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Greece’s media watchdog decides for seven TV broadcasting licenses

Greece’s National Council for Radio and Television (NCRTV) decided to issue seven television station licenses. The decision follows an extraordinary meeting of the body on Thursday. According to the decision a total of seven TV broadcasting licenses will be auctioned. Minister for Digital Policy, Telecommunications and Media, Nikos Pappas, is …

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Wildfire in Kryoneri, NE Attica, as Civil Protection warns of high risk MAPS

More than 60 firefighters, 25 fire trucks, four aircraft, two helicopters and volunteers have been battling against a big wildfire in Kryoneri, in the north of Athens. Strong winds blowing with intensity up to 7 Beaufort hinder the efforts to extinguish the fire. The fire broke out around 10 o’ …

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UPD EFKA fund to return €170-€2,700 to 400K self-employed and freelancers

Social security fund EFKA will have to return money to 400,000 self-employed and freelancers after calculation mistakes led to increased social security contributions in 2017. With the new social security contributions system in effect as on 1.1.2017, self-employed and freelancers pay contribution according to income criteria. However, what the social …

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Erdogan orchestrated July 15 Coup in Turkey, claims SCF in Sweden

The failed coup attempt on July 15 2016 in Turkey was orchestrated by President Recep Tayip Erdogan, Stockholm Center for Freedom (SCF) claims. “It was a pretext for a mass persecution of critics and opponents in a state of perpetual emergency,” the SCF concluded in its researched report ‘July 15: …

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