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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

Greece unveils austerity budget

Thursday, November 18th 2010, 14:11

The Greek government unveils an austerity budget that aims to cut its 2011 public deficit to 7.4% of the country's GDP.
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Greece's budget deficit worsens

Monday, November 15th 2010, 11:29

Greece's 2009 budget deficit was worse than previously calculated, making it the largest in the eurozone, official figures show.
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Pasok wins mayoral poll in Athens

Monday, November 15th 2010, 2:18
related places: Athens

Greece's governing Socialist party wins control of the capital Athens, in the second round of local elections dominated by the country's debt crisis.
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'Held' aid workers dock in Greece

Friday, November 12th 2010, 17:15

A ship carrying a group of 10 aid workers, including seven Britons, who alleged that the captain had held them captive, dock at a Greek port.
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Greek commandos board aid ship

Friday, November 12th 2010, 15:50
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British aid workers allegedly taken captive on a ship say they are being held by Greek commandos.
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Greek PM drops threat of election

Monday, November 8th 2010, 5:25

Greece's prime minister drops his threat to call a snap general election, after his Socialist party avoided a heavy defeat in key regional polls.
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Greece lifts ban on mail delivery

Friday, November 5th 2010, 16:37

Greece resumes deliveries of mail and packages abroad, lifting a ban it imposed after a series of parcel bombs.
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Greek bomb sent to French mission

Thursday, November 4th 2010, 17:24
related countries: France France
related places: Athens

Police in Athens destroy a letter bomb sent to the French embassy, the 14th suspect device found in Greece this week.
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Leftist threat

Wednesday, November 3rd 2010, 18:54

Could Greek left-wing extremists join forces with Islamists?
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Greece halts mail after attacks

Wednesday, November 3rd 2010, 18:36
related countries: Germany Germany

Police hunt five suspects as Greece suspends international airmail because of suspicious packages sent to targets in Greece and Europe.
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Sweden keeps migrants from Greece

Wednesday, November 3rd 2010, 10:56

Sweden suspends deportations of asylum seekers to Greece - the latest of several European countries to do so.
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Bombs target embassies in Athens

Tuesday, November 2nd 2010, 22:45
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland
related places: Athens

Bombs explode at the Swiss and Russian embassies in Athens and several other suspicious packages are destroyed, police say.
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Sarkozy 'target of Greece bombs'

Monday, November 1st 2010, 17:57
related countries: France France
related places: Athens

French President Nicolas Sarkozy was among the intended recipients of four parcel bombs found in Athens on Monday, say police.
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Athens marathon marks 2,500-year anniversary

Sunday, October 31st 2010, 10:52

A record number of runners take part in the Athens Marathon, celebrating the 2,500th anniversary of the run which inspired the modern event.
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Carving a career from Greece's ancient past

Sunday, October 31st 2010, 9:14
related places: Tinos

A school with a difference on the Greek island of Tinos aims to train young people in the skills needed to preserve Greece's ancient monuments.
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EU clinches pact to defend euro

Friday, October 29th 2010, 12:27
related countries: Belgium Belgium
related places: Brussels

EU leaders say tough new budget rules agreed at their summit in Brussels will protect the euro from a future Greek-style debt crisis.
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Greek economy 'to shrink by 3%'

Wednesday, October 27th 2010, 10:59

Greece's finance minister says the country's economy will shrink by 2.5%-3% next year, worse than previously estimated.
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EU teams to patrol Greek border

Monday, October 25th 2010, 16:36
related countries: Turkey Turkey

The EU is for the first time sending border guards to help Greece stem an influx of migrants entering across the land border with Turkey.
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Athens building felled in planned blast

Sunday, October 24th 2010, 9:28
related places: Athens

A building in downtown Athens has been demolished in a controlled explosion, to make way for a new square in a deprived area facing major problems.
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State of emergency after Greek floods

Wednesday, October 20th 2010, 7:06
related places: Chios

Greek authorities have declared a state of emergency on the Aegean Sea islands of Ikaria and Chios after flash floods left two people dead.
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Greek scandal probe seeks trials

Monday, October 18th 2010, 21:45

A Greek parliamentary committee recommends five former conservative ministers should stand trial over a land swap scandal which shocked the country.
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Going Greek

Saturday, October 16th 2010, 4:29
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Athens

Israel woos Athens after flotilla raid prompts Turkish rift
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Police storm Acropolis protesters

Thursday, October 14th 2010, 11:56
related places: Athens

Greek police charge at protesting government workers who had occupied the Acropolis in Athens in a dispute over unpaid wages.
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Murder verdict in Greek riot case

Monday, October 11th 2010, 12:41

A Greek policeman is sentenced to life in jail for murdering a schoolboy in 2008, a shooting incident which sparked the worst unrest in decades.
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New austerity measures for Greece

Monday, October 4th 2010, 15:56

The Greek government announces new austerity measures in its 2011 draft budget in an attempt to restore the country's finances.
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Ancient Greek face reconstructed

Wednesday, September 15th 2010, 8:13
related places: Athens

Scientists have created a new face from the skeletal reamins of a girl from Athens who died around 430 BC.
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Greek truckers continue protests

Tuesday, September 14th 2010, 5:50

Greek truck drivers are holding a second day of what they call a "work stoppage" in protest at the government's plans to liberalise their industry and revitalise the economy.
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Greece rejects debt restructuring

Sunday, September 12th 2010, 12:22

Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou says restructuring the nation's debt would be "catastrophic" for the country's economy
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Greek unions protest against cuts

Saturday, September 11th 2010, 20:36
related places: Thessaloniki

Greek unions stage mass protests in Thessaloniki but Prime Minister George Papandreou says he will not scale back his austerity plans.
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Greek doctor's shoe-throwing protest

Saturday, September 11th 2010, 15:47
related places: Thessaloniki

Three people have been held after a man threw a shoe at Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou attending a trade fair in the city of Thessaloniki .
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IMF releases new loan for Greece

Friday, September 10th 2010, 21:01

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) formally approves the second installment of a rescue loan to Greece.
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Checkout protest at Greek shops

Friday, September 10th 2010, 5:56

Activists protesting against Greece's austerity measures are trying a new form of civil disobedience.
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Greece economy contracts by 1.8%

Wednesday, September 8th 2010, 19:03

The debt-laden Greek economy shrank by a surprise 1.8% in the second quarter as households slashed spending.
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Greek PM reshuffles his cabinet

Tuesday, September 7th 2010, 0:40

Greek PM George Papandreou reshuffles his cabinet but leaves the key post of finance minister unchanged as his government battles a debt crisis.
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Smoking ban introduced in Greece

Wednesday, September 1st 2010, 8:33

A new law comes into force in Greece banning smoking in enclosed public spaces and prohibiting tobacco advertising.
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Credit Agricole sees profits rise

Thursday, August 26th 2010, 7:03
related countries: France France

French bank Credit Agricole reports a big rise in profits despite feeling the impact of the Greek debt crisis.
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Live - Scottish Europa League action

Thursday, August 19th 2010, 16:49
related countries: Denmark Denmark, Netherlands Netherlands, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Motherwell, Odense, Utrecht

Motherwell take on Danish side Odense, Celtic face the Dutch side Utrecht and Dundee United host AEK Athens in Europa League qualifiers.
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EU: Greece meets loan conditions

Thursday, August 19th 2010, 12:01

Greece has met the conditions to receive the second tranche of a 110bn euro rescue loan, the European Commission says.
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Greek tourism 'down' official says

Monday, August 16th 2010, 3:59

A senior Greek government official has told the BBC that domestic terrorism and strikes have had a devastating impact on tourism.
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