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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

Italy's 'abandoned' Riace Bronzes back on show in Calabria

Saturday, December 21st 2013, 1:35
related countries: Italy Italy

Fine ancient Greek statues on show again in Italy
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Dead US marine's 'heart missing'

Wednesday, December 11th 2013, 21:50
related countries: United States United States

The parents of a dead US marine whose body was returned from Greece missing its heart sue the US Department of Defense and the Greek government.
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Greece sees end of recession in 2014

Sunday, December 8th 2013, 12:22

Greek lawmakers pass the 2014 budget, which predicts a return to growth after six straight years of painful recession.
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VIDEO: One million Greek workers unpaid

Thursday, December 5th 2013, 6:07

Around one million workers in Greece are going unpaid - some for almost two years.
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Greece's million unpaid workers

Thursday, December 5th 2013, 2:19

The million Greek workers who get no wages
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VIDEO: Football unity in divided Cyprus

Sunday, December 1st 2013, 18:08
related countries: Cyprus Cyprus, Turkey Turkey

Talks to try and heal the divisions between Greece and Turkey over the island of Cyprus have failed over the years, but a development in the sporting world is giving some observers cause for optimism.
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Greek economy 'to shrink in 2014'

Wednesday, November 27th 2013, 15:25

The Greek economy will shrink further next year and may need more financial help, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development says.
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Greek banks leak reporter acquitted

Wednesday, November 27th 2013, 15:20
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

A Greek reporter is acquitted of breaching privacy over the publishing of a list of Greeks with Swiss bank accounts, with some suspected of tax evasion.
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VIDEO: Deadly floods hit Greek island of Rhodes

Monday, November 25th 2013, 7:16

Rain of up to 175mm has caused deadly flash flooding on the Greek tourist island of Rhodes. See those pictures here.
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Eurozone patience with Greece waning

Thursday, November 21st 2013, 13:02

Finance ministers in the eurozone are losing patience with Greece, says Eurogroup head Jeroen Dijsselbloem, as the country submits its 2014 budget.
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Twelve migrants die off Greek coast

Friday, November 15th 2013, 15:33

Twelve undocumented migrants believed to be Syrians, including four children, drown off the Greek coast when their boat capsizes.
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Greek government survives vote

Monday, November 11th 2013, 0:19

The conservative-led coalition government of Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras survives a vote of no-confidence in parliament.
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VIDEO: Greek police clear TV studio

Thursday, November 7th 2013, 13:30

Greek riot police have cleared the headquarters of the former state broadcaster ERT, using tear gas to gain entry and arresting several people.
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Greek police clear broadcaster's HQ

Thursday, November 7th 2013, 10:06

Greek riot police clear the headquarters of former state broadcaster ERT, evacuating the building and arresting several people.
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VIDEO: Rain pours as Greeks stage strike

Wednesday, November 6th 2013, 18:36

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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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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