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Greek Parliamentary Majority Votes in Favor of Tsipras’ Pension Bonuses, Island VAT Decrease

A parliamentary majority on Thursday voted in favor of the one-off bonuses to low-income pensioners and VAT deductions on Aegean islands, with 196 votes...

Armed Robbery in Athens Leaves Two Businessmen Injured

Four men armed with assault rifles invaded an Athens cold cuts factory on Wednesday and ran away with 50,000 euros leaving two businessmen injured. The...

European Finance Commissioner: IMF Makes ‘Politically Impossible’ Demands of Greece

European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs Pierre Moscovici said that the International Monetary Fund is making "politically impossible" demands of Greece. In an article...

Euro Zone Freezes Debt Relief Measures after Tsipras’ Steps on Pensions, Island VAT

Euro zone finance ministers on Wednesday decided to suspend short-term debt relief measures for Greece in response to extra spending on pensions announced by Greek...

Greek Deputy Ed Min: Doesn’t Matter if We Lose Some Islands to Turkey

Deputy Education Minister Costas Zouraris said in a press conference that it doesn't matter if Turkey takes some of the Greek islands, causing an...

Does the Greek PM Blustering Hint at Snap Elections?

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is acting strangely in the past few weeks. Ever since negotiations for the second review of the bailout program...

UNHCR Investigates Syrian for Child Abuse Video in Chios Refugee Camp

A video showing the abuse of a three-year boy in the Souda camp on Chios island has been posted in social meadia, instigating an investigation...

Greek Tourism to be Promoted in Big Scandinavian Fair

Greek tourism will be promoted in the first Mediterranean Panorama exposition that will take place in Sweden in March 17-19, 2017. The tourism fair, expected...