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OIympic Airlines reveal plans for rebirth on October 1

The operation of the newly privatised Olympic Airways as of October 1 will see 21 aircraft serving local and international routes, according to Marfin CEO, Andreas Vgenopoulos.

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Greek Foreign Minister meets with US ambassador ahead of talks with Hillary Clinton in NY

Dora Bakoyannis met with the US ambassador, Daniel Speckhard, in preparation for her upcoming meeting with Hilary Clinton.

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Dates for leaders television debates set

The two major election television debates will see the leaders of the six major parties on air tonight and Karamanlis and Papandreou face off in the second debate tomorrow night.

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Halvagis feels ‘lack of justice’

George Halvagis is devastated by the decision by the Victorian Court of Appeal to grant Peter Dupas a re-trial on charges that he murdered Mersina Halvagis.

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Tusks from Grevena recognised by Guiness Book of Records

Fossil tusks held at the Milias Natural History Museum in northern Greece have been listed in the Guinness Book of Records as the largest ever found.

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Greeklish popular with Greek primary and secondary students

The widespread use of Greeklish by young Greeks, which begins as early as elementary school, is adversely affecting their spelling skills and may ultimately pose a threat to the Gr

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Ministry gets real tough on those who owe tax

In an effort to increase tax revenues, Greek tax officials have been told to seek out personal assets and launch criminal charges against those who don’t pay their taxes.

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Evia: from fire to floods in three weeks

Evia was struck by heavy local rain which resulted in flooding which claimed the life of one man over the weekend.

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Tsipras: SYRIZA remains united

The Coalition of the Radical Left (SYRIZA) remains united Coalition of the Left, Movements and Ecology (SYN) party leader Alexis Tsipras stressed last week after the coalition

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Election air time decided

Arrangements for the political parties to have access to run their campaign advertising on radio and television was determined by a all-parties committee convened by the Greek Inte