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German tourist injured as he tried to save a goat chased by a dog

A German tourist literally risked his life trying to save a goat that was chased by a dog. The man  suffered serious injuries when he fell into a rocky area on the island of Antiparos. The middle-aged man and his wife were walking along the sea side in the west …

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Greece publishes maps for hydrocarbon research in Ionian Sea and off Crete

The Greek Environment and Energy  Ministry published the maps for hydrocarbon research and exploitation rights. The areas are located in the Ionian Sea and off the island of Crete. The map were published on the Government Gazette on Wednesday. The areas affected are: Ionian Sea: One plot north of the …

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Bank of Greece: Increased surplus in the balance of travel services in June

In June 2017, the balance of travel services showed a surplus of 1,9 million euros, up 15.5%, according to information by the Bank of Greece. In June 2016, the surplus amounted to 1,66 million euros. Travel receipts rose significantly and this was driven by a 13.0% increase in inbound traveller …

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Rare 1,500-year-old inscription mentioning Byzantine emperor Justinian has been discovered

An extremely rare ancient early Christian Greek inscription mentioning the Byzantine emperor Justinian was found intact. It has been discovered about a kilometer north of Jerusalem’s Old City, on the road leading to Damascus Gate. The once-in-a-lifetime dream archaeological find was discovered by chance during infrastructure work for a phone …

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UPS Schaeuble wants to allow EZ South to tap ESM for investment

German finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble was always against a common European debt, against Eurobonds and new support programs for the European South. He seems to have made a U-turn. As expected not without strict measures and concessions. According to German daily BILD, Schaeuble is working on a proposal that would …

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