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Greek leaders mark 40th anniversary of the fall of the junta
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Prime Minister Antonis Samaras marked Thursday’s 40th anniversary of the end of the military dictatorship by saying that democracy has “deep roots” in Greece but the government’s spokeswoman found herself in disagreement with President Karolos Papoulias, … …

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Claudio Ranieri appointed coach of Greece for European Championship
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The former Chelsea manager Claudio Ranieri has been appointed coach of Greece, the Greek football federation has announced. The 62-year-old Italian takes over from Fernando Santos whose contract expired following the World Cup where he guided …

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Vissi-Conchita Will Sing on Myconos This Saturday
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Famous Greek-Cypriot singer Anna Vissi is celebrating her 40th anniversary in the music industry and she will do it in styl, as she will sing in a big event on the cosmopolitan island of Myconos in the Cyclades, on July 26th. She will not be alone, as she will be accompanied by this year’s Eurovision [...]

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Activists launch flotilla against Syria chemicals
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Nearly 40 activists from Greece and Italy plan to launch a flotilla from the port of Hania on Crete on Friday to protest the decommissioning of Syria’s chemical weapons stockpile in the sea south of the island. During a press conference in Hania on Thursd… …

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Greece's Most Amazing Nudist Beaches
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People from all around the world are visiting Greece during the summer. The country has been graced with some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, which is one of the main reasons for its popularity. While most Greek beaches are organized and …

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Million-euro Marble Statue Seized in Greece
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ATHENS, (AP) A police officer from Greece's antiquities protection department has been arrested and accused of being part of a smuggling ring that was trying to sell an ancient marble statue worth an estimated 1 million euros ($1.35 million). Greek …

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EU Directive Threatens Tourism Investments in Greece
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The Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE), Greece's main tourism body, has voiced concern over a European directive that limits subsidies and tax breaks for tourism investments as the GTP website reported. The president of SETE, Andreas …

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Greece – Albania Relations Tested by Minority Concerns
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Relations between Greece and Albania enter a shaky ground as Tirana's upcoming administrative reform plans threaten the demographics of Greek minorities in Albania. The main problem appears to stem from the changes planned in Chimarra, where there …

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Greece: EU directive threatens tourism investments,SETE says
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(ANSAmed) – ATHENS, JULY 24 – The Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE), Greece's main tourism body, has voiced concern over a European directive that limits subsidies and tax breaks for tourism investments as GTP website reported.

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Israeli airlines set out for Greece to retrieve citizens stranded in Turkey
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Israeli airlines set out for Greece to retrieve citizens stranded in Turkey. By JPOST.COM STAFF. 07/25/2014 07:00. Tweet. El Al, Arkia planes to fly to Athens while Turkish carrier brings Israelis to Greek capital for transfer to Israeli aircraft …

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Boutaris plans Islamic art museum for Thessaloniki
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Thessaloniki Mayor Yannis Boutaris on Thursday announced plans to establish a museum of Islamic art in Greece’s northern port city. Boutaris, who was re-elected in May, told Kathimerini he had already contacted the Benaki Museum in Athens to ask for help … …

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