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Athens ready for a dialogue with Ankara, without threats

The Greek side was and remains ready and willing to enter into exploratory talks with Ankara. The recent agreement on exclusive economic zones (EEZs) between Greece and Egypt seems to have irked Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who abruptly called off the upcoming talks.

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Late tourism start boosts July job data

Waiters and bartenders were the professions that boosted employment last month, taking the balance of hirings and departures in the local labor market to a surplus of almost 68,000 jobs, according to the Labor Ministry’s Ergani database.

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ATHEX: Weekly gains reduced to just over 2.4%

The rising tension between Beijing and Washington over trade matters and the continuous growth of coronavirus cases across the European continent checked stock prices on Friday, with Athinon Avenue seeing its benchmark slump, as well as trading volume.

 
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From Zeus to Athens, how the modern Olympics came to be

Spyridon Louis, an unheralded competitor in an unknown event, ran 25 miles from Marathon to Athens, following the path not just of the ancient messenger Pheidippides but also some more contemporary couriers on horseback and bicycle who announced his arrival at the Panathenian Stadium with the cry: "A Greek! A Greek!"

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