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2nd Greek Tourism Workshop in Lebanon to be held on May 10

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The 2nd Greek Tourism Workshop in Lebanon will take place in May 10 with the participation of 132 Lebanese tourist agencies.

The event is held under the auspices of the Tourism Ministry and with the support of the Greek Embassy in Lebanon.

The aim of the event is expanding to the Lebanese tourism market and attracting high income visitors.

There...

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Greek households’ available income, consumption spending up in Q4 2016

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Greek households’ available income grew 0.1 pct in the fourth quarter of 2016 to 28.94 billion euros, from 28.92 billion in the corresponding period in 2015, Hellenic Statistical Authority said on Wednesday.

The statistics service, in a report, said final consumption spending also grew 0.9 pct to 31.5 billion euros from 31.2 billion in 2015, while...

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Rescue operation to locate survivors from migrants boat tragedy fruitless

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The rescue operation in the sea region of northern and eastern Lesvos to locate refugees that survived after the dinghy they were on board sank off the coast of Mythimna continues on Wednesday without any result.

The bodies of 16 migrants and refugees have already been recovered while two women were found alive. The exact number of refugees that...

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Frontex chief Leggeri visits Lesvos island

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Frontex executive director Fabrice Leggeri is visiting the island of Lesvos. Leggeri arrived on Tuesday afternoon on the island in the context of a scheduled visit.

On Wednesday, Leggeri will meet Frontex’s staff that are operating on Lesvos. He will also hold meetings with coast guard and police authorities....

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