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China welcomes Greece’s veto on EU Human Rights statement

As expected, China welcomed Greece’s move to block a European Union statement on the country’s human rights record. “Chinese experts on Sunday called for fairness and greater understanding of human rights record in China, Chinese Global Times writes. According to the experts and analysts, China and EU have different approach …

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Erdogan claims Greece hosts terrorists, as Tsipras, Yildirim meet in Athens

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras meets Turkish counterpart Binali Yildirim  in Athens on Monday morning, amid tension over Turkish military personnel seeking asylum in Greece. Hours before the visit, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan claimed that ‘Greece hosts ten terrorists.’ “Neighbors must support each in difficult times,” Tsipras told Yildirim and stressed …

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Money talks: Greece blocks EU statement on China human rights

Greece has blocked a European Union statement at the United Nations criticising China’s human rights record, a decision EU diplomats said undermined efforts to confront Beijing’s crackdown on activists and dissidents. The EU, which seeks to promote free speech and end capital punishment around the world, was due to make …

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Severe hailstorm destroy thousands of agricultural crops (videos, pictures)

Extreme weather phenomena with hail in the size of walnut damaged thousands of agricultural crops in the regions of Trikala, Central Greece, Livadia in Viotia and Argolida in East Peloponnese. The hailstorm uprooted trees, turned roads into rivers and demolished also  photovoltaic installations. video: hail in Koziaka, Trikala The hailstorm …

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Artists at the beach: Sand sculptures in Ammoudara, Crete VIDEO

A pleasant surprise for swimmers at the beach of Ammoudara in Herakleio, Crete. Artists from Greece and abroad create impressive pieces of art made of sand. Sandsculptures is not about sandcastles only. Video: drone footage by Sarantos filming According to local Cretapost, local artist Manolis Harkoutsis and Ukrainians Ludmilla and …

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