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Greek Economy Grew 1.3 pct in Q1
05 Jun 2019The Greek economy grew by 1.3 pct in the first quarter of 2019, compared with the same period in 2018, with the country's GDP rising 0.2 pct in comparison with the fourth quarter of 2018, Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) said in a report on Tuesday.
Greek Banks' Outlook Remains Positive, Moody's Report Says
04 Jun 2019The outlook for Greece's banking system remains positive on expected improvements in banks' funding and asset risks, Moody's Investors Service said in a report released on Monday. view more
Greece and North Macedonia Upgrade Respective Liaison Offices to Embassies
03 Jun 2019Greece and North Macedonia on Friday exchanged notes verbales that upgrade their liaison and consular offices to embassies and consulates-general, respectively, in accordance with the provisions of the agreements settling the differences between the two countries. view more
New Marina to be Constructed on the Island of Leros
31 May 2019A concession contract to build a marina in Ormos Alindon on the East Aegean island of Leros was signed by Tourism Minister Thanassis Theocharopoulos on Thursday view more
SYRIZA:Winning National Elections not only Feasible, but Necessary
30 May 2019Ruling SYRIZA's Euro-ballot losses and its political planning ahead of national elections were the focus on Wednesday of a four-hour session of its Political Secretariat, which concluded that the party must "swiftly move forward to coordinate the battle ahead of the July 7 national elections.
Greece's National Elections will be Held on July 7, Gov't Spokesman
29 May 2019Greece's national elections will be held on July 7, under the current government and not an interim one, said Government Spokesman Dimitris Tzanakopoulos in statements to Alpha radio on Tuesday evening. view more
ND Leads Electoral Race with 33.33 pct; SYRIZA Follows with 23.85 pct
27 May 2019New Democracy (ND) leads the electoral race for the European parliament with 33.33 percent (7 seats in the European parliament), with 33.30 percent of the votes counted so far. Ruling SYRIZA came second with 23.85 percent (6 seats), followed by Kinima Allagis (KINAL) with 7.16 percent (2 seats).
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Greece has Recorded Significant Growth, OECD's Gurria says
23 May 2019"Greece has recorded significant growth," OECD Secretary General Angel Gurria said on Wednesday in an interview with 'Ta Nea' newspaper.