Greek municipal workers’ strike hinders rubbish collection

ATHENS, Greece — Greek municipal workers are holding a 24-hour strike to press for better employment status, in the latest of a series of protests that have hindered trash collection in major cities. Union officials want the left-led government to grant full-time, permanent state jobs to municipal workers employed on short-term contracts that have expired…

http://nationalpost.com/pmn/news-pmn/greek-municipal-workers-strike-hinders-rubbish-collection/wcm/43c4dc48-ba0f-4f5d-90b3-520cad31f8a5

AEK beats Panathinaikos 1-0 to keep Greek playoffs lead

Lazaros Christodoulopoulos scored the only goal in the 85th minute as AEK Athens beat Panathinaikos 1-0 in the Greek league playoffs on Sunday.

http://soccer.nbcsports.com/2017/05/21/aek-beats-panathinaikos-1-0-to-keep-greek-playoffs-lead/

Greece, creditors reach preliminary deal

Greece has reached a preliminary deal with lenders that Athens believes should pave the way for long-awaited debt relief talks. The government had earlier agreed to more pension and tax break cuts. http://ift.tt/2qyIYe6 #3Novices #News #OnlineMedia #Businessn3Novices Europe

https://3noviceseurope.wordpress.com/2017/05/02/3novicesgreece-creditors-reach-preliminary-deal/

At Least 16 Dead After Migrant Boat Sinks Between Greece and Turkey

(ATHENS) — A migrant boat sank overnight in the eastern Aegean Sea between Greece and Turkey, leaving at least 16 people dead, including two children, Greek authorities said Monday. Two women from it were rescued and several other people are believed to be missing. Greece’s coast guard said the bodies of nine people — six…

http://time.com/4752290/greece-turkey-migrant-boat-sinks/

Refugees drown off Greek coast, others start hunger strike in Lesbos camp

The sinking of an inflatable boat has claimed at least 15 lives off Lesbos, the Greek island whose refugee camps have been slammed by Pope Francis. At one camp on the island, Syrian refugees have gone on hunger strike. http://ift.tt/2pWnhoP #3Novices #News #OnlineMedia 3Novices Europe

https://3noviceseurope.wordpress.com/2017/04/24/3novicesrefugees-drown-off-greek-coast-others-start-hunger-strike-in-lesbos-camp/

EU’s Tusk says Greece, lenders close to concluding bailout review

Greece and its international lenders are close to concluding a long-stalled bailout review, EU Council President Donald Tusk said on Wednesday. “We are close to concluding this demanding procedure,” said Tusk after meeting Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras in Athens. “We have to be contained on optimism but I feel more optimistic.” Talks between Greece, […]

https://3noviceseurope.wordpress.com/2017/04/05/3noviceseus-tusk-says-greece-lenders-close-to-concluding-bailout-review/

2017 Eurovision Review – Greece

Greece had such a great qualifying streak in Eurovision, however last year, Greece missed out on the final for the first time since semi-finals were introduced in 2004. This year, with the hope of bringing Greece back to the final, they internally selected one of their biggest acts, Demy, and they announced that there would […]

https://eurovisionunion.wordpress.com/2017/03/20/2017-eurovision-review-greece/