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Samaras met Dimon for Greek bonds on way to a 400% return

Shut out of international bond markets for four years, Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras wasn’t going to take any chances with his country’s return.
Bloomberg: April 24, 2014

Cargo ship goes down off Crete, three missing

Three members of the Togo-flagged Ag-Marina cargo ship went missing on Thursday after it went down 30 nautical miles off the western coast of Crete.
April 24, 2014

Cops hashed on Twitter

New York Police Department's hope that citizens would use #myNYPD to post pictures of helpful cops backfires as Twitter uses worldwide use similar hashtags to post images of police brutality
Enet: April 24, 2014

Central Athens cleanup a sign of Greece's turnaround

The marble paving stones have been relaid in Athens’s Syntagma Square, the site of pitched battles between police and protesters during the worst of Greece’s economic crisis.
eKathimerini: April 24, 2014

Police on high alert for Greek Cup final in Athens on Saturday

Police in Athens are to mount a major security operation on Saturday with the aim of ensuring the soccer cup final between Panathinaikos and PAOK is not marred by violence.
eKathimerini: April 24, 2014

Syriza regional election candidate resigns over Turkish ultra-nationalist contacts

Ahmet Kurt, a candidate for the position of regional councillor in Eastern Macedonia and Thrace, resigns after photographs emerge of him with Turkish nationalist Devlet Bahçeli, whose party has links with the Grey Wolves
Enet: April 23, 2014

Free drugs for uninsured Greeks

There are between 1.9 and 2.4 million Greeks, or roughly 20 percent of the total population, without social insurance, Health Minister Adonis Georgiadis said on Wednesday as he announced plans to provide these people with free medicines.
eKathimerini: April 23, 2014

2014 concerts and music festivals in Athens and Thessaloniki

Big names in music industry head to Athens and Thessaloniki for this summer's concerts.
April 23, 2014

Greece reaches milestone, opens way for assistance

Greece has reached a major financial milestone that its creditors demanded as a precondition for being granted more debt relief, the European Commission said Wednesday.
The Olympian: April 23, 2014

Greek man who lived in Saudi Arabia treated in critical condition with MERS respiratory virus

MERS belongs to the coronavirus family that includes the common cold and SARS
New Europe: April 23, 2014