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Moscovici: Greece will need to legislate a few more fiscal measures

European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Pierre Moscovici, said that Greece needs to still legislate a few more fiscal measures but also measures to modernize the public administration and state services. He did acknowledge that the bulk of austerity measures Greece legislated in May were sufficient for the country …

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Crete: 15-year-old girl from Ireland found dead in hotel pool

A family holiday on the island of Crete ended in the most tragic way. the teenager daughter of the family was found dead in the hotel swimming pool on Sunday noon. According to local media cretapost.gr, it all started shortly after 2.30 pm when the 15-year-old girl’s parents were looking …

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Turkish President Erdogan collapses during prayers in Istanbul mosque

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan suffered a health condition inside a mosque in Istanbul during the morning Ramadan prayers on Sunday. Reason for the health condition which some media described as ‘fainting’  was allegedly  the President’s low blood pressure due to diabetes and a heavy schedule. Some blamed also the …

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Touching moments when Antetokounmpo brothers speak about being Greek

NBA All-Star player Giannis Antetokounmpo and his brother Thanasis appeared on the stage of the Onassis Cultural Center in Athens on Saturday in front of thousands of people. The Antetokounmpo brothers did not talk much about Basketball but they recalled the painful struggle in their early days in Greece where …

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Moody’s raises Greece’s bond and outlook ratings as economy stabilizes

The spectrum of short-term Greek crisis has been apparently averted.  Credit ratings agency Moody`s on Friday raised Greece`s long-term issuer rating to “Caa2” from “Caa3” after euro zone governments extended a credit lifeline to the country. Moody`s also changed its outlook to “positive”, up from “stable” previously, saying it saw …

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Production of Mamma Mia! the sequel goes Croatia, not Greece

Bye-bye Skopelos. The sequel to the box office smash hit film Mamma Mia! is set to be filmed on the Croatian island of Vis this autumn. The Mamma Mia! sequel, which will be titled ‘Mamma Mia, Here We Go Again’ and is expected again to feature its all-star cast including …

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PM May unveils proposals for EU citizens in UK after Brexit

About three million EU citizens living in the UK would be allowed to stay after Brexit, Theresa May has proposed at the European Union Summit on Thursday.  A new “UK settled status” would grant EU migrants who had lived in the UK for five years rights to stay and access …

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