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Greek unemployment falls to 16.95% in July from 19.1% a year earlier

The unemployment rate in Greece fell to 16.95 in July, from 19.1% in July 2018 and 17.1% in June 2019, Greek Statistics Authority ELSTAT said on Thursday. ELSTAT said in its monthly report that the number of unemployed people totaled 797,218 in July, down 109,577 from July 2018 (a decline …

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Halkidiki Storm leaves behind 7 dead and large devastation

The body of a missing Greek fisherman was recovered by the Greek Coast Guard early Thursday afternoon some 6 nautical miles off the coast between Sozopolis and Nea Kallikratia. The 62-year-old man, a fisherman by profession, went fishing on Wednesday afternoon just a few hours before the deadly freak storm …

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Greece elections finals: ND 39.85%, SYRIZA 31.53%, Golden Dawn out

By 99.84% of the votes counted, the results of the general elections on 7. July 2019 bring six political parties in the Greek Parliament with the neo-Nazis of Golden Dawn to be definitely out. Two new parties enter the Parliament: Elliniki Lysi (Greek Solution) of far-right Kyriakos Velopoulos MeRA25 of anti-memorandum …

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Trekkers’ rescues on Crete hit record number this summer

Trekkers’ rescues on the island of Crete has hit a record number this summer – even though the summer has started just a while ago. The beautiful and wild gorges and mountains on the island offer excellent opportunities for curious visitors, however, at what cost. They often end up injured …

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