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French Interior Minister: We are at war with Islamic terrorism 2

French Interior Minister: We are at war with Islamic terrorism

French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin said today that France was “at war with Islamic terrorism,” two days after the knife attack on the old offices of the satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo. The…

Eiffel Tower evacuated after fear of terrorist attack 4

Eiffel Tower evacuated after fear of terrorist attack

The Eiffel Tower was evacuated after man made a phone call shouting “Allahu Akbar” and threatened to activate explosive device. The bomb threat happened at around midday local time and police could…

Italian icon Monica Bellucci arrives in Athens

Italian icon Monica Bellucci arrives in Athens

Renowned Italian actress and beauty icon Monica Bellucci, is currently in Athens. She recently brought Maria Callas to life at the Studio Marigny in Paris, reading excerpts of Tom Volf’s “Lettres et Mémoire”…

Mikis Theodorakis

Xronia Polla to Mikis Theodorakis who turns 95 today

Mikis Theodorakis was born on July 29 in 1925, on the Greek island of Chios. The famous Greek songwriter and composer has written over 1000 songs and is viewed as Greece’s best-known living…

Air France launches direct flight from Paris to Thessaloniki 5

Air France launches direct flight from Paris to Thessaloniki

Passengers are now be able to fly directly from Paris to Thessaloniki, with Air France. The route which is apart of the airline’s 2020 summer program, will operate until August 30. The direct route connecting…

Athens hotel prices fall 24% in June compared to last year

Athens hotel prices fall 24% in June compared to last year

Hotels will face years of losses as the industry struggles to recover after the coronavirus pandemic. According to data from travel website Trivago, hotel prices in Athens fell by 24% in June, compared…

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Air France to gradually resume flights to Athens from Paris

Air France will resume its flights from Paris to Athens this month, aiming to gradually restore and strengthen the connection between Greece and France. According to the announcement, the flight from Paris Charles…

Tonia Sotiropoulou

Meet Tonia Sotiropoulou, the first Greek Bond girl

Tonia Sotiropoulou is a Greek model and actress, notable for her role as James Bond’s lover in the film Skyfall (2012). She also played a vixen in Hercules (2014), and featured in…

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French Safran Group open to new aircraft engine unit in Greece

French industrial giant Safran Group, is reportedly examining the installation of a unit to repair, maintain and rebuild airplane and helicopter engines in Greece. Government sources say discussions are at an advanced stage, though…