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Farmer blockades continue into fourth week

The farmers blockades have continued into their fourth week despite the decision on Thursday by a key farmers group to call off their blockades.

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Papoulias elected for second term as President

Incumbent Greek President Karolos Papoulias who was re-elected for a second term last week said he was on the side of the Greek people in weathering the difficulties brought by the

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EC keeps Greece on tight rein

European Commission officials last week approved the Greek Stability and Growth Programand welcomed the additional measures heralded by Prime Minister George Papandreou in a televi

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UN chief seeks ‘courage’ on Cyprus

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon last week called on both communities of Cyprus to show the necessary “courage” to reunify the divided island following talks with polit

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Glum Greeks top EU chart

Greeks are the most pessimistic European citizens according to the results of a Eurobarometer survey released last week.

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Blind Homer moves to UK coastal home

Homer the turtle who was deliberately blinded off the coast of Greece has found a new home in Cornwall.

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Greek mission to Haiti

Greek Deputy Foreign Minister Spyros Kouvelis is heading a Greek mission to quake-stricken Haiti with humanitarian aid.

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Three way pact to protect Prespes Lakes

Greek Environment Minister Tina Birbili and her counterparts from neighbouring Albania and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) last week signed a trilateral pact for

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Rise in anti-migrant sentiment

Six out of 10 citizens believe that immigration is having a negative impact on society and diluting Greek national identity, according to the results of a new survey

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Greeks go receipt-crazy

Changes in Greek taxation law has seen consumers demanding receipts from shopkeepers to be able to claim their deductions.