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Tag: Europe

Australia: International travel “not impossible” in 2021

Australia: International travel “not impossible” in 2021

There’s a glimmer of hope that Australians may be able to travel overseas next year. According to Tourism Minister Simon Birmingham, the prospect of 2021 international holidays is “not impossible”. It will…

Commemorating October 28, ‘OXI Day'

October 28 – ‘OXI Day’

OXI Day on October 28, 1940, commemorates the anniversary when former military general and Prime Minister of Greece, Ioannis Metaxas said “OXI” (NO) to an ultimatum made by Italian Prime Minister Benito…

Athens named as one of the friendliest cities in Europe

Athens named as one of the friendliest cities in Europe

Athens is on the list of the top ten friendliest cities in Europe, published by Condé Nast Traveller (CNT) travel magazine. “While Europe’s best cities are often judged on their ancient history,…

EU Commission presents new migration plan

EU Commission presents new migration plan

The European Commission on Wednesday revealed a new migration plan that stresses mandatory burden sharing and sending illegal migrants back to their home countries. Ursula von der Leyen, European Commission president, called…

If the Turkish economy collapses, banks in Europe will "fall" 1

If the Turkish economy collapses, banks in Europe will “fall”

A report in German newspaper Die Welt by Holger Zschäpitz, titled “Erdogan has strong allies especially in Europe,” wrote that the current Turkish “economic problems may be due to itself, but they…

121 asylum seekers leave Greece for Germany

121 asylum seekers leave Greece for Germany

A group of 121 asylum seekers including 28 unaccompanied minors with medical needs who were living in migrant camps on the Greeks islands, arrived in Germany on Wednesday in order to be…

The Battle Of Thermopylae

The Battle Of Thermopylae

The Battle of Thermopylae, 480 BC, was a battle in the second Persian invasion of Greece. The battle was fought for over three days, at the same time as the naval Battle…

Muslims in Athens fear first official mosque will not open 3

Muslims in Athens fear first official mosque will not open

Muslims in Athens fear their own official place of worship that is due to open could be delayed in retaliation for the conversion of Hagia Sophia into a mosque, Turkey’s Daily Sabah…

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