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No indications of terrorist threat in Greece, says minister

There are no indications that Greece may face terrorism from Jihadists like the ones witnessed in the rest of Europe, Alternate Minister for Citizen Protection Nikos Toskas said in an interview with public broadcaster ERT on Sunday night, commenting on the terrorist attack in Barcelona.

"Our country is a pillar of stability and also security

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Attempts to equate Nazism with Communism 'dangerous', says MEP Papadimoulis

Greek MEP and European Parliament Vice-president Dimitris Papadimoulis on Monday joined in the discussion surrounding an Estonian conference on the crimes committed by Communist regimes, in a written statement warning of the dangers of equating Nazism with Communism.

"The attempted identification of Nazism with Communism is [historically unsound]

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New Democracy slams Tsipras for '13 fake promises' made in 2016 TIF

New Democracy criticized Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’ record of promises that he made in last year's Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF), saying he gave "13 fake promises".

In an ongoing exchange of reprovals with the government, ND said "Maximos Mansion and Mr. Tsipras desperately seek to turn back the public debate agenda many decades. They

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Students of the University of Geosciences in Beijing visit Lesvos island

For the second consecutive year and within the framework of cooperation between the University of the Aegean and the University of Geosciences in Beijing, a special programme is held for undergraduate students of the School of Geology in Lesvos.

Students, accompanied by the Dean of the Geology School at the University of Geosciences in Beijing,

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1.9 bln euro travel services surplus in June '17-BoG

Based on provisional data, in June 2017 the balance of travel services showed a surplus of €1,915 million, up 15.5% from a surplus of €1,658 million in June 2016. More specifically, travel receipts rose by 14.2% to €2,047 million in June 2017, from €1,792 million in the same month of 2016, while travel payments decreased by 1.4% (June 2017: €132 mi

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Sailing yachts gather in Patmos for countdown to 2017 Aegean Regatta this Sunday

The top international sailing event in Greece, the Aegean Regatta, will kick off this Sunday and last for a week (19-26 August).

This week, event organizers published the sailing instructions and diagrams which must be used by each crews. Around 80 sailing boats have submitted their participation this year, most of which have already reached

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Greek stocks end lower

Greek stocks ended lower in the Athens Stock Exchange on Thursday in a muted trading day, after two positive sessions, during which the general index had gained 2.29 percent in total.

The general index of the market recorded losses of 1.23 pct to end at 832.06 points, having reached an intraday high of 844.32 points and a low of 829.97 points. The

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Government cabinet announces relief measures for those affected by wildfires

A cabinet meeting chaired by Alexis Tsipras said on Wednesday the government will compensate homeowners and owners of production units whose houses or property has been damaged or destroyed by the wildfires raging around the country.

According to a press release issued by by the prime minister’s office after a four-hour meeting, the government will

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