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Monastiri's economy is collapsing without Greek tourists 1

Monastiri’s economy is collapsing without Greek tourists

The coronavirus pandemic confirmed that the fragile local economy of Monastiri (Μοναστήρι; Битола) in Greece’s neighbouring country now known as “North Macedonia”, depends largely on the attendance of Greek citizens, according to…

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The Greeks trapped in the so-called “lucky country”

Trouble continues for a number of Greek nationals who happened to be in Australia at the time of the coronavirus outbreak and are now unable to return to Greece, mainly because the…

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Deputy Minister gives clarifications on repatriation of Greeks

Only Greek citizens that have very specific reasons to return to Greece are eligible for repatriation, according to the country’s Deputy Minister of Civil Protection and Crisis Management, Nikos Hardalias, GTP Headlines…

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Two Greek citizens quarantined after returning from Wuhan

Two Greek citizens, who returned from Wuhan, China earlier on Sunday, have been transferred to Sotiria hospital and will remain in quarantine for 14 days. The two Greeks boarded, along with 105…

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Five Greeks kidnapped in New Year’s Eve pirate raid on tanker

Greece’s Shipping Ministry reported on Tuesday the abduction of five Greek citizens, after an armed raid on the tanker they were employed on as crew. According to the Ministry’s announcement, the Greek-registered…

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Diaspora can now register online to vote in Greek elections

Following the historic vote on Wednesday in Greek parliament which allowed diaspora Greek to exercise their voting rights from their place of residence, Interior Minister Takis Theodorikakos said on Thursday, that all…

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Greece finally free of capital controls!

Greece’s Prime Minister announced the complete removal of the capital controls during Monday’s session in Parliament. The controls restricted the amount of monies citizens could withdraw from their own accounts and had…

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Mitsotakis plans to kill off Greece’s strangling red-tape

The newly elected Mitsotakis government plans to simplify the relationship between the Greek State, its citizens and business by simplifying processes, digitisation and less red tape said Digital Governance Minister, Kyriakos Pierrakakis…

Over 34,300 people granted Greek citizenship in 2017 3

Over 34,300 people granted Greek citizenship in 2017

Over 34,300 people acquired Greek citizenship in 2017, up 3 percent compared to 2016 and of these, 86.8 percent were Albanians, 1.3 percent were Ukrainians and 1.1 percent were from Moldova. According…

UK Greeks can’t vote in UK for EU elections 5

UK Greeks can’t vote in UK for EU elections

Greek citizens residing and working in the United Kingdom who wish to vote in the European elections will have to travel to neighbouring European Union countries in order to vote, the Greek…

Greek minimum wage to see increase in 2019 9

Greek minimum wage to see increase in 2019

The Tsipras government plans to increase the Greek minimum wage in the New Year as part of its series of measures aiming to boost the income of Greek citizens. Government spokesman Dimitris…

90% Greeks believe in environmental threats 11

90% Greeks believe in environmental threats

A poll conducted by MARC SA as part of the LIFE-IP 4 NATURA project found that nine in ten Greeks consider environmental degradation a real threat and want stricter laws to protect…

Greek Citizens no longer need a visa to travel to the US 13

Greek Citizens no longer need a visa to travel to the US

Greek citizens are now permanently exempted from the obligation to obtain a visa before travelling to the United States, according to a letter sent by US authorities to Citizen Protection Minister Olga…

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Greek Passport ranked 6 most powerful in the world

Greece has kept its sixth spot ranking regarding the most powerful passport in the world, according to the Henley Passport Index. Japan has knocked Germany off the top spot on the list…

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