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  1. Gang importing heroin into Greece bustedRead the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | EKathimerini

    Three Greeks and two Albanians stand accused of smuggling large quantities of pure heroin into Greece from Turkey after being arrested in Athens and Thessaloniki on October 14, the Greek Police said on Monday. Raids on the homes of the suspects in Athens and Thessaloniki revealed a total of 13.5 kilograms of pure heroin as well as 5 kilos of another substance which narcotics officers believe was used to cut the heroin before it was sold.

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  2. Gutsy rectorsRead the original story

    53 min ago | EKathimerini

    As a result, rectors manage these higher education institutions on behalf of Greek citizens and should therefore be guided by the obligation of safeguarding the public interest. The small groups of thugs who used to operate in whatever way they saw fit, acting as if they were above the law because of their exchanges with political parties and corrupt members of the academic community have no place on university premises anymore.

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  3. Self-opposing coalitionRead the original story w/Photo

    53 min ago | EKathimerini

    Even though a number of polls see the total percentage of the two ruling parties trailing that of SYRIZA, New Democracy and PASOK are still in government and the leftists in opposition. This means that the three parties should be assessed on the basis of how they are fulfilling the institutional roles assigned to them and not on their future roles.

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  4. Met Museum's Cloisters Concerts in 2014-15 to Feature Expanded Range, New LocationsRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    The pioneering early music series Concerts at The Cloisters will expand its offerings in winter and spring 2014-15 to include musical performances from the Latin and Byzantine traditions; songs from northeastern France; a scholarly reconstruction of a Palm Sunday procession; and a mesmerizing concert of medieval, Baroque, and contemporary music set to the text of Psalm 116. Concerts will take place within the historic apse of the 12th-century church of San Martn from Fuentiduea near Segovia, Spain, or -- new this season -- in galleries at The Cloisters.

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  5. Greece has spent 590,000 euros on Amphipolis tomb so far, says ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | EKathimerini

    The cost of excavation operations on Kasta Hill in Serres, northeastern Greece, has not exceeded the sum of 590,000 euros, Culture Minister Costas Tasoulas told Parliament on Monday. The Greek coalition governmentA's plan for a clean exit from the European Union / International Monetary Fund program was dealt a deadly blow by the markets last week on the back of rising po... Hong Kong-based telecommunications multinational PCCW Global has announced it has bought out Greek start-up Crypteia Networks, aiming to incorporate its products into the groupA's portfolio.

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  6. Minerva Knitwear opens new store in AthensRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | EKathimerini

    Listed company Minerva Knitwear SA on Monday announced the commencement of operations at its new store in Nea Ionia, Athens. Changes to the public sector wage structure are at the heart of a dispute within the coalition that has raised concerns about whether the government will be in a position to negotiate effect... The majority of Britons think that their country should return the Parthenon Marbles to Greece, a new poll has found.

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  7. Greek 5-year yields rise 55 bps to 7.62 pctRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | EKathimerini

    German bunds advanced and Greek securities declined on Monday, extending losses that sparked a sell-off in the periphery last week. Greek five-year yields rose 55 basis points to 7.62 percent, after touching 7.94 percent on Friday, the highest since April.

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  8. Fresh growth for banks buoys Athens benchmark higherRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | EKathimerini

    Greek stocks continued along the path toward recovery on Monday after the big sell-off observed last week, as banks appear increasingly confident ahead of the announcement of the stress tests by the European Central Bank later this week. The Athens Exchange general index ended at 941.93 points, adding 1.09 percent to FridayA's closing of 931.81 points.

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  9. Local tourism could see more arrivals, investments next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | EKathimerini

    Next year could turn out to be a season of significant investments in the tourism sector, Tourism Development Minister Olga Kefaloyianni said on Monday while addressing the first day of a conference organized by the Association of Hellenic Tourism Enterprises in Athens. The minister expressed optimism that after 2014, 2015 will prove to be another record year for Greek tourism.

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  10. Hong Kong telecom group buys out Greek start-upRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | EKathimerini

    Hong Kong-based telecommunications multinational PCCW Global has announced it has bought out Greek start-up Crypteia Networks, aiming to incorporate its products into the groupA's portfolio. Founded in 2011, Crypteia develops innovative solutions for secure communications which it supplies in the form of security as a service.

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  11. PAOK fans stop coach Markopoulos's move to OlympiakosRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | EKathimerini

    Olympiakos is once again in the lookout for a new coach after the refusal of PAOK to release Soulis Markopoulos, while Panathinaikos defeated Kolossos on Rhodes on Monday to become the only team to double its victories. Markopoulos reportedly came to Athens late on Sunday, following OlympiakosA's shock loss at Nea Kifissia, and agreed to take over at the Piraeus club some 10 days after the resignation of Giorgos Bartzokas.

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  12. Athens calls on Ankara to 'reverse course' over Cyprus EEZRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | EKathimerini

    The Greek Foreign Ministry on Monday called on Turkey to A'reverse courseA' after a Turkish seismic exploration vessel reportedly entered Cyprus's Exclusive Economic Zone earlier in the day. In a terse statement, Greece's Foreign Ministry urged Ankara A'to reverse course, not just with the vessel, but also in its foreign policy, and to manoeuver within the framework of international legality, to assist and support the negotiations in Cyprus, and to move within the framework of legality, which is the secure framework both for our bilateral relations and for TurkeyA's European course.A' The Barbaros, accompanied by two support vessels, entered the Cypriot EEZ at around 6.30 a.m. on Monday, according to Nicosia.

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  13. ECB review will clarify Greece's needs, says ReglingRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | EKathimerini

    A review of the European banking sector due to be released on Oct. 26 should bring clarity on Greece's funding needs, the head of the monetary union's bailout fund said on Monday. Klaus Regling, head of the European Stability Mechanism , also said the euro zone should keep the funds it is allocating for crisis resolution for future use rather than invest them in the economy now.

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  14. Magistrate, prosecutor disagree over handling of driver in deadly crashRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | EKathimerini

    The magistrate and the prosecutor handling the case of a deadly crash in central Athens last week that resulted in the death of three people disagreed on Monday over whether the driver who caused the accident should be placed in custody or not, Naftemboriki daily has reported. According to the report, the 27-year-old Albanian driver of the Smart car that veered out of control and slammed into a group of pedestrians on Petrou Ralli Street last Wednesday was deposed at Tzaneio Hospital in Piraeus, where he is undergoing treatment for injuries sustained during the incident.

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  15. Greece must stick to reforms, says SchaeubleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | EKathimerini

    German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaueble has to support or oppose Greek plans to exit the country's bailout at the end of the year, focusing instead on the country's need to continue reforming. A Greece must resolutely continue to implement the agreed reforms.

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  16. Samaras to visit Cyprus on November 7, ahead of Egypt talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | EKathimerini

    According to Cypriot government spokesman Nicos Christodoulides, the meeting is taking place as part of preparations for a trilateral summit between the leaders of Greece, Cyprus and Egypt. The foreign ministers of the three countries are due to meet in Nicosia on October 29. Energy issues are expected to top the agenda. 3 comments

  17. Turkish vessel enters Cypriot Exclusive Economic ZoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | EKathimerini

    A Turkish research vessel entered GreeceA's Exclusive Economic Zone on Monday morning, according to the government in Nicosia. The Barbaros, accompanied by two support vessels, entered the Cypriot EEZ at around 6.30 a.m. The move comes a few days after Turkey issued a maritime order, or NAVTEX, for the area.

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  18. Hardouvelis does not see 'big surprises' in ECB stress testsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | EKathimerini

    Greek Finance Minister Gikas Hardouvelis said in an interview published on Saturday he did not expect the European Central Bank's health checks to show major surprises for Greek banks. Violent swings on financial markets in the past week have deepened investors' anxiety about what Europe's review of the health of its banks will reveal later this month.

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  19. Bakers encircle Thessaloniki's White Tower with giant 'koulouri'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | EKathimerini

    Greek bakers in the northern city of Thessaloniki have made a giant A koulouri,A a ring bread similar to a bagel, around the city's most visible monument, the medieval White Tower. A A koulouriA is a staple snack, sold mostly by street vendors.

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  20. European leaders pivot back to debt crisis after wake-up callRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | EKathimerini

    European leaders jolted by the sudden return of debt-crisis turmoil will gather for talks in Brussels this week as they attempt to restore investor confidence in the euro area. After a week when European stocks went into meltdown, leaders including German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande will meet for a two-day summit beginning Oct. 23 with the regionA's economy back on the agenda.

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