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Doing the wheelchair slalom in a hostile city
By Lina Giannarou
'Disabled people stay home because they simply cannot get around. That means people donít see them out in the street and therefore believe they do not exist,' says Panayiotis Pitsiniagas, who spearheaded an initiative to raise awareness about the challenges faced by people with mobility problems.
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Syntagma spruce up points to wider turnaround for Athens
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Doing the wheelchair slalom in a hostile city
Panayiotis Pitsiniagas drove to Kathimeriniís offices in his car. He parked, went through the entrance and rode the elevator up to...
Greeks in Qatar contributing to the great boom
Qatari government officials may make headlines every time they visit Greece, but are you aware of the unsung heroes behind the emi...
City of Piraeus undergoes transportation transformation
The last obstacle to the Athens metroís expansion to Piraeus will be a thing of the past once excavation works on the archaeologic...
The real deputies of the Greek Parliament
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Greeks in Qatar contributing to the great boom
 
Qatari government officials may make headlines every time they visit Greece, but are you aware of the unsung heroes behind the emirateís economic boom, many of whom are Greek?

City of Piraeus undergoes transportation transformation
 
The last obstacle to the Athens metroís expansion to Piraeus will be a thing of the past once excavation works on the archaeological finds in front of the port cityís Municipal Theater are completed and work can get started on the station that will be located there.

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ANALYSIS
REAL ESTATE
Home market unlikely to pick up soon
By Dimitris Kontogiannis
The Greek economy may emerge from the deep, protracted recession of the last six years in 2014 but prospects for one of the locomotives of growth in the past do not look promising.
DOCUMENTARY
'PALIKARI'
A Greek migrantís story destined to echo in eternity
By Nick Malkoutzis
A century after the Colorado National Guard broke a coal miners' strike and left 20 protesters dead, a documentary called ďPalikari,Ē made by two Greeks, director Nickos Ventouras and researcher Lambrini Thoma, seeks to build on the single account of Louis Tikasís journey from Cretan migrant to working manís legend and create a comprehensive account of this gripping tale.
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Doing the wheelchair slalom in a hostile city
By Lina Giannarou
A campaign launched by the Association of Social Responsibility for Children and Youths (SKEP), called ďSlalom in the Streets,Ē aims to raise awareness about how people with mobility challenges see the world.
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