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Embassy of Canada in Greece joins #OrangetheWorld Campaign

Embassy of Canada in Greece joins #OrangetheWorld Campaign

Violence against women and girls is one of the most widespread, deep-rooted and devastating violations of human rights in the world. Today, on International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women,…

Greece to remain in lockdown to 'save Christmas’

Greece to remain in lockdown to ‘save Christmas’

Greece’s second lockdown is expected to continue into December. During an interview with ANT1, Government spokesperson Stelios Petsas pointed out that a more relaxed attitude that existed during the first week of…

25-year-old becomes Greece's youngest victim of COVID-19

25-year-old becomes Greece’s youngest victim of COVID-19

A 25-year-old man from Serres, a city in northern Greece, has died of coronavirus, making him Greece’s youngest victim. Theodore Pavlidis suffered from pre-existing medical conditions and had recently undergone open heart…

Nikos Oikonomopoulos releases new song ‘Emena Na Akous’

Nikos Oikonomopoulos releases new song ‘Emena Na Akous’

Nikos Oikonomopoulos ‘seduces’ his fans with his new song ‘Emena Na Akous’ (Εμένα Να Ακούς). The music of the song is signed by Hristos Santikai and the lyrics by Grigoris Vaxavanelis. «Εμένα…

Aegean Airlines to receive €120 million in government support

Aegean Airlines to receive €120 million in government support

The Greek government will support Aegean Airlines with €120 million to help Greece’s largest carrier which has been hit hard during the pandemic. The announcement was made by Greek government spokesman Stelios…

Beloved Greek DJ succumbs to Covid-19

Beloved Greek DJ succumbs to Covid-19

Dimitrios Bellos, better known as Dj Decibel, lost his battle with Covid-19 over the weekend. He valiantly battled the deadly disease for about a month in intensive care. Dimitrios was a devoted…

New soccer stadium and park in Votanikos, Athens

New Panathinaikos Stadium in Votanikos, Athens

A new 40-000 seat Panathinaikos football stadium will be constructed in the western Athens neighbourhood of Votanikos. Work is beginning following the signing of an agreement between Athens Mayor Kostas Bakoyannis, Development…

Pantelis Pantelidis would have turned 37 today

Pantelis Pantelidis would have turned 37 today

Pantelis Pantelidis was one of Greece’s most loved and popular singers. He was born in Athens on November 23, 1983. He tragically died in a horrific car crash on February 18, 2016…

A Cretan Baker's Life: 86-year-old Giorgos Hatziparaskos 1

A Cretan Baker’s Life: 86-year-old Giorgos Hatziparaskos

Business Insider published a tear-jerking tribute to one of the last people in Greece who still creates phyllo dough from hand, 86-year-old Giorgos Hatziparaskos. In the local community of Rethymno, Crete, where…

Santa Claus has come to Glyfada

Santa Claus has come to Glyfada

Brightening up the second covid-19 lockdown in Greece, a huge Santa Claus has appeared in Katrakis Square, Glyfada (Athens). “We did something else that we hope will bring a lot of smiles…

ICU head fears Greece will experience third Covid-19 wave

ICU head fears Greece will experience third Covid-19 wave

The growing number of COVID-19 cases is putting a large Thessaloniki hospital under intense pressure. Nikos Kapravelos, head of the ICUs at the George Papanikolaou General Hospital of Thessaloniki, fears Greece could…

11 Greeks on Highly Cited Researchers 2020 List

11 Greeks on Highly Cited Researchers 2020 List

This year’s list of Global Highly Cited Researchers contains 11 Greek academics. Global Highly Cited Researchers Produced by analytics company Clarivate, the highly anticipated annual list identifies researchers who demonstrated significant influence…

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…

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