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Daily Archives: September 1, 2017

Missing 60-year-old British expat found dead in Platanias, Crete. Suicide?

A missing British expat was  found  dead on Friday afternoon. He had reportedly committed suicide. The 60-year-old man had been living along his British wife in a village of Platanias municipality during the last few years. The man left his home last Sunday. Concerned about his disappearance, his wife turned …

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Greece further eases Capital Controls to 1,800 per month as of Sept 1

Further easing for cash withdrawals under capital controls go into effect today, September 1st 2017, after the relevant legislation act was approved beginning of August. Effective from today, provisions for cash withdrawals in the context of capital controls, which had been announced in a legislative act since the beginning of …

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Greece to start Eldorado Gold mine arbitration in September

Greece plans to start an arbitration process in September to settle its differences with Canada’s Eldorado Gold Corp over its gold mine development plans in northern Greece, its energy minister said on Thursday. Greece had previously planned to start the process this month. “We have decided to resort to arbitration …

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Afghan refugees end protest in Lesvos after police promises to accelerate asylum procedures

For three days, Afghan refugees occupied Sappho Square in the center of Mytilene on the island of Lesvos demanding to have their asylum procedures are accelerated,. Wearing t-shirts with the date of their arrival, they vowed they would not end their protest until they are given a decision on their …

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