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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 […]

French finance minister Pierre Moscovici. Photo: Philippe Grangeaud via Parti socialiste/

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 d ...


EC proposes 47M euro aid package for Italy, Greece, Slovenia and Croatia after natural disasters

August 27, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

European Regional Policy Commissioner Johannes Hahn announced on August 27 a proposed aid package worth nearly 47 million euro for Sardinia (Italy), K ...

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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 Ant ...

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    Greek banks offloading assets ahead of ECB stress test
    August 19, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    As difficult stress tests by the European Central Bank (ECB) approach and bad loans continue to weigh heavily on Greek banks, the country’s lending institutions are looking for ways to […]

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    Global interest for Hellenistic-era tomb in Amphipolis
    August 19, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The major archaeological discovery of a Hellenistic-era tomb in Amphipolis, in the district of Serres in northern Greece, has attracted global interest, with more details awaited in the coming days […]

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    Greece expecting 19 million tourists this year
    August 13, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The association of Greek tourism enterprises SETE reiterated its confidence that the target of 19 million tourist arrivals set for 2014 will be met. According to SETE’s data on international […]