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More than 150,000 Greek graduates moved to 70 countries in past 5 years

More than 150,000 Greek graduates are estimated to have moved to more than 70 countries in the past five years in order to find work, a conference organized by the University of Macedonia in Thessaloniki heard on Wednesday. According to data drawn from a recent study by economic geography professor …

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Volos: Arson attack at Bank of Cyprus with scent of Golden Dawn

Greek police arrested three young men in Volos for the arson attack at a Bank of Cyprus branch in Volos. The attack took place with molotov cocktails in the dawn of Thursday. The ATM was  destroyed. The men had managed to break a glass window and throw molotov cocktails inside the …

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Athens: students protest universities and colleges mergers, burn EU flag

More than 4,000 students protested outside the Parliament on Thursday as Greek lawmakers voted for “Athena plan” that will merge or even close down more than 300 university and technical college faculties and departments. The mergers are imposed by Greece’s international lenders, the EU-IMF-ECB Troika, in an effort to cut public …

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Deputy Parliament Speaker Athanasios Nakos passed away at 63

Deputy speaker of Greek parliament,  Athanasios Nakos has died at the age of 63, Greek media reported on Thursday afternoon. Nakos had recently undergone a heart surgery and was hospitalized in the Intensive Care Unit of a private hospital in Athens. Greek private Mega TV mentioned ‘some post operation complications’ as …

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Cyprus banks opened: long queues but no panic, no bank run…

Savers eager to withdraw money or check their deposits formed long queues outside the banks in Cyprus, that opened their doors to public sharp 12 on Thursday after almost two weeks of closure. Queues outside the several branches of the country’s two biggest lenders, Bank of Cyprus and Cyprus Popular Bank, …

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Cyprus High Noon: banks open at 12 pm after almost two weeks

Banks staff, armed guards, police, journalists, stockbrokers, they are all ready to record the reopening of banks in Cyprus at 12 o’clock noon today, March 28th 2013. Banks will open again with strict capital control restrictions after almost two weeks. Employees are already inside the banks preparing the reopening. Banks will operate from 12 …

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