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Hellenic Post taking a stand to stamp out bullying

Hellenic Post taking a stand to stamp out bullying

The Hellenic Post (ELTA) has released a commemorative series of stamps dedicated to putting an end to bullying at schools. The initiative is taking place within the context of ELTA’s wider social contribution, under the auspices…

US Embassy in Athens launches #USAGreece2021 campaign

US Embassy in Greece launches #USAGreece2021 campaign

The US Embassy in Greece launched a yearlong campaign to commemorate Greece’s 1821 War of Independence. The announcement was made by US Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt during an interview with state…

Greek Parliament plenary approves purchase of Rafale fighter jets

Greek Parliament plenary approves purchase of Rafale fighter jets

The Defence Ministry’s armaments bill was approved by 276 deputies at a plenary vote held on Thursday evening. It was voted through by ruling New Democracy, main opposition party SYRIZA-Progressive Alliance, Movement…

Stolen archaeological artifacts found in Israel

Stolen archaeological artifacts found in Israel

Investigators in Israel have recovered a trove of thousands of stolen archaeological artifacts, including gold coins, jewellery, Egyptian sarcophagus lids, bronze statues, clay vessels and votive objects. According to a Facebook post…

Snow falls in Florina

Snow falls in Florina

Florina has been blanketed in snow, as cold front “Leandros” begins to sweeps across Greece. According to the National Observatory of Athens (NOA), the cold front will bring gusty winds, freezing temperatures…

Maria Sakkari presents her inspirational logo

Maria Sakkari presents her inspirational logo

“One of the greatest civilisations in the world has become an inspiration for the birth of my logo.” Greece’s tennis star Maria Sakkari presented her new logo on social media, which is…

Greece, US and Cyprus conduct joint military exercises

Greece, US and Cyprus conduct joint military exercises

A joint military training exercise of the special forces of Greece, Cyprus and the United States began in the wider sea area of Souda, Crete on Wednesday. According to the announcement, the…

Global pop icon Nana Mouskouri receives coronavirus vaccine

Global pop icon Nana Mouskouri receives coronavirus vaccine

One of the world’s most successful singers, Nana Mouskouri, rolled up her sleeve and received the covid-19 vaccine. The 86-year-old pop icon posted a photo of herself getting the vaccine on Facebook:…