All posts tagged Greece

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September 22, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Since archaeologists in Amphipolis have unearthed the Caryatids, the great art had caused excitement. Now, however, the greatness of the two sculptures has been revealed in all its splendour, after the […]


Trio of significant energy deals shaping up in Greece

September 19, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Important developments in the Greek energy sector are currently unfolding on three fronts. Prime Minister Antonis Samaras announced a hydroelectric pr ...

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Bulgaria approves co-operation programmes with neighboring countries

September 18, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgaria’s cabinet has approved a series of cross-border co-operation programmes with Romania, Greece, Turkey, Serbia and Macedonia. The programmes ...

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Greece’s lenders prepare for fresh loan and memorandum deal

September 10, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Addressing a joint press conference in Athens with his visiting Portuguese counterpart Pedro Passos Coelho, Greek premier Antonis Samaras indicated th ...

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    Greece to privatise 14 regional airports by the end of 2014
    September 9, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The management of 14 regional airports throughout Greece is set to be sold to private investors in the next two months, according to the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF) […]

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    Greek parliament approves new ‘anti-racist’ bill
    September 3, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    With the support of centre-right New Democracy, left-wing PASOK and social democrats DIMAR, the Greek parliament approved in principle a new “anti-racist” bill tabled by the ministry of justice. SYRIZA […]

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    Greek banking sector turning corner
    August 29, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Three Greek banks released financial results for the second quarter and first six months of 2014 on Thursday. Alpha Bank, Attica Bank and the National Bank of Greece (NBG) surprised […]

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    Athens backs Moscovici for major European Commission post
    August 28, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Greek prime minister Antonis Samaras held talks with former French finance minister Pierre Moscovici in Athens on Wednesday. Moscovici also met with deputy PM Evangelos Venizelos, finance minister Gikas Hardouvelis […]

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    Impressive new findings inside Amphipolis tomb in Greece
    August 27, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Impressive are the new findings revealed from the excavations in the tomb of Kasta, in Amphipolis, by the KH Ephorate of Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities. Greece’s culture ministry said that […]