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Robert De Niro Hollywood Movie to be Filmed in Greece

Robert De Niro will be in Greece, as a major motion picture featuring the Hollywood star will be shot in the northern Greek region of Drama, cementing the country as an international…

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Ursula von der Leyen refuses to publish messages with Pfizer boss

An official EU watchdog has slammed Ursula von der Leyen for keeping secret text messages with Pfizer’s CEO about purchasing Covid vaccine doses, saying it ‘constituted maladministration’. The commission’s president publicly admitted that…

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Greece: 22,362 new cases, 107 deaths, 605 intubated

Health authorities reported 22,362 new coronavirus infections for the 24-hour period ending 3 p.m. Friday, an increase on Thursday’s figure of 19,712. The National Organization for Public Health (EODY) also announced 107…

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Fire contained on migrant camp on Lesvos

A fire broke out shortly after 7.30 this Friday afternoon in the migrant camp of Kara Tepe on the Greek Island of Lesvos The fire was extinguished in a large tent that…

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2021 Corruption Perceptions Index – Where does Greece rank?

Greece is ranked 58th regarding transparency and corruption, a spot down since last year, according to Transparency International in its 2021 Corruption Perceptions Index report. The Index gauges levels of perceived public…

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Cyprus shaken by 4.5 magnitude quake

Cyprus was shaken on Friday by a quake measuring 4.5 in magnitude; there was no damage or injuries reported, the Geological Survey Department confirmed. The quake was recorded on Friday at 05:58…

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ELPIS: Ski ride across the Isthmus of Corinth (VIDEO)

Snow and skiing go together, but across the Isthmus of Corinth? The Elpis storm created unique opportunities for Greeks to experience snow in unique ways, and one man certainly took advantage by…