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Crete in turmoil after Germany’s decision to send 3,000 refugee to island

chris1 - Aug 14, 2016

The decision by Germany to relocate 3,000 ‘excessive’ refugees to the island of Crete has caused an uproar among the resident of the Greek island. The decision…

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Greek Police, Interpol nab international forger

Panos - Nov 24, 2016

A 39-year-old Anglo-Sudanese man arrested in Athens last week as part of a joint operation by Greek police and Europol was a member of an international forgery…

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Greeks have a close relationship with Britain, says UK Brexit negotiator David Davis

makis - Jun 27, 2017

Britain’s Secretary of State for exiting the European Union, David Davis said Greeks living and working in Britain having nothing to fear with regards the process of…

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Greek citizens want to turn Votanikos into ‘hotspot’ for homeless Greeks

Panos - Jul 13, 2016

Greek residents of the Votanikos area in Athens are occupying the property designated for the erection of an Islamic mosque by the Greek state, protesting against the…

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FYROM foreign minister rules out name change

Panos - Mar 21, 2016

Nikola Poposki, the foreign minister of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), has said that the conservative ruling party, the VMRO-DPMNE, will not accept any changes…

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Niarchos Foundation to bolster EKAV ambulance fleet

makis - Apr 20, 2017

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) has announced that it will donate 143 vehicles to the EKAV ambulance service by the end of the year. The 14-million-euro initiative…

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PM Tsipras in Bulgaria for Council of Cooperation meetings

makis - Aug 01, 2016

The Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has traveled to Sofia for the Supreme Council of Cooperation between Greece and Bulgaria, where he will meet with Prime Minister Boyko…

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Mosque bill approved with support of all parties, except ANEL and Golden Dawn

Panos - Aug 05, 2016

A bill that paves the way for a much-delayed initiative to build the capital’s first official mosque was voted through Parliament on Thursday by all parties except…

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Greece sends aid to FYROM after deadly floods

Sokratis - Aug 13, 2016

Greece has contributed to the aid effort currently under way in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia following last weekend’s disastrous floods in the neighboring country that…

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Lesvos visitors at a record low this August

Panos - Sep 06, 2016

Mytilini airport data showed on Monday that last month was the worst August on record for Lesvos tourism. The island that has been flooded with refugees and…

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Turkish extreme-right party leader to Greece: Remember what happened in 1922

makis - Feb 28, 2017

The leader of the extreme right Turkish Nationalist Movement Party (MHP), Devlet Bahceli openly threatened Greece that if its army wanted to be thrown into the sea…

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Talk of snap elections resurfaces

Panos - Oct 31, 2016

Talk of early elections as soon as early next year has resurfaced as Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras begins to get a sense of the impact of the…

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Refugees refuse to go to Portugal

chris1 - May 01, 2016

The EU-Turkey refugee relocation agreement is so far proving to be ineffective, as most EU countries are unwilling to open their borders to refugees and migrants. Portugal,…

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Refugees tell of being pushed back into Greece from Balkans

ilias1 - May 22, 2016

Anwar Ismail Murad passed almost effortlessly along what has become known as the Balkan route, heading north from Greece to FYROM through Serbia, Croatia and on to Slovenia.…

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Coast guard in search and rescue operation off Corfu

Panos - Aug 31, 2016

Greek coast guard was seeking for a migrant boat off the Ionian island of Corfu following a distress call by a man claiming to be one of…

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Lesvos: The refugees refuse to board the Hellenic Navy’s ship that will provide them shelter from the cold!

Panos - Jan 12, 2017

The refugees in the island of Lesvos prefer to stay in their snow-covered camp instead of boarding the LST sent to provide them shelter from the extreme…

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The strongest laser beam in the world

Panos - May 08, 2017

The European XFEL, the biggest X-ray laser in the world, has reached the last major milestone before the official opening in September. The 3.4 km long facility,…

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Another 645 refugees arrived in Greece over the last week

Sokratis - Aug 13, 2016

From August 5 to 12, another 645 migrants and refugees arrived on the northern Aegean islands. This is the largest number of migrants and refugees arriving on…

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Trial against Golden Dawn scheduled to resume on Monday

makis - Sep 05, 2016

Following a summer break, the Golden Dawn trial resumes on Monday at the Felony Appeal Courts, where a new number of MPs and party members are facing…

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PNO announces 48-hour strike for 22 and 23 September

Panos - Sep 15, 2016

The executive committee of the nationwide seamen federation PNO has announced a 48-hour strike that will come into effect at 6am on Thursday 22 September and will…