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Prosecutor requests guilty verdict for ex ELSTAT chief Georgiou

A three-member Appeals Court will rule on Tuesday over a breach of duty charge raised against the former head of Greece’s statistical bureau (ELSTAT), Andreas Georgiou. The court concluded today’s session after the prosecutor requested a guilty verdict, accepting the charges filed against the former chief statistician. According to the …

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Ferrari CEO Sergio Marchionne on Sporades islands hopping

Ferrari’s CEO and chairman of FIAT Sergio Marchionne is visiting the islands of Sporades. Marchionne initially visited the island of Skopelos with his yacht and the company of well known Italian entrepreneurs. The yacht can accommodate up to 30 persons and is supplied with the most modern system of security and luxury. …

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Chalkidiki: Camping gas explodes inside tent, 5 injuries

Panic in Kavouropetres, Chalkidiki, when a bottle of camping gas exploded inside a tent on Saturday. The father and one of the children of a 5-member family of Serbian tourists suffered serious injuries and were airlifted to a hospital in Thessaloniki. A second child has multiple injuries. The mother was …

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German Economist Issing call on Euro-Sabbatical for Greece

Otmar Issing, former Chief Economist and Member of the Board of the European Central Bank and the German Bundesbank, brings back Grexit scenarios, demanding a Euro-sabbatical for Greece. In an interview with business news magazine Wirtschaftswoche, Issing warned of a new flare-up of the euro crisis. “The euro crisis is …

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Trump fires Greek-American Chief of Staff Reince Priebus

US President Donal Trump announced on Twitter that he fired the White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus. He replaced him with retired General John F. Kelly. Appointing Priebus to this powerful position had made Greeks and Greek-Americans proud as the 45-year-old has Greek roots from his mother side. I …

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Scarlett Johansson on Sifnos vacations, while Greeks ask…

One more Hollywood star enjoys Greece’s beauties in summer: sun, sea, picturesque ambiance and … food. Scarlett Johansson arrived on the beautiful island of Sifnos in the Aegean Sea last Saturday for summer vacations. Thursday evening she visited one of the restaurants in Platis Yalos and tasted the food, probably …

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