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Ministry of Public Order bans meeting of police union at Exarchia Square

Greek Ministry of Public Order decided to forbid a planned meeting by the police union at Exarchia Square. Citing reasons of “public safety” the ministry put an end to the controversial meeting scheduled to take place tomorrow Thursday in the Athens district which considered as “anarchists’ castle.” With its decision, …

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Mammoth fine €6.36million to Souvlaki Grill for tax evasion

Tax auditors imposed a mammoth fine to a souvlaki grill for tax evasion. 6,367,600 euro! During conducted controls, tax inspectors found out that the business in Chania, Crete, had not issued a total of 15,919 receipts for the sale of souvlakis and other items. Inspectors calculated that the net value …

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“Greece by Greeks”: Aegean partners with Giannis Antetokounmpo for worldwide campaign

Aegean airlines joined forces with NBA basketball champion Giannis Antetokounmpo and has launched the “Greece by Greeks” campaign, aiming to showcase Greece’s attractions, traditions and customs and reveal the country’s “secrets” to the rest of the world. The campaign includes the introduction of the online travel platform, www.greecebygreeks.gr, which features some of …

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Suffering from anorexia, TV presenter Nana Karayianni dies at 38

Journalist and television presenter of lifestyle magazines, Nana Karayianni, was found dead in her apartment in the district of Kypseli in Athens. The 38-year-old talented young woman had been struggling with anorexia nervosa for many years. Her body was found on her bed in her apartment. Her concerned father who …

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Municipality workers to continue garbage strike until June 29, at least

After a two-hour meeting, the broad of the Municipality Workers’ Union POE-OTA announced that it will continue the garbage strike until Thursday, June 29th 2017. And this despite temperatures reaching 37 degrees Celsius and the upcoming heat wave that will strike Greece as of Thursday. The Union rejected proposal put …

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“Greece has Soul”: Breathtaking Aerial Dance by Katerina Soldatou (videos)

Amazing project, breathtaking performances. Extreme aerial dance artist Katerina Soldatou performs impressive acrobatic from bridges and cliff to raise awareness over environmental issues and respect for the history of each place. In June, Soldatou performed form the Bridge of Chalkida. 35 meters above the sea. The Extreme aerial dance performance …

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UPD Ministry issues Health Warning over high ozone levels in Athens

High temperatures push higher the levels of atmospheric pollution. Heat and ozone create an “explosive” cocktail and an atmosphere of “asphyxiation” especially at noon time in the Greek capital Athens. The Greek Health Ministry issued a warning on Monday urging people with respiratory problems or heart conditions to stay indoors. …

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