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Thousands of refugees arrive at Lesvos as weather conditions improve

Thousands of refugees arrived at Lesvos island on Tuesday as weather conditions have improved.
November 24, 2015

Return to ECB's normal financing methods will follow bank recapitalization, says Greek banker

The recapitalization of Greece's banks is being completed and the next step is to return to normal financing methods by the European Central Bank (ECB) and lift capital controls in the first quarter of 2016,
November 24, 2015

Bomb blast damages entrance of SEV building in Syntagma area

A powerful blast damaged the entrance to the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV) at 3:35 a.m. on Tuesday, near Syntagma Square in Athens.
November 24, 2015

President Pavlopoulos: Claim for German reparations can be pursued in court

President of Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos said that judicial procedures on the German reparations are totally legal, in his address on Sunday at the city hall of Lamia before being declared honorary citizen of Lamia.
November 24, 2015

A Crisis of Institutional Legitimacy, and How a Football Game Exposes it

Countries thrive or fall often by the strength of their institutions. Greece is undergoing a multi-faceted crisis as its institutions lack legitimacy. The PAO v. OSFP soccer game only highlighted this legitimacy crisis.
Athinaios: November 23, 2015

Tsipras: Political forces are mature for national dialogue

National dialogue on the major open national issues as well as on the social cohesion will launch the government, stated Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras in an interview to the Sunday edition of Ethnos newspaper.
November 22, 2015

ND elections for new leader postponed

Main opposition New Democracy elections to elect a new party leader on Sunday (November 22) were postponed due to serious technical problems.
November 22, 2015

Draft budget forecasts general govt debt rising to 187.8% of GDP in 2016

Greece's general government debt will rise to 187.8 pct of GDP in 2016, up from 180.2 pct of GDP in 2015, according to forecasts in the draft budget tabled in Parliament on Friday.
November 21, 2015

Lefkada moved 36 cm south by earthquake

The island of Lefkada moved 36 cm to the south after the strong earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale that stroke the Ionian island on Tuesday according to Athens Geodynamics Institute data collected by the GPS station at Ponti on Lefkada.
November 20, 2015

Refugee plight on Lesbos 'not a Greek problem,' EU Commissioner Andriukaitis says

"The things I saw in Skala Sykamnias are not a Greek problem. They are my personal problem as a European citizen, as a human being, as a politician of our common homeland of Europe,"
November 20, 2015