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Greece to relaunch tender for mutual horesebetting license
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Greece's privatization fund has decided to relaunch a tender for a 20-year mutual horsebetting license after failing to accept an improved bid from gaming systems firm Intralot. The Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (TAIPED) asked Intralot on …

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New High Heel Shoe Instantly Turning Flat Can Change Women’s Lives
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A group of Greek university students designed a revolutionary high heel shoe that instantly turns to flat and can change women’s lives. The Greek students are all majoring in Economics at the Democritus University of Thrace and though of the idea as they have seen women carrying around different pairs of shoes in the daily elegance vs [...]

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Greek stocks rise for seventh day, but only just
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The Athens stock exchange general index rose – but by the tiniest of margins – for a seventh straight day on Wednesday as it hit 1,177.49 points, an increase of 0.01 percent. The benchmark fluctuated within a 16-point range during Wednesday’s session and … …

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Greek 10-year bond yield hits new low
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Greek 10-year bond yields dropped to a record 5.57 percent on Wednesday, breaking the previous record of 5.58 percent, set on June 10. The development is in line with the wider climate that has prevailed in European markets since ECB President Mario Dragh… …

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Greece drafting strategy to protect its biodiversity
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Greece is to draft its first ever national strategy to protect the country’s biodiversity, it was revealed on Wednesday. Environment Minister Yiannis Maniatis said that he has signed a ministerial decision that paves the way for a 15-year strategy to be a… …

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Greece Pressured To Adopt Simpler VAT Regime
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The troika of international lenders has called on the Greek Government to look towards introducing a single, lower rate of value-added tax to improve compliance rates and cut the administrative burden. Greece levies three value-added tax rates but very …

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Coalition leaders brief ministers on strategy for troika talks
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Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and his coalition partner, PASOK leader Evangelos Venizelos, on Wednesday met with Finance Minister Gikas Hardouvelis and other key cabinet members to finalize Greece’s strategy for a crucial meeting with troika officials in… …

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Visitor numbers to Greece's most important sites and museums grow
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Culture Ministry figures indicate a significant increase in visitors to some of the country’s 38 most important archaeological sites and museums in the second quarter of this year, an improvement that officials attribute to the extension of opening hours…. …

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Less property tax in the future, says finance minister
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The government will commit itself to a gradual reduction in the future payments expected of taxpayers for the country’s new property tax, ENFIA, as long as Greece’s tax base widens, Finance Minister Gikas Hardouvelis noted on Wednesday. At the same time, … …

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Greece coach Claudio Ranieri names first squad
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ATHENS: New Greece coach Claudio Ranieri announced Wednesday a 24-man squad for the first Euro 2016 qualifier against Romania at home on September 7. Earning a first time call up were Olympiakos 21-year-old striker Dimitris Diamantakos and …

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UFOs caught on video over Skyros Island in Greece
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At least 20 witnesses watched several UFOs from the beach on Skyros Island in Greece. One witness caught a few of the objects on video before they sped off at “breakneck speed” into the distance. Jewish Business News reported on the UFO video posted …

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