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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 supply. In light of geopolitical developments and […]

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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 iron ...

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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 strat ...


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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 […]

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    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 project in Messochora, central Greece, is set to begin after […]

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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 are to be submitted to the European Commission for approval, following […]