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Xematiasma: 60% of Greeks believe prayers against Evil Eye cure headaches

Got a headache? Why bother with a painkiller? Get a ‘healer’ and get rid of the Evil Eye right away. If the headaches persist you can consult a doctor, but according to 60 percent of Greeks they will first get a ‘xematiasma’ and then seek other solutions to cure themselves. …

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Tax system and bureaucracy the biggest obstacles for foreign investment in Greece, survey shows

Sixty percent of CEOs of multinational companies operating in Greece expect that the country’s image as investors’ destination will improve in the next years. According to a survey conducted by Metron Analysis, 83% of the respondents said the taxation was the biggest obstacle for investing in Greece. The survey was …

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Dioni Alert: Citizens in Attica create “patrol group” to prevent crime incidents

Burglaries and armed robberies, invasion of criminals in homes and businesses, incidents of  use of raw violence that sometimes ends in the victim’s death have apparently resulted that citizens’ greatest fear is no other than the unexpected violence outbreak. At the same time, the shortages in human resources and funds …

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Greek parents spend €3billion annually on educational purposes

Free public education in Greece? Not really. Not in real Greek life. Greek family expenditures for educational purposes exceed 3 billion  euros annually, according to an annual report by the GSEE private sector employees federation published on Wednesday. GSEE’s Center of Educational Policy Development said that despite the availability of …

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Agia Theodora Church in Vasta: Religious miracle or natural wonder?

An amazing little stone church with 17 big trees and several other smaller have grown on its roof. The church of  Saint Theodora – Agia Thodora of Vasta –  considered as one of the most beautiful and most unique churches in the world, and has been registered in the Guinness …

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Majority of Greeks consider Govt’ policies towards Turkey is wrong

The policies of the Greek government toward Turkey have failed to find broad support among Greek citizens with an overwhelming majority of the public believing that it should continue dialogue with Ankara, a survey has revealed. According to a recent poll conducted by the Greek-based research institution Public Issue, more …

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Majority of Greeks consider “Turkey” as the biggest threat for Greece

The majority of Greeks consider “Turkey” as the biggest threat for Greece, a public opinion poll found out. However, Greeks consider as a threat also “Germany” although at a much lower percentage rate. Six out of ten Greeks believe that there is a foreign country threatening Greece, while three out …

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One of two ExxonMobil survey ships on its way to Cyprus

One of the two ExxonMobil research vessels scheduled to carry out explorations in block 10 of Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ) departed from Greece on Sunday and is headed towards Limassol port, according to marinetraffic.com. The Ocean Investigator has been moored at the port of Lavrio, Greece. The second vessel …

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EU Commission urges Greece to implement smoking ban

The number of smokers in Greece has decreased over the last five years, however, the non-implementation of a smoking ban in enclosed public places has irritated the public, which calls it “cultural degradation,” writes European affairs website euractiv.com. The European Commission  generally advises Greece to implement the smoking ban which …

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