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How expats experience “three years Greece in the crisis” (Part XI)

Economic crisis and decreased income trigger frustration. And a never-ending struggling to make ends meet. Scratching together the last euro to come up for daily expenses, cover basic needs, children’s essentials. Economic crisis spoils the fan of life and leaves you there with an endless longing for the times that …

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How expats experience “three years Greece in the crisis” (Part VII)

Easter holidays are over, they were spent in a nice and peaceful atmosphere, I suppose and hope. Now we can comfortably return to our Greek reality, specifically to our expat stories, where foreigners write down their experience and how they come along with the Greek crisis. Three years after the …

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How expats experience “three years Greece in the crisis” (Part V)

In the series “how expats experience the Greek crisis”, KTG received another personal expat story. The story is written by somebody who built up an existence here and decided to go away, unable to survive the economic crisis. Somebody who still asks herself  three years later, whether “leaving was really …

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Service for Expats: Do You Need Help With Greek Paperwork?

Expats, people settled away from home, often find themselves in a powerless situation when it comes to dealing with  paper-works like residence permissions, driving license etc in their new home. They feel helpless mostly because they don’t speak the local language. They feel trapped in the dark corridors of a kind …

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Caroline Crouch murder trial: Defendant states “married and widower”

Wearing a bulletproof vest and his handcuffed hands on his back, Babis Anagnostopoulos crossed the door of the Mixed Jury Court of Athens short before 8:30 Friday morning. The trial for the murder of his 20-year-old wife Caroline Crouch, a UK national, started almost a year after the heinous murder …

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Young British mom brutally murdered during burglary; baby unharmed

A 20-year-old British mother was brutally murdered during a violent burglary in the family’s home in Glyka Nera suburb in North-East Athens on Tuesday morning. The woman was found strangled in her bed with her 11-month-old baby laying next to her. The baby was unharmed. Her Greek husband was tied …

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Greece’s top epidemiologist Tsiodras on extraordinary presser on Aug 4

“When you see us together again, it will mean, things are very bad,” head of Greek Civil Protection Nikos Hardalias said at the last coronavirus live briefing end on May. Two months later, things seem to be “very bad” indeed and the Health Ministry announced an extraordinary live briefing with …

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Business-Visa: Greece’s new scheme for non-EU entrepreneurs

Greece is preparing a new visa scheme for entrepreneurs and citizens from non-EU countries: the Business Visa that will be possible following an invitation by a Greek citizen. The relevant amendment was submitted to the Parliament by deputy Foreign Minister Miltiadis Varvitsiotis on Tuesday. The amendment will facilitate the entrance …

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Greece, Cyprus, Egypt affirm energy Cooperation, call on Turkey to end “provocative actions”

During the tripartite summit in Cairo, Cyprus, Greece and Egypt affirmed their cooperation in engergy sector. At the same time, they called on Turkey on Tuesday to “end its provocative actions” in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea, including exploring for oil in Cyprus’ territorial waters, which they called “a breach of …

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New Democracy plans child benefits for “Greek children only!”

The child benefits conservative New Democracy plans for when it emerges to power from the 7. July elections will be for “Greek children only!” This was revealed by Kosntantinos Kyranakis, ND candidate in Athens and co-founder of BrainGain.gr and close aide of leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis. “We really want to make …

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