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Amber Alert: Missing 6-year-old girl with walking disability

Six-year-old Styliani Eikosipentaraki or Ecosipentaraki went missing from her parents’ home in Agia Varvara suburb of Piraeus in West Attica on Thursday morning, April 27th 2017. According to an Amber Alert announcement, the girl has a walking disability. She is 118 cm tall and weights 20 kg. she has brown …

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Turkish EU Minister claims Greek Agathonisi island is … “Turkish land”

Turkish Minister  of European Affairs, Omer Celik, claimed on Wednesday that the Greek island of Agathonisi in the Aegean Sea was …”Turkish”. Speaking to a Turkish television channel, Celik  said  that Agathonisi “belongs to Turkey. It’s Turkish land.” Agathonisi is a small Greek island and municipality located at the northernmost …

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Public transport means, trains, ferries on strike and work stoppages May 1/2017

After the Greek seamen, workers on other transport means have declared strike and work stoppages on the 1st of May 2017. The day is normally celebrated with workers’ strike. So far the schedule for the strikes is: Buses will operate between 9 am and 9 pm Trolley buses on 24-hour …

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ECB Draghi keeps key interest rates at historic ultra-low level

European Central Bank president Mario Draghi keeps interest rates at historic low.The low interest rate cause a blow to million of deposits of ordinary people who trust their live savings to the banks. In a statement issued on Thursday, the ECB said: At today’s meeting the Governing Council of the …

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Greece will need debt relief, says Dijsselbloem at EU Parliament Plenary

Eurogroup head Jeroen Dijsselbloem appeared at the Plenary of European Parliament for the first time after he stirred the Europeans of the South with insulting remarks. He made a kind of apology saying “I did not want to hurt anyone.” But as the Plenary topic was Greece, Dijsselbloem gave a …

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Gov’t sells performing loans of civil servants worth €5mn to foreign fund

The Greek government has sold to foreign funds mortgages held by civil servants worth more than 5 million euros. According to an exclusive report by daily Eleftheros Typos, the loans were sold to a foreign fund called ‘Grifonas Finance No1 PLC’ based in London. Borrowers now owe to the foreign …

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Live Performance on International Jazz Day – Apr 30/2017 free admission

Home Sessions Greece celebrates the International Jazz Day by organizing, under the auspices of Unesco, an all-day event that will host a painting exhibition, photo exhibition and live musical performances, all around Jazz. The artists involved are prominent with an important career in the arts and directly related to Jazz. …

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