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  1. Olympiakos thrashes Maccabi as Greens lose at Fener

    Olympiakos regained the second spot on the Euroleague table dismantling Maccabi Tel Aviv at home, as Panathinaikos dropped to fourth after defeat at champion Fenerbahce, at the start of another double-game week.

  2. Skopje throws up obstacles in UN-bufffered name talks

    Skopje raised new obstacles to a solution to the name dispute with Athens after its chief negotiator said on Wednesday in New York that the proposal submitted by United Nations special mediator Matthew Nimetz was “far from dignified.” 

  3. Rouvikonas steps up action, breaching Finance Ministry

    There are concerns that the anti-establishment group Rouvikonas (Greek for Rubicon) is stepping its activity after dozens of its members stormed the Finance Ministry building in central Athens on Wednesday. 

  4. US ambassador snaps himself on Museum Selfie Day

    US Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt snaps a selfie at the Jewish Museum in Thessaloniki on Wednesday on the occasion of Museum Selfie Day. Museum selfies are being increasingly embraced by museums across the world. For the third year Greece’s Benaki Museum is actively promoting the trend. Kathimerini asked personalities from the world of politics and the arts to take a selfie of themselves in front of their favorite museum. Apart from Pyatt, participants include To Potami leader Stavros Theodorakis and writer Christos Chomenides.

  5. Tourism receipts hit record high in Jan-Sep 2017

    The Bank of Greece’s definitive data for tourism revenues in the first nine months of 2017 all but confirm that last year’s final figures will reveal it was a record-breaker, given also the very positive impression of the last quarter.

  6. Major growth in consumer confidence, but prospects remain gloomy

    Consumer sentiment soared last summer with the growth in tourism, as Nielsen’s confidence index jumped eight points in July-September from the second quarter of 2017, reaching 60 points – its highest point since the first quarter of 2015, when it came to 65 points.

  7. CEOs want Greece to keep being monitored

    Two-thirds (almost 65 percent) of chief executive officers at major Greek enterprises believe Greece will still need monitoring after the end of the bailout program this August, although their expectations as regards the course of the country’s economy over the next 12 months are broadly positive, according to a survey by the Association of Chief Executive Officers (EASE) and ICAP.

  8. Greece struggling to care for psychiatric patients

    Reforms have improved the quality of psychiatric care in Greece but the closure of several specialist clinics due to the austerity demanded by the country’s creditors has shifted a large part of the burden onto state hospitals, a European report has found.

  9. What we need is a plan, not delusions

    Delusions are unhelpful, particularly when it comes to foreign policy. A case in point was the euphoria cultivated in Athens over the possibility of some give and take with Washington. Speculation of this nature tends to elevate one-off gestures into decisions that do not correspond to reality. 

  10. Cambridge University archaeologists making exciting discoveries on Keros

    Archaeologists digging on the remote Cycladic island of Keros in the central Aegean have revealed “unusually sophisticated prehistoric monuments,” according to a press release from Cambridge University’s Department of Archaeology.

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