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Public transport in Athens gets cheaper
Commuters will pay 20 cents less for tickets allowing them to use all modes of public transportation in Athens as of Monday, though they will be valid for 70 minutes rather than 90 as was the case previously.
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Education minister calls for probe into predecessor´s reform plan
Following reports that a plan to reform the tertiary education sector launched in the spring of 2013 failed to lead to millions of...
Sanitary landfill for Ilia in Peloponnese given green light
The Environment Ministry on Monday approved the final draft of a tender for a sanitary landfill to serve the region of Ilia in the...
Deputy Education Minister quits for ‘personal reasons´
Deputy Education Minister Costas Koukodimos resigned from his post on Monday citing personal reasons while reports indicated that ...
Two injured after being shot at christening
Two young men remained in stable condition at a Hania hospital on Crete on Monday after sustaining leg injuries at a christening i...
Two policemen injured in Exarchia attack
Ten people were detained and four were arrested after unknown assailants hurled Molotov cocktail bombs at police in Exarchia, cent...
Female prisoners transfer within Korydallos Prison postponed
The Justice Ministry has agreed to postpone the planned transfer of dozens of female prisoners at Korydallos Prison to the same fl...
Hardouvelis optimistic ahead of Paris meeting
The Greek government has stepped up its efforts in advancing the structural measures it has committed to, Finance Minister Gikas H...
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NEWS
Sanitary landfill for Ilia in Peloponnese given green light
 
The Environment Ministry on Monday approved the final draft of a tender for a sanitary landfill to serve the region of Ilia in the western Peloponnese, though there are concerns about how municipalities will manage until the unit is constructed if the current five illegal landfills are shut down.
NEWS
Education minister calls for probe into predecessor's reform plan
 
Following reports that a plan to reform the tertiary education sector launched in the spring of 2013 failed to lead to millions of euros in savings, Education Minister Andreas Loverdos has called for an immediate assessment of the scheme’s implementation.
 
LIFE
GASTRONOMY
From crowdfunding to recipes for sharing
By Anna Mazarakis
Three-quarters of a cup of creativity, two tablespoons of love, a pinch of anxiety, a few drops of doubt – these are just a few of the ingredients Alexandra Stratou listed in a Kickstarter video introducing what it took to create a self-published cookbook filled with family recipes.
BUSINESS
ANALYSIS
Perceptions and praying for our peers
By Dimitris Kontogiannis
Biggest threats to Greece’s recovery are how others view the country and other eurozone states’ performance.
COMMENTARY
SOCIETY
Purification rituals
By Nikos Xydakis
As the deadly deflation deepens, as the economy remains locked in recession for a sixth consecutive year, and as unemployment hovers at a stubbornly high rate, it simply makes no sense to drain the economy in advance. The Greek economy is dying for liquidity and demand-side measures while people are desperate for jobs.
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3. Sanitary landfill for Ilia in Peloponnese given green light
4. Deputy Education Minister quits for ‘personal reasons´
5. Two injured after being shot at christening
6. Two policemen injured in Exarchia attack
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