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  1. Coastal erosion worsening, experts warn

    Coastal erosion has wreaked a significant impact on nearly a third of Greek beaches, according to data made public on Wednesday at a seminar in Athens organized by the Technical Chamber of Greece (TEE) which also reported problems at river estuaries. 

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  3. Park confirmed as first Korean torchbearer next week

    Champions League winner Park Ji-sung will be the first South Korean to carry the flame for the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics after the torch lighting ceremony in Ancient Olympia next week, the Hellenic Olympic Committee said on Thursday.

  4. Central Europe is just expressing itself

    Parliamentary elections in Austria last Sunday have confirmed the trend we are seeing in many parts of Europe pointing to a strengthening of the nationalist right wing.

  5. Rouvikonas attacks social security collection office in Athens

    A group of anti-establishment protesters smashed windows, glass counter partitions and computers at a downtown Athens branch of a state insurer on Thursday morning.

  6. Question on assisted suicide hints at more gov’t strife

    The delayed response by Justice Minister Stavros Kontonis last week to a question regarding the government’s position on assisted suicide may signal more strife to come within the ranks of the coalition government.

  7. Key to the White House

    No one objects to the idea of upgrading Greece’s fleet of F-16 fighter jets. Obviously this is necessary, especially as the Turkish threat is ever-present and given the instability in the broader region.

  8. Ministry responds to controversy over F-16 upgrade

    The Greek Defense Ministry on Thursday responded to a political controversy that erupted after Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Tuesday announced a deal with the United States to upgrade his country’s fleet of F-16 fighter jets.

  9. Two arrested in northern Greece on FYROM wiretap charges

    Greek authorities say they have arrested two men at an airport in northern Greece who are wanted in neighboring Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) on charges related to an illegal wiretapping scandal.

  10. Int’l compensation agency heralded as two beaches opened after spill

    The International Oil Pollution Compensation Fund (IOPC) will be opening an office in Greece for the first time, Deputy Shipping Minister Nektarios Santorinios announced on Thursday, saying the agency will address claims from businesses that incurred losses as a result of the recent Agia Zoni II oil spill.

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