About ANA-MPA

The Athens News Agency - Macedonian Press Agency (ANA-MPA) has a presence in the media sector that extends for more than a century.
 
The Athens News Agency (ANA) was founded on Jan. 1, 1905, when the privately owned Stefanopoli Telegraphic Agency was bought by the Greek state. Its first director was Ioannis Parren.
 
ANA merged with Macedonian Press Agency (MPA) in 2008 and subsequently formed the Athens Macedonian News Agency (AMNA). Until then, the MPA, founded in 1991, had its central offices in Thessaloniki.
 
The ANA-MPA produces, collects, edits and disseminates domestic and international news items and photographs, as well as radio and television material for distribution to media outlets in Greece, Cyprus, numerous third countries and the Greek diaspora.
 
The news agency’s information network features news desks in Brussels, Istanbul, Nicosia and Berlin, as well as correspondents in London, Vienna, Rome, Paris, Skopje, Washington, New York, Melbourne, Montreal, Tirana, Sofia, Ankara, Belgrade and all major Greek cities.
 
International and national news agencies like, Reuters, AP, AFP, DPA, EFE, ANSA and global information companies including Factiva, Bloomberg, Financial Times, etc. use ANA-MPA news items utilising the agency’s services on a daily basis.   

 

NEWS
  • 20:51   Fraport Greece signs 1.0 billion euros loan agreement for 14 Greek regional airports
  • 20:21   ADEX closing report
  • 20:18   Wyndham Hotel Group to expand its presence in Greece, CEO Geoff Ballotti says
  • 20:12   Ten former Attica bank bank officials, employees, charged with breach of duty over loans
  • 19:35   Real reform essential for overcoming the crisis, President Pavlopoulos says
  • 19:35   Fire breaks out on empty first floor of mall in Halandri
  • 19:27   UNHCR calls on Greece to adopt eight measures for sustainable refugee response
  • 18:44   Chinese companies active in Greece present their plans in meeting with Dep. economy minister
  • 18:34   Greek bond market closing report
  • 18:32   Greek stocks end 1.72 pct higher
  • 18:08   PM Tsipras meets Western Greece region local authority officials
  • 17:36   Fun and fact-filled April at Athens Observatory Visitors' Centre in April
  • 17:07   PPC labour union announces strikes against sale of power production units
  • 16:36   Corruption prosecutors send case file on 'Henry Dunant' hospital to Parliament
  • 15:47   ND shadow foreign affairs minister George Koumoutsakos meets 'Visegrad+2' ambassadors
  • 14:36   Weather Forecast: Scattered clouds on Tuesday
  • 14:36   PM Tsipras inaugurates exhibition at Beloyannis Museum
  • 14:05   We share common views on Cyprus issue, Cyprus' President Anastasiades says
  • 13:59   EU Commission stresses the aim to reach staff level agreement by April 7
  • 13:36   M&A activity in Greece totaled 1.27 bln US dollars in 2016
  • 13:35   Mihalos urges Greek diaspora in the US to invest in Greece
  • 12:59   Foodlink announces 2.0-mln-euro bond loan
  • 12:55   Fraport Greece signs 30-year contract with Dufry
  • 12:41   Greek insurance market has around 13 bln euros for investments
  • 12:40   By end September, all member states should have responded on relocation, Commissioner Avramopoulos says
  • 11:47   Cyprus issue dominates meeting between Kotzias, Anastasiades
  • 11:22   Athens Stock Exchange opening: Rise
  • 10:46   Greece aims to strengthen its role in health tourism
  • 09:59   25-year old Syrian found dead
  • 09:43   FM Kotzias visits Cyprus
  • 09:29   Athens Newspapers Headlines
  • 22:03   Head of Chambers Union urges Greek-American businesspeople to invest in Greece
  • 21:46   Tsipras to attend opening of 'Nikos Beloyannis' museum on Monday
  • 21:21   Culture minister visits burned Beyazit mosque; says restoration will start soon
  • 20:53   NOA to launch international experiment in Crete to reveal secrets of desert dust
  • 20:06   Weather Forecast: Scattered rain on Monday
  • 19:26   Ernst & Young: Married doctor with many kids living in rural area is profile of likely tax evader in Greece
  • 18:18   ND accusation that gov’t growth plan will burden public finances is unfounded-ministry sources
  • 17:41   Opening of Tembi Valley road works postponed for April 3 so that Tsipras can attend
  • 17:13   Katrougalos on Rome Declaration: It could develop a dynamic in favour of social Europe
  • 16:24   One person injured in sailboat collision with freighter off Patras
  • 15:56   Cyber-crime unit form file against 17-year-old for distributing child pornography
  • 15:35   Mouzalas to ‘Spiegel’: We cannot host a single additional refugee
  • 20:09   Greece has always won when it has been united, Dep FM Quick tells Vancouver Greeks
  • 19:56   Government sources note impact of PM's initiatives for 'social' Europe
  • 19:34   Kotzias: The struggle for a viable Cyprus solution requires unity
  • 19:20   President Pavlopoulos: Greece and Greeks consistenty oriented toward European vision
  • 19:04   Failing to continue Greek programme would be 'irresponsible,' Gabriel says
  • 18:23   Our generation must bring about a new start for Greece, ND leader Mitsotakis says
  • 18:12   Weather forecast: Sunny on Sunday, with cloud later in the day
  • 18:05   Athens Newspaper Headlines
  • 17:57   Tsipras: We must fight to change Europe from within (ADDS)
  • 17:31   Military parade held in Athens to mark March 25 anniversary of 1821 independence war
  • 16:52   Social protection and labour best practices to be upheld 'across all Europe,' Tusk says
  • 16:16   Greek PM's initiative on labour relations found support in EU, European sources say
  • 15:45   'We must all protect Cyprus,' Kotzias says, attending Nicosia's parade for March 25
  • 15:22   Tsipras: We must fight to change Europe from within
  • 14:55   Clocks forward one hour for return to Daylight Saving Time on Sunday
  • 21:44   Defence minister Kammenos meets U.S. counterpart James Mattis
  • 21:42   Pope Francis thanks PM Tsipras for his work to support the 'poor and weak'
  • 19:57   Athens pushing to reinsert 'social acquis' in Europe's agenda in Rome
  • 19:27   Greek stocks end lower
  • 19:12   Weather forecast: Bright and sunny on Saturday
  • 19:06   Athens Newspaper Headlines
  • 18:51   Greece outside Europe 'inconceivable' says President, for March 25 anniversary
  • 18:31   FM Kotzias to visit Nicosia on March 25-28
  • 18:26   Undeclared labour now becoming 'partly declared' labour, Labour Inspection Corps chief tells ANA
  • 18:13   Gentiloni: EU's social acquis must be protected, without exceptions
  • 17:49   ESM spokesperson notes 'some progress' in talks to conclude 2nd review
  • 17:42   Last pending issues in review to be concluded in 'next few days', finance ministry sources tell ANA
  • 17:34   PM Alexis Tsipras to meet Georgian counterpart next Tuesday
  • 17:31   School parade held in central Athens for March 25 anniversary
  • 17:13   Greece needs a 'national reboot', ND's Mitsotakis says in March 25 anniversary message
  • 16:47   Corruption Prosecutor Eleni Raikou resigns; claims she was targeted over Novartis probe
  • 15:56   Greece seeking clear answers on labour relations, collective bargaining, Tsipras says
  • 23:03   Tsipras: Europe has surrendered to the IMF; this explain its existential crisis (ADDS)
  • 22:30   Tsipras: Europe has surrendered to the IMF and this explain its existential crisis
  • 21:56   IMF’s Strauch: Reforms in Greece have borne fruit, Greece is returning to growth
  • 20:49   Ministry denies blocking lawyer's access to Turkish commandos; notes they are 'not her clients'
  • 20:42   Greek police express ‘abhorrence and sadness’ over terror attack in London to ambassador
  • 20:10   Greek bond market closing report
  • 20:08   The country's problem is not the opposition, ND says in response to IMF spokesman
  • 19:50   Labour minister to participate in ‘Nostra Europa’ event in Rome
  • 19:45   Three charged with vandalising public transport ticket machines
  • 19:26   Greek stocks end flat
  • 19:18   Kotzias to Die Welt: Turkey must respect international law, withdraw troops from Cyprus
  • 19:11   EU's future prospects the focus of Kotzias-Gabriel meeting in Athens
  • 18:43   Pavlopoulos: Greeks are oriented 'with consistency and selflessness' towards the European project
  • 17:47   Capitalisation of Greek banks 'relatively good', ECB Supervisory Board Chair tells European Parliament
  • 17:46   ΙMF’s Rice: Progress has been made in talks with Greece, work still required
  • 17:23   Special traffic measures in central Athens for March 25 parades on Friday, Saturday
  • 17:00   Immigration police arrest five women for working as private nurses without qualifications
  • 16:51   Three Navy vessels to open their doors to the public for March 25 holiday
  • 16:41   Athens to turn off lights at city hall, Lycabettus Hill on Saturday for ‘Earth Hour’
  • 16:40   Music and sculpture at National Archaeological Museum events on Monday
  • 16:01   Attica Region head Rena Dourou meets Commissioner for Regional Policy Corina Cretu
  • 15:38   Two Greeks injured in London terror attack are well, FM Kotzias says
  • 15:28   Two Greeks slightly injured in London terror attack, Greek embassy press officer tells ANA radio
  • 15:11   No Greek people hospitalised in British hospitals, according to Foreign ministry's sources (ADDS)
  • 14:45   Administrative Reconstruction Min Gerovassili sees programme review concluded in April

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