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  1. More than 630 migrants arrive on Greek islands since Friday

    A total of 633 migrants and refugees have landed on Greece’s Aegean islands in the past three days, authorities said Monday.

  2. Stefanidi wins 12th consecutive pole vault competition

    Greece’s Ekaterini Stefanidi won her 12th consecutive pole vault competition at the Birmingham Grand Prix Diamond League meeting on Sunday.

  3. Greek current account surplus shrinks in June, tourism revenues rise

    Greece's current account surplus shrank in June compared to the same month a year earlier due to a wider trade gap and a deficit in the primary income balance, the Bank of Greece said on Monday. 

  4. Greek government bond yields dip after Fitch upgrade

    Greek government bond yields dipped early on Monday after Fitch became the second ratings agency to upgrade it to "Single B" status, marking another milestone in the debt-laden state's slow journey away from default territory.

  5. Greece not a terror target, minister says

    There is no indication that Greece could become the target of a terrorist attack like those which struck other European nations in recent years, Public Order Minister Nikos Toskas has said adding that nobody can rule out the possibility “lone wolf” scenario.

  6. Wildfires raze some 50,000 hectares a year, survey finds

    Wildfires destroy some 50,000 hectares of land in Greece every year, according to a study carried out by the conservation group WWF Hellas and the National Agricultural Research Foundation.

  7. Three charged with deliberate arson on Corfu

    Three suspects, Roma men aged between 25 and 32, were arrested on Corfu Sunday in connection with a fire on the Ionian island, authorities say.

  8. Bucks: Player reported knee pain while training in Greece

    The Milwaukee Bucks say Giannis Antetokounmpo was training briefly with the Greek national team when he reported to his NBA team that he was experiencing knee pain, an injury that will keep him out of the European championship.

  9. Menidi residents facing drugs on their doorstep

    Their son is away from home for the seventh time. He is in a rehabilitation center to treat his 20-year addiction to heroin and other illegal drugs.

  10. 65 Years of Art | Thessaloniki | To October 15

    The Exhibition “Art – The Macedonian Art Society: 65 Years of Collections,” at the Teloglion Foundation on the grounds of Thessaloniki's Aristotle University, pays tribute to the historic cultural association by presenting some 400 paintings and engravings from its collection, underscoring its contribution to the northern port city’s art scene and illustrating major milestones in the evolution of 20th century Greek art.

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