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Protests During First Day of Thessaloniki International Fair

Saturday September 5 marks the first day of this year's Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF) -- one of Greece's biggest commercial exhibits -- where a number of organizations demonstrated on the streets of Thessaloniki, Northern Greece. In the early evening three different groups began...

President of the Hellenic Republic to Inaugurate Thessaloniki International Fair on Friday

The President of the Hellenic Republic, Prokopis Pavlopoulos, will inaugurate the 80th Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF) on September 4. The TIF, which will run from September 5 until September 13, includes commercial exhibitions from a number of different themes and sectors, including innovation,...

ND Leader Meimarakis: 'We have a Program and Call on Greeks to Trust Us Again'

We start the battle in order to turn page in the country's history, stated New Democracy leader (ND) Evangelos Meimarakis in his address to the party's parliamentary group on Thursday and called on the Greek citizens to trust ND...

Greek PM Promises Immediate Compensation to Farmers

The compensation to Greek farmers and peach growers for the Russian embargo damages will be signed on Wednesday, Prime Minister and New Democracy leader Antonis Samaras said during his visit to a modern cattle breeding unit in Sindos, Thessaloniki,...

SYRIZA Leader Tsipras Promises Restoration of Returnee Expatriates' Pensions

With the representatives of Pontian and Northern Epirus expatriates Federations met earlier today Greek main opposition SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras along with the party's MPs Panagiotis Lafazanis, Dimitris Stratoulis, Panagiotis Kourouplis and Alexis Mitropoulos. Among others, Tsipras committed to restore...

Alexis Tsipras: SYRIZA's Victory Will Signal a 'Start in Greece 's Restoration'

The victory of main opposition SYRIZA in the Greek national elections will be "the start of a great national effort to save society and restore Greece ," party leader Alexis Tsipras said in an opinion article published in Sunday's...

SYRIZA Tables Draft Law for Restoring Christmas Bonus for Low Pensions

Greek main opposition SYRIZA, in a proposal led by party leader Alexis Tsipras, tabled a draft law in Greek Parliament on Monday for restoring the 13th 'Christmas bonus' pension for pensioners receiving less than 700 euros per month. "SYRIZA is...

Greek Govt and Troika Agree on Budget

In a meeting with Greece 's international creditors on Saturday, the Greek government finalized the 2015 budget. According to Finance Ministry officials, the primary surplus target was set "very close to 3% of GDP" with no new austerity measures needed. The...

Greek Car Production to Restart in Late 2014

It was announced that the light-passenger-utility car, Pony, which was first produced by the Greek National Motor Company (NAMCO) in the 1970s, will once again begin production, starting around the end of 2014. Petros Tzanetos-Kondogouris, owner of the Thessaloniki-based company, announced...

1926-2014: The Amazing History of The Thessaloniki International Fair

These days, the northern Greek port city of Thessaloniki is traditionally attracting thousands of visitors from Greece and across the world, who are coming to the Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF). However, the Fair's history has several remarkable events, such as the...