On a two-day visit to Athens to evaluate implementation of the Greek economic programme and discuss the first package of ‘prior actions’ with Greek officials, the European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs Pierre Moscovici n…

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Greece and Turkey agreed on Wednesday (18.11) on closer cooperation to address the refugee crisis and tackle the human traffickers operating on the borders of the two countries, during the second and final day of PM Alexis Tsipras’ visit…

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Stamatis Polenakis was born in Athens in 1970. He studied cinematography in Athens, and attended Spanish literature and culture courses in Madrid (Complutense University). He has published six poetry collections: Το χέρι &tau…

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The government's multi bill on ‘prior actions’ passed through Parliament last night (20.11) with 153 votes in favour and 137 votes against in the 300-seat chamber, but the government majority shrank as two dissenting lawmakers…

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Maria Koulouri works as a speech therapist, psychotherapist, and an animator at a theatre group of autistic and intellectually challenged adults (Μunicipal Theatre of Piraeus). She also works therapeutically through creative writing sessions with…

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Here comes our weekly Culture Agenda:

28th Panorama of European Cinema (26 November-2 December)

Panorama of European Cinema, the longest-running film festival in Athens, returns for the 28th consecutive year (November 26 to December 2) to provide cin…

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Greece’s finance ministry and the country’s largest banks expressed yesterday (1.11) their optimism about the outcome of the third bank recapitalization, following the announcement of the results of European Central Bank’s…

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In today’s article "Greece's Economy is in the Recovery Room", Bloomberg’s columnist Leonid Bershidsky argues that the Greek economy "has been doing better than expected despite its customary slowness in responding to creditor…

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Vasiliki Petsa was born in 1983. She studied Media Culture and Society at the University of Birmingham and European Literature at the University of Oxford, UK. She holds a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from the University of Peloponnese. She has pu…

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Greece joined the rest of the world over the weekend in mourning and solidarity with France, following a series of coordinated terrorist attacks in Paris last Friday (13.11), that killed 129 people and left 352 injured. A joint message by EU hea…

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