Monday , May 29 2017
Home / 2016 / March

Monthly Archives: March 2016

EU confident 500 migrants will be sent back to Turkey on April 4/2016

The European Commission is confident that re-admission of migrants and Syrian refugees who arrived in Greece after March 2oth 2016 will begin next Monday, April 4th 2016, exactly as it stands of EU-Turkey deal. AN EU official who spoke to Ajanse France Press under condition of anonymity said that “500 …

Read More »

Athens: Space Station visible with naked eye at 20:55, Mar 31/2016

Just in case you’re interested in space and sky. The Space Station will be visible from Athens. With naked eye tonight, March 31st 2016 at 20:55. Enjoy!   Hello Athens 🇬🇷 The @Space_Station is visible naked💥eye at 20:55 ⏰ @karhilam @vassiouti @SiaKossioni @rafredarrows pic.twitter.com/Sm2flkdc3S — Ignazio Magnani (@IgnazioMagnani) March 31, …

Read More »

Clashes among refugees in Piraeus, 7 injured (video)

Syrian and Afghan refugees delivered clashes on Wednesday night in the port of Piraeus. Greek media report that at least 300 people got involved in the clashes that left 7 injured and only the intervention of riot police after midnight managed to end the havoc at the port where more …

Read More »

The best way to digest Debates in Greece’s Parliament is Spaghetti Pesto

I missed a major event at the Greek Parliament on Tuesday night: the debate on justice and corruption. Instead of get glued on my couch and watch for endless hours government and opposition politicians shouting at each other I did something else though of equal torture effect: I tried to …

Read More »

Tax authorities to monitor Greeks’ bank accounts across the EU

Greece’s tax authorities will soon be able to monitor all bank accounts that Greek taxpayers have within the European Union, according to a draft law currently being discussed by Parliament’s Financial Affairs Committee. Finance Ministry officials are introducing the clauses on the automatic exchange of bank account information, which will …

Read More »

EU plan: Estonia receives 7 refugees from Greece, needs to take another 543!

This groundbreaking news must be trending worldwide. It is beyond any doubt a sign of European solidarity in times of refugees and Migration crisis. Estonia said it has received the first seven refugees from Greece: an Iraqi family of five, one man from Syria and another man from Yemen. Under …

Read More »

Refugees pay €1,000-€14,000 to smugglers in order to escape Greece

Migrants from Syria, Afghanistan and elsewhere, stuck in Greece, are turning to a barely disguised smuggling market for passage to other European countries. With borders to FYROM, Albania and Bulgaria closed, human traffickers promise new routes and new ways to take the desperate refugees and migrants all way to Germany …

Read More »

Survey: Majority of Germans want to keep Greece in the euro zone

“Germans want to keep Greece in the euro zone again” – That’s the title of German conservative daily Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung over the results of a survey among Germans. And adds “After left Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras took office, the majority of Germans were for Grexit. Now it’s different, …

Read More »

FYROM to keep borders to Greece & Serbia “closed” until Dec 31/2016

The Parliament of Former Yugoslavia Republic of Macedonia decided today, Monday, to keep its borders to Greece and Serbia closed until the end of the year, until December 31st 2016. Reason for extending this measure was the migration and refugee crisis and “the increased efforts by migrants to enter the …

Read More »