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“Athens is one of the last cities in Europe that can still be old, weird & chaotic”
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“Athens is one of the last cities in Europe that can still be old, weird & chaotic”

Panos - Nov 07, 2019

At a time when the mainstream narrative is all about how Greece’s ‘best and brightest’ minds have been fleeing the country in drones, many of them coming…

Ten ancient sites to see in Athens
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Ten ancient sites to see in Athens

Panos - Nov 04, 2019

During the last years, the city of Athens has seen a dramatic transformation towards modernity. It has turned into one the most trendy cities of Europe, offering…

Athens in top 50 most beautiful cities in the world
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Athens in top 50 most beautiful cities in the world

Panos - Oct 15, 2019

Athens was selected among the world’s top 50 most beautiful cities, according to one of Canada’s leading online travel agencies for affordable airfare, Flight Network. The lists…

Amazing thermal camera drone footage of Athens: “Fiery Giants” (video)
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Amazing thermal camera drone footage of Athens: “Fiery Giants” (video)

Panos - Aug 05, 2019

The UpDrones team, a group of motion capture professionals on YouTube created a new video entitled “The Fiery Giants of Kifisias” showing the extent of the heatwave…

Stepped up readiness in greater Athens area due to mini heat wave, high winds
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Stepped up readiness in greater Athens area due to mini heat wave, high winds

Panos - Jun 25, 2019

Municipal authorities in the greater Athens area on Monday announced continued night-time patrols and readiness of water tankers, as southern Greece is experiencing a mini heat wave…

CheapOair: Athens in top-10 European destinations for summer 2019
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CheapOair: Athens in top-10 European destinations for summer 2019

Panos - Jun 20, 2019

PRNewswire reports from New York that CheapOair, an online travel agency and leading provider of cheap flights, today announced the most popular European destinations for summer travel…

Iraqi man arrested in Athens as alleged ISIS terrorist; implicated in death of Yazidi girl who died of thirst in Mosul
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Iraqi man arrested in Athens as alleged ISIS terrorist; implicated in death of Yazidi girl who died of thirst in Mosul

Panos - May 31, 2019

An Iraqi national, 27, was arrested by police in central Athens on Thursday, who executed a European warrant issued by German authorities on terrorism charges against the…

Athens is among top Easter destinations for Germans
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Athens is among top Easter destinations for Germans

Panos - Apr 11, 2019

Athens is among the 15 most popular destinations for German travellers for Easter, according to data published on the online booking platform eDreams ODIGEO, based on research…

Athens urges Turkey to follow ‘responsible stance’ on energy
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Athens urges Turkey to follow ‘responsible stance’ on energy

Panos - Nov 28, 2018

Athens hit back at Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Tuesday in an ongoing row between the NATO allies over maritime borders in the Aegean and hydrocarbon…

Shipping executives gather in Athens for Capital Link Forum
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Shipping executives gather in Athens for Capital Link Forum

Panos - Oct 31, 2018

The “8th Annual Capital Link Operational Excellence in Shipping – Best Industry Practices Forum,” taking place today at the Athens Hilton, focuses on strategies to address the…

Athens among finalists for 2018 European Capital Innovation Award
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Athens among finalists for 2018 European Capital Innovation Award

Panos - Oct 25, 2018

Athens is among the six European cities shortlisted for the 2018 European Capital Innovation Award, organised under the auspices of the European Commission. The other cities that…

Govt source: Athens tables arguments to creditors to avoid new round of social security spending cuts
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Govt source: Athens tables arguments to creditors to avoid new round of social security spending cuts

Panos - Sep 13, 2018

The Greek government, as expected, on Wednesday broached the issue of suspending a planned reduction in social security spending - set for of Jan. 1, 2019 -…

Athens vs Melbourne: The liveability debate
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Athens vs Melbourne: The liveability debate

makis - Jul 05, 2018

Comparing the quality of life and the economy between Greece and Australia countries is a popular subject of discussion among Greeks, both those living in Greece and…

Tension & tear-gas during the rally in Athens
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Tension & tear-gas during the rally in Athens

makis - May 30, 2018

Τension and use of tear-gas by the police shortly after 12:30 on Wednesday afternoon during the 24-hour strike rally. A group of students attempted to approach SEV…

Imia Crisis: Ankara is provoking while Athens is numb
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Imia Crisis: Ankara is provoking while Athens is numb

Panos - Feb 14, 2018

The Greek government seems surprised by the unexpected escalation of the Turkish provocations, as Ankara seems to seek to change the status quo of the Imia rocks…

Vote for Athens now as best destination in Europe for 2018!
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Vote for Athens now as best destination in Europe for 2018!

Panos - Jan 22, 2018

In an effort to promote European tourism on a global scale, the EU’s portal called “europeanbestdestinations.com” is running its competition for users to have their say on…

Athens in top 10 dream destinations for 2018, according to Kayak
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Athens in top 10 dream destinations for 2018, according to Kayak

makis - Jan 05, 2018

Athens was ranked 8th in the list of most popular destinations, according to searches the users of Kayak travel platform. After 2017, when destinations in Asia dominated…

Athens: Petrol bombs & broken banks as students’ demonstration turns into anarchist riot
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Athens: Petrol bombs & broken banks as students’ demonstration turns into anarchist riot

makis - Oct 30, 2017

A students’ demonstration at Syntagma Square, Athens outside the Greek Parliament has turned into a riot as anarchists and extreme leftists started to throw rocks and petrol…

Athens becomes the bridge between East & West on Monday
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Athens becomes the bridge between East & West on Monday

Panos - Oct 30, 2017

For the second time Athens becomes the bridge between East and West. The International Conference on Religious & Cultural Pluralism & Peaceful Coexistence in Middle East opens…

Athens expresses concern over continued demolition of houses of Greek ethnic minority in Albania
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Athens expresses concern over continued demolition of houses of Greek ethnic minority in Albania

makis - Oct 19, 2017

The Greek Foreign Ministry expressed concerns regarding the decision by the Albanian authorities to proceed with the demolition of residences of members of the Greek ethnic minority…