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More antiquities unearthed during works for Thessaloniki metro

More antiquities have been unearthed during the construction works of the metro in Thessaloniki, northern Greece. The finding span from the Proto-Byzantine to the Middle-Byzantine era, that is from from the 4th to 11th centuries AD. According to local media, the antiquities were discovered during works at the southern access …

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Greece proposes 80-billion-euro energy fund to European Commission

Τhe European Commission should set up an 80-billion-euro fund to deal with the fallout from high natural gas prices, proposed Environment and Energy Minister Kostas Skrekas to EU officials on Tuesday. Skrekas made the proposal ahead of the Ministers of Energy Emergency Council on Friday, in a letter to Executive …

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Massive “revenge porn” scandal in Patras discovered

A massive ‘revenge porn” scandal with over 1,000 pictures and videos of reportedly 141 victims, residents of Patras, has been discovered. Two men have been identified as organizers of the illegal material that is shared via an application for mobile phones. No arrest has been made so far. Men can …

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Greece Coronavirus weekly: Infections rise 24%, deaths decrease 16%

Greece’s health authorities announced ον Τuesday 44,775 coronavirus cases confirmed in the week September 19-25, ISO week 38/2022. In the same period 97 Covid-patients died. The number of intubated Covid-patients stands at 79. Within one week the number of coronavirus infections increased by 24%, while the number of deaths decreased …

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Airport schedules on Athens metro to be delayed as of Sept 27

Trains on the Athens metro Line 3 (blue line) going to the Athens International Airport will be delayed by 6 minutes over the next few days starting on Tuesday, due to tests for the new line extension toward Piraeus. Thus, trains running directly from Nikea to the Airport will run …

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Greece opens platform for Covid-vaccinations against Omicron 4 and 5

The platform for vaccination booking with the updated vaccines against Covid-19 variants Omicron 4 and 5 opens on Tuesday afternoon, September 27, Greece’s Health Ministry announced today. In the afternoon, the platform will be opened so that citizens can make an appointment to be vaccinated with the updated vaccines against …

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Campus shooting in Athens: Civilian, police officer injured

One civilian and one police officer were injured in a shooting incident in the campus of Technology University in Zopgrafou suburb of Athens on Tuesday morning. According to preliminary information obtained by state broadcaster ERT, one of the injured is a 30-year-old man of Albanian nationality who has wounds in …

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