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17 Ukrainian tourists return back home

Ukrainian tourists return back home

Fourteen of the seventeen Ukrainian tourists who violated the travel ban and arrived at Athens International Airport “Eleftherios Venizelos” on Saturday, have returned back to Kiev. At passport control on Saturday, they…

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Russian and Ukranian Doctors gifted with free holidays to Greece

Russian and Ukrainian doctors that are currently on the frontline fighting against the Covid-19 pandemic, will get free holidays to Greece from Thessaloniki-based Mouzenidis Group, reported GTP Headlines. According to an announcement,…

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Pompeo cancels trip to Cyprus

The US State Department announced on New Year’s Day that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will not be travelling to Cyprus as originally scheduled due to tensions with Iraq following the attacks…

Greek Defence Minister attends Serbia's 'Victory Day' 5

Greek Defence Minister attends Serbia’s ‘Victory Day’

Greece’s Defense Minister, Evangelos Apostolakis attended Serbia’s Victory Day military parade which marked the defeat of Nazi Germany in World War II, at the invitation of Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic in the…

Over 34,300 people granted Greek citizenship in 2017 7

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…

Xronia Polla Helena Paparizou, who turns 37 today 9

Xronia Polla Helena Paparizou, who turns 37 today

One of the most loved Greek singers, songwriters, and television personalities, Helena Paparizou was born on January 31, 1982. From a young age, the Swedish born performer’s artistic talents were apparent, as…

USA backs Ecumenical Patriarch over Russia dispute 14

USA backs Ecumenical Patriarch over Russia dispute

The US State Department has backed Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew over his dispute with the Russian Orthodox Church following his decision to grant independence to the Orthodox Church in Ukraine. The State Department…

Russian hackers target top Orthodox officials   17

Russian hackers target top Orthodox officials  

Russian hackers have reportedly tried to hack the emails of senior Eastern Orthodox Church members for years, amid controversy surrounding the Ukrainian church’s possible move to break away from the Moscow Patriarchate.…