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Breaking: Omicron and Australia

In response to the outbreak of the newly identified coronavirus variant ‘Omicron’ which has spread in South Africa, Australia has just announced a number of actions.

First batch of M1117 ASV arrived in Greece.

First batch of US made M1117 ASV arrive in Greece

Greece will receive a total of 1200 M1117, and 450 of them are expected to be delivered before the end of the year. The ASVs had been used by U.S. Army military…

Kim Kardashian Orthodox baptism

Kim Kardashian Remains True to her Orthodox Faith

Kim Kardashian, who revealed her deep connection with her Orthodox faith and her Armenian ancestry by baptising her three youngest children at the Etchmiadzin Cathedral in Armenia, has been widely praised for remembering her religious and ancestral roots.

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The Inherently Political Task of Assigning Appropriate Greek Letters to COVID-19 Variants

The quest to assign a letter of the Greek alphabet to the newly identified COVID-19 variant ‘B.1.1.529′ that has spread in South Africa has proven that “all pandemics are inherently political” as a source from the World Health Organisation confirms that the Greek letters Nu and Xi have been deliberately avoided.

Omicron

New COVID-19 Variant ‘Omicron’ Just a Flight Away

A newly identified COVID-19 variant that has spread in South Africa and described by health experts as ‘the most concerning that they have seen’ has prompted immediate travel bans in many countries including the UK, US and Greece. Meanwhile, however, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison remains “unconcerned”.

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Dendias delivers 200,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses to Gabon

After Ghana, Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias traveled to Gabon as part of his visits to African countries. In fact, on Thursday night he delivered 200,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines, in a meeting…

Evia floods

Roads flooded by heavy rainfall in Evia

Heavy rain has been hitting Evia and the neighbouring municipalities for most of the afternoon. The intense weather phenomena are currently affecting areas of the Prefecture both in the North and in…

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Mitsotakis visits Kozani and Ioannina

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is visiting Kozani and Ioannina on Thursday and Friday. On Friday, the prime minister will meet in Kozani with representatives of the University of Western Macedonia and local…

President Katerina Sakellaropoulou

President Sakellaropoulou inaugurates Thessaloniki International Book Fair

The pandemic has affected the entire publishing sector, “but the book and its world have, throughout history, overcome worse challenges: censorship, bans, confiscations, and burning,” President Katerina Sakellaropoulou said while inaugurating the…

Foreign Affairs Minister Nikos Dendias met with his Ghanaian counterpart Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey at capital city Accra on November 25, 2021.

Dendias: Greece wants to be a part of Ghana’s future

Foreign Affairs Minister Nikos Dendias met with his Ghanaian counterpart Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey at capital city Accra on Thursday. The two ministers, who last met at the 76th UN General Assembly in…

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Tourism ministry launching initiative to support digital nomads

Greece is launching a new initiative to support ‘digital nomads’ by facilitating their working conditions, Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias announced during the Next is Now conference, in an interview with the publisher…