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Former defense minister, wife remanded after testimonies

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Former defense minister Yiannos Papantoniou and his wife Stavroula Kourakou were remanded in custody late on Tuesday after denying charges of money laundering during a marathon deposition before an investigating magistrate and prosecutor. 

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Greek professors in Boston and the potential brain gain

Without reversing the brain drain, which is continuing to take a heavy toll on the country, Greece has no future. Tourism aside, innovation is a sector where, given the right national action plan, Greece could lure back at least some of the highly educated minds who have left and create a comparative advantage.

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FYROM rejects Russian claim of US rigging parliamentary vote

The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia has strongly rejected the claim made by Russia on Monday that the US rigged last Friday’s parliamentary vote which approved amendments to the Balkan country’s constitution that will allow it to change its name as part of name deal signed with Greece.

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Nicosia pleads with Athens over linkup

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While Athens appears to have turned its back on European Union financing to connect the island of Crete to the power grid on mainland Greece, Nicosia is pleading with the Greek government not to miss the unique opportunity to link Cyprus to Europe’s electricity market.

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Easing the impact of electricity bill hikes

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Energy Minister Giorgos Stathakis has announced measures to offset the upcoming increase in electricity rates due to rising carbon emission prices and the expansion of lignite-powered output ahead of the submission of binding offers for the lignite plants at Florina and Megalopoli.

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Greek professors in Boston and the potential brain gain

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Without reversing the brain drain, which is continuing to take a heavy toll on the country, Greece has no future. Tourism aside, innovation is a sector where, given the right national action plan, Greece could lure back at least some of the highly educated minds who have left and create a comparative advantage.

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Chronis Botsoglou | Athens | To November 10

The Skoufa Gallery presents “Chronis Botsoglou: Landmarks,” a solo show comprising milestone paintings in the celebrated artist's career, covering three specific themes that shaped his life and oeuvre: the death of his mother, the great masters who inspired a lot of his work and sex.