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Unemployment in Greece falls to 18.9% in August, remains high for youth

Unemployment in Greece feel below 19 percent to 18.9% in August, supported by strong tourism trends, Greek Statistics Authority ELSTAT said on Thursday. In comparison, unemployment was at 19.1% in July this year and 20.8%t in August 2017. The statistics service, in a monthly report, said the number of unemployed …

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20 people lose their lives in 363 traffic accidents in Attica in August

Twenty people lost their lives in 363 road accidents alone in the Prefecture of Attica only in the month of August, traffic police said on Wednesday. In the same month, 425 people were injured, 13 of them. The main causes of these accidents was a failure to drive with due …

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Eleven people die in Greece after infection with West Nile virus

Six more people died from complications of the West Nile virus  during the last seven days increasing the death toll to 11 people since the beginning of summer, Greece’s  Center for Disease Control and Prevention  (KEELPNO) said on Thursday. From beginning of the yea until 22. August 2018, a total …

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Full Moon August 2018: Events at Greece’s archaeological sites & museums

Archaeological sites and museums in Greece will offer a series of events to celebrate the August Full Moon as every year since 2002. A total of 132 archaeological areas and museums participate part in the “Panselinos 2018” – Full Moon 2018 -, the event series initiated by the Greek Culture …

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Artists in Crete: Exhibition opening and Workshop in Sivas Aug 3-12

The ‘Atelie’ artists workshop presents its inaugural painting and sculpture exhibition focused on works from a selection of Artists who live and work in Crete. The vernissage will be held on August 3rd from 7pm – 11pm in the Olive Oil workshop of Agia Marina in Sivas. (South Crete, en …

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Greece to get up to 15 billion euros after third bailout, says German official

Greece will likely get up to 15 billion euros  from its euro zone allies for stabilization after its third bailout program ends in August, a senior German government official told Reuters on Tuesday. Euro zone finance ministers will discuss debt relief for Greece on Thursday to ensure the country can …

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