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Middle Ages: Protesters cancel Rotting Christ gig due to “obscene name”

Middle Ages are apparently alive and kicking in Greece of 2019, with religious and nationalist groups to have managed to cancel a concert by black metal band Rotting Christ, a band that has been around for 30 years. The concert cancellation was an apparent response to protests over the obscenity …

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Council of State cancels Special Consumption Tax on Wine

The Council of State has ruled in favor of the cancellation of Special Consumption Tax on wine. The ruling of Greece’s highest court No. 1793/3-9-2018 was published by the Greek Wine Association on Tuesday. The judicial ruling comes as the government has repeatedly said since summer 2017 to abolish this …

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Russian FM Lavrov cancels visit to Greece in diplomatic row

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov’s planned visit to Greece this autumn has been reportedly cancel, as “the timing is no longer suitable,” Russia’s ambassador to Athens  Andrei Maslov told TASS news agency on Thursday.  Greek officials had invited Lavrov in June before the diplomatic row over Macedonia and FYROM broke …

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Seven Greek routes affected by the Ryanair cancellation plan

 Ryanair has said it will cancel an extra 18,000 flights in a move that will hit 400,000 customers as the fallout from the airline’s mismanagement of pilot leave intensifies. The airline said that as part of efforts to end a wave of cancellations that has already seen 2,000 flights grounded, …

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ELSTAT suspends quarterly flash estimates on GDP; media speculate

Greece’s statistics service ELSTAT has suspended until further notice the release of flash quarterly estimates on the country’s gross domestic product because of divergences with provisional estimates, a statement issued by ELSTAT said on Monday. The move means that flash data will not be issued on Aug. 14. Nationwide quarterly …

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UPD II: Athens Metro, Tram on work stoppage Nov 15/2016

+++ UPDATE II: Confusion till the end of the day, now it seems final: Metro and Tram workers will be on work stoppage from beginning of shift until 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 15th 2016. Workers at urban train ISAP have cancelled their strike. Whether they will keep their work …

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Plans for Privatization of Greek Water Companies “freeze”

The project to privatize the Public Water Companies in Thessaloniki (EYATH) and Athens (EYDAP) is been on hold after the State Council ruled that the water has to remain “under strong state control.” The ruling makes the planned transfer of 67% of EYATH shares to private investors practically impossible and …

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ERT shutdown: Greek Festival cancels concert – Requiem for ERT Choir

Oh, these are the little things in life that they may go unnoticed by the majority of people. The symphonic orchestra, the music ensemble and the choir of  – former – Greek public broadcaster ERT.  The State Orchestra of Athens and the Greek Festival were enforced to cancel a concert …

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Greek singers cancel concerts in Cyprus due to banking crisis

That’s one aspect of the Cypriot banking crisis, an aspect unknown to the broader public. The cancellation of concerts scheduled to be given by Greek artists. With banks closed for almost a week, few Cypriots seem to feel like spending money for entertainment. Greek singers cancel one after the other …

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Greek PM Samaras cancels visit to Finland, Mar 22-24/2013

Greek prime minister Antonis Samaras cancelled his official visit to Finland, scheduled for March 22-24rd 2013. No official explanation was given. Greek media speculate the postponement had to do with the developments in Cyprus. Samaras was due to meet the political leadership of Finland and participate in a meeting with …

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