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Unemployment in Greece falls to 18.5%, the lowest since July 2011

Greece’s unemployment rate fell to 18.5 percent in February from an upwardly revised 18.6 percent in the previous month, data from the country’s statistics service ELSTAT showed on Thursday. February’s unemployment rate was the lowest reading since July 2011, which means that for 8 consecutive years unemployment was more than …

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PM Tsipras and the Greek government survive confidence vote

The Greek government survived one more confidence vote on Friday, as expected. Out of 289 present lawmakers 153 voted in favor and 136 against. In favor voted also a lawmaker from the Centrists’ Union. The confidence vote came after main opposition New Democracy filed a censure motion against Alternate Health …

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150 people die of flu in Greece from last October to early May

The flu death toll in Greece has hit 150 from the start of the flu season last October until early May, Greece’s Center for Disease Control and Prevention (KEELPNO) announced on Thursday. Four patients died this week from complications after contracting the influenza virus, according to KEELPNO’s statement. During the …

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Greece launches bide for the installation of free WiFi in public places

Greeks are a step closer to start using free WiFi in public places like squares, libraries, playgrounds, museums and pedestrian walkways. Greece’s Ministry of Digital Policy, Telecommunications and Information launched a public consultation on a draft contract to conclude a framework agreement entitled ‘WiFi4GR – developing public broadband wireless broadband …

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Russia is ready to expand gas cooperation with Greece

Russia is keen to supply energy to Greece and is ready to expand cooperation in the gas sector with the country, Executive Director of the Skolkovo Energy Center Vyacheslav Mischenko told reporters at an energy conference in Athens. He emphasized that “Russia is ready to expand cooperation with Greece in …

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