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Central Macedonia police arrest Serb wanted in Croatia for war crimes
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A Serbian man wanted in Croatia for alleged war crimes has been arrested in northern Greece. Police said the unnamed man was arrested on Monday night near Kilkis, Central Macedonia, by officers from a local precinct. Subsequent checks confirmed that there… …

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Greece Acquires First Solar Boats
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Greece acquired its first two solar boats. The boats will be used for leisure trips in the protected areas of Small and Big Prespa lakes in the Greek borders with Albania, in the framework of the transnational project entitled “Green Boat.” It is …

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Too early for crisis-hit Greece to claim victory
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What about the crisis in Greece? Over the past four to five years Europe, supported by the International Monetary Fund, has invested more time, effort and money in Greece than in any other struggling eurozone state. The aim is to reform a country so …

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Greek privatization fund to get new management, says Finance Ministry
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Greeces state privatisation fund is to be overhauled for the fifth time in two years, the finance ministry said on Monday, as it announced plans to seek new management. The ministry said the terms of the chairman and managing director at the Hellenic Repu… …

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Investors took Monday off as bourse turnover struggled
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A very quiet day at the Greek bourse saw little action for most stocks at the start of the week, while trading volume did not even make it past the 70-million-euro mark. The Athens Exchange (ATHEX) general index ended at 1,213.31 points, shedding just 0.1… …

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Videos highlight Greece educators on the job
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Using a Strengthening Teacher and Leader Effectiveness grant from the state, Greece launched a host of training initiatives to foster a culture of innovation, build trust and strengthen the district's team approach to professional development as it …

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Greece names fifth privatization agency chief in four years
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Greece has appointed a management professor to head its privatizations agency, the fifth leadership change since the agency was launched in 2010 to sell off state assets as required by the country's international bailout. Emmanuel Kondylis, a business …

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August 2 expected to be Greek tourism’s D-day
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Greece is anticipating travel receipts as high as 6 billion euros over the next two months thanks to the increased tourism activity observed this summer. This means that in August and September the country expects to collect just under 50 percent of the t… …

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Parliament’s Budget Office says third bailout may be needed
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Parliament’s State Budget Office has ruffled some feathers again after claiming that is appears likely Greece will require a third bailout package to avoid a default. In its quarterly report, published on Monday, it also warned that the matter of the coun… …

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Two arrested for attempted rape against 15-year-old in western Greece
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Two men aged 25 and 29 have been arrested in Aitoloakarnania, western Greece, on suspicion of trying to rape a 15-year-old girl. The teenager’s father, 45, has also been arrested on charges of neglecting a minor after he allowed the two men to drive his d… …

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Athens-Thessaloniki KTEL bus tickets available online from mid-August
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Passengers using the KTEL inter-city buses to travel from Thessaloniki to Athens will be able to book their tickets electronically from mid-August, it was announced on Monday. By visiting the KTEL Thessaloniki site (www.ktel-thes.gr), passengers will be a… …

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