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    Greek PM hits back at sex scandal cover-up claims

    Agence France-Presse . Athens | Updated at 10:51am on February 26, 2021

    Greek prime minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Thursday hit back at accusations that he tried to cover up a sex abuse scandal involving a top theatre...

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    Two dead as snow front blankets Greece

    Agence France-Presse . Athens | Updated at 11:27pm on February 16, 2021

    Two people died in Greece on Tuesday as heavy snowfall not seen in years and gale-force winds lashed the country, disrupting road and sea transport....

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    Aegean Sea a lawless space for migrants as abuses soar: NGO

    Agence France-Presse . Athens | Updated at 11:30pm on February 13, 2021

    There was an ‘unprecedented escalation’ of human rights violations against migrants in the Aegean Sea last year, a campaign group said Friday, accusing Greece and...

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    Greek Olympian testifies in landmark sex abuse case

    Agence France-Presse . Athens | Updated at 05:49pm on January 20, 2021

    An Olympian credited with launching a belated #MeToo awakening in Greece testified Wednesday on her sex abuse case that has encouraged other women to break...

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    #MeToo moment in Greece as Olympic star reveals sex abuse

    Agence France-Presse . Athens | Updated at 10:53am on January 17, 2021

    Greece was experiencing a rare #MeToo moment Saturday after an Olympic sailing champion’s claims of sexual abuse prompted similar revelations by other athletes. Sofia Bekatorou,...

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    Greek film festival founder Dimitri Eipides dies

    Agence France-Presse . Athens | Updated at 11:30pm on January 08, 2021

    Dimitri Eipides, founder of the Montreal and Thessaloniki film festivals, died on  Wednesday at the age of 82, the Greek culture ministry said. Athens-born Eipides,...

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    Virus hogs centrestage as Greece’s theatres wait in the wings

    Agence France-Presse . Athens | Updated at 10:45pm on November 28, 2020

    ‘Obviously very few will survive,’ says actor Yiannis Yiaramazidis, staring at the empty stage of the small theatre where he works in downtown Athens. With...

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    Greece says no talks with Turkey

    Agence France-Presse . Athens | Updated at 10:45pm on October 13, 2020

    Greece will not hold talks with Turkey on defusing tension in the eastern Mediterranean unless Ankara withdraws an energy research ship from contested areas, a...

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    Court finds Greek neo-Nazi party a criminal group

    Agence France-Presse . Athens | Updated at 10:01pm on October 07, 2020

    Greece’s neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn was branded a criminal organisation Wednesday, its leaders facing heavy sentences in one of the most important trials in the...

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    Greece, Microsoft announce 1b-euro cloud investment

    Agence France-Presse . Athens | Updated at 11:18pm on October 05, 2020

    Greece and Microsoft on Monday announced an investment deal worth up to a billion euros ($1.2 billion) to build cloud storage infrastructure in the country....

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