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Daily Archives: September 22, 2017

Big SAR operation to locate missing UK tourist, 64, in Rodopi, NE Greece

Police and Fire brigades are searching for a 64-year-old British tourist who has been missing since Thursday afternoon in Thrace in north-eastern Greece. After a visit to a local archaeological site, the woman had decided to return on foot. She called her relatives in UK that she was attacked by …

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Former ATE Bank executives charged for loans without collateral and guarantees

Greece’s corruption prosecutor has brought criminal charges against 30 former executives of the now defunct Agricultural Bank of Greece (ATE) for approving loans over a 10-year period to construction company ATTIKAT as well as to a private citizen who did not meet the necessary requirements. The cost incurred by the …

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Massive blow to Panathinaikos FC after owner Alafouzos announces his departure

Panathinaikos owner Yiannis Alafouzos announced on Thursday he is leaving the club and is asking for any wealthy members of the Greens’ fan base to take over in this difficult moment for the biggest soccer club in Greece’s capital. The 60-year-old shipping and media magnate, the club’s major shareholder, has …

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Greece tells China to cancel fake trademarks on “Feta” and “Samos wine”

A Greek minister has warned China to cancel fake trademarks of two Greek products including feta cheese in order for a future deal with Brussels on geographical indications to move on. Brussels and Beijing agreed in June to publish a list of 200 geographical indications (GIs) – 100 from each …

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