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POLITICS
Main opposition leader Mitsotakis visits Greek island of Corfu
TornosNews.gr 23.03.2019

Greek main opposition New Democracy (ND) leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis arrived on Saturday morning on Corfu. He met with Corfu taxi drivers and afterwards he went [...]

EVENTS
Montreal celebrates Greek Independence Day on March 24
TornosNews.gr 23.03.2019

The HCGM (Hellenic Community of Greater Montreal) Annual Greek Independence Day Parade will take place on Sunday 24 March at the Parc-Extension borough, ANA [...]

TRAVEL AGENTS
Experience Greek island of Lemnos through its flavours and its people
TornosNews.gr 23.03.2019

The Greek island of Lemnos lies on the northern part of the Aegean Sea and stays away from mass tourism, due to its long [...]

ECONOMY
Bank of Greece: Travel receipts grow by 53.2% during January
TornosNews.gr 23.03.2019

Based on provisional data, in January 2019 the balance of travel services showed a surplus of €66 million, compared with a surplus of €14 [...]

ECONOMY
Greek banks contemplate even more ambitious NPL reduction target
TornosNews.gr 23.03.2019

Continuing pressure by the Single Supervisory Mechanism (SSM) has reportedly reinvigorated Greece's systemic banks' efforts to reduce the Olympus-sized "mountain" of "bad debt" burdening [...]

ECONOMY
Card use growth in Greece shows first signs of fatigue
TornosNews.gr 23.03.2019

The penetration of plastic money in everyday transactions has continued during the first quarter of 2019, but at a considerably lower rate than last [...]

TRAVEL TECH
GreekTech event to support start-ups from Greece to expand in US
TornosNews.gr 23.03.2019

NEW YORK – Entrepreneurship, investment, and new growth opportunities for young professionals and their firms in the context of globalization were the topics of [...]

POLITICS
Talks between Greece and Northern Macedonia on history, archaeology and education
TornosNews.gr 22.03.2019

Deputy Foreign Minister, Markos Bolaris,visited Skopje, where he will co-chair the second meeting of the Joint Interdisciplinary Committee of Experts of Greece – North [...]

EVENTS
President's message to Diaspora Greeks for March 25 national holiday
TornosNews.gr 22.03.2019

President Prokopios Pavlopoulos, in a message for Greeks abroad on the March 25 national holiday celebrating the launch of the 1821 Greek Revolution against [...]

EVENTS
Saudi Arabian archaeological treasures show at Benaki Museum in Athens
TornosNews.gr 22.03.2019

An exhibition entitled "Roads of Arabia: Archaeological Treasures from Saudi Arabia" opened at the central Athens' Benaki Museum on Thursday, and will run until [...]

GREEN TRAVEL
Norwegian energy giant proposes huge floating wind farm in the Aegean
TornosNews.gr 22.03.2019

Norwegian energy giant Equinor, formerly the state-owned company Statoil, has made a proposal to the Greek government to create a floating wind farm, according [...]

THEMATIC TOURISM
Seminar and diving tour in Greek island of Alonnisos
TornosNews.gr 22.03.2019

Amateur scuba divers and professionals will have an opportunity to visit the underwater archaeological site at the Peristera shipwreck off the shores of Alonnisos, [...]

EVENTS
First “Argo” awards to eight prominent Diaspora Greeks
TornosNews.gr 22.03.2019

Thousands of Greeks excel abroad, yet their achievements rarely become widely known in our country, which is something that the international association “ARGO – [...]

SOCIETY
Electricity gradually returning to Crete following explosion at power plant (video)
TornosNews.gr 22.03.2019

Problems due to a power outtage that affected most of the island of Crete were gradually being fixed by Friday afternoon and electricity was [...]

FERRIES
Ferry services back to normal in Greece
TornosNews.gr 22.03.2019

Ferry services throughout Greece returned to normal after noon on Friday after the improvement of weather conditions. The sole ferry route that continues to be [...]

CITY BREAKS
3.8 billion Athens metro projects to be funded by NSRF 2021 - 2027
TornosNews.gr 22.03.2019

Preparations for the next NSRF period, 2021-2027, are in full swing, even though the current programming period (2014-202) is about halfway through, ypodomes.com reports. A [...]

MARKETS
Road infrastructure to upgrade connectivity between Greece and Bulgaria
TornosNews.gr 22.03.2019

The Regional Development and Public Works Minister of Bulgaria Petya Avramova expressed her certainty that the infrastructure works, particularly those of the motorways already [...]

PEOPLE
Asimakis Chaniotis: London’s youngest Michelin star chef comes from Athens
TornosNews.gr 22.03.2019

At the young age of 28, Athens born and raised Asimakis Chaniotis has become the youngest Michelin Star chef in London and the first [...]

MARKETS
Greek island of Lipsi near Patmos taps the Dutch tourist market
TornosNews.gr 22.03.2019

The municipality of Lipsi island is organising a series of actions and initiatives in cooperation with the Greek National Tourism Organisation in the Netherlands [...]

LUXURY
Mykonos reaching 12,000 euros per square metre for high-end properties
TornosNews.gr 22.03.2019

Hamburg, 21 March 2019. At the beginning of this year, Engel & Völkers opened its Market Center (MC) in the Greek capital Athens. The [...]

THEMATIC TOURISM
Restored church of Saint Anne and Tanners’ mosque delivered in Famagusta
TornosNews.gr 22.03.2019

The project completion ceremony of the renovated church of Saint Anne and the Tanners’ mosque was held on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 in the [...]

EVENTS
National Hellenic Museum to mark Greek Independence Day on March 23
TornosNews.gr 21.03.2019

Chicago’s National Hellenic Museum will hold its annual Greek Independence Day Family Celebration on Saturday, March 23, featuring students performing songs, acting in historical [...]

FERRIES
Strong winds disrupt ferry services from Greek ports of Piraeus and Rafina
TornosNews.gr 21.03.2019

Strong winds reaching up to 8 Beaufort at sea have disrupted ferry transport, with a sailing ban in effect at Piraeus port for all [...]

ECONOMY
Direct tourism revenues at €16 billion in Greece for 2018
TornosNews.gr 21.03.2019

Greek tourism industry has apparently joined the planet's "big league", as recent figures show, putting the country's travel and holiday sector up against premier [...]

WORLD NEWS
Reuters: European Union offers UK delay till May 22 for Brexit
TornosNews.gr 21.03.2019

The European Union will agree to hand Britain a Brexit delay until May 22 if its parliament approves the divorce agreement next week, according [...]

ECONOMY
Greek unemployment eases again during February 2019
TornosNews.gr 21.03.2019

Official unemployment figures released on Wednesday by Greece’s employment organisation, OAED reveal a slow decline, according to greekcitytimes.com. Based on OAED registered unemployment eased slightly [...]

NEW INVESTMENTS
The largest road projects in the revised NSRF 2014 - 2020 program for Greece
TornosNews.gr 21.03.2019

Major road projects of NSRF 2014-2020 for Greece have been listed by ypodomes.com which notes that beyond Chalkis Bypass, that is expected, all other projects [...]

HOTELS
Trivago awards 2019: The 30 top-rated and top-performing hotels in Greece
TornosNews.gr 21.03.2019

DUSSELDORF, GERMANY - Trivago, a leading global hotel metasearch, announced the winners of its annual trivago Awards to recognize and reward this year’s top-rated [...]

AIRLINES
Fraport's fastest growing division is Greek subsidiary
TornosNews.gr 21.03.2019

Fraport AG's most profitable and fastest growing division is its subsidiary in Greece, which holds a 40-year concession for 14 regional airports, all serving [...]

GREEK NEWS
British Library returns historic documents stolen from Greek monastery
TornosNews.gr 21.03.2019

The British Library on Thursday returned three rare historic documents that had been illegally removed from the Panaghia Chrysopodaritissa Monastery in Achaia in 1979, [...]

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  1. 23/03 14:01

    Main opposition leader Mitsotakis visits Greek island of Corfu

  2. 23/03 13:57

    Montreal celebrates Greek Independence Day on March 24

  3. 23/03 13:30

    Experience Greek island of Lemnos through its flavours and its people

  4. 23/03 12:33

    Bank of Greece: Travel receipts grow by 53.2% during January

  5. 23/03 12:23

    Greek banks contemplate even more ambitious NPL reduction target

  6. 23/03 11:01

    Card use growth in Greece shows first signs of fatigue

  7. 23/03 10:28

    GreekTech event to support start-ups from Greece to expand in US

  8. 22/03 17:20

    Talks between Greece and Northern Macedonia on history, archaeology and education

  9. 22/03 17:03

    President's message to Diaspora Greeks for March 25 national holiday

  10. 22/03 16:52

    Saudi Arabian archaeological treasures show at Benaki Museum in Athens

  11. 22/03 16:41

    Norwegian energy giant proposes huge floating wind farm in the Aegean

  12. 22/03 16:30

    Seminar and diving tour in Greek island of Alonnisos

  13. 22/03 15:59

    First “Argo” awards to eight prominent Diaspora Greeks

  14. 22/03 15:58

    Electricity gradually returning to Crete following explosion at power plant (video)

  15. 22/03 15:43

    Ferry services back to normal in Greece

  16. 22/03 15:12

    3.8 billion Athens metro projects to be funded by NSRF 2021 - 2027

  17. 22/03 15:02

    Road infrastructure to upgrade connectivity between Greece and Bulgaria

  18. 22/03 14:16

    London’s youngest Michelin star chef comes from Athens

  19. 22/03 12:10

    Greek island of Lipsi near Patmos taps the Dutch tourist market

  20. 22/03 10:35

    Mykonos reaching 12,000 euros per square metre for high-end properties

  21. 22/03 10:08

    Restored church of Saint Anne and Tanners’ mosque delivered in Famagusta

  22. 21/03 22:35

    National Hellenic Museum to mark Greek Independence Day on March 23

  23. 21/03 22:26

    Strong winds disrupt ferry services from Greek ports of Piraeus and Rafina

  24. 21/03 22:04

    Direct tourism revenues at €16 billion in Greece for 2018

  25. 21/03 21:30

    Reuters: European Union offers UK delay till May 22 for Brexit

  26. 21/03 21:29

    Greek unemployment eases again during February 2019

  27. 21/03 21:00

    The largest road projects in the revised NSRF 2014 - 2020 program for Greece

  28. 21/03 19:52

    Trivago awards 2019: The 30 top-rated and top-performing hotels in Greece

  29. 21/03 19:20

    Fraport's fastest growing division is Greek subsidiary

  30. 21/03 17:13

    British Library returns historic documents stolen from Greek monastery

  31. 21/03 17:00

    Greek Minister in North Macedonia for talks on cooperation in transport

  32. 21/03 15:53

    Inchcape to participate in Posidonia Shipping Forum 2019 in Athens

  33. 21/03 14:37

    Exhibition on maritime tradition of Cyprus in Lisbon

  34. 21/03 13:47

    IMF spokesperson: Greece 'on a much better track' due to reforms

  35. 21/03 11:43

    American Airlines to operate new flight from Athens to Chicago

  36. 20/03 23:46

    Privatized Thessaloniki Port Authority launches €180 million investment plan

  37. 20/03 23:38

    Travel report: Wonderful springtime destinations in the Peloponnese, Greece

  38. 20/03 23:33

    Athens shopping mall's motion to open on Sundays during summer rejected

  39. 20/03 23:22

    Greece’s TravelFest to be held in Athens on April 6th-7th 2019

  40. 20/03 23:18

    Top cruise operators arrange date for Posidonia event forum in Athens

  41. 20/03 23:08

    NY Times: Golden Visa investors and tourism support Greece’s recovery

  42. 20/03 22:15

    Katakouzenos House Museum: Another hidden cultural gem in Athens

  43. 20/03 21:46

    Successor scheme for primary residence protection tabled on Friday

  44. 20/03 20:59

    Greek scouts' initiatives ahead of World Water Day 2019

  45. 20/03 20:46

    History tourism report: Gossip employed as a weapon in Ancient Greece

  46. 20/03 20:35

    Tourism: Hotels target Millennials and focus on sustainability and advanced technology

  47. 20/03 20:27

    Diaspora in South African celebrates Greek Independence Day

  48. 20/03 20:15

    EU Commission's Costello optimistic over prospects of Greek economy

  49. 20/03 19:31

    Laudamotion flights between Athens-Vienna from €19.99

  50. 20/03 17:59

    Robert Kennedy’s daughter supports return of Parthenon Marbles to Greece

  51. 20/03 15:50

    US State Secretary present in Greece-Cyprus-Israel summit in Jerusalem

  52. 20/03 15:41

    More than 5,000 drunk drivers stopped across Greece within a week

  53. 20/03 14:32

    Gas station owners federation asks for reduction of taxes on fuel in Greece

  54. 20/03 13:43

    Spring Equinox and supermoon to coincide in sky over Athens tonight

  55. 20/03 11:15

    First cruise ship arrived in island of Rhodes for 2019

  56. 20/03 01:47

    Global cruise Industry meets at Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum 2019

  57. 20/03 01:22

    Greek main opposition leader vows stalled Hellenikon development push

  58. 19/03 23:17

    Study: Santorini overcrowded but tourism keeps propelling Greek recovery

  59. 19/03 21:37

    Greek merchant shipping fleet grew in numbers during January

  60. 19/03 20:40

    Pick up a book before your flight at the Athens International airport

  61. 19/03 20:40

    Greece and Israel set to install new marine radar in island of Crete

  62. 19/03 20:18

    Greece's 14 top railway projects in the revised EU funding for 2014 - 2020

  63. 19/03 20:12

    Piraeus container port en route for top ranking in Mediterranean Sea

  64. 19/03 19:45

    Alternate FΜ: Greece prepared against any and all Brexit scenarios

  65. 19/03 18:31

    OECD's Secretary General Gurria: Greece on the right track to sustainable growth

  66. 19/03 16:28

    Piraeus University marks 20th anniversary of International and European Studies Dept.

  67. 19/03 14:52

    Sotheby’s: Strong interest in luxury properties on Greek islands

  68. 19/03 12:39

    Pre-bookings by Russian tourists in Crete rise by 10%

  69. 19/03 10:51

    Four investors show interest in Thriasio II hub near Athens

  70. 19/03 02:06

    Breathtaking aerial footage of Mt. Smolikas in Greece

  71. 19/03 01:52

    Greek soap manufacturer Papoutsanis sets up subsidiary in Poland

  72. 19/03 01:05

    Tourism investments dominate Greek Development Law funding

  73. 18/03 23:48

    Strict customs rules on Greek borders with North Macedonia

  74. 18/03 23:48

    Greek President declares final round of World Robot Olympiad in Athens

  75. 18/03 23:44

    Greek Deputy Prime Minister meets with OECD Secretary General

  76. 18/03 23:37

    Thessaloniki honours memory of Holocaust victims with silent march

  77. 18/03 23:23

    Online applications for rent subsidy unveil instances of tax evasion in Greece

  78. 18/03 22:05

    Greek runner won Athens Half Marathon 2019 in record time

  79. 18/03 21:44

    National Documentation Centre: 6 in 10 Greeks abroad wish to return home

  80. 18/03 20:33

    Crete University launches program to educate young traffic offenders

  81. 18/03 19:41

    6th International Marathon of Rhodes to take place on April 14

  82. 18/03 19:36

    Greece finally expects its Land Registry to be completed by 2021

  83. 18/03 18:12

    Vacant job positions up 193.4% in Greece during Q4 2018

  84. 18/03 17:27

    Bernard Levy in Athens for his 'Looking for Europe' play on April 1

  85. 18/03 16:57

    Yield on Greek five-year bond falls to historic low on Monday

  86. 18/03 15:47

    Rosemary, acacias and oleanders planted around Thessaloniki's Sheikh Sou forest

  87. 18/03 15:17

    US President Trump marks Greek Independence Day at White House (video)

  88. 18/03 13:40

    Tourist arrivals in Cyprus reach new record in first two months of 2019

  89. 18/03 11:34

    Four embassies present event to take place in Athens on Thursday

  90. 18/03 00:03

    New shipwreck discovery proves Greek historian Herodotus right after 2,500 years

  91. 17/03 21:46

    Stavros Niarchos Foundation supports Greek UPenn education program

  92. 17/03 11:34

    Find fresh foods in open air "Laiki" markets across Greece

  93. 16/03 23:55

    Detachment of Greek Evzones in Anzac Day celebration in Adelaide

  94. 16/03 21:52

    Marking The International Day of Greek Language and Culture in Astoria (video)

  95. 16/03 21:15

    NY professor finds philosophy in ancient Garden of Aristotle in Athens

  96. 16/03 16:09

    Integrated casino resort at Helleniko site to extend over 634,000 square meters

  97. 16/03 15:27

    Greece and Cyprus to jointly launch interactive portal for tourism

  98. 16/03 14:33

    WTTC: Greek tourism sector growing over three times faster than wider economy

  99. 15/03 23:19

    Australian Prime Minister visits Greek Diaspora centre in Melbourne

  100. 15/03 22:02

    4th-century fountain to return to public view in Greek city of Thessaloniki

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