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Looking back at the Olympics 1896-1904

ATHENS 1896 The first modern Olympic Games was held in Athens. According to the International Olympic Committee, 14 countries took part although

ATHENS 1896 The first modern Olympic Games was held in Athens. According to the International Olympic Committee, 14 countries took part although

Sport

UEFA set date to replace disgraced boss Platini

European football’s governing body UEFA will elect a new president to succeed disgraced Michel Platini on September 14, it was announced on…

European football’s governing body UEFA will elect a new president to succeed disgraced Michel Platini on September 14, it was announced on…

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"My home is a stadium" - Euronews talks to refugees in Athens

Elliniko was the venue for the hockey and basketball fixtures during the 2004 Olympics. Now it is home to more than a thousand refugees.

Elliniko was the venue for the hockey and basketball fixtures during the 2004 Olympics. Now it is home to more than a thousand refugees.

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Anger over austerity: Third day of rallies in Greece over pensions and tax reforms

The Greek capital saw a third day of rallies as the parliament prepared to vote on a series of reforms including tax hikes and pension cuts. Athens is hoping to push through the reforms required by th

The Greek capital saw a third day of rallies as the parliament prepared to vote on a series of reforms including tax hikes and pension cuts. Athens is hoping to push through the reforms required by th

Business

Eurogroup: progress but no Greek reform deal yet

Eurozone finance ministers say there has been progress on a deal between Greece and its lenders but there is still some way to go.

Eurozone finance ministers say there has been progress on a deal between Greece and its lenders but there is still some way to go.

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Greece and troika move closer to review of bailout deal

Greece and the troika of international lenders are moving closer to a deal on a review of bailout reforms, which could free up more aid to help the cash strapped country.

Greece and the troika of international lenders are moving closer to a deal on a review of bailout reforms, which could free up more aid to help the cash strapped country.

Culture

Successful debut for new ballet director at Greek National Opera

‘Links’ is Greek choreographer Andonis Foniadakis’ latest dance project. It’s currently on at the Greek National Opera, where Foniadakis takes over

‘Links’ is Greek choreographer Andonis Foniadakis’ latest dance project. It’s currently on at the Greek National Opera, where Foniadakis takes over

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Border closures fail to deter the flow of people to Greek mainland

And they keep on coming. Despite the closure at the country’s northern border, refugees continue to flood into Greece. At least 2,000 more arrived

And they keep on coming. Despite the closure at the country’s northern border, refugees continue to flood into Greece. At least 2,000 more arrived

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Greek farmers camp outside parliament to protest tax reforms

Thousands of Greek farmers protested against controversial pension reform plans on Saturday (February 13). Many spent Friday night camped out in

Thousands of Greek farmers protested against controversial pension reform plans on Saturday (February 13). Many spent Friday night camped out in