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Documenta 14 set to open outside Germany for first time

It's the first time Documenta will open outside Germany. Athens is preparing to host the 14th edition of the modern art exhibition.

It's the first time Documenta will open outside Germany. Athens is preparing to host the 14th edition of the modern art exhibition.

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Greek bailout talks restart

Greek ministers have been meeting experts from the EU and IMF discussing the economic reforms Athens must make to keep bailout funds flowing.

Greek ministers have been meeting experts from the EU and IMF discussing the economic reforms Athens must make to keep bailout funds flowing.

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Transport strike causes traffic chaos in Athens

Transport workers in Athens have taken part in the first of three 24-hour strikes to object to legislation that would allow the transport organisation to make commercial use of…

Transport workers in Athens have taken part in the first of three 24-hour strikes to object to legislation that would allow the transport organisation to make commercial use of…

Sport

EuroLeague: Zalgiris stun defending champs CSKA, Pana hold off Barcelona

Struggling Zalgiris Kaunas claimed a major scalp in the Euroleague regular season on Tuesday when they beat table-topping CSKA Moscow The defending champions from Russia were leading by seven points

Struggling Zalgiris Kaunas claimed a major scalp in the Euroleague regular season on Tuesday when they beat table-topping CSKA Moscow The defending champions from Russia were leading by seven points

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Athens covered in snow

A cold spell sweeping Greece reaches Athens, covering the capital city and its ancient monuments in snow, and causing temperatures to plunge.

A cold spell sweeping Greece reaches Athens, covering the capital city and its ancient monuments in snow, and causing temperatures to plunge.

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Obama's compelling valedictory speech

The US president touched on globalisation, Donald Trump, the NATO question and the compassion of the Greek people in his foreign farewell.

The US president touched on globalisation, Donald Trump, the NATO question and the compassion of the Greek people in his foreign farewell.

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Grenade thrown at French embassy in Athens

Anti-terror officers are investigating a suspected grenade attack on a security post outside the French embassy in central Athens.

Anti-terror officers are investigating a suspected grenade attack on a security post outside the French embassy in central Athens.

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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.

Sport

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

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.

Business

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

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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