All posts tagged Greece

Jens Stoltenberg takes up office as NATO Secretary General - Press Conference and Press Reception
October 30, 2014, by VOANews

NATO’s new chief says the Euro-Atlantic alliance is facing “many challenges” from “many directions.” Speaking to reporters Thursday in Athens, after meeting with Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, NATO Secretary […]

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Bulgaria’s road agency seeks new builder for section of Struma Motorway after axing Greek company

October 28, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgaria’s Road Infrastructure Agency is seeking a new road-building company for a section of the Struma Motorway to Greece after terminating a cont ...

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Greece prepares for winter gas crisis in Europe

October 23, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Greek Energy Minister Yannis Maniatis held talks with Greek LNG shipowners this week in order to enforce the country’s energy safety and adequate su ...

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Archaeologists find head of one of the Sphinxes in Amphipolis

October 22, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

The marble head of the Sphinx, which is located on the east side of the entrance of the burial monument of Amphipolis, was discovered by archaeologist ...

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    Greek banks confident of surviving ECB stress tests
    October 21, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Greece’s four largest banks – Piraeus Bank, National Bank, Alpha Bank & Eurobank – which control about 90 per cent of the industry, are ironing out plans on how to […]

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    Greece open to credit line from its lenders
    October 20, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    In a clear attempt to reassure Greece’s international lenders and bond markets alike, the country’s government has changed its rhetoric (and strategy) on how it plans to exit the EU […]

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    Greece seeks trial for Golden Dawn group members
    October 17, 2014, by VOANews

    A Greek prosecutor has recommended dozens of members of the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn movement, including 18 lawmakers, stand trial on a range of charges. Isidoros Doyiakos delineated the criminal activities […]

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    Greece requests early exit from bailout deal
    October 13, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Greek Finance Minister Gikas Hardouvelis met with IMF managing director, Christine Lagarde in Washington on October 12 to discuss the country’s plan to exit its EU-IMF – sponsored bailout deal more […]

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    Archaeology: The Caryatids were close to four metres high
    October 1, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The KH’ Ephorate of Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities is continuing its archaeological research in the tomb complex in the hill of Kasta in Amphipolis in Greece. The last two rocks […]

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    The Caryatids of Greece’s Amphipolis are revealed
    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 […]