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Leaders mark 40th anniversary of junta fall
Prime Minister Antonis Samaras marked Thursday’s 40th anniversary of the end of the military dictatorship by saying that democracy has “deep roots” in Greece but the government’s spokeswoman found herself in disagreement with President Karolos Papoulias, who argued that democracy has suffered during the country’s economic crisis.
 INSIDE NEWS
Activists launch flotilla against Syria chemicals
Nearly 40 activists from Greece and Italy plan to launch a flotilla from the port of Hania on Crete on Friday to protest the decom...
Greek leaders mark 40th anniversary of the fall of the junta
Prime Minister Antonis Samaras marked Thursday’s 40th anniversary of the end of the military dictatorship by saying that democracy...
Policeman among other eight arrested for antiquities trafficking
A police officer from Greece’s antiquities protection department has been arrested, accused of being part of a smuggling ring that...
Council of State deems university reform plan legal
The Council of State issued a ruling on Thursday deeming the government’s “Athena” plan for tertiary education reform legal. Intro...
FYROM´s foreign minister does not see progress in name talks
The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) does not expect a visit next week by United Nations mediator Matthew Nimetz to b...
Rape and assault charges brought against 35-year-old
A 35-year-old man has been arrested and remanded in custody in Thessaloniki on suspicion of assaulting two people in the northern ...
Thessaloniki man arrested again for blackmailing woman over alleged sex tape
A 51-year-old man was arrested on Thursday in the northern port city of Thessaloniki for allegedly blackmailing a 43-year-woman by...
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NEWS
Prosecutor probing Proton Bank summons ex-Bank of Greece governor
 
Former Bank of Greece Governor Giorgos Provopoulos has been called by a prosecutor probing the sale of Proton Bank to Lavrentis Lavrentiadis to answer questions relating to the decision to approve the businessman’s takeover of the lender.
NEWS
Swimming in Attica becoming too expensive, says consumer group
 
A day trip to one of Attica’s organized beaches has become almost prohibitively expensive, according to a report from consumer group EKPOIZO, which estimates that the cost for a four-member family ranges from 30 to 60 euros.
 
INTERVIEW
NIKOS MARANTZIDIS
Why and how people act
By Katerina Bakoyannis
In the wake of the recent attack on Nikos Marantzidis, the University of Macedonia professor talks about history, myth and failed dialogue.
EXHIBITION
COSTUMES
Handmade Greek fashion history
By Elis Kiss
Tracing developments in local attire from the 18th to the early 20th century, “Patterns of Magnificence: Tradition and Reinvention in Greek Women’s Costume” was developed by the Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation (PLI), a cultural organization based in Nafplio, in the Peloponnese, currently celebrating 40 years of operations.
SOCIETY
KETHEA
A lifeline for addicts
By Alexandra Giannidi
Six years into a deep recession that has seen Greece slash its healthcare budget and society come under great pressure, those working at KETHEA, one of the country's biggest drug therapy networks, are being forced to deal with the fallout.
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3. Policeman among other eight arrested for antiquities trafficking
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5. FYROM´s foreign minister does not see progress in name talks
6. Rape and assault charges brought against 35-year-old
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