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Men hold Greek flags in front of the Greek parliament during an anti-austerity rally in Athens, Greece, on July 13, 2015. (Xinhua/Marios Lolos)

Largest public hospital mirrors Greece’s effective COVID-19 fight

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by Maria Spiliopoulou, Valentini Anagnostopoulou Behind the protective masks, doctors and nurses at Evaggelismos general hospital in Athens these days are smiling. ...
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Greece’s management of COVID-19 sets example

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by Maria Spiliopoulou, Valentini Anagnostopoulou Greece has won praise internationally this spring from scientists and the media for its management of the COVID-19...
Men hold Greek flags in front of the Greek parliament during an anti-austerity rally in Athens, Greece, on July 13, 2015. (Xinhua/Marios Lolos)

Greece opens book for new 7-year bond

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Greece on Wednesday morning opened the book for the new seven-year bond it had announced on Tuesday, according to the country's Public Debt Management...

Greece: Move Asylum Seekers, Migrants to Safety

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Greece’s government should immediately reduce congestion in the islands’ Reception and Identification Centers (RICs) for asylum seekers and migrants to avert a public health...
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Greece treats migrant flows as national security issue as hundreds reach its islands

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Greece has adopted a tougher stance and is treating the migration challenge as a national security issue, Interior Minister Takis Theodorikakos said on Monday. ...
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Greece decides to guard borders to maximum level after preventing over 10,000 entries

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Greece on Sunday decided to increase the level of deterrence at its borders to the maximum, as the country is facing a forthcoming increased...
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Greece determined to safeguard Europe’s borders amid concerns over migrant influx

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Dozens of refugees and migrants reached the shores of Lesvos island in northeastern Aegean Sea on Saturday, as Greece said it is determined to...
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Greece’s Piraeus port kicks off cruise terminal expansion project

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Greek's largest port Piraeus on Tuesday kicked off its expansion project which, once completed, will usher in a "new era" for the port and...
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Ethiopian Airlines to resume flight to Athens

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Ethiopian Airlines announces the resumption of its flight to Athens, Greece effective December – 13, 2019. Ethiopian has resumed the service to the city...
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Katie Holmes Visited Refugees in Greece With Her Daughter Suri

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The 40-year-old actress recently spent time at the Moria refugee camp in Lesbos and took to Instagram to share some photos from the trip,...
Father Nikodim Tsarknias, well-known Macedonian human rights activist from Sobotsko, in the Voden region of Aegean Macedonia (annexed by Greece after Macedonia's partition in 1913)

Macedonians in Greece Condemn the Prespa Agreement

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"We have been fighting for our existence as Macedonians our whole lives, as did all of our ancestors. Nobody has the right to change...
The highway between Athens and Lamia, a few kilometers outside of the town of Malakasa, on Thursday afternoon.

Greece snow and storms: 1 dead, 2 missing

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An elderly woman died and two men went missing on Saturday as cold front "Sophia" continued sweeping across Greece, national news agency AMNA reported....
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Greece eyes bond issues up to US$7.98 billion in 2019

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Greece intends to tap the global money markets for 3 to 7 billion euros (3.42-7.98 billion U.S. dollars) next year, according to the Financing...
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Two dead in little plane crash in Greece

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Two persons who were on board a single-engine aircraft which crashed in central Greece near the village Skaloma Fokidas, about 200 kilometers northwest of...

IAEA commends Nigeria’s commitment to nuclear safety

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An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts said that Nigeria has a committed regulatory body that works for the continuous improvement of...
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Funding needed to educate children in conflict zones – UNICEF

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Funding shortfalls are threatening education for millions of children caught up in conflicts or disasters, UNICEF has said ahead of the G20 summit in...
Migrants are seen near the village of Tabanovce at the northern Macedonian border on March 9, 2016. (Xinhua) (zw)

Migrant deaths in Mediterranean reach 2,297

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he UN Migration Agency (IOM) reports that 101,266 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2017 through 5 July, with almost 85 per cent...

Gaps In Policy Implementation Hindering Girls Safety

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The Girls Advocacy Alliance (GAA) project, has observed that gaps in policy implementation are some of the real challenges confronting the safety of girls...
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Greece, creditors agree on key elements of reform package – Jeroen Dijsselbloem

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Greece and its euro zone creditors Friday reached an agreement on key elements of a reform package, which will enable the release of new...
Syrian refugees arrive in Lebanon earlier this year after fleeing their homes in western Syria. The number of Syrian refugees has passed 2.563 million. UNHCR/A.McConnell

EU official praises progress in managing refugees during Lesvos island visit

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EU officials on Thursday hailed the progress achieved in dealing with the refugee influx over the past year. Ahead of the first...
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Real estate property inheritance disclaimers in Greece on rise

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The number of Greeks who disclaimed inheritance of real estate property as they are unable to bear the burden of debts and relevant property...
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Greece likely needs fourth bailout

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Greece will likely need a fourth bailout program, according to Cypriot economist and 2010 Nobel laureate Christoforos Pissarides. "I am afraid...

IMF agrees to send mission to Greece on bailout review

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International Monetary Fund agreed to send back a mission to Greece to complete a review of Greece's economic reforms, an IMF spokesperson said on...
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Greece expects deal on bailout review without additional austerity

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Greece expected a "political solution" with its international lenders to be reached to conclude the pending bailout review by the forthcoming Feb. 20 Euro...
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“Greece in the 80s” exhibition offers insight to defining decade for modern Greece

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It was a time of change, of extroversion, a time when Greeks felt everything was possible. It was the 1980s, a much-debated decade brought...

Greece: WW2 Got Deactivated

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A World War Two bomb has been deactivated in the Greek city of Thessaloniki after it forced the evacuation of some 70,000 people, officials...
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Greece evacuates thousands to defuse WWII bomb

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Nearly 72,000 residents in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki were evacuated Sunday morning ahead of a massive operation to defuse a WWII bomb,...
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Unaccompanied refugee minors become kids again on Greek island

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Ahmed Biggar, a 17-year-old boy from Somalia, is living in a hostel on the Greek island of Lesvos together with 19 unaccompanied minors after...
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Teen admits killing 6-year-old in Greece, highlighting neglect of Roma

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A 15-year-old Roma boy in northern Greece has admitted sexually assaulting and killing another Roma boy, triggering an outcry against government neglect of the...
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Greece seeking progress at Eurogroup meeting to conclude bailout review

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The Greek government is seeking tangible progress at the forthcoming Eurogroup meeting in Brussels on Thursday to conclude the delayed second review of the...