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Unemployment in Greece remains over 20% for 8. consecutive year

From April to April, from year to year….Unemployment rate in Greece remains at a level of more than 20% for the eighth consecutive year. According to Greek Statistics Authority, unemployment reached 20.2 percent in April 2018. In comparison, the unemployment rate in April 2017 was at 21.7% and at 20.1% …

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Greece tops list of EU countries benefiting from Juncker’s investment Plan

Greece is at the top of the list of European countries benefiting from the Juncker plan that targets growth, based on the country’s annual economic output, according to a tweet from the European Commission on Friday morning. The #JunckerPlan is now set to trigger €283.7 billion in investments, representing 90% …

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Refugees sleep in squares & parks as hundreds flock to Thessaloniki

Hundreds of refugees and migrants have been flocking to Thessaloniki in Northern Greece, lately, seeking an opportunity for a temporary residence in an EU country. Majority of them have reportedly illegally entered Greece from Turkey through the Evros river. They sleep in parks and squares awaiting for a place in …

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Gap between SYRIZA and ND narrows in latest public opinion poll

The gap between ruling left-wing SYRIZA and main opposition party conservative New Democracy is narrowing, according to the most recent public opinion poll. The gap has decreased to 4.7% from 4.9% in a poll in February conducted by the same company. At the same time, Tsipras’ junior coalition partner Independent …

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