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The creme of electro dance music gathers in Greece

Born in 2005, the Reworks festival in the Greek city of Thessaloniki has grown into one of Europe’s best-known platforms for acclaimed and emerging electronic music artists…

Born in 2005, the Reworks festival in the Greek city of Thessaloniki has grown into one of Europe’s best-known platforms for acclaimed and emerging electronic music artists…

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Greece rejects three Turkish soldiers asylum requests

Greece has rejected an asylum request from three out of a group of eight Turkish soldiers who fled there, following July’s failed military coup in Turkey.

Greece has rejected an asylum request from three out of a group of eight Turkish soldiers who fled there, following July’s failed military coup in Turkey.

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Ryanair says Greece ignored attempts to negotiate reduced airport taxes

Budget airline Ryanair has accused the Greek government of ignoring its attempts to talk about reducing airport taxes in the low season in return for increased…

Budget airline Ryanair has accused the Greek government of ignoring its attempts to talk about reducing airport taxes in the low season in return for increased…

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Alone and traumatised children arrive in Greece

Greece is under pressure to care for a tide of unaccompanied refugee children from babies to teenagers arriving on its shores.

Greece is under pressure to care for a tide of unaccompanied refugee children from babies to teenagers arriving on its shores.

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Fire sweeps through Greek refugee camp as UN holds migrant summit

A large fire swept through the Moria refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos on Monday night, destroying tents and prefabricated homes.

A large fire swept through the Moria refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos on Monday night, destroying tents and prefabricated homes.

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Scuffles on Chios over overcrowded migrant camp

A demonstration against the Greek government’s handling of the migrant crisis turned violent on the island of Chios on Wednesday night (September 14).

A demonstration against the Greek government’s handling of the migrant crisis turned violent on the island of Chios on Wednesday night (September 14).

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Southern European leaders call for action to boost flagging EU growth

The Greek prime minister and other leaders in southern Europe have called for action to boost flagging growth, saying they needed a bigger say in Europe.

The Greek prime minister and other leaders in southern Europe have called for action to boost flagging growth, saying they needed a bigger say in Europe.

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Greece calls for pro-growth policies at 'Club Med' mini-summit

Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras has called for pro-growth policies at a meeting of Europe’s Mediterranean countries in Athens.

Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras has called for pro-growth policies at a meeting of Europe’s Mediterranean countries in Athens.

Business

Eurogroup pushes Greece on reforms

EU finance ministers are pushing Greece to press ahead with reforms so it can receive 2.8 billion euros bailout cash from the EU and International Monetary Fund by the end of October.

EU finance ministers are pushing Greece to press ahead with reforms so it can receive 2.8 billion euros bailout cash from the EU and International Monetary Fund by the end of October.

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Greece: Afghan migrants in limbo

What was once a bustling airport outside Athens is now a makeshift camps for refugees with nowhere to go.

What was once a bustling airport outside Athens is now a makeshift camps for refugees with nowhere to go.

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Greece conference to tackle migrant crisis

Foreign Ministers and high-ranking officials from Mediterranean countries have met in Greece to search for solutions to the migrant crisis.

Foreign Ministers and high-ranking officials from Mediterranean countries have met in Greece to search for solutions to the migrant crisis.

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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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Greece hit by flash floods

In Greece, four people have died and one other is missing after heavy downpours caused flash flooding from Thessaloniki in the North East, all the way to Sparta in the…

In Greece, four people have died and one other is missing after heavy downpours caused flash flooding from Thessaloniki in the North East, all the way to Sparta in the…

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Media shakeup: Greece raises €246m with sale of four TV licences

The winners have been announced in the great Greek TV sell-off, with four companies winning bids for television channels in an unprecedented auction.

The winners have been announced in the great Greek TV sell-off, with four companies winning bids for television channels in an unprecedented auction.

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Greece launches controversial TV licence auction

Greece has launched a multi-million euro auction for four private TV licences despite protests by broadcasters.

Greece has launched a multi-million euro auction for four private TV licences despite protests by broadcasters.

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Dr. Alison Thompson on life as a full time humanitarian volunteer

An interview with Dr. Alison Thompson, a full-time humanitarian working inside the refugee camps in Greece. When the planes flew into the twin

An interview with Dr. Alison Thompson, a full-time humanitarian working inside the refugee camps in Greece. When the planes flew into the twin

Business

Greek economy still struggling despite mild Q2 expansion

Greece's battered economy grew between April and June - but only by 0.2 percent from the first three months of the year and it shrank by 0.9 percent from the same period last year.

Greece's battered economy grew between April and June - but only by 0.2 percent from the first three months of the year and it shrank by 0.9 percent from the same period last year.

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Greece wants to give asylum seekers the right to work

The Greek migration minister has asked the European Union to speed up the relocation of refugees from Greece to other member states.

The Greek migration minister has asked the European Union to speed up the relocation of refugees from Greece to other member states.

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Asylum hearings for Turkish soldiers in Greece

Asylum hearings have begun in Greece for a group of eight Turkish soldiers who fled there from Turkey after last month's failed coup.

Asylum hearings have begun in Greece for a group of eight Turkish soldiers who fled there from Turkey after last month's failed coup.

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Identifying the nameless dead in the migrant crisis

Thousands of migrants, many of them refugees, have died nameless and unknown after perishing at sea trying to reach Europe; efforts are underway to try to identify them.

Thousands of migrants, many of them refugees, have died nameless and unknown after perishing at sea trying to reach Europe; efforts are underway to try to identify them.

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Greek court to consider Turkey coup suspects' asylum request

A Greek court is due to consider on Friday the asylum request from fugitive Turkish army officers who fled following last month’s failed coup attempt.

A Greek court is due to consider on Friday the asylum request from fugitive Turkish army officers who fled following last month’s failed coup attempt.

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Tensions rise over EU-Turkey migrant deal

Turkey is threatening to walk away from a deal to stem the migrant flow to Europe over the failure by Brussels to deliver on waiving visa restrictions.

Turkey is threatening to walk away from a deal to stem the migrant flow to Europe over the failure by Brussels to deliver on waiving visa restrictions.

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Four die in Greek boat collision near the island of Aegina close to Athens

Four people have been killed and at least five injured after pleasure boat with 20 people on board collided with a speedboat near the Greek island of Aegina, close to Athens.

Four people have been killed and at least five injured after pleasure boat with 20 people on board collided with a speedboat near the Greek island of Aegina, close to Athens.

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Four dead after two boats collide near the Greek island of Aegina close to Athens

At least four people have been killed and five others injured after a speedboat and pleasure boat collided off the Greek island of Ageina close to Athens, according to the Greek coastguard.

At least four people have been killed and five others injured after a speedboat and pleasure boat collided off the Greek island of Ageina close to Athens, according to the Greek coastguard.