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Historic left-wing newspaper “Avgi” halts its daily edition (UPD)

The historic newspaper of the Greek left, Avgi,will hold its daily edition after 70 years. The newspaper has apparently fallen victim to financial problems as other daily newspapers in the recent past due to changes in the landscape of printed media and readers habits. Its director posted on social media …

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Erdogan sues Greek newspaper over offensive headline

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan a lawsuit against the editors of a Greek newspaper for an insulting headline, state-run news agency Anadolu reported on Monday morning. Erdogan’s lawyers filed the lawsuit against the editors of conservative daily ‘Dimokratia’ went to print last thursday with a headline, that Ankara described as …

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Newspaper publisher shot outside his home in northern Athens

The publisher of small newspaper Makeleio, Stefanos Chios, was shot by an unknown assailant outside his home early Monday morning. The victim survived the assassination attempt seriously injured. The shooting took place around 3 0′ clock in the morning as the publisher was parking his car outside his home in …

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Publisher Journalist Vaxevanis arrested for slander following lawsuit by BoG governor’s wife

Greek publisher and journalists Kostas Vaxevanis was briefly detained after  the wife of Greece’s central banker Yannis Sournaras filed a lawsuit against him for slander. A day earlier, Vaxevanis newspaper had alleged that Stournaras’ wife was using her husbands’ influence to acquire state contracts for the public relations company. A …

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Athens News: Journalists on Strike for Being Unpaid Since 2.5 Months

Journalists and technical staff in Greece’s oldest English speaking newspaper, Athens News, launched a 24-hour strike as they have not been paid for two and a half months. It’s is the second strike of Athens News staff in the last two months. Below the press release uploaded on the newspaper …

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Upd: “Eleytherotypia”: One of Greece’s Biggest Newspapers to Close Down?

 One of the biggest newspaper in Greece closes it doors to news. “Eleytherotypia” is the first newspaper published right after the dictatorship, on July 21, 1975 and within a year it was established in one of the large circulation newspapers. The sudden but in fact rather expected end was announced on …

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German BILD: Must Greece sell the Acropolis?

I have been wondering… should I comment cynical, satirical, offended or just angry? I can’t decide… But slowly an answer comes up in my mind. Yes, we can sell the Acropolis for 1 trillion euro but only to Bild readers and only if they manage to collect this sum with the social care …

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Greek PM: We don’t sell our islands!

Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou stressed that Greece will not sell any of its islands to reduce the country’s debt, according to Reuters. “Anything like that is ruled out,” Papandreou told German newspaper Bild, when asked about selling islands.  “You΄ve simply got to understand how important these islands are for …

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