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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: Arrests as Europe tightens security

Sunday, January 18th 2015, 4:08

Greek police arrest four terror suspects as security precautions are stepped up across Europe.
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Greece arrests over Belgian 'plot'

Saturday, January 17th 2015, 23:46
related countries: Belgium Belgium

Greek police arrest four people over an alleged jihadist terror plot in Belgium, but officials in Brussels say that two of them are not on their wanted list.
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The rubber glove rebellion

Thursday, January 15th 2015, 0:31

The women giving vim to Greece's anti-austerity movement
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Greek masterpiece comes to London

Thursday, January 8th 2015, 16:44
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

A new exhibition at the British Museum will include what was once dubbed "the most famous Greek body in Europe".
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VIDEO: Out of the ashes of 9/11, a new church

Wednesday, January 7th 2015, 0:19

The Greek Orthodox church at Ground Zero
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Zulu Bible translation aid welcomed

Tuesday, January 6th 2015, 17:16
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South Africa's Catholic Church welcomes a $40,000 donation from the president to help translate the Bible directly from Hebrew and Greek into isiZulu.
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Nikkei sees worst day since March

Tuesday, January 6th 2015, 9:11

Japan's stocks led falls across Asia on Tuesday, posting their biggest drop in nearly 10 months, as investors worried about falling oil prices and political turmoil in Greece.
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Libyan jets bomb oil tanker in port

Monday, January 5th 2015, 18:12
related countries: Libya Libya

Libyan military jets attack a Greek-operated oil tanker in an Islamist-controlled port in eastern Libya, killing two crew members.
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The 2015 Greek euro drama

Monday, January 5th 2015, 11:44

Tense new year for eurozone as Greek election looms
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Greek fugitive 'planned terror raid'

Sunday, January 4th 2015, 22:36

Greek extremist Christodoulos Xiros, of the Marxist militants November 17, was planning an armed assault on a jail before his recapture, police say.
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Greece must 'abide' by bailout terms

Sunday, January 4th 2015, 14:04
related countries: Germany Germany

Germany expects Greece to uphold the terms of its international bailout agreement, a spokesman for Chancellor Angela Merkel says.
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VIDEO: Fugitive Xiros recaptured in Greece

Sunday, January 4th 2015, 8:20

Left-wing extremist Christodoulos Xiros, 56, from the Greek militant group November 17 has been re-arrested after almost a year on the run, police say.
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Greece recaptures fugitive extremist

Saturday, January 3rd 2015, 17:42

Christodoulos Xiros, a member of the Greek Marxist militant group November 17, has been arrested after almost a year on the run, police say.
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VIDEO: Migrants abandoned on cargo ship

Wednesday, December 31st 2014, 19:17

Almost 1,000 migrants have been rescued from a cargo ship found adrift in Greek waters, the Red Cross says.
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Hundreds rescued from migrant ship

Wednesday, December 31st 2014, 16:21

Almost 1,000 migrants have been rescued from a cargo ship found adrift in Greek waters, and the ship has safely docked in Italy, the Red Cross says.
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Greek woes unsettle Wall Street

Tuesday, December 30th 2014, 21:28
related countries: United States United States
related places: Wall Street

Leading US stocks close lower on Tuesday, following European markets down amid continued uncertainty over economic woes in Greece.
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Ship heads for Italy after scare

Tuesday, December 30th 2014, 17:30

A cargo ship believed to be carrying hundreds of migrants heads to Italy after a passenger sparks an alert, later discounted by Greek authorities.
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Greece sent back to brink of crisis

Tuesday, December 30th 2014, 12:29

Greece moves towards new crisis as polls loom
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Asian shares down on Greece worries

Tuesday, December 30th 2014, 9:57

Asian shares traded lower as political uncertainty in Greece and a selloff in commodities weighed on investors' appetite.
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Greek vote prompts reform warning

Tuesday, December 30th 2014, 5:14

Greece is urged to stick to economic reform after MPs rejected the government's presidential nominee, triggering snap elections.
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VIDEO: Ferry passengers led to safety

Monday, December 29th 2014, 18:56
related countries: Italy Italy

All remaining passengers have been rescued from an Italian ferry which caught fire off the Greek island of Corfu, officials have said.
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Briton tells of 'scary' ferry blaze

Monday, December 29th 2014, 16:27
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British man who was aboard an Italian ferry which caught fire near Greece, says he thought he might not make it off the ship alive.
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Greek MPs' vote triggers snap poll

Monday, December 29th 2014, 15:23

Greek MPs reject a presidential candidate named by Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, triggering a snap general election to be held in January.
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Greece faces crucial presidency vote

Monday, December 29th 2014, 10:08

The Greek parliament meets ahead of a third and final vote on whether to approve a new president, in a move that could trigger a snap election.
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Fire forces Italy ferry evacuation

Sunday, December 28th 2014, 22:48

An Italian ferry which caught fire on route to Italy with 478 people on board is being evacuated amid choppy seas and high winds.
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Key Greek vote goes to the wire

Tuesday, December 23rd 2014, 12:58

The Greek parliament fails for a second time to approve a new president, bringing the country closer to a snap election early next year.
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Greek MP alleges 3m euro vote bribe

Friday, December 19th 2014, 18:01

A Greek MP says he was offered a bribe worth 3m euros in order to vote for the government's candidate in a critical presidential vote.
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VIDEO: Greeks protest as election looms

Thursday, December 18th 2014, 6:36

Greece has moved a step closer towards holding a general election, which could lead to it abandoning its policy of economic austerity.
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Greek political crisis: Huge amount at stake

Wednesday, December 17th 2014, 22:23

Greece on knife-edge over presidential vote
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Greece fails to elect new president

Wednesday, December 17th 2014, 19:58

The Greek parliament fails to elect a new president in the first round of voting, with the government's candidate 40 votes short of an outright win.
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VIDEO: Greece at crossroads as decision looms

Wednesday, December 17th 2014, 9:56

A snap election is in the offing and the party that is currently ahead in the opinion polls, Syriza, wants a large chunk of Greece's international debt simply written off
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Greek vote could spark political turmoil

Wednesday, December 17th 2014, 1:05

Return to political turmoil looms ahead of presidential vote
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Greece's Syriza prepares for power

Tuesday, December 16th 2014, 0:14

Greece's radical left prepares for power
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Greek central bank warns on economy

Monday, December 15th 2014, 19:33

Greek's economy faces "irreparable" damage from the ongoing political crisis, the boss of its central bank has warned.
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VIDEO: The Acropolis made out of Lego

Friday, December 12th 2014, 4:51
related places: Athens

The University of Sydney has created the Acropolis from 120,000 Lego blocks and given it, of course, to the Acropolis museum in Athens.
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The tiger who flew halfway across the world

Friday, December 12th 2014, 0:48

The tiger rescued from Greece and flown halfway across the world
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Greek shares continue to slide

Thursday, December 11th 2014, 15:09

Shares on the Athens Stock Market have continued to fall sharply on the prospect of an early election in the country
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Greece brings forward key vote

Tuesday, December 9th 2014, 13:19

The Greek prime minister brings forward the date of a crucial presidential vote in parliament, with markets in Athens tumbling on fears of uncertainty.
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Violence erupts at Greece protests

Saturday, December 6th 2014, 21:53
related places: Athens

Protesters in the Greek capital Athens throw rocks and petrol bombs, at a rally marking six years since police killed an unarmed teenager.
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Elgin loan 'affront to Greek people'

Friday, December 5th 2014, 14:30
related countries: Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Greek prime minister says the British Museum's decision to loan one of the Elgin Marbles to Russia is "an affront" to the Greek people.
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