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Number of registered unemployed in Greece increased by 2% in Jan

The number of unemployed in Greece increased by 2% in January 2019. It should be noted that in the same month the increase of the minimum wage was introduced. One in two registered unemployed (486,019 persons, 50.76%) are on the lists of the Greek Manpower Employment Organization OAED for a …

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Greek consumers price index slows to 0.5% in Jan, despite increases in food

Greece’s annual EU-harmonised inflation rate slowed in January, statistics authority ELSTAT announced on Thursday. Inflation was at 0.5% in January 2019, despite the fact that prices in food and non-alcoholic beverages recorded an increase of 1.9% The data showed the headline consumer price index also decelerated to 0.4 percent year-on-year …

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18 people die from flu in Greece, 12 in a single January week

Eighteen people have died in Greece  due to health complications caused from a flu infection. Alone in the week January 21-27, a total of twelve people died, the Greek Center for Disease Control and Prevention KEELPNO announced on Thursday. The victims of the flu included 14 men and four women, …

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Protesting farmers block lanes in Athens-Thessaloniki motorway

Protesting farmers have been blocking with their tractors lanes on the Athens-Thessaloniki highway since Monday morning. Some 200 farmer tractors arrived at the Nikaia inter junction in the morning and block the lane to Athens. The first tractors arrived at Nikaia from Farsala, as organizers are expecting more and more …

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