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  1. African dust blankets Athens

    Tourists enjoy the view from Lycabettus hill, with the Parthenon temple atop the Acropolis hill seen in the background, as African dust from the Saharan desert blankets the city, in Athens, Thursday. [Alkis Konstantinidis/Reuters]

  2. Bill links fines for driving violations to income of offender

    A bill that was to be approved late Thursday night cuts fines for highway code offenses for those on medium to low incomes and increases them for wealthier motorists.

  3. Kotzias begins pivotal visit to Skopje as name talks progress

    Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias arrived in Skopje on Thursday evening for a landmark visit as talks between the two sides appear to be edging toward a resolution on the longstanding “Macedonia” name dispute. 

  4. EU leaders condemn Turkey for 'illegal actions' as transgressions continue

    European Union leaders meeting in Brussels on Thursday unanimously condemned Turkey for its aggression toward Greece and Cyprus Thursday and called on Ankara to release two Greek soldiers who have been in Turkish custody for more than three weeks.

  5. East Med gas could supply Europe

    The East Mediterranean could become a hub to export gas to Europe – and the fastest and cheapest way to do that is to utilize idle processing plants in Egypt, a senior official for Italy's ENI said Wednesday.

  6. China’s Fosun to bid again for Ethniki Insurance

    Chinese group Fosun formally expressed its interest in Greece’s leading insurance company Ethniki on Thursday, at a price that should be adjusted based on the firm’s financial data, according to Fosun’s senior vice president and executive board director Lan Kang.

  7. Citigroup sees growth at just 1.4 pct in 2018

    Citigroup expects the Greek economy and the budget to miss the targets set by the government and the European Commission for this year and next, as its growth and primary surplus estimates are considerably lower than the official forecasts.

  8. Labor market picture looks bleak

    Unemployment in Greece stands at a rate of 27.5 percent when underemployment is included, according to a report by the Institute of the General Confederation of Greek Labor (INE-GSEE).

  9. Demand for air seats to Greece soars

    Demand from foreign tour operators for air seats to Greece this year is showing an annual increase of 21 percent, according to the air carriers schedules.

  10. Objective values to rise for 60 pct of property zones

    The adjusted property rates used for taxation purposes (known as “objective values”) will be increased in 6,070 zones around the country, Deputy Finance Minister Katerina Papanatsiou stated on Thursday.

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