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Four Greek businessmen on Forbes 2019 List of Billionaires

Four Greek businessmen are among the Forbes List of Billionaires for 2019. The World’s Billionaires is an annual ranking by documented net worth of the world’s wealthiest billionaires compiled and published in March annually by the American business magazine Forbes. On rank #804 is Philip Niarchos, 65, art collector, with …

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Every Greek owes €29,700 to foreign lenders, says OECD

Every Greek owes €29,700 to country’s foreign lenders, says a debt analysis by the Greek Federation of Enterprises (SEV). The analysis is based on the report “How’s Life” 2017 conducted by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) on the impact of disinvestment in natural, human, economic and social …

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Greek Army officer, UK national member of NGO arrested in military area

A Greek army sergeant and a UK national, member of an NGO, have been arrested in a restricted military area in North-Eastern Greece on Sunday. They were arrested by an army patrol and Greek police. According to Greek state agency amna, the two men were taking photographs in a restricted …

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Norwegian Frigate ignored multiple collision warnings by oil tanker

The crew on board of the Norwegian frigate KNM Helge Ingstad  have ignored multiple warnings sent not only by the Greek-owned tanker Sola but also by maritime traffic authorities based at nearby Fedje, local media report. The frigate responded at least once to the warnings, claiming they “had control.” They …

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Greek woman killed in Culemborg, Netherlands, partner arrested

A Greek national was killed in a violent crime in the Netherlands. The body of the woman was found in a Culemborg apartment on Monday morning. Her partner has been arrested. According to Dutch media, it was the 31-year-old man, also a Greek national, who told police where the  woman …

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Ancient Greek shipwreck found intact at the bottom of Black Sea (video)

Archaeologists have found what they believe to be the world’s oldest intact shipwreck. The ancient Greek shipwreck has been lain undisturbed for more than 2,400 years at the bottom of the Black Sea. The ship wreck is similar to Odysseus’s vessel as featured on an Ancient Greek pottery found in …

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German police smash traffickers’ ring using fake Greek visas for residence permit

German authorities allege that a number of Indian nationals sought residency in Germany using falsified Greek visas and fake marriage certificates claiming they had Romanian brides. The key suspect faces serious charges. Authorities allege that a number of Indian nationals sought residency in Germany using falsified Greek visas and fake …

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Greek tanker rescues Russian couple drifted in Black Sea for five days

A Russian couple got on a inflatable dinghy and left the port of Novorossiysk  for a short round of fishing in the Black Sea. Strong winds blew. drifted them the shore and got them into an unbelievable adventure. For five days, Nadezhda Achapkina, 35, and her husband Mikhail Alaverdyan, were sailing …

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25-year-old theft victim dies after falling 20m from rock of Philopappou Hill

Greek police investigates the death of a 25-year-old Greek who fell from the rocks of Philopappou Hill in central Athens, on Wednesday night. The young man was there with his 23-year-old girl friend who is from Portugal. The couple was reportedly approached by three men around 11 o’ clock at …

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Greek, male, aged 18-44: The profile of homeless in Greece

The Ministry of Social Solidarity attempted to record the homeless population living in seven municipalities of Greece. In a survey conducted in collaboration with the Panteion University, the ministry captured the main demographic features of homeless people in Greece with the aim to create facilities for them in the future. …

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German neo-Nazi member sentenced for murders of one Greek, nine Turkish citizens

A German court found neo-Nazi NSU member Beate Zschäpe guilty of murder on ten people and sentenced her to life in prison. The surviving member of the neo-Nazi terrorist group the National Socialist Underground (NSU), Beate Zschäpe, has been found guilty of 10 counts of murder. Nine of the terror-organization …

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