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Libra Group invests in Greek 'eco-bedding' manufacturer
The Libra Group, a diverse international business group comprising 30 subsidiaries active on five continents and with a particular interest in travel and hospitality, said on Thursday that it will be the principal investor in 50 percent of Coco-Mat, forming a joint venture with the leading Greek manufacturer of specialist mattresses, other natural ... (more)
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Wed Mar 12, 2014
passers by and chairs
A scene from the constant flow of people at Monastiraki Square, downtown Athens.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
TAIPED to oversee sale of 167 properties to investors
A total of 167 properties, including the Prosfygika housing complex in Athens, have been passed on to the TAIPED privatization fund to be sold to private investors.
Italy returns to growth, Greece does better
MILAN/Athens: Italy returned to growth in the fourth quarter last year after its longest post-war recession, official data from the Istat agency showed yesterday.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Makrinitsa village I
Makrinitsa village Makrinitsa , nicknamed "balcony of Mt. Pelion," is a village and a former community in Magnesia, Thessaly, Greece.
European Commission launches plan to help Greek SMEs in tourism sector
European Commissioner for Fisheries and Maritime Affairs Maria Damanaki, Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and Tourism Minister Olga Kefaloyianni are slated to open a high-level meeting on maritime and coastal tourism in Athens on Monday as part of efforts to boost small and medium-size enterprises active in the sector.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Head of Church of Greece puts off visit to Russia
The Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, Cyril, who visited Athens last May, has cancelled plans to attend an event at the Greek Embassy in Moscow after the head of the Church of Greece, Ieronymos , put off a visit to the Russian capital, sources told Kathimerini.
Troika calls for more transparency in Greek politics
The troika has written to the Greek government asking for changes to laws governing the funding of political parties and the introduction of a code of ethics for ministers and lawmakers, sources have told Kathimerini.
Pireaus, our first seaport in Athens
OUR first port of call was Piraeus, the central commercial port of Athens. Greece has always been one of my favorite countries to visit.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
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Ambitious Empire almost rises to the occasion
Instead of focusing on one key event, however, this movie, also based on a Miller graphic novel opens up the world and attempts to showcase all of the intricate political wheeling and dealing taking place when the Persian self-proclaimed 'God-King,' Xerxes, invaded Greece intent on total domination.
Countdown to verdict on Elliniko development
Within the next 10 days state privatization fund TAIPED will announce its decision on the tender for the development of the old airport at Elliniko, southern Athens.
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Greece is the poster child of the European crisis, exemplifying the worst of southern Europe: An economy built on the basis of a gigantic, inefficient and corrupt public sector running up record levels of debt with a private sector largely dependent on the state.
Greece to boost share of generics in drugs market, minister Says
Greece wants to triple the share of generic drugs prescribed by the end of next year, closing the gap to targets set by international creditors under the terms of the countryA's bailout, Health Minister Adonis Georgiades said.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Driving Kassandra unplugged and tuned into Greece
Sitting at a beach side cafA© in Possidi on the Halkidiki peninsula of Kassandra, this North American was struck by an unfamiliar scene.
Banks' capital needs add up to 6.4 bln euros, says BoG
The additional capital requirements of Greek systemic lenders add up to 6.382 billion euros according to the results of the stress tests that BlackRock Solutions performed on the loan portfolios of National, Alpha, Piraeus, Eurobank, Attica and Panellinia late last year, the Bank of Greece announced on Thursday.
Europe fears gas shortages if Russia cuts off Ukraine
European Union countries such as Poland and Greece are worried they may face gas shortages and economic damage if Russia stops pumping the fuel to Ukraine, with Kiev facing a Friday deadline to pay Moscow a $2 billion energy bill.
view from Parnitha
This view shows the slopes of mount Parnitha along with the southwest suburbs of Athens! It is also visible on the right, the parking area of Teleferik facilities that connect Thrakomakedones region with hotel - casino "Regency Casino Mont Parnes" on top of the mountain.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Sex is the word, in ancient Greece and today
"Lysistrata" may have been written by Aristophanes in Athens around 411 B.C., but the Department of Theatre Arts is bringing the comedy into the 21st century at Towson's Mainstage Theatre.
Banks' capital needs remain main obstacle to deal between Greece and troika
Greece and the troika still remain some distance apart on a number of issues that are preventing inspectors from concluding the review of the Greek program and recommending the release of further bailout funding.
Visitors from Germany set to return in great numbers
Greece will post significant growth in foreign tourist arrivals this year as bookings from the German market are already showing a jump on last year, German Travel Association chief Juergen Buechy said in the context of the ITB travel fair that is currently taking place in Berlin.