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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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VIDEO: Violent clashes on Athens streets

Wednesday, September 25th 2013, 20:12
related places: Athens

Protesters trying to reach the offices of the far-right party Golden Dawn have clashed with police on the streets of the Greek capital, Athens.
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Police officer held in Greek raid

Wednesday, September 25th 2013, 9:18

Greek police arrest a colleague said to be acting as a bodyguard for the far-right Golden Dawn party, during a raid on its offices.
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Greek police quit after murder

Monday, September 23rd 2013, 14:40

Two Greek police generals resign following last week's killing of an anti-fascist activist by a member of the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party.
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Greece resumes talks with creditors

Sunday, September 22nd 2013, 15:00

Lenders resume talks with the Greek government to determine whether the twice bailed-out economy will get its latest instalment of cash.
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Greek PM condemns neo-Nazi 'poison'

Thursday, September 19th 2013, 18:38

Greece's prime minister says he won't let neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn "undermine" democracy, following the killing of a left-wing activist.
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VIDEO: Athens tense after protester stabbing

Thursday, September 19th 2013, 15:25

Mourners have laid floral tributes on the street where anti-fascist hip-hop activist Pavlos Fyssas was killed.
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Wave of protests after Greek killing

Thursday, September 19th 2013, 10:11

Police clash with anti-fascist protesters during protests across Greece, following the killing of a left-wing activist by a suspected neo-Nazi.
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Greek finance minister sees recovery

Thursday, September 19th 2013, 9:40

The Greek finance minister says his country's economy is heading "slowly towards recovery" after it saw growth in the second quarter of the year.
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VIDEO: Death sparks violence in Greece

Wednesday, September 18th 2013, 22:40

Violent clashes have broken out in several Greek cities after a left-wing musician was stabbed to death, the suspect is a member of the neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn.
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VIDEO: Is Greek austerity working?

Wednesday, September 18th 2013, 12:15
related places: Athens

As Greek public sector workers strike over cuts, Athens correspondent Mark Lowen considers whether austerity measures are working.
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'Neo-Nazi' held over Athens killing

Wednesday, September 18th 2013, 11:00
related places: Athens

A left-wing musician is stabbed to death in Greece by a suspected member of the neo-Nazi party, Golden Dawn, and police search the party's offices.
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New public-sector strike hits Greece

Wednesday, September 18th 2013, 2:23

Greece's main public-sector union starts a two-day strike over job cuts agreed in exchange for international bailout loans.
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Six years to fix Greece - Samaras

Tuesday, September 17th 2013, 15:01

Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras says the debt-ridden country could return to pre-crisis living standards within six years.
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Greece hit by new wave of strikes

Monday, September 16th 2013, 9:28

A week of mass strike action begins in Greece in protest at government plans to dismiss civil servants in exchange for international bailout loans.
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Greek workers lose computer perks

Friday, September 13th 2013, 16:40

The Greek authorities scrap extra holiday awarded to civil servants for using computers more than five hours a day, as part of an austerity drive.
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VIDEO: Christians flee to Damascus cathedral

Monday, September 9th 2013, 18:23
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Damascus

Rebel forces have taken control of the historic Christian town of Maaloula, north of Damascus, with Christians fleeing to the Greek Catholic cathedral in Damascus for help.
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VIDEO: Can China help save Greece?

Monday, September 9th 2013, 3:57
related countries: China China

A growing business relationship is developing between China and crisis-ridden Greece, where unemployment is at a record high.
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Can China lead Greece out of darkness?

Monday, September 9th 2013, 0:57
related countries: China China

Can Chinese investment lead Greece out of darkness?
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VIDEO: Protests mar Greece's 'good news day'

Sunday, September 8th 2013, 7:51
related places: Thessaloniki

Thousands of demonstrators have taken to the streets in Greece's northern city of Thessaloniki over the country's tough austerity measures.
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Greek PM sees end to recession

Saturday, September 7th 2013, 10:33

Greek PM Antonis Samaras offers a robust defence of his economic programme, saying six years of recession will end next year.
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Greece boosts security for PM speech

Friday, September 6th 2013, 23:40
related places: Thessaloniki

More than 4,000 Greek police are deployed as unions plan protests in Thessaloniki where PM Antonis Samaras will give his annual speech on the economy.
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Greece 'may renegotiate bailout'

Monday, August 26th 2013, 12:45
related countries: Germany Germany

Greece may seek ease its debt burden by renegotiating repayment of its bailout loans, the Greek finance minister tells a German newspaper.
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Greece 'may need 10bn euros more'

Sunday, August 25th 2013, 17:41

Greece may need a third bailout worth about about 10bn euros (£8.6bn; $13.4bn) but would not accept new austerity measures, the Greek finance minister says.
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Sunderland sign Greek winger Mavrias

Thursday, August 22nd 2013, 13:22

Sunderland complete the signing of Greek winger Charis Mavrias from Panathinaikos for an undisclosed fee.
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Union warns players over contracts

Wednesday, August 21st 2013, 14:48
related countries: Cyprus Cyprus

Global players' union FIFPro urges caution for footballers considering moves to Greece, Turkey and Cyprus.
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Greece bailout talk intensifies

Wednesday, August 21st 2013, 11:56

EU commissioner Olli Rehn declines to rule out another Greece bailout, but says there are other options to keep the existing aid programme going.
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Greece relaunches public TV news

Wednesday, August 21st 2013, 9:14

Greece's new EDT public TV begins news broadcasts, after the previous state broadcaster, ERT, closed in June with the loss of all 2,700 jobs.
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Greece 'will need another bailout'

Tuesday, August 20th 2013, 17:58
related countries: Germany Germany

Germany's finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble says for the first time that Greece will need another bailout to plug a forthcoming funding gap.
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Greece privatisation boss is axed

Sunday, August 18th 2013, 14:14

Stelios Stavridis, the chairman of Greece's privatisation agency, is dismissed after four months in the post for "ethical reasons".
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Power cut hits island of Santorini

Tuesday, August 13th 2013, 18:28

The Greek island of Santorini has been hit by a power cut during the peak time of the tourist season.
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Greece's slump eases as GDP picks up

Monday, August 12th 2013, 11:30

The severity of Greece's recession eased slightly in the second quarter according to the country's statistics body.
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Riot at Greek migrant detention camp

Saturday, August 10th 2013, 22:43
related places: Athens

Greek riot police are deployed to end a riot at a migrant detention facility north of the capital, Athens, in which stones were thrown at guards.
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Greece catches tax cheat firms

Friday, August 9th 2013, 17:38

In its most recent round of spot checks Greek investigators find that almost half of the firms investigated were committing some kind of tax offence.
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VIDEO: 'I'm looking in bin to find food'

Thursday, August 8th 2013, 22:19

Greek people are facing increasing unemployment, with 27.6% of the country without a job in May.
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Greek jobless rate hit record high

Thursday, August 8th 2013, 21:29

The unemployment rate in Greece rose to another record high in May, hitting 27.6%, according to the country's statistics body.
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VIDEO: Taking a taxi in Greece and Japan

Sunday, August 4th 2013, 22:55
related countries: Japan Japan

Taxis are transport options in most cities around the world, but how do they vary in price around the globe?
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IMF says Greece must deliver reforms

Wednesday, July 31st 2013, 15:15

The IMF says Greece must deliver long-promised reforms and promote growth, but says the nation is on course to exit recession.
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