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On this day in 1864, Eleftherios Venizelos was born

On this day in 1864, Eleftherios Venizelos was born

Eleftherios Kyriakou Venizelos (Ελευθέριος Κυριάκου Βενιζέλος) was probably the most prominent politician in Greece’s Modern History. Born on the 23rd of August 1864 in Chania, Crete he was the fifth child of Kyriakou Venizelou…

Turkish sailors in Greece break coronavirus lockdown laws 12

Turkish sailors in Greece break coronavirus lockdown laws

Two Turkish sailors, who have been quarantined with the other passengers on the ‘Eleftherios Venizelos’ ship were found walking on the beach front, and several meters away from the hotel where they…

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Greece extends coronavirus lockdown

Greece’s coronavirus lockdown has been extended by three weeks until Monday, April 27, Greek Deputy Minister of Civil Protection and Crisis Management, Nikos Hardalias announced on Saturday. “Difficult weeks lie ahead… If…

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On this day, March 18th 1936- Eleftherios Venizelos passed away

Eleftherios Venizelos (Ελευθέριος Κυριάκου Βενιζέλος) has been named the most prominent politician in Greece’s modern history. Born on the 23rd of August 1864 in Chania, Crete he was the fifth child of Kyriakou Venizelou…

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Greece honours its Coast Guard on 100th year anniversary

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis honoured the Hellenic Coast Guard (HCG) on Wednesday, at the Athens Concert Hall on the occasion of its 100th anniversary. In his address the Prime Minister said…

Baby girl born at Athens Eleftherios Venizelos Airport 15

Baby girl born at Athens Eleftherios Venizelos Airport

Athens Eleftherios Venizelos Airport was blessed with the unexpected birth of a baby girl on Friday, as a woman went into labour shortly after disembarking from her overseas flight. The airport’s EKAV…

"Eleftherios Venizelos” Athens International Airport

Athens airport wins award in Australia

The “Eleftherios Venizelos” Athens International Airport won the ‘Highly Commended’ award at the World Routes 2019 Airport Awards, held in Adelaide, Australia on September 21-24. Athens international airport won the award in…

Greece rejects Turkey’s distortion of Pontian Genocide history 17

Greece rejects Turkey’s distortion of Pontian Genocide history

Greece’s Foreign Ministry issued a statement on Wednesday rebuking attempts by the Turkish Foreign Ministry to deny certain historical truths including the genocide of the Pontian Greek population. “Yesterday’s (Tuesday’s) announcement by…

Athens International Airport named best in Europe 21

Athens International Airport named best in Europe

Athens International Airport “Eleftherios Venizelos” has been named best airport in Europe in the ‘Over 20 million passenger’ category, winning first prize at the Routes Europe 2019 awards held in Hanover on…

On this day in 1936, Eleftherios Venizelos passes away 25

On this day in 1936, Eleftherios Venizelos passes away

Eleftherios Venizelos (Ελευθέριος Κυριάκου Βενιζέλος) has been named the most prominent politician in Greece’s modern history. Born on the 23rd of August 1864 in Chania, Crete he was the fifth child of Kyriakou Venizelou…

Foreign national arrest at Athens airport over heroin  29

Foreign national arrest at Athens airport over heroin 

Greek authorities arrested a 43-year-old Pakistani man at Athens International Airport “Eleftherios Venizelos” and charged him with attempting to smuggle over 11 kilos of heroin into Greece and was led before a public prosecutor…