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Samaras says government is heading for collapse

New Democracy leader Antonis Samaras has accused the government of being “close to collapse” and of “handing the keys to Greece” over to its creditors.

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Church sues over 9/11 destruction

The Greek Orthodox church in Manhattan, St Nicholas, is sueing the public agency that owned the World Trade Center, saying the agency reneged on a deal to rebuild a church that was

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Droutsas meets with Hague and Ban Ki-moon

Greek Foreign Minister Dimitris Droutsas met with United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Friday and with British Foreign Secretary William Hague during the course of the w

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Skirting around the issue

French soccer player and Panathinaikos captain Djibril Cisse has caused a stir in Greece by wearing a skirt to an awards ceremony.

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‘I won’t pay’ movement announces protest

The Coordinating Committee of the “I won’t pay” movement for the Peloponnese on Thursday announced plans for an organised protest at road tolls across the region at 3pm on Sunday.

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Public transport workers launch new wave of walkouts despite approval of reforms

A fresh period of upheaval for Athenians as public transport workers are planning more walkouts in protest at reforms streamlining their services, even though the changes were vote

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EU police break up Greece-based cigarette smuggling gang

European Union police declared victory Thursday in a battle to break up a Greek-based gang that manufactured ‘tax-free’ cigarettes and smuggled them into Germany.

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Competition watchdog keeps eye on kiosks in Crete

The Greek Competition Commission is keeping an eye on kiosks in Crete for signs of price fixing after the retailers decided to up the retail cost of cigarettes, possibly triggering

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Migrant repatriation scheme hits funding snag

The repatriation of migrants is being hampered by lack of money from the Greek government.

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The‘M’ word returns

Multiculturalism is official government policy again after the concept was re-embraced in a watershed speech by Immigration Minister Chris Bowen on Tuesday at the Sydney Institute.