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EU fines for illegal landfills in Greece keep piling up

Greece has paid some 66.5 million euros to the European Commission in fines since 2015 and is facing more penalties for failing to shut down and rehabilitate its illegal landfills. € According to a recent report, there are still three illegal landfills operating in Greece – on the islands of …

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New electricity tariffs without adjustment clause to be announced

Energy suppliers in Greece will have been announced new electricity tariffs by next Sunday, July 10, media report. The new tariffs will not include the adjustment clause and will be effective as of August, 1, 2022 The government aspires with the combination of measures implemented in the wholesale and retail …

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Greece: 18,967 coronavirus cases, deaths rise to 26; intubated 95

Greece’s health authorities announced on Saturday, 18,967 coronavirus cases and 14 deaths in the last 24 hours. The number of intubated Covid-patients in hospitals ICUs stands at 97. Friday, July 1 18,996 coronavirus cases, 18 deaths, 95 ICUs EODY bulletin July 2 Tests last 24 hours: 131,591 PCR: 13,026 RAPID: 118,565 …

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Greece’s TrainOse was renamed to Hellenic Train

Greece’s national railway operator TrainOSE was renamed Hellenic Train at a presentation attended by Greek and Italian ministers in Athens on Friday. The new name and logo were presented by Greek Transport Minister Kostas A. Karamanlis, alongside Finance Minister Christos Staikouras and Italy’s Finance Minister Daniele Franco. The Greek government …

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Bourla donates $1 million prize to Holocaust Museum in Thessaloniki

Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla has donated the $1 million he received as the recipient of the 2022 Genesis Prize to the Holocaust Museum of Greece, which is being built in his native city of Thessaloniki. The annual $1 million Genesis Prize, dubbed the “Jewish Nobel” by Time magazine, honors extraordinary …

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From Novartis-scandal to Novartis-gate, when gov’t officials spread fake news

Prominent justice reporter Ioanna Mandrou complained in a shocking denouncement on Friday about “an organized disinformation plan to court editors” regarding the impeachment of former SYRIZA deputy Justice Minister and the prosecutor who had investigated the Novartis scandal in Greece. “With an unanimous decision, ex deputy Justice Minister Dimitris Papaggelopoulos …

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