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Monday | EKathimerini

Alpha Bank launches voluntary dismissal program

Greece's fourth-largest lender, Alpha Bank on Monday announced that it is launching a voluntary dismissal program as part of cost-cutting efforts, the state-run Athens-Macedonia News Agency said. The lender hopes to shed 800 jobs through the program, reducing its payroll costs by some 15 percent per year.

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Monday | EKathimerini

Central Athens traffic restrictions back in force on Monday

Cars with license plates ending in an odd number are allowed into the city center on odd dates, and on even dates only those with even-numbered plates are allowed in. The restrictions are in place from from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays to Thursdays and from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Fridays.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

EKathimerini

Central Athens traffic restrictions back in force on Monday

Cars with license plates ending in an odd number are allowed into the city center on odd dates, and on even dates only those with even-numbered plates are allowed in. The restrictions are in place from from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays to Thursdays and from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Fridays.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Hispanic Business

travel: The guide: Athens: Dance till dawn in a bank, refuel with...

Part of the excellent Benaki art and design museum, which sprawls across seven sites, the is just as it's been for decades. The sheer variety of fish and meat on sale in its grand, slippery-floored arcades is a sight in itself, but it's also a good place to buy whole spices, cheese and olive oil.

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CNN

The Russian invasion that never happen

It has been on the news for a while there are rumors and speculation that the Russians have already cross the borders, that they have landed in numbers. Everybody is anxious and worries about the unrest in Ukraine and the implications of such a conflict.

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KISU-TV Pocatello

Travel with Kids

Explore the globe with two kid brothers and their parents on wild adventures through nature and culture and history. Plus, discover family-friendly attractions and activities.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

The Cyprus Weekly

Discount kings

Cyprus ranks second in Europe in discounted hotel prices for September in relation to August. Greece is ranked first.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

San Jose Mercury News

Wish You Were Here: Vacation tips from fellow travelers

San Jose residents Brian and Ellie Johnson visited Greece and Turkey in June as part of a "treasures of the Aegean" land and sea tour, which included stops at the Delphi ruins .

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

EKathimerini

Hotels hike prices by 10 pct in H1 of 2014

The big increase in the number of tourists visiting Greece has led to a 10 percent hike in hotel rates around the country this year compared with 2013, according to Hotels.com, one of the biggest travel booking websites in the world.

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EKathimerini

Gov't upbeat in troika talks, says budget 'on target'

A government delegation headed by Finance Minister Gikas Hardouvelis met troika representatives in Paris on Tuesday, the first of three days of negotiations on the progress of reforms, with sources indicating that the climate had been positive.

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TrekEarth

Pavlos Vrellis Greek History Museum

The Pavlos Vrellis Greek History Museum also known as Pavlos Vrellis Museum of Wax Effigies is a privately owned wax museum in Ioannina regional unit, Greece.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

CNN

Lighthouse of Chania

In our travel to Crete one of the islands of Greece last month, I took this photo of the Chania Lighthouse just after sunset.

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EKathimerini

Greek officials meet to fine tune strategy for Paris talks with troika

Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras will meet with his coalition partner, PASOK leader Evangelos Venizelos, and Finance Minister Gikas Hardouvelis on Monday ahead of crucial two-day talks with representatives of the country's lenders set to begin in Paris Tuesday.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Big News Network.com

Two men from Ireland drown at beach in Crete

Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news.

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EKathimerini

Aegean gives painter decades' worth of inspiration

May 1972. A young man arrives in Athens for a holiday from his hometown Basel, Switzerland, but does not intend to spend too long in the Greek capital as he is headed for the remote southeastern Aegean island of Symi.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Metro

You can afford a holiday! 10 European cities with cheap 5* hotels

You took a week off work in June to head off to a Greek island and since then have spent the rest of the summer sobbing into your pals' Ibiza Instagram pics.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Buxton Advertiser

Island paradise in the sun

Beautiful beaches, stunning scenery and fantastic hospitality - the Greek islands have long since been a favourite destination for holidaymakers from the UK and beyond.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Independent

Let the games begin: Holiday like an Olympian, and limber up for a lively Greek beach break

Lycra shorts don't often form part of my holiday wardrobe but at the Messini Beach Club resort on the sun-drenched Peloponnese peninsula of Greece, I was almost grateful for them.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

San Jose Mercury News

Wish You Were Here: Vacation tips from fellow travelers

GREECE: The Poblete family, of Concord, spent 11 days in Greece recently with family friends Lita and Alex Nepacena and Connie Maramag on a trip that included stops in Santorini, Mykonos, Delos and Athens.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

EKathimerini

Tour guide 'hurt' as activists hang Gaza banner from Acropolis

A tour guide claims she suffered injuries on Tuesday when she tried to prevent activists from hanging a banner protesting the bombing of Gaza at the Acropolis in Athens.

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