Dialogue at root of civilizations can help deal with current crises – Greek expert

October 5, 2016 by · Comments Off on Dialogue at root of civilizations can help deal with current crises – Greek expert 

By Maria Spiliopoulou

ATHENS, Oct. 5 (PNA/Xinhua) — Cross-cultural dialogue in particular between Greece and China, the two cradles of the world's civilization, can help the governments and citizens across the globe to review their approach to current crises and find most effective solutions, an acclaimed Greek expert has said.

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Macedonian police use tear gas against migrants on Greek border

April 14, 2016 by · Comments Off on Macedonian police use tear gas against migrants on Greek border 

ATHENS, April 13 — Macedonian police used tear gas against refugees near the Greek town of Idomeni on the Macedonian-Greek border on Wednesday, a Greek news outlet reported.

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Greece attaches great importance to Moscow-Athens South European pipeline

February 3, 2016 by · Comments Off on Greece attaches great importance to Moscow-Athens South European pipeline 

ATHENS, Feb. 3 — Athens attaches great importance to the so-called South European Pipeline project as it is an additional alternative route to transport gas from Russia, Greece's Minister of Environment and Energy Panos Skourletis said.

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Feature: Refugees stuck in Greece with no place to go further in Europe

October 30, 2015 by · Comments Off on Feature: Refugees stuck in Greece with no place to go further in Europe 

ATHENS, Oct. 29 — Over 300 migrants are lying in Victoria Square in central Athens. Most of them are Afghan men, in their early or late 20s. They arrived Tuesday morning at Athens' main port Piraeus and began their journey in Athens, one of their first stops in continental Europe. However, with many European Union (EU) leaders talking about closing their borders, the refugees may get in stuck in Greece longer than they originally thought.

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EU grants Greece additional 5.9 M euros to transport migrants from islands

October 28, 2015 by · Comments Off on EU grants Greece additional 5.9 M euros to transport migrants from islands 

BRUSSELS, Oct. 27 — The European Union (EU) has awarded 5.9 million euros (about USD 6.51) to Greece to support the country for the transportation of migrants from the Eastern Aegean islands to mainland Greece.

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Greece's top tax official appears before prosecutor over alleged breach of duty

October 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on Greece's top tax official appears before prosecutor over alleged breach of duty 

ATHENS, Oct. 20 — Greece's top tax official Katerina Savvaidou appeared before an Athens prosecutor on Tuesday to answer questions over breach of duty.

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Greek, Austrian leaders reiterate determination to address refugee crisis

October 7, 2015 by · Comments Off on Greek, Austrian leaders reiterate determination to address refugee crisis 

ATHENS, Oct. 7 — Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann reiterated on Tuesday their countries' determination to jointly address the ongoing refugee crisis within the European framework during their visit to the Aegean Sea island of Lesvos.

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Refugee issue has to be solved at its source: Croatian PM

September 20, 2015 by · Comments Off on Refugee issue has to be solved at its source: Croatian PM 

ZAGREB, Sept. 20 — Croatian Prime Minister Zoran Milanovic said on Saturday that the refugee issue has to be solved at its source, reiterating his country "would not be a European refugee center."

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Respiratory diseases account for 13% of deaths in EU

September 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on Respiratory diseases account for 13% of deaths in EU 

BRUSSELS, Sept. 10 — Diseases of the respiratory system, including lung cancer, were the cause of death for 671,900 persons in the European Union (EU) in 2012, 13 percent of all deaths, according to a report published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the EU, on Thursday.

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Euro zone manufacturing continues expansion in Aug., employment rising at fastest pace in four years

September 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on Euro zone manufacturing continues expansion in Aug., employment rising at fastest pace in four years 

BRUSSELS, Sept. 1 — The eurozone manufacturing sector continued to expand at a solid, steady pace in August, with the employment rising at the quickest pace in four years, a survey showed Tuesday.

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