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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

Call for Greece to stay with Europe

Friday, January 23rd 2015, 13:37
related countries: Germany Germany

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she wants Greece to "remain part of our story" ahead of elections that could throw the country's eurozone future into doubt.
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Syriza story plays out in town called Drama

Friday, January 23rd 2015, 13:14
related places: Athens, Drama

How leftist Syriza is wooing Greeks beyond Athens
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Love in a time of crisis in Greece

Friday, January 23rd 2015, 1:32

Relationships in a time of crisis in Greece
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Syriza 'to end Greece's humiliation'

Thursday, January 22nd 2015, 23:34

The leader of Greek anti-austerity party Syriza says an end to "national humiliation" is near as polls put the party ahead three days before the election.
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VIDEO: Is left on verge of power in Greece?

Thursday, January 22nd 2015, 23:02
related places: Athens

Thousands of supporters of the radical left-wing party Syriza have been taking to the streets of the Greek capital Athens.
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Political circus of Greek election

Thursday, January 22nd 2015, 12:46

Tempers run high ahead of landmark election
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Will anti-austerity party win Greek vote?

Thursday, January 22nd 2015, 0:47

Will anti-austerity party win in Greece?
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Five bodies in Alexander-era tomb

Monday, January 19th 2015, 19:23

The human remains found at the Alexander-era tomb at Amphipolis in Greece belonged to at least five individuals, the culture ministry says.
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VIDEO: Greek vigil for Elgin marbles

Monday, January 19th 2015, 3:12
related places: Athens

Hundreds of people hold a candlelit vigil outside the Acropolis Museum in Athens to call for the return of the Parthenon Marbles.
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Belgium seeks Greece detainee access

Sunday, January 18th 2015, 19:46
related countries: Belgium Belgium

Belgium asks Greece to extradite one of the suspects arrested in Greece over a possible link with a foiled plot against Belgian police.
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Sunday, January 18th 2015, 9:25
related countries: Belgium Belgium
related places: Brussels

There is no link between several people arrested in Greece and a foiled plot by an Islamist cell in Belgium, officials in Brussels say.
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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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