage. Olympi… … Full News here – Latest News

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Tsochatzopoulos found guilty over source of wealth declaration

An Athens court on Wednesday handed former defense minister Akis Tsochatzopoulos a five-year and six month suspended sentence for submitting an inaccurate source of wealth “pothen esches” declaration, with regard to a property on Dionysiou Areopagitou Str… … Full News here – Latest News

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4/1/2014: Front Page: Over 330 saved off Crete

A total of 331 people, most of them undocumented migrants from Syria and Egypt, were ferried to safety yesterday in a sea rescue operation 65 nautical miles northwest of the island of Crete. The rescue operation was launched after the immigrant boat… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Attica bus company sacks 77 staff over false qualifications

The state-run company that manages Attica’s buses and trolley buses, OSY, has sacked 77 members of staff after an internal investigation into hiring practices revealed that they had submitted false qualifications to get the job. The majority of the 77 wor… … Full News here – Latest News

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Two-day strike on Greek ferries due to protest over collective contracts

Passenger ferries were docked at ports in Greece on Monday due to the start of a 48-hour strike called by the Panhellenic Seamen’s Federation (PNO). The sailors are protesting that the multi-bill passed through Parliament on Sunday allows ferry companies … … Full News here – Latest News

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New Democracy MP fires driver over Nazi salute

New Democracy lawmaker Yiannis Tragakis, who is also a deputy parliamentary speaker, has fired his driver after a photograph of the man performing a Nazi salute was made public. Tragakis announced that Stelios Gialelis was being removed from his post but … … Full News here – Latest News

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Greek pharmacists call indefinite strike over measures

Pharmacists have decided to launch an open-ended strike from Wednesday in protest at the government’s liberalization measures. The pharmacists accused the coalition of making last-minute changes to draft legislation that will limit the role of pharmacies … … Full News here – Latest News

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3/22/2014: Front Page: Sailors threaten to block ferries over unpaid wages

The Panhellenic Seamen’s Union (PNO) yesterday said that it will prevent ferry boats whose owners owe workers money from running their regular services from Thursday, March 27. PNO said that it will start at the port of Piraeus and extend its action to… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Emphatic win for Olympiakos over Laboral

The return of captain Vassilis Spanoulis to the Olympiakos team after his injury coincided with an emphatic victory over Laboral Kutxa with a 89-59 score in Piraeus on Friday, to keep the club’s chances for a quarterfinal berth alive. Olympiakos put an en… … Full News here – Latest News

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OFI gets semifinal lead over Panathinaikos

A goal by Thanassis Papazoglou in the 69th minute gave OFI Crete a 1-0 home victory and a slim lead in the Greek Cup semifinals with Panathinaikos on Wednesday. The match was balanced with neither team producing any major chances in the first half, while … … Full News here – Latest News

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Athens urges diplomatic effort over Crimea

Greece’s prime minister and foreign minister walked a careful line on Tuesday between backing the European Union’s position on Crimea but also insisting that attempts should continue at reaching a diplomatic compromise with Russia over the Ukrainian regio… … Full News here – Latest News

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3/18/2014: Front Page: EIB to lend Greece over 1 bln euros

The European Investment Bank is expected to disburse loans of over 1 billion euros to Greece this year, confirming, according to EIB Vice President Mihai Tanasescu, that “Greece constitutes a reliable client for the European Union.” At the signing of… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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