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Greece to tax property owners who rent to visitors

The Greek government is to pass a law taxing owners of properties who rent them out to visitors via sites like Airbnb.

The Greek government is to pass a law taxing owners of properties who rent them out to visitors via sites like Airbnb.

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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US wants to help Greece emerge from economic crisis, says Kerry

US secretary of state is visiting the Athens. John Kerry met with the Greek foreign minister to discuss security after last month’s Paris attacks

US secretary of state is visiting the Athens. John Kerry met with the Greek foreign minister to discuss security after last month’s Paris attacks

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Athens 'agrees new measures' to secure next bailout funds

A Greek newspaper is reporting that Athens and its international lenders have agreed a new set of measures the country must approve by next months to

A Greek newspaper is reporting that Athens and its international lenders have agreed a new set of measures the country must approve by next months to

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Bomb blast in central Athens causes damage but no injuries

A bomb has exploded in central Athens near the offices of the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises, damaging cars and nearby buildings. A telephoned

A bomb has exploded in central Athens near the offices of the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises, damaging cars and nearby buildings. A telephoned

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Merroussis clinches the 33rd Athens Authentic Marathon

Local hope Christophoros Merroussis produced a superb display to clinch the 33rd edition of the Athens Authentic Marathon which gives runners a

Local hope Christophoros Merroussis produced a superb display to clinch the 33rd edition of the Athens Authentic Marathon which gives runners a

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Football: Greece appoint German Skibbe as coach

Michael Skibbe has been appointed the new coach of Greece, the Greek Football Federation (EPO) announced on Thursday. The 50-year-old German, who

Michael Skibbe has been appointed the new coach of Greece, the Greek Football Federation (EPO) announced on Thursday. The 50-year-old German, who

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Greek caretaker government sworn in ahead of early elections

The new Greek caretaker government has been sworn in as the country prepares for early elections next month: the third time it has gone to the polls

The new Greek caretaker government has been sworn in as the country prepares for early elections next month: the third time it has gone to the polls

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Top EU migration official insists policy revision imperative

With Europe facing a migration crisis, we talk to Dimitris Avramopoulos, Greece’s European Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship

With Europe facing a migration crisis, we talk to Dimitris Avramopoulos, Greece’s European Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship

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Migrants: cruise ship docks near Athens

A cruise ship has brought hundreds of migrants from Syria to Europe’s southern border. Syrian refugee ship arrives on Greek mainland, migrants move

A cruise ship has brought hundreds of migrants from Syria to Europe’s southern border. Syrian refugee ship arrives on Greek mainland, migrants move

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Migrant crisis: Refugees shelter in Athens park

A park in central Athens has turned makeshift camp for hundreds of migrants. Around 500 refugees have set up in the shade of the trees of Pedion tou

A park in central Athens has turned makeshift camp for hundreds of migrants. Around 500 refugees have set up in the shade of the trees of Pedion tou

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More Stock Exchange losses in Greece as banking shares plunge

After a Black Monday, it is proving to be a tumultuous Tuesday on the Athens Stock Exchange. Stocks were down 4.5 percent in early trade, a day after

After a Black Monday, it is proving to be a tumultuous Tuesday on the Athens Stock Exchange. Stocks were down 4.5 percent in early trade, a day after

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Greek PM suggests party referendum to overcome split in Syriza

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Thursday called for his Syriza party to hold an emergency congress next month to overcome divisions but said a

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Thursday called for his Syriza party to hold an emergency congress next month to overcome divisions but said a