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  1. Volos viewRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | TrekEarth

    Volos view Built at the innermost point of the Pagasetic Gulf and at the foot of Mount Pilio . The city spreads in the plain on the foothills of Mount Pelion, bordering the town of Agria to the east and Nea Anchialos to the south west.

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  2. railway stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 15 | TrekEarth

    Volos railway station Volos' railway station building was designed by Evaristo De Chirico soon after ... rest of Greece, and the railway complex houses facilities for train maintenance. Volos is the newest of the Greek port cities, with a large proportion of modern buildings erected following the catastrophic earthquakes of 1955.

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  3. Rethymno troubled Panathinaikos more than Milano didRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 10 | EKathimerini

    Less than two days after thrashing Milano for the Euroleague, Panathinaikos preserved its perfect record in domestic competitions to remain joint top of the Basket League table along with PAOK, who beat Panionios in Athens. The Greens scored a 79-70 victory at home over AGO Rethymnou in less convincing fashion than in its Euroleague home wins, having captain Dimitris Diamantidis notch up 21 points on Sunday evening.

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  4. Greek police arrest 3, seeking 2 in connection with heroin haulRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 7 | EKathimerini

    Two Greek men aged 45 and 48, as well as a 50-year-old Albanian man have been arrested in Athens and Volos on suspicion of being part of a drug-trafficking ring. The men were found in possession of 13.8 kilos of heroin, which they are believed to have smuggled from Turkey.

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  5. Top flight side forced to forfeit cup match after failing to pay match officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 4 | Yahoo!

    And it most cases you'd be right - but in Greece, it seems, it's FAILING to pay match officials that causes the real problems. This revelation comes as a top flight team in Greece were forced to forfeit their cup match after being unable to pay the match officials before the game.

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  6. Man arrested for setting fire to estranged wife [Update]Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 3 | EKathimerini

    A 56-year-old man in Volos, central Greece, was facing charges of attempted murder on Monday after setting his estranged wife on fire on Sunday, causing serious injuries. The man allegedly doused his 47-year-old spouse in surgical spirit and set her alight after they got into an argument.

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  7. First win for Reds with Sfairopoulos on benchRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 3 | EKathimerini

    Olympiakos scored its first win under new coach Yiannis Sfairopoulos on Monday, beating promoted AEK away from home, as the Piraeus club is hoping the bad start to the season under coach Giorgos Bartzokas and caretaker Milan Tomic will soon be a distant memory. On the day that the Reds found out that their captain Vassilis Spanoulis has been voted the best player in the Euroleague for October, they also dismissed the challenge of host AEK at the Olympic Sports Hall with an 81-62 score.

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  8. Bank of Cyprus completes 361 mln euro UK loan portfolio saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 3 | EKathimerini

    Cypriot lender Bank of Cyprus has completed the sale of a UK loan portfolio of residential and commercial real estate facilities for 361 million euros . The bank said on Monday it had sold the portfolio to Mars Capital Finance Ltd and to Camael Mortgages Ltd. When it announced the deal on Sept.

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  9. Central bank largesse buoys eurozone government bondsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 3 | EKathimerini

    Eurozone government bond yields edged lower on Monday, buoyed by the Bank of Japan's latest stimulus measures and the prospect of further monetary easing from the European Central Bank. Disappointing Chinese data prompted a slight fall in some Asian equities in favour of safe-haven bonds, but low-rated euro zone debt also remained in vogue against a supportive policy backdrop.

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  10. IOBE sees significant rise for economic sentiment in OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 3 | EKathimerini

    IOBEA's economic climate index, which combines consumer confidence with sub-indexes of business expectations in industry, construction, retail trade and services, came in at 102.2 points. Democratic Left leader Fotis Kouvelis is to meet President Karolos Papoulias on Tuesday at 1 p.m. to reportedly ask for a meeting of party leaders to discuss debt relief.

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  11. Volos man arrested for setting wife on fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 3 | EKathimerini

    A 57-year-old man was arrested in Volos, central Greece, on Monday on suspicion of setting his wife on fire. The man, who was not named, is alleged to have thrown surgical spirit over the woman and then set her alight.

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  12. Ministry swap halts talk of reshuffle as reforms eyedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 31 | EKathimerini

    Prime Minister Antonis Samaras on Friday appointed Nikos Dendias as defense minister, replacing outgoing Dimitris Avramopoulos, who assumes the European CommissionA's immigration portfolio next week, with Costas Skrekas to take over DendiasA's spot at the helm of the Development Ministry. The head swap doused speculation about Samaras assuming the crucial post of defense minister himself, with sources indicating that a widely rumored broader reshuffle was also off the table.

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  13. Nikos Dendias appointed defense ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 31 | EKathimerini

    Former Public Order Minister and current Development Minister Nikos Dendias was appointed on Friday to replace Dimitris Avramopoulos as Greece's defense minister, as the latter heads to Brussels to take up the portfolio of European Commissioner for Migration and Home Affairs. Dendias was appointed after Prime Minister Antonis Samaras decided not to hold a cabinet reshuffle in order to fill the spot.

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  14. Panathinaikos and PAOK retain perfect recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | EKathimerini

    The third round of games in the Basket League over the weekend saw PAOK overcome the strong resistance of host KAOD at Drama, and Panathinaikos and Olympiakos inflict heavy losses on AEK and Kolossos Rhodes respectively. With the outcome of its abandoned game at Aris still undecided, PAOK made it two out of two in the league with a 68-64 triumph at Drama in a game decided in the last minute.

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  15. Reds lose to Nea Kifissia, search for new coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2014 | EKathimerini

    Nea Kifissia recorded the biggest win of its short history in the top flight defeating Olympiakos 68-67 on Sunday, in a Basket League weekend marred by the abandonment of the Thessaloniki derby between Aris and PAOK due to fan action. The Kifissia team, from the northern suburbs of Athens, had challenged Panathinaikos a week earlier and this time managed to score a famous win over giant Olympiakos.

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  16. 'One-day' milk becomes bone of contentionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2014 | EKathimerini

    The launch of A one-dayA milk this month at kiosks and bakeries by leading dairy company Delta and smaller local firms such as Trikki in Trikala apparently caught the rest of the market off-guard.

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  17. Shoot us a photo please Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | JPG

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  18. Panathinaikos goalkeeper Luke Steele says move from Barnsley can boost England careerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | Daily Mail

    As career moves go, they don't come any more extreme than swapping Barnsley for Panathinaikos. From Yorkshire grit to Ancient Greece.

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  19. Aris's Vezenkov shines at Basket League openingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2014 | EKathimerini

    Sasha Vezenkov was the protagonist of the opening round of games of the 2014-15 Basket League as he led Aris to a significant away win at Panelefsiniakos, while favorites Panathinaikos and Olympiakos started off with home victories on Sunday. Cypriot-born Vezenkov scored 19 points and collected eight rebounds in ArisA's 78-70 win at Elefsina, as the historic Thessaloniki club stakes a claim for a top four finish in the regular season.

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  20. Bundesbank's Weidmann doubts if ECB should act nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | EKathimerini

    The European Central Bank has moved towards a A quantitative easing philosophyA but should not automatically use its remaining policy tools right away, Governing Council member Jens Weidmann said. The ECB has cut interest rates to record lows and launched a fresh stimulus package worth billions of euros but it has so far stopped short of embarking on a U.S-style quantitative easing plan to print money and buy large amounts of sovereign debt.

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