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Twelve Syrians Drown Trying to Reach Greece

At least 12 people believed to be Syrian refugees drowned as two boats sank after leaving southwest Turkey for the Greek island of Kos on Wednesday, a senior Turkish naval official said.

What happens to the left when it gains power? Look at Greece’s Syriza party.

On Sept. 20, Greeks are once again going to the polls. Despite all the dogma, denunciations and drama of the last eight months, it looks as if chameleon-like Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will again emerge triumphant. [Greece just called new elections. Here’s the background you need to understand them.] Apparently (see here and here) Tsipras […]

Berbatov joins PAOK on one-year deal

Former Tottenham and Manchester United striker Dimitar Berbatov signs a one-year contract with PAOK of Greece.

Over 4,200 Migrants Leave Lesbos Island for Mainland Greece

Ships carrying more that 4,200 migrants left the Greek island of Lesbos for the mainland port of Piraeus.

Done Deal: After interest from Aston Villa, ex-Man United striker Dimitar Berbatov heads to Greece

The transfer window maybe shut, but the deals keep happening. One of the stories which captured the imagination on transfer deadline day was Aston Villa’s pursuit of Bulgarian hero Dimitar Berbatov. The 34-year-old free-agent was atShow More Summary

Greece: Tsipras resigns, calls early elections

The formation of the Laiki Enotita, or Popular Unity party, was announced by 25 Syriza members, hours after Tsipras stepped down as prime minister in a calculated action to consolidate power in a new election. Lafazanis, who was replaced in the July cabinet reshuffle after voting against the agreement Tsipras signed with Greece’s global creditors,

Greece's Syriza party only 1 point ahead in election race: poll

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece's Syriza party is on course to win 26 percent of votes in a snap election in September, just one point ahead of the conservative New Democracy party, a poll published by the Pulse for Action 24 television channel said on Tuesday.

Gree?e’s Election Result Not to Affect Ties With Russia - Business Council

The shift towards Russia and the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) that Greece has adopted in recent months will remain unaffected by any change in government, President of the Greek-Eurasian Business Council Spyros Kouvelis told Sputni...

Greece Faces Non-Development Period After Bailout - Business Council

Greece faces a prolonged period of low economic development due to the bailout programs signed with its international creditors, President of the Greek-Eurasian Business Council Spyros Kouvelis told Sputnik.

Greece's Syriza to scrap VAT on private schools if elected

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece's Syriza party will scrap a value added tax on private education if voted back to power in a snap election in September, a party statement said on Tuesday evening, as its leader Alexis Tsipras campaigned on the island of Crete.

Discovery of an Ancient Greek Palace Reveals Fragments of a Lost Language

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

The Greek Ministry of Culture announced on August 25 that since 2009, archaeologists at a Mycenaean palace on Aghios Vassilios Hill on Greece's Sparta plain have unearthed numerous artifacts.

Third Greek Bailout Suddenly In Jeopardy: Creditors Warn Cash May Be Delayed If Elections Don't Go As Desired

According to Market News, "Greece's international creditors may delay the first review of the country's bailout until November, multiple EU sources told MNI Tuesday, pushing talks on potential debt relief further down the road as Greece...Show More Summary

What Do You Mean The Market Makes You Nervous?

China devalued its currency! Greece is doing a Walenda on a tightrope above a flaming chasm of financial ruin! Puerto Rican debt is in the toilet! The Dow plummets thousands of points! The chatter in the lunchrooms, locker rooms and Boardrooms is aimed at piecing together the meaning and ramifications of such global money [...]

Greece's Economic Woes Drown Fishing Industry

The last six years of economic crisis have taken a huge toll on Greece’s fishing industry, with fish being the country’s second largest agricultural export. Diminishing household buying power has stifled the demand for fish domestically;...Show More Summary

Germany's Merkel Battles to Keep Europe Together

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is facing the toughest test yet in her bid to keep the European Union dream together. Having fought tooth and nail to keep Greece within the Eurozone, she is now fighting for the basic principles of the EU.

Cooperation With EEU Most Advantageous for Greek Economy - Business Council

Greece has promising future if it cooperates with the Eurasian Economic Union, President of the Greek-Eurasian Business Council Spyros Kouvelis told Sputnik. He explained that Greece is facing a prolonged period of low economic development due to the bailout programs signed with its creditors.

Greece Loses 17,000 Jobs in July, Most Since 2001

It's no wonder Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras wanted elections now rather than later. He does not want the grim news of job losses and austerity to hit when he is more vulnerable.Tsipras' problem may well be that he is too late.Via translation from Libre Mercado, The Greek Economy Lost 17,000 Jobs in July, the Worst Result Since 2001. Show More Summary

Athens Clearing Way for Gas Grid Privatization

The push towards the privatization of Greece's energy sector – among many – continued this week with news that Athens will likely move to approve the purchase of a substantial stake of the country's gas grid company by Azerbaijan's state-owned oil company SOCAR.

This Greek ruin might be from long-lost culture that inspired ‘The Odyssey’

2 days agoHealth : The Checkup

A site filled with cultic objects and clay tablets written in a forgotten script may be the long-lost palace of Mycenaean Sparta, one of the most famous civilizations of ancient Greece.The 10-room complex, called Ayios Vassileios, was...Show More Summary

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