Tag: Pireaus

Greece passes tougher asylum law 1

Greece passes tougher asylum law

The Greek government has passed a new asylum law aimed at speeding up the asylum procedures and returns of migrants to Turkey. The 237-page bill, entitled “international protection and other provisions”, has…

October 12, 1944, Athens is liberated from Nazi forces 3

October 12, 1944, Athens is liberated from Nazi forces

On Thursday, 12th October 1944, the Germans lowered their swastika flag from the Acropolis and finally left Athens. The Nazi forces in Greece vacated the Greek capital and began their withdrawal north,…

Piraeus to receive 15 million euro upgrade 7

Piraeus to receive 15 million euro upgrade

Transforming the port city of Piraeus into a major tourism destination, improving the standard of living and upgrading the infrastructure are at the centre of an urban renewal program budgeted at 15 million euros,…