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News: Greece

We have started to collect the most important news related to Greece in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Greece: news

Strike brings Greece to a halt

Wednesday, November 6th 2013, 15:43

Workers in Greece are holding a 24-hour general strike over continuing cuts as international lenders decide whether to unlock further bailout money.
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VIDEO: Memorial for Golden Dawn activists

Sunday, November 3rd 2013, 12:07
related places: Athens

A memorial service has been held in Greece for two members of the far-right Golden Dawn party who were killed in a drive-by shooting in Athens.
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VIDEO: Members of Golden Dawn shot dead

Saturday, November 2nd 2013, 4:20
related places: Athens

Two members of Greece's far-right Golden Dawn have been killed and a third wounded in a drive-by shooting outside the party's offices in an Athens suburb, police say.
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Greece Golden Dawn pair shot dead

Friday, November 1st 2013, 22:03
related places: Athens

Two members of Greece's far-right Golden Dawn party are killed and a third is wounded in a drive-by shooting outside its offices in Athens.
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VIDEO: Dark reality of idyllic Greek island

Thursday, October 31st 2013, 9:16

In the midst of an economic crisis Greece struggles with the influx of migrants who use lesvos as a gateway to Europe.
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Greek island on frontline of Europe's migration war

Thursday, October 31st 2013, 1:16

The Greek island at the sharp end of Europe's immigration battle
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VIDEO: Inside Greece's new asylum service

Thursday, October 31st 2013, 0:49

Greece has now created a fully-functioning asylum service, and Mark Lowen went to take a look inside.
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Writer sues over Timberlake film

Tuesday, October 29th 2013, 11:28

A Greek screenwriter sues the makers of Justin Timberlake's sci-fi thriller In Time, saying they stole his idea.
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VIDEO: Maria parents appear on TV chat show

Sunday, October 27th 2013, 22:35
related countries: Bulgaria Bulgaria

The mother of the Bulgarian Roma girl Maria, who was being raised by a Greek couple, has told a TV show that she did not sell her daughter.
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VIDEO: DNA confirms Maria's parents

Friday, October 25th 2013, 18:11
related countries: Bulgaria Bulgaria

DNA tests confirm a Bulgarian Roma couple as the parents of mystery child Maria, who was found in Greece last week.
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DNA test proves mystery girl parents

Friday, October 25th 2013, 17:41
related countries: Bulgaria Bulgaria

DNA tests confirm a Bulgarian Roma couple as the parents of mystery child Maria, whose discovery in Greece last week made global news headlines.
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VIDEO: 'I don't know if Maria is my child'

Thursday, October 24th 2013, 18:40
related countries: Bulgaria Bulgaria

Police have questioned a Bulgarian couple as part of their investigation to find the biological parents of Maria, a young girl found in a Roma community in Greece.
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Maria 'parents' give DNA to police

Thursday, October 24th 2013, 18:08
related countries: Bulgaria Bulgaria

A Bulgarian couple suspected of being the biological parents of Maria, the blonde girl found in a Greek Roma community, have given their DNA to police.
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VIDEO: Greece cuts Golden Dawn funds

Wednesday, October 23rd 2013, 5:36

The Greek parliament has voted overwhelmingly to suspend state funding for the far-right Golden Dawn party.
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How did ancient Greek music really sound?

Tuesday, October 22nd 2013, 23:41

How did ancient Greek music really sound?
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Greece cuts Golden Dawn state funds

Tuesday, October 22nd 2013, 23:07

Greece's parliament votes to suspend state funding for the far-right Golden Dawn party, after its leader and two MPs are accused of being in a criminal organisation.
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VIDEO: Roma couple held until abduction trial

Tuesday, October 22nd 2013, 12:31

Greek authorities are trying to find out the identity of the mystery girl who was found during a raid on a Roma camp last week.
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VIDEO: Greece girl: Couple charged

Monday, October 21st 2013, 20:21

A Roma couple have been formally charged in Greece with abducting a young blonde girl, and they have been placed in detention pending a trial.
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Roma couple charged with abduction

Monday, October 21st 2013, 16:20

A Greek court formally charges a Roma couple with abducting a young blonde girl, and places them in detention pending their trial.
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Big response to Greece girl appeal

Sunday, October 20th 2013, 22:51

More than 8,000 calls are made to a Greek charity after an appeal to discover the identity of a blonde girl found living on a Roma settlement.
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VIDEO: Roma community denies girl abduction

Sunday, October 20th 2013, 22:25

Members of the Roma community in Greece have denied that a four-year-old girl with blonde hair found in one of their camps was abducted.
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VIDEO: Inside Greece's two state TV stations

Sunday, October 20th 2013, 6:13

Greece's old state TV station, which was closed down four months ago by the government, is continuing to broadcast online - as a new state broadcaster prepares to start operations.
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Greek police appeal over blonde girl

Saturday, October 19th 2013, 8:56

Greek police investigate the identity of a young blonde girl found living with an unrelated couple on a Roma settlement.
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VIDEO: Greek crisis hits middle class

Monday, October 14th 2013, 23:13

A homeless artist living in a shelter in Greece describes the impact of the economic crisis on the country's middle class.
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VIDEO: Golden Dawn brands Humphrys 'a Nazi'

Monday, October 14th 2013, 5:04

Members of the far-right Greek party Golden Dawn have branded BBC reporter John Humphrys a "Nazi".
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VIDEO: Humphrys' son on life in Greece

Saturday, October 12th 2013, 4:01
related places: Athens

John Humphrys' son Chris has lived in Athens for more than 20 years and is married with two children - he tells his father what life is like in austerity Greece
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Greek former minister found guilty

Monday, October 7th 2013, 11:00

Greek former defence minister Akis Tsochatzopoulos, widely seen as symbol of official corruption, is found guilty of fraud in a high-profile trial.
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VIDEO: Olympic flame handed to Russia

Sunday, October 6th 2013, 2:41
related countries: Russia Russia

The Olympic flame has ended its relay around Greece and has been handed over to the hosts of the 2014 winter Games, Russia.
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Golden Dawn deputy held on remand

Thursday, October 3rd 2013, 20:11

The deputy head of the Greek far-right party Golden Dawn, Christos Pappas, is imprisoned pending trial on charges of organising a criminal group.
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VIDEO: Is the party over for Golden Dawn?

Thursday, October 3rd 2013, 14:29

The BBC's Mark Lowen explains the significance of the court hearings for members of Greece's far-right Golden Dawn party, and why it could be the beginning of the end for the party.
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Golden Dawn leader remanded by court

Thursday, October 3rd 2013, 2:23

An Athens court remands in custody the leader of the far-right Golden Dawn party on charges of organising a criminal group.
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VIDEO: Freed Golden Dawn MP punches camera

Wednesday, October 2nd 2013, 11:12

Three MPs from Greece's far-right Golden Dawn party have clashed with members of the media following their release pending trial amid outrage over the recent murder of an anti-racist musician.
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Greece's Golden Dawn: 'Don't say a word or I'll burn you alive'

Wednesday, October 2nd 2013, 11:04

The violence and threats at the heart of Greece’s extreme right
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VIDEO: Golden Dawn leader due in court

Wednesday, October 2nd 2013, 7:09
related places: Athens

Four MPs from Greece's far-right Golden Dawn party have been brought to court in Athens to face charges of criminal activity amid a clampdown on the party.
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Golden Dawn MPs brought to court

Tuesday, October 1st 2013, 17:03

Four MPs from Greece's far-right Golden Dawn party are brought to court in Athens to face charges of criminal activity amid a clampdown on the party.
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Profile: Greece's Golden Dawn party

Tuesday, October 1st 2013, 12:39

Profile of Greece's far-right Golden Dawn party
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VIDEO: Greek neo-Nazis in Athens court

Tuesday, October 1st 2013, 12:38

Four MPs from Greece's far-right Golden Dawn party are to appear in court facing charges of belonging to a criminal group.
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Greece crisis: Inside the student-occupied schools

Tuesday, October 1st 2013, 6:54

Angry Greek students taking over their classrooms
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