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  1. Catalan divisions could lead to sectarian violence, warns Spanish professor in Athens

    The division in Catalonia between those in favor and those against the region’s independence from Spain is quite similar to that in Northern Ireland, with sectarian tensions being possible too, warned Professor Ignacio Molina of the Elcano Royal Institute and the Autonomous University of Madrid at an event organized in Athens

  2. MPs to approve penal code with tougher penalties

    Greek MPs were poised to approve on Wednesday night a Justice Ministry bill revising the penal code with stricter penalties for migrant trafficking, rape and child abuse.

  3. Ancient cup given to 1st marathon victor returned to Greece

    An ancient Greek cup awarded as a prize to the marathon winner in the first modern Olympics of 1896 has been returned to Athens from a German university.

  4. Piano Concertos | Athens | November 14

    The Greek National Opera Orchestra and acclaimed pianists George-Emmanuel Lazaridis, Stephanos Thomopoulos and Karolos Zouganelis will take the stage of the Stavros Niarchos Hall on November 14 for an evening of Romantic concertos for piano and orchestra.

  5. Poor imitation

    It’s 1980. After six years in the prime minister’s seat, Constantine Karamanlis becomes president, leaving behind a divided party and a financially troubled country – it’s only a few months since the second oil crisis in the summer of 1979. Greece is going through political upheaval: strikes, university sit-ins, and near-daily protests.

  6. Food company picks ‘golden leaves’ in China

    Greek food company Palirria SA has purchased 3,700 tons of vine leaves this year from Turpan, a key hub on the ancient Silk Road in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. 

  7. Past haunts SYRIZA

    The leftist SYRIZA government was in a terrific rush to get its new penal code voted through the Greek Parliament just before the national election last summer. 

  8. Broadband in Greece is slow and expensive

    Internet users’ landline connections in Greece are among the slowest and most expensive in the European Union, a study has shown.

  9. Greek fish see market share abroad decline

    Greek fish farming products, mainly sea bream and bass, suffered fresh losses in their market share in the principal countries they are exported to last year due to the major competition they now face, primarily from their Turkish rivals.

  10. Supermarkets could tap into 7.8 bln

    Supermarkets in Greece have a significant scope for further increasing their turnover, not only through increasing demand for the brands and products they already stock, but mainly by expanding to new categories of products and services.

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