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Coronavirus infections down, says EODY weekly report

Τhe number of Covid-19 hospital admissions and intubations decreased in the week of January 23-29, while the number of coronavirus deaths stayed the same as in the previous week, said the National Public Health Organization (EODY) in its weekly statistics report on Thursday. A total of 1,112 Covid-19 patients were …

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Father accused of raping his 4-year-old son

A 38-year-old man is accused of repeatedly raping his 4-year-old son and filming the acts with the help of the boy’s grandmother in a new case of sexual assault against a minor. The suspect is also facing charges of sexual acts with a minor under the age of 12, sexual …

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January 2023 was one of the warmest recorded in Greece

The month of January 2023 was one of the warmest on record for the greater part of Greece, according to data collected by the 53 weather stations of the National Observatory of Athens weather service meteo.gr. In an announcement on Thursday, meteo.gr said that the average maximum temperature in January …

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Church turned into classroom on Crete (video)

High school students in Herakleio, Crete, are forced to have lessons in a church, because there is not enough place, read: classroom, for them in the school building. The small chapel is located in the courtyard of Kapetanakeio school and has been converted into a classroom, since the school facilities …

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Senators ask Biden to link F-16 sale to Ankara to NATO enlargement

Two US Senators are asking President Joe Biden to link the issue of NATO enlargement with the request submitted by Turkey for the upgrade and purchase of new F-16 fighter jets. In the letter authored by Democratic Senator Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire and Republican colleague Thom Tillis of North …

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Actors, theater workers on 48-hour strike

Actors and theater workers have called a 48-hour strike on Wednesday and Thursday in protest at a draft government bill on pay in the sector. Strikers extend their mobilization to daily TV series sets where cameras will be off for the same two days. The strike is been joined also …

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Head of Greece’s Meteo EMY trolls “heavy snow” predictions

Head of National Meteorological Service Thodoris Kolidas painted “dragons in the clouds” and trolled Greek meteorologists and weather presenters for their claims of “heavy snow weather.” The snow weather “controversy” erupted already last week, the moment the heavy rain weather was over and some meteorologists immediately started heralding an upcoming …

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Inflation in Greece to fall to 7.2% in January, Eurostat says

Greek annual inflation rate is projected to slow to 7.2% in January from 7.6% in December 2022, with the inflation rate in the Eurozone projected to fall to 8.5% from 9.2%, over the same months respectively, Eurostat said in its flash estimate report. The report said that energy will continue …

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Second F-4 pilot confirmed dead; Crash scenarios

The pilot of the F-4 Phantom has died after the fighter jet crashed in the Ionian Sea in western Greece, the Hellenic Air Force (HAF) confirmed early Wednesday afternoon. According to a HAF statement, analysis of evidence from the crash site confirmed that Captain Efstathios Tsitlakidis, 31, died in the …

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