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The Star
Greek police fire tear gas to disperse angry farmers in AthensATHENS (Reuters) - Angry Greek farmers clashed with riot police in Athens then
Greek police fire tear gas to disperse angry farmers in Athens
The Star / Posted 16 hours ago
ATHENS (Reuters) - Angry Greek farmers clashed with riot police in Athens then paraded their tractors and pick-ups outside parliament on Friday, in their first big protest in the capital against pension reform plans after weeks of road... Read more
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The Star
Greek navy helicopter crashes in Aegean, killing threeATHENS (Reuters) - Three Greek naval airmen were missing and feared dead after
Greek navy helicopter crashes in Aegean, killing three
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
ATHENS (Reuters) - Three Greek naval airmen were missing and feared dead after a Greek navy helicopter crashed early on Thursday off the small island of Kinaros in the eastern Aegean Sea, Greece's Defence Ministry said. "The Agusta Bell helicopter... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Greek navy helicopter crashes in Aegean, killing threeATHENS: A Greek navy helicopter crashed early on Thursday off the small island
Greek navy helicopter crashes in Aegean, killing three
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
ATHENS: A Greek navy helicopter crashed early on Thursday off the small island of Kinaros in the eastern Aegean Sea, killing a crew of three, a Greek Defence Ministry official said. "The Agusta Bell helicopter was taking part in a military exercise.... Read more
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The Star
Greek central bank chief calls for bailout review conclusionATHENS (Reuters) - Greece's central bank chief on Wednesday called for the comp
Greek central bank chief calls for bailout review conclusion
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece's central bank chief on Wednesday called for the completion of the country's first bailout review, warning that a projected economic recovery in the second half of the year was still fragile. "The projection for an economic... Read more
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Swissinfo
Greece pledges to speed up delivery of migrant 'hotspot' centresBy George Georgiopoulos ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece will speed up completion of
Greece pledges to speed up delivery of migrant 'hotspot' centres
Swissinfo / Posted 12 days ago
By George Georgiopoulos ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece will speed up completion of five migrant registration centres and two relocation camps after the EU executive chided it for neglecting its duties to Europe's passport-free Schengen zone, the prime... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Greece pledges to speed up delivery of migrant 'hotspot' centresATHENS: Greece will speed up completion of five migrant registration centres an
Greece pledges to speed up delivery of migrant 'hotspot' centres
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 12 days ago
ATHENS: Greece will speed up completion of five migrant registration centres and two relocation camps after the EU executive chided it for neglecting its duties to Europe's passport-free Schengen zone, the prime minister's office said on... Read more
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Reuters
Greece's international lenders to start bailout review on MondayA Greek national flag flutters atop the parliament building in Athens, Greece,
Greece's international lenders to start bailout review on Monday
Reuters / Posted 13 days ago
A Greek national flag flutters atop the parliament building in Athens, Greece, October 30, 2015. ATHENS Greece's official lenders will start a review on Monday of what progress the country has made in implementing the economic reforms agreed under... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Twelve migrants drown as boat sinks off Greek islandATHENS: Twelve migrants drowned when their boat sank off a Greek island close t
Twelve migrants drown as boat sinks off Greek island
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 16 days ago
ATHENS: Twelve migrants drowned when their boat sank off a Greek island close to Turkey, the Greek coastguard said on Thursday, as people continue to make crossings to Europe despite the harsh winter conditions. "A man who managed to swim to the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Six migrants drown as vessel sinks off Greek islandATHENS: Six migrants including one child drowned when their vessel sank off a G
Six migrants drown as vessel sinks off Greek island
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 17 days ago
ATHENS: Six migrants including one child drowned when their vessel sank off a Greek island close to Turkey, the Greek coastguard said on Wednesday, as the perilous crossings towards Europe continue despite harsh winter conditions. "One man managed... Read more
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Swissinfo
At least 43 migrants drown when boats capsize off Greek islandsBy George Georgiopoulos and Renee Maltezou ATHENS (Reuters) - At least 43 peop
At least 43 migrants drown when boats capsize off Greek islands
Swissinfo / Posted 21 days ago
By George Georgiopoulos and Renee Maltezou ATHENS (Reuters) - At least 43 people, including 17 children, drowned when their boats capsized off two Greek islands near the Turkish coast on Friday, coastguards said, marking one of the deadliest days... Read more
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Swissinfo
At least 42 migrants drown as boats capsize off Greek islandsATHENS (Reuters) - At least 42 people, including 17 children, drowned when thei
At least 42 migrants drown as boats capsize off Greek islands
Swissinfo / Posted 21 days ago
ATHENS (Reuters) - At least 42 people, including 17 children, drowned when their boats capsized off two Greek islands near the Turkish coast on Friday, coastguards said, marking one of the deadliest days for migrants risking the perilous route to... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
At least 15 migrants drown as boats capsize off Greek islandsATHENS: At least 15 migrants including eight children drowned when their boats
At least 15 migrants drown as boats capsize off Greek islands
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 22 days ago
ATHENS: At least 15 migrants including eight children drowned when their boats capsized off the Greek islands of Kalolimnos and Farmakonisi early on Friday, a coastguard official said, as the refugee flow towards Europe continues despite the winter... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
At least eight migrants drown in sinking off Greek islandATHENS: At least eight migrants including two children drowned when a wooden bo
At least eight migrants drown in sinking off Greek island
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 22 days ago
ATHENS: At least eight migrants including two children drowned when a wooden boat carrying them capsized north of the Greek island of Kalolimnos early on Friday, a coastguard official said, as the refugee flow towards Europe continues despite the... Read more
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Swissinfo
At least eight migrants drown in sinking off Greek islandATHENS (Reuters) - At least eight migrants including two children drowned when
At least eight migrants drown in sinking off Greek island
Swissinfo / Posted 22 days ago
ATHENS (Reuters) - At least eight migrants including two children drowned when a wooden boat carrying them capsized north of the Greek island of Kalolimnos early on Friday, a coastguard official said, as the refugee flow towards Europe continues... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Greek labour unions to strike against pension reform on February 4ATHENS: Greek labour unions will stage a 24-hour nationwide strike against the
Greek labour unions to strike against pension reform on February 4
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 28 days ago
ATHENS: Greek labour unions will stage a 24-hour nationwide strike against the leftist-led government's planned pension reforms demanded by international lenders, a union official told Reuters on Friday. The walkout against planned cuts in future... Read more

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