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Manager of famous Kolonaki cafe arrested for stealing electricity UPD

Police officers have arrested the manager of a prominent coffee bar visited mostly by local  politicians and established  journalists in Kolonaki districts of downtown Athens close to the Parliament. Together with members of the Greek Electricity Distributor  Network Operator DEDHE,  police officers reportedly went to the busy coffee bar short …

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UEFA bans Panathinaikos FC from European competition

Greek giants Panathinaikos have been banned from European competition for three years by UEFA for failing to pay their debts, European football’s governing body announced on Tuesday. The club were handed a suspended sentence in December and given until March 1 to settle their unpaid bills, but failed to do …

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League for Human Rights expresses “dismay” over the racists attacks on Lesvos”

The Hellenic League for Human Rights condemns the racist violent attacks against refugees and migrants on the island of Lesvos on Sunday.  Expressing its particular concern, the HLHR said in a statement issued on Monday,  the attacks ’cause dismay’, the ‘no arrests of perpetrators pose serious questions and requite further …

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Greece’s banks stress tests: ECB finds total capital shortfall is €14.4 billion

The European Central Bank announced today the results of stress tests for the four Greek systemic banks National Bank of Greece, Piraeus Bank, Alpha Bank and Eurobank. The ECB has found that the total capital shortfall of the four systemic banks is 14.4 billion euro which is much lower than …

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3 people injured after Greek Coast Guard fires warning shots at boat with illegal migrants

Three undocumented migrants are currently undergoing treatment in Skylitsio hospital on the island of Chios, after suffering injuries when Greek Coast Guard fired warning shots at a boat carrying illegal migrants to Greece. According to local media, the injured are a woman at her 20’s, a middle-aged man and a …

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Turkish FM: Greece’s claims to UN have no basis on international law

Two weeks before the Greek-Turkish high ranking meeting in Istanbul with the participation of the political leadership of the two neighbor countries, tension flamed over the continental shelf in the Aegean Sea. Just hours after Athens submitted a complaint to United Nations over Turkey’s exploration permits in areas of the …

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