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Tourism, food industries workers on 24h strike, July 20/2017

The union representing employees in the tourism and food industries has called a 24-hour strike Thursday, July 20th 2017, over what it says is a deterioration of its workers’ rights amid record tourist arrivals boosting the industry. The record arrivals have no the slightest effect in the labor conditions of …

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Anarchists raid Bank of Greece in downtown Athens

Security measures in the building of the Bank of Greece in downtown Athens are not as good as they should be. A crowd of anarchists from the well-known group Ruvikonas entered the Bank of Greece on Wednesday noon. Some 20 people entered the Bank of Greece from a side entrance …

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Greek President warns Erdogan “Provocations are sign of weakness, Come and Take them!”

Greek president Prokopis Pavlopoulos sent a sharp worded message to his Turkish counter Recep Tayyip Erdogan, following a series of provocations accompanying his tour to the islands of the eastern Aegean Sea. “The brave do not provoke,” President Pavlopoulos told Greek soldiers safeguarding the remote island of Ai Stratis. “Provocations, …

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Michael Karloutsos appointed Acting Chief of Protocol in US State Department

Member of the Greek-American community, Michael Karloutsos, has been appointed Acting Chief of Protocol, a high-profile position in the State Department. He will work under Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. He will begin his new work on July 23. It is a political appointment by the president of the United …

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Turkey escalates tension, harasses helicopter carrying Greek President Pavlopoulos

Turkey’s boldness has no limits. Two times in two consecutive days, Turks harassed the helicopter carrying Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos on a tour visiting several remote islands and islets in the eastern Aegean Sea. While Pavlopoulos’ helicopter was heading to islet Panagia, pilots received warning calls and threats from the …

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