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There has been a series of violent incidents involving Greece's ultra-right this year already. Five people were injured, three hospitalized, when a gang of suspected neo-Nazis attacked an anti-fascist center in the Greek port of Piraeus in late February. The attackers stormed the Favela Free Social Center ...
Crypteia, a neo-Nazi vigilante group, has taken credit for Thursday's attack, multiple Greek news outlets have reported. ... In a recent report, Al Jazeera detailed a string of violence targeting Pakistani labourers and Afghan refugees in Aspropyrgos, Athens and Piraeus, as well as a series of death ... Greece

It seems hard to believe the Greek stock market's benchmark was testing the waters close to 900 points just a few weeks ago. On Monday it was drawn closer to the 800-point mark, once again driven by pressure on bank stocks, while trading volume was desperately low. The Athens Exchange ...
Athens, Greece - Greek police raided three anarchist squats in the capital and arrested at least 12 people, local media reported on Monday. ... was a very clear message that they are still here," he told Al Jazeera, explaining that it came amid a spate of anti-migrant attacks in Athens, Piraeus and elsewhere.

Greece's biggest port showed major growth in the handling of containers, rising to seventh spot among Europe's ports and third in the Mediterranean. Piraeus has risen one place in the European chart since 2016; back in 2007 it wasn't even in the top 15. In the last 10 years Piraeus has enjoyed an ...
Greek Shipping Minister Panayiotis Kouroumblis (front) speaks during a ceremony for the welcome of the maiden call of China's COSCO Shipping Taurus ... ATHENS, Feb. 26 (Xinhua) -- Piraeus port, the largest harbor in Greece, entered a new era of handling 20,000 plus twenty-foot equivalent unit ...
Piraeus port, Greece's largest, entered a new era of handling vessels with a capacity of more than 20,000 TEU (20-foot equivalent units) on Monday, when the ... the dynamic development of cooperation between the two nations in many sectors,” Greek Shipping Minister Panayiotis Kouroublis told the event.
As of February 1, 2018, Athens International Airport and the Port of Piraeus have been linked with direct rail service. Station to station, the journey takes about an hour. The new service is expected to offer travelers arriving at Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport with the most direct possible option to a ...
ATHENS, March 16 (Xinhua) -- Visitors of the Aikaterini Laskarides Foundation Historical Library at Piraeus port are being offered a chance to take a dive into the history of Greece's richest ... The merchant vessel is believed to have been was sailing from Asia to Rome when it sank off the Greek island. Greece
An Athens court has granted an appeal by the Greek state and Piraeus Bank to liquidate the Skaramangas shipyard. Assets will be auctioned off by international, ... demanding the yard return state subsidies. It has been reported that Greece wants to split the yard into commercial shipping and naval units. Greece
Muslims attend Eid al Fitr prayers at a mosque in a basement, to mark the end of Ramadan, in the Greek port of Piraeus, near Athens. (Reuters). The Greek capital was meant to have its first formal mosque by now, but construction delays make it the only European capital without an official mosque. Greece
When the organisers of the Melbourne Rebetiko Festival announced that this year's edition will move from Oakleigh to the Melbourne Recital Centre, not everyone was happy. "We've had a few people talking about elitism and velvet seats," says Fotis Kapetopoulos the new addition to the team of Kon ... Greece
The consortium is comprised of Germany's Deutsche Invest Equity Partners GmbH, Greek-Russian Belterra Investments, and France's Terminal Link SAS. Thursday's approval follows the 2016 privatization of Greece's largest port of Piraeus through the sale of a majority stake to China's Cosco group. Greece
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greece's supreme court has approved a large private urban development project on the prime seaside site of the old Athens airport, ... Thursday's approval follows the 2016 privatization of Greece's largest port of Piraeus through the sale of a majority stake to China's Cosco group. Greece

They eventually landed in Piraeus, the port city next to Athens, where the local Greek Orthodox church put them up in a flat. Stung by luckless attempts to land a job, Ioanna has enrolled in night courses at the same school her daughter attends. "When we first got married, we had big dreams and hopes for ... Greece
... a Global Excellence Award, for the second year running. “This nomination recognizes the commitment at Piraeus Bank to deliver a best-in-class expertise and, develop and maintain long-term client relationships.” Discover The Grace Hotels · Worldwide Greeks. TAGS; Greece · Greece news · Greek news ... Greece
As of February 1, 2018, Athens International Airport and the Port of Piraeus have been linked with direct rail service. Station to station, the journey takes about an hour. The new service is expected to offer travelers arriving at Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport with the most direct possible option to a ... Greece
A new direct train service linking the port of Piraeus with Athens' international airport will begin on Thursday, Greek train operator TRAINOSE has said. The journey will take one hour and three minutes and will run once per hour. TRAINOSE said it is also planning a service which will link Acharnes Railway ... Greece
Cosco-managed Piraeus Port Authority (PPA) presented the blueprint to organisations and officials ³social partners² from municipalities surrounding Greece's busiest port, as part of a public debate on the commercial development of the region. The move came as some opposition is building regarding the ... Greece
With its sea-drowned caldera, black-sand beaches and crimson sunsets, Santorini is the archetypal Greek island fantasy. .... “Every time we came to the island from Athens when I was a child – we arrived at dawn from Piraeus; the voyage was a hard labour back then – I was hit by the smell of cavallines,the ... Greece
Last May, Greek Shipping Minister Panayiotis Kouroublis told a two-day forum in Athens that the country was ready to expand its sea-tourism offerings in tandem with commercial expansion. Greece was also advised to open itself to the enormous tourism markets of China and the Far East. Overall, shipping ... Greece
Public sector workers in Greece are on strike today including the customs union operating in the country's ports. But bunkering in Piraeus, the country's key port, will not be affected. "Yes, it's a big strike for one day but bunker deliveries in port can go ahead," a Piraeus-based bunker source told Ship and ... Greece
Greek Shipping Minister Panayiotis Kouroublis praised on Thursday the Sino-Greek cooperation at Piraeus port, speaking to Xinhua on the occasion of ... Work has started to upgrade the harbor ahead of the arrival of the new floating dock "Piraeus III", at the end of February, in a project that the managing ... Greece
Athens, Greece - Racist attacks targeting the homes of migrant workers have surged in Piraeus, a port city near the Greek capital, since Christmas, according to an anti-racist activist group. More than 30 homes where migrant labourers reside - most of whom are Pakistani nationals - have been targeted ... Greece
“The land-sea express passage connecting southeast and central Europe to China via Piraeus … has further upgraded the significance of Piraeus,” said the Greek envoy. Greece has already taken concrete steps towards making the Port of Piraeus the entry point for an extended railway network into inland ... Greece
“The banking sector in Greece is at its best since the crisis started in 2009-2010,” Christos Megalou, CEO of Piraeus Bank, said in an exclusive interview to the Greek Reporter. Speaking in New York to Anastasios Papapostolou, the chief of the biggest bank in Greece, said that “Greece is heading towards ... Greece
A rally to protest the use of the word “Macedonia” in any solution put forward in talks between Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia that had been planned in the Greek capital on February 4 is being moved to the port of Piraeus. According to an official announcement, the organizers who ... Greece
Next month will see the Greek port of Piraeus linked by rail to Athens' international airport, it was announced on Tuesday. Piraeus, which is also undergoing major expansion to handle more cargo from the Far East, will be a terminus for the Proastiakos suburban rail line. From Feb. 1 a direct journey from ... Greece
Athenians and tourists passing through the Greek capital have been waiting for the direct link connecting the port of Piraeus to the Eleftherios Venizelos airport since the summer of 2015. After almost three years of delay the direct link is ready to connect the two major locations. The port of Piraeus will finally ... Greece
Piraeus, Greece's biggest port and one of the largest in the Mediterranean, is finally getting a direct rail link to Athens International Airport, starting next month. Starting on February 1, Piraeus will become a terminus for the Proastiakos suburban railway, connecting the port to the airport at Spata, northeast of ... Greece
ATHENS, Dec. 8 (Xinhua) -- Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras met the visiting Chinese Vice Premier Ma Kai on Friday with the two sides vowing to ... During his stay in Greece, Ma also held talks with Greek Deputy Prime Minister Yiannis Dragasakis and inspected China COSCO Shipping's Piraeus Port ... Greece
Rebetiko, (Greek Blues), was created in the hash dens of Piraeus 100 years ago by Greek refugees from Asia Minor. ... Pliri Ntaxei and Chrysoula K & Purpura from Greece will create a melodious symposium alongside Melbourne artists the likes of Rebetiki, Zourouna, Melbourne Rebetiko Ensemble, ... Greece
Visiting Chinese Vice Premier Ma Kai, while holding talks with Greek Deputy Prime Minister Yiannis Dragasakis, said on Thursday in Athens that Sino-Greek relations have witnessed ... He said China Cosco Shipping's Piraeus Port project is a good example of win-win cooperation of the two countries. Greece
The award was bestowed upon Mr Marinakis at the 13th Pan-Hellenic Festival of Pontian Greek Dances, an event honouring Pontic Hellenism held at the Peace and Friendship Stadium in Piraeus on December 2nd. The festival is organised by the Pan-Pontian Federation of Greece and the Association of ... Greece
The Greek banks (National Bank of Greece S.A. (OTCPK:NBGIF), Piraeus Bank SA ADR (OTCPK:BPIRY), Alpha Bank S.A. ADR (OTCPK:ALBKY), Eurobank Ergasias SA ADR (OTCPK:EGFEY)) have all published their Q3 2017 results. As is tradition by now, let's have a look at their two major challenges: ... Greece
GREEK infrastructure manager Ergose carried out the first electric test runs on the 10km Athens - Piraeus line on October 27, when a Siemens ... Greece
Piraeus Bank said on Monday it will respond to a draft report of a Bank of Greece audit that found regulatory violations during 2014-16 and that ... Greece
China is pouring billions of pounds' worth of investment into Greece and ... The company is investing 385 million euros (£343m) in Piraeus to ... Fotis Provatas, of the Athens-based Greek Chinese Economic Council, said. Greece
Piraeus Bank, Greece's largest bank by assets, agreed to sell its Serbian operations to Serbia's Direktna Banka, Piraeus said on Tuesday. Greece
Piraeus Bank said on Monday it will respond to a draft report of a Bank of Greece audit that found regulatory violations during 2014-16 and that ... Greece
The two major challenges for the Greek Banks are their liquidity ... banks: National Bank of Greece S.A. (OTCPK:NBGIF), Piraeus Bank SA ADR ... Greece
Rouvikonas (Greek for Rubicon) often expresses its opposition to the government or the state with such “raids,” usually involving paint being ... Greece
The Greek-flagged tanker was carrying around 2,500 tonnes of fuel, some of which quickly covered beaches and coves on the southeastern ... Greece
September 3 at 21:45 in Piraeus at the stadium “Karaiskakis” Greece will take the national team of Belgium in the match of the 8th round of the ... Greece
... Spain; and Ithaca, Greece, as well as multiple nights at a port of call ... cruise from Venice to Piraeus (Athens), starting at $10,440 a person, ... Greece
In the second quarter, Piraeus Bank posted profits of 7 million euros to ... Headquartered in Athens, Greece, with approximately 17,100 ... Greece
Challenges facing Greece and Piraeus, the home of Greek shipping, have ... the context of the 4th Greek-British Shipping Forum held in Athens, ... Greece


 

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