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

    1 hr ago | 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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  2. Panathinaikos and PAOK retain perfect recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | 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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  3. Reds lose to Nea Kifissia, search for new coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | 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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  4. 'One-day' milk becomes bone of contentionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | 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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  5. Shoot us a photo please Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | JPG

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

    Tuesday Oct 14 | 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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  7. Aris's Vezenkov shines at Basket League openingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 12 | 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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  8. Bundesbank's Weidmann doubts if ECB should act nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | 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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  9. Europe sacrifices a generation with 17-Year unemployment impasseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | EKathimerini

    Seventeen years after their first jobs summit European Union leaders are divided on how to create employment and a fifth of young people are still out of work. At a meeting in Milan today Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi plans to tout the new labor laws heA's pushing through.

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  10. IMF revises Greek jobless rate downwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | EKathimerini

    The latest International Monetary Fund forecast on joblessness in Greece revised the expected level of unemployment for this year down to 25.8 percent from 26.3 percent six months ago, and the figure for 2015 to 23.8 percent from 24.4 percent in April. The IMF reiterated its forecast for gross domestic product to recover 0.6 percent this year followed by growth of 2.9 percent in 2015, in line with government expectations.

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  11. Hardouvelis: Next months to shape the futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | EKathimerini

    Finance Minister Gikas Hardouvelis said on Tuesday the country still has the support of its European partners and the government is determined to continue with reforms, insisting A'the next few months will determine the coming decade in Greece.A' In his address to the 2nd Annual Economic Congress of the Hellenic Association of Entrepreneurs , Hardouvelis said: A'My contacts with my European colleagues have convinced me that everyone wants Greece to succeed and therefore they will support the Greek government.

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  12. Watchdog to ban TV phone-in games of chanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | EKathimerini

    The Hellenic Gaming Commission is set to ban all phone-in games of chance aimed at Greek television viewers after asking Finance Minister Gikas Hardouvelis to amend the existing legal framework to that effect. A'The ban is recommended in order to protect the public and in particular minors and vulnerable social groups,A' the gaming watchdog said in a proposal which it made public on Tuesday.

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  13. Avramopoulos calls for probe into death of three soldiers in Volos blastRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | EKathimerini

    Defense Minister Dimitris Avramopoulos on Tuesday asked the head of GreeceA's armed forces to determine what caused a mortar tube explosion at a military firing range near Volos in central Greece, which killed three soldiers and left a fourth seriously injured. The blast occurred at around 1.30 p.m. when an 81-millimeter mortar shell exploded in the barrel.

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  14. Local bourse keeps bleedingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | EKathimerini

    Greek stocks continued to slide on Tuesday as the benchmark edged mighty close to the psychological threshold of 1,000 points, registering a new 12-month low. The Athens Exchange general index ended at 1,012.05 points, shedding 2.26 percent from MondayA's closing of 1,035.43 points.

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  15. Tide turns in trade between Greece and JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | EKathimerini

    The trade balance between Greece and Japan has shifted in the last few years as the drop in domestic demand in Greece and the increase in Greek exports have turned the country from a net importer of Japanese goods to a net exporter to the worldA's third-largest economy, according to JapanA's honorary general consul in Thessaloniki, Haris Alexopoulos. Addressing an event organized by the Macedonian section of the Hellenic Management Association in Thessaloniki, Alexopoulos said that Greek exports to Japan in 2013 amounted to 17.8 billion yen while imports from Japan reached 15 billion yen .

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  16. Greek yields rise on refuted newspaper reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | EKathimerini

    Greek government bond yields rose to a one-week high on Tuesday after a newspaper reported that the countryA's European Union and International Monetary Fund lenders had interrupted their bailout review over a disagreement with Greek officials. Greek 10-year bond yields rose as high as 6.80 percent, up 33 basis points on the day, and did not fully retreat after the denials.

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  17. Three soldiers killed in Volos firing range explosionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | EKathimerini

    The Greek Defense Ministry says three soldiers have been killed and one was seriously wounded in a mortar-tube explosion at an army firing range in central Greece. The ministry statement, read out in state television, said the incident occurred Tuesday near the city of Volos, about 330 kilometers north of Athens, when an 81 millimeter mortar shell exploded in the barrel, killing two professional soldiers and a third serving his national service.

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  18. State TV: 3 killed in army blast in GreeceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | The New Zealand Herald

    The Greek Defense Ministry says three soldiers have been killed and one was seriously wounded in a mortar-tube explosion at an army firing range in central Greece. The ministry statement, read out in state television, said the incident occurred Tuesday near the city of Volos, about 330 kilometers north of Athens, when an 81 millimeter mortar shell exploded in the barrel, killing two professional soldiers and a third serving his national service.

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  19. Heracles General Cement Company SA (HRAK) - Financial and Strategic...Read the original story

    Monday Oct 6 | PR-inside.com

    The company's activities are production and trading of cement, concrete and other construction material. It is the member of Lafarge.

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  20. Seven suspects arrested in illegal adoption investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | EKathimerini

    Seven suspected members of a cross-border racket alleged to have mediated in the sale of babies from Bulgaria to childless couples from Greece faced a prosecutor in Trikala, central Greece, on Wednesay. Two police officers posing as a childless couple seeking to buy a baby arrested four Greeks, including a 48-year-old notary and a 49-year-old lawyer and three Bulgarians, including the suspected mother of the three-week-old child that had been due to be sold for 10,000 euros.

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