Greece is bracing for a cold snap as of Wednesday with heavy snowfall expected in some parts of the country, according to the National Meteorological Service (EMY). On Wednesday, snow is forecast for mountainous parts in Macedonia, Thrace, the northeastern Aegean islands, Thessaly, the eastern-central mainland (Sterea) and parts of the Peloponnese. Elsewhere in the […]
Greece is celebrating the second gold medal in the Rio 2016 Olympics, after Eleftherios Petrounias won the men’s rings. The judges scored Petrounias’s program with 16,000 points, with Brazilian Arthur Zanetti, the London 2012 gold medallist coming in second with 15,766. Russian Denis Anbliazin took bronze with 15,700 points.
The Minister of Justice Nikos Paraskevopoulos has ordered an investigation into the major delays in relation to series of complaints filed against the “Hellenic Gold” firm from 2013. Mr. Paraskevopoulos, who made the announcement in Parliament in response to a question posed by SYRIZA MP Katerina Iglezi, noted that the complaints filed by local residents […]
The plenary of Greece’s Council of State, the country’s top administrative court, annulled on Wednesday an order issued last year by the Environment and Energy that revoked Canada’s Eldorado Gold’s permits to mine in northern Greece. Environment Minister Panos Skourletis had argued that the technical studies submitted by Eldorado for a flash-melting method the company […]
Canadian miner Eldorado Gold Corp on Monday said it will suspend much of its mine construction and development in Greece after a year of confrontations with the Greek government that included permits being revoked and delayed by the state, according to Reuters news agency. Eldorado said it will suspend construction at its Skouries project and […]