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EuroLeague: Holders CSKA dominate Brose Bamberg for 14th win of the season

Round 18 of the EuroLeague regular season got underway on Thursday evening and defending champions CSKA continued to set the pace at the summit of the standings with their latest victory coming agains

Round 18 of the EuroLeague regular season got underway on Thursday evening and defending champions CSKA continued to set the pace at the summit of the standings with their latest victory coming agains

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'Europe must do more to help refugees' according to the UNHCR

“Europe must do more to help refugees and migrants, dying of cold,” according to the UNHCR. As Europe is experiencing some of the lowest

“Europe must do more to help refugees and migrants, dying of cold,” according to the UNHCR. As Europe is experiencing some of the lowest

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Disabled refugees an 'afterthought' in Greece, says NGO

Disabled refugees and migrants in Greece are struggling to get access to toilets, showers, shelter and medical care, it’s been claimed.

Disabled refugees and migrants in Greece are struggling to get access to toilets, showers, shelter and medical care, it’s been claimed.

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Talks on Cyprus reach crucial point, territorial issues remain

Talks on the reunification of Cyprus reach a crucial point. Delegates say progress has been made and maps exchanged, but work remains.

Talks on the reunification of Cyprus reach a crucial point. Delegates say progress has been made and maps exchanged, but work remains.

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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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Turkish soldiers appeal extradition from Greece

A prosecutor at Greece’s Supreme Court has recommended rejecting an extradition request for two out of eight Turkish soldiers who fled their home country after a failed coup attempt in…

A prosecutor at Greece’s Supreme Court has recommended rejecting an extradition request for two out of eight Turkish soldiers who fled their home country after a failed coup attempt in…

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Refugees freezing in snow-hit Greece 'because of lack of EU solidarity'

Refugees are being forced to live in freezing, snow-covered camps in Greece because EU states have failed to take in their share of asylum seekers, it’s been…

Refugees are being forced to live in freezing, snow-covered camps in Greece because EU states have failed to take in their share of asylum seekers, it’s been…

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The major obstacles on Cyprus' path to peace

The leaders of both Cypriot communities, Nikos Anastasiadis, for the Greeks and Mustafa Akinci for the Turks, are examining the thorniest issues blocking the reunification of…

The leaders of both Cypriot communities, Nikos Anastasiadis, for the Greeks and Mustafa Akinci for the Turks, are examining the thorniest issues blocking the reunification of…

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Brazil police 'suspect wife' over Greek ambassador murder

Media reports in Brazil say investigators believe a policeman and the wife of the Greek ambassador may have been behind his killing after a body was found in a car.

Media reports in Brazil say investigators believe a policeman and the wife of the Greek ambassador may have been behind his killing after a body was found in a car.

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Greek annual Christmas card calls lenders 'Scrooge'

Greek finance ministry seems to take aim at country's lenders with annual Christmas card depicting Dickensian miser

Greek finance ministry seems to take aim at country's lenders with annual Christmas card depicting Dickensian miser

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Greece pensioners receive controversial Christmas bonus payment

Queues stretched down the street outside Athens banks on Thursday, as pensioners waited to collect their Christmas bonus payments from the government.

Queues stretched down the street outside Athens banks on Thursday, as pensioners waited to collect their Christmas bonus payments from the government.

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Tspiras, Merkel differ over Greek Christmas giveaway

Greek PM Alexis Tspiras has met with Angela Merkel in Berlin after his government passed a planned Christmas giveaway for pensions in defiance of its international…

Greek PM Alexis Tspiras has met with Angela Merkel in Berlin after his government passed a planned Christmas giveaway for pensions in defiance of its international…

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Greek central bank sees 2.5 percent growth for 2017

Greece's central bank is forecasting the Greek economy will expand by 2.5 percent next year, way better than this year's anticipated 0.1 percent.

Greece's central bank is forecasting the Greek economy will expand by 2.5 percent next year, way better than this year's anticipated 0.1 percent.

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Tsipras defiant as Greek pensioners Christmas bonus is approved

Greek lawmakers have approved a Christmas bonus for the poorest pensioners, defying eurozone lenders who've suspended Athens short-term debt-relief.

Greek lawmakers have approved a Christmas bonus for the poorest pensioners, defying eurozone lenders who've suspended Athens short-term debt-relief.

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Immigrant who lied about age suspected of rape and murder

An immigrant accused of raping and murdering a German student is the same man who was convicted of a separate attack in Greece.

An immigrant accused of raping and murdering a German student is the same man who was convicted of a separate attack in Greece.

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Greek court refuses extradition of last two Turkish soldiers

A Greek court has ruled against the extradition of the last two Turkish servicemen from a group of eight who fled their own country after July’s failed coup against the government in…

A Greek court has ruled against the extradition of the last two Turkish servicemen from a group of eight who fled their own country after July’s failed coup against the government in…

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General strike as Greece braces for more austerity

Greece ground to a halt on Thursday amid a general strike in protest at planned labour reforms and painful austerity cuts demanded by its EU and IMF lenders.

Greece ground to a halt on Thursday amid a general strike in protest at planned labour reforms and painful austerity cuts demanded by its EU and IMF lenders.

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Debt relief gift for Greece and Italy's political merry-go round resumes

Euro zone finance ministers have agreed to give Greece short-term debt relief but what price, if any, will Athens have to pay the price in the long-term by way of austerity…

Euro zone finance ministers have agreed to give Greece short-term debt relief but what price, if any, will Athens have to pay the price in the long-term by way of austerity…

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Fate of asylum-seeking Turkish soldiers remains unclear

A court in Athens has ruled that three of eight Turkish officers said to be implicated in July’s failed coup attempt in Turkey should be extradited back to their home…

A court in Athens has ruled that three of eight Turkish officers said to be implicated in July’s failed coup attempt in Turkey should be extradited back to their home…