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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

Bomb threat plane lands at Athens

Monday, April 4th 2011, 12:47
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Athens

A British passenger plane makes a safe emergency landing in Athens following a bomb threat, officials say.
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Gaddafi envoy arrives in Greece

Sunday, April 3rd 2011, 16:34
related countries: Libya Libya
related places: Athens

An envoy from Muammar Gaddafi's embattled government arrives in the Greek capital Athens on an apparent peace mission.
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Judo medallist falls to her death

Thursday, March 31st 2011, 15:32
related countries: Austria Austria
related places: Vienna

Austrian judo medallist Claudia Heill, who won silver at the Athens Olympics, dies after falling from a sixth-floor window in Vienna.
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VIDEO: Macedonia: What's in a name?

Tuesday, March 29th 2011, 22:49
related countries: Macedonia Macedonia

For almost two decades, Macedonia has been locked in a row with Greece over its name.
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Portugal and Greece in downgrades

Tuesday, March 29th 2011, 18:29
related countries: Portugal Portugal

Debt fears over Portugal and Greece force ratings agency Standard & Poor's into downgrading the countries.
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Sour grapes?

Tuesday, March 29th 2011, 0:51
related countries: Macedonia Macedonia

The winery on the frontline in a dispute between Greece and Macedonia
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Economists expect Greek default

Monday, March 28th 2011, 20:51

Greece will default on its debts but the eurozone will survive intact, a survey of top forecasters by the BBC World Service finds.
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Cyprus youth remember their dead

Saturday, March 26th 2011, 22:42
related countries: Cyprus Cyprus, Libya Libya, Turkey Turkey

As the fighting in Libya continues, teenagers from the Greek and Turkish communities on Cyprus unite to commemorate those lost on their island's conflict decades ago.
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Eurozone agrees pact in principle

Friday, March 11th 2011, 22:22

Eurozone leaders have reached an agreement in principle on a pact to co-ordinate economic policies, the EU President Herman Van Rompuy says.
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Migrants end Greek hunger strike

Wednesday, March 9th 2011, 19:33

Nearly 300 migrant workers in Greece end a six-week hunger strike after the government offers a deal over residence permits.
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Snow brings chaos to Greek roads

Tuesday, March 8th 2011, 9:45
related places: Athens

Snowstorms cause chaos around the Greek capital Athens, with one overnight traffic jam stretching for up to 15km (9 miles).
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Severe gales warning for Greece

Monday, March 7th 2011, 19:01

Warnings for severe gales have been issued for parts of Greece and its surrounding areas, raising fears for coastal flooding.
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Greece debt rating cut by Moody's

Monday, March 7th 2011, 15:06

Rating agency Moody's downgrades Greece's debt to "highly speculative" prompting an angry response from the finance ministry.
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VIDEO: Financial woes spark protests in Greece

Friday, March 4th 2011, 7:02
related countries: Finland Finland

Leaders of Europe's centre-right parties are meeting in Finland on Friday for further talks on the continent's economic problems.
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VIDEO: Migrants on hunger-strike in Greece

Wednesday, March 2nd 2011, 12:57

Hundreds of migrants have gone on hunger-strike in the hope of persuading the Greek authorities to grant them legal residency.
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Greece migrants taken to hospital

Tuesday, March 1st 2011, 16:44

Up to 50 migrants are being given hospital treatment, five weeks after going on hunger strike in Greece.
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Clashes erupt amid Greece strike

Thursday, February 24th 2011, 0:23
related places: Athens

Police fire tear gas to disperse stone-throwing demonstrators in Athens as a 24-hour general strike grips Greece.
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VIDEO: Policeman hit by petrol bomb in Greece

Thursday, February 24th 2011, 0:10
related places: Athens

A police officer in Athens was hit with a petrol bomb as more than thirty thousand protesters marched through the streets.
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Aris Salonika 0-0 Man City

Tuesday, February 15th 2011, 19:43

Manchester City draw a blank against Greek side Aris Salonika in the first leg of their last-32 Europa League tie.
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VIDEO: 'More austerity measures' for Greece

Saturday, February 12th 2011, 7:31

Greece is told it must introduce more austerity measures if it wants to ensure its economic recovery.
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IMF: Greece needs faster reforms

Friday, February 11th 2011, 16:12

Greece's economy is making progress, but the country needs to make faster structural reforms, the EU and IMF say.
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VIDEO: Greek doctors on strike over cuts

Thursday, February 10th 2011, 11:09
related places: Athens

Civil servants in Athens are staging a 24 hour strike over government cuts
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Oil supertanker hijacked off Oman

Wednesday, February 9th 2011, 19:15
related countries: Oman Oman, Somalia Somalia

Pirates hijack an oil supertanker off the coast of Oman, the vessel's Greek operator says, with suspicion falling on Somali gangs.
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'Bomb' alert on UK-Egypt flight

Saturday, January 29th 2011, 1:47
related countries: Egypt Egypt, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A plane travelling from the UK to Egypt is diverted to Greece after a note containing the word "bomb" was apparently found on board.
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Greece to sue Siemens for bribery

Monday, January 24th 2011, 23:16
related countries: Germany Germany

The Greek government indicates it will take legal action against German industrial firm Siemens for allegedly bribing officials.
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Asylum: Euro court backs Afghan

Friday, January 21st 2011, 17:58
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Belgium Belgium

The European Court of Human Rights fines Belgium and Greece over their treatment of an Afghan asylum seeker.
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Greek sprinters' trial under way

Friday, January 21st 2011, 14:36

The long-delayed trial of two Greek sprinters, accused of lying to avoid a doping test at the 2004 Athens Olympics, opens in Greece.
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Nine on trial for Athens bombings

Monday, January 17th 2011, 12:33
related places: Athens

Nine suspected members of an anarchist group go on trial in Greece for a series of bomb attacks in Athens.
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Greece's hardtimes rubbish bazaar

Monday, January 17th 2011, 7:18

Victims of Greece's economic crisis scour rubbish bins to find items to sell in the weekly market, as the austerity measures hit the country hard.
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Migrants' boat sinks off Greece

Sunday, January 16th 2011, 16:09

More than 240 migrants are rescued but 22 are missing after their boat goes down in rough seas off the Greek island of Corfu.
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Survival tactics

Friday, January 7th 2011, 10:30
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkey's small Greek community struggles to keep traditions alive
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Greek school has just one pupil

Friday, January 7th 2011, 9:09

The Greek population of Istanbul, once thriving in numbers, has fallen to such a low level that one Greek school in the city has only one pupil left.
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Greece plans Turkey migrant fence

Tuesday, January 4th 2011, 12:42
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Greece's public order minister announces plans to build a 12km (eight-mile) fence along its border with Turkey to stem illegal migration.
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Bomb explodes outside Athens club

Friday, December 31st 2010, 11:40
related places: Athens

A bomb blast causes damage but no injuries in Athens - the second bombing in the Greek capital in 24 hours.
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Embassies in Rome put on high alert

Monday, December 27th 2010, 16:30
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Rome

A parcel bomb was discovered at the Greek embassy in Rome on Monday prompting Italian officials to put embassies on high alert.
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Bomb defused at embassy in Rome

Monday, December 27th 2010, 13:26
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Rome

Italian bomb disposal experts defuse a parcel bomb sent to the Greek embassy in Rome.
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Greece approves austerity budget

Thursday, December 23rd 2010, 2:10

The Greek parliament approves next year's budget, bringing in sweeping austerity measures, as unions continue protests.
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Greek MPs approve tough budget

Thursday, December 23rd 2010, 2:09

Greece's parliament has approved a tough austerity budget that cuts public spending and raises taxes.
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Greek strikers clash with police

Wednesday, December 15th 2010, 17:46

A Greek former minister is attacked by protesters who clashed with police during a general strike against austerity measures.
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Petrol bombs on the streets of Athens

Wednesday, December 15th 2010, 12:34
related places: Athens

Greek police clash with protesters in the capital Athens as unions stage a general strike against government austerity measures.
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