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Government Continues Crack Down on State Debtors

It is estimated that this year 3.94 million taxpayers owe the state money in tax payments amounting to some 94.7 billion euros. This means that...

Minister of Home Affairs and POE-OTA Fail to Resolve Issues – Trash Remains Piled...

The meeting of Minister of Interior Panos Skourletis with the POE-OTA (Federation of Contract Employees of Cleaning) concluded without any significant effect on Saturday afternoon,...

Idomeni Always an Important North-South Route, Archaeologists Say

For several months after the autumn of 2015, the sleepy village of Idomeni and the refugee camp that grew up along Greece's northern border...

Moody’s Upgrades Greece’s Sovereign Bond Rating to Caa2, Changes Outlook to Positive

Ratings agency Moody's announced on Friday it is raising Greece's credit rating one notch from "Caa3" to "Caa2", citing the successful completion of the...

Distressed Vessel with 120 Migrants Rescued Near Karpathos

On Friday night in Greece a wooden vessel carrying 120 migrants was discovered in the marine area of Karpathos. A passenger on the boat...

Students Waiting for Authorities to Investigate Claims of Widespread Crime at Aristotle University Campus

Following a letter from 471 students regarding widespread crime on the campus of Aristotle University in Thessaloniki, the educational institution's senate says that it...

Ambulances, Workers on Greek Islands Scarce and Overstretched

The Greek islands are a popular destination that bring in holiday-goers from all around the world and according to the Panhellenic Federation of Public...

Financial Crisis in Greece Continues to Drive Consumers to Illegal Tobacco Products

With a steady increase of taxes on cigarettes, the state has fallen short of cashing in as the market share of illegal tobacco products...

New Democracy Coveys Message of Friendship With Beijing

Ahead of the 96th founding anniversary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) which will take place on July 1, the opposition in Greece,...

More Attacks on Riot Police in the Exarchia District of Athens

Once again violence erupted in the capital last night when hooded youth threw petrol bombs at riot police stationed in the Exarchia district of Athens. The...