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COVID-19 Greece

The geography of COVID-19 in Greece

Yesterday saw another 800 new cases of COVID-19 in Greece with an aggressive increase in Thessaloniki and a 40% increase in Attica. The concern is evident after another day of more than…

'Glorious Victories. Between Myth and History' Exhibition

‘Glorious Victories. Between Myth and History’ Exhibition (VIDEO)

The new temporary exhibition ‘Glorious Victories. Between Myth and History’ at the National Archaeological Museum, was inaugurated by Greece’s Minister of Culture and Sports Lina Mendoni earlier this week. The exhibition includes 105 ancient…

When exactly in 2021 is Putin coming to Greece? 1

When exactly in 2021 is Putin coming to Greece?

Russian President Vladimir Putin is expected to visit Athens in 2021 with Greek diplomatic services already starting the process for his visit. Putin has chosen to come to the Greek capital to…

Greece and Afghanistan sign memorandum on returning illegal immigrants 2

Greece and Afghanistan sign memorandum on returning illegal immigrants

A Memorandum of Understanding between Greece and Afghanistan was signed yesterday by Greek Deputy Foreign Minister Miltiadis Varvitsiotis and Afghan Deputy Foreign Minister Meerwais Nab. The signing ceremony of the Memorandum in…

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Athens court denies bail for Golden Dawn party leaders

An Athens court denied bail to Golden Dawn party leaders following long-term convictions and appeals. Six of the seven convicts have now been arrested, while Member of the European Parliament Ioannis Lagos…

Mohegan Entertainment ready to begin casino project in Hellinikon

Mohegan Gaming ready to begin casino project in Hellinikon

The casino project in Hellinikon will be ready within 36 months after building licenses are issued, Mario Kontomerkos, CEO of Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment announced on Wednesday. Addressing a Prodexpo conference in…

First electric bus hits the road in Athens

First electric bus hits the road in Athens

Hop on board the Greek capital’s first electric bus. On Wednesday, the new road vehicle completed a short route inside the centre of Athens, carrying many passengers. Those using this new form…

Younger people fuelling second covid-19 wave in Greece

Younger people fuelling second covid-19 wave in Greece

Greece reported a record-breaking 667 new coronavirus cases in the latest 24-hour reporting period, with younger people accounting for a majority of the new infections. This raises the total number of cases…

Street cleaning operation in Neos Kosmos, Athens

Street cleaning operation in Neos Kosmos, Athens

Crews from the Municipality of Athens’ sanitation department using large sweepers and street washing machines, cleaned and washed the streets in Neos Kosmos on Sunday. According to an announcement by the Municipality…

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World Health Organization office to be located in Athens

Athens will be the seat of the World Health Organization (WHO) Office for Quality of Healthcare and Patient Safety, according to an announcement on Friday by Health Minister Vassilis Kikilias and WHO’s…

Russian FM to arrive in Athens on October 26 4

Russian FM to arrive in Athens on October 26

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is expected to pay a special visit to Athens on October 26. The reason for his visit is that Greece will hold the presidency of the Council…

SKY express becomes a new Airbus customer

SKY express becomes a new Airbus customer

Athens-based airline, SKY express, announced the acquisition of six brand new Airbus Α320neo aircraft and their immediate incorporation to its fleet. The new aircraft with lower fuel consumption and highly advanced technical specifications,…

Keeping the streets of Athens butt-free with the ballot bin 5

Keeping the streets of Athens butt-free with the ballot bin

Twenty more large yellow ashtrays that serve as ballot boxes have been installed around Athens. The Gopa Project (gopa means cigarette butt in Greek) which was launched last year, invites citizens and…

Three top Greek athletes hang out in Athens

Three top Greek athletes hang out in Athens

Stefanos Tsitsipas, Giannis Antetokounmpo, and Emmanuel Karalis, are the “three musketeers.” Last week, Tsitsipas made his fans worldwide proud of him, being the first Greek player in history to reach the semifinals at the French…

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