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Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron win ice dance championship in Tokyo

French ice dancers Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron completed a successful defense of their world title with a sparkling free routine in Japan on Saturday. Now four-time world champions, they made headlines for the wrong reasons at last year’s Winter Olympics after a wardrobe malfunction that left Papadakis overexposed during …

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US Senate Resolution highlights Greece’s geo-strategic significance

The US Senate has released a resolution on the occasion of the 198th anniversary of the Greek Independence. Signed by 27 Senators, the resolution highlights Greece’s geo-strategic significance and emphasized the country’s dedication to the values of democracy and freedom. The resolution also welcomes the enhanced cooperation between Greece and …

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Firefighters and volunteers struggle against wildfire on Lesvos

Fire fighters and volunteers from neighboring areas are struggling to take the wildfire of a pine forest on the island of Lesvos under control. The work to extinguish the fire is proven to be  difficult due to the powerful north-east winds blowing in the area. Furthermore, the blaze burns down …

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Schaeuble wanted to resign after his 10-year Grexit plan was rejected

Nine years after Greece surrendered to international creditors and three tough bailout agreements with strict austerity, former German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble told the Financial Times that he was a fierce supporter of Grexit from the very beginning. He also admitted that he wanted to resign when his Grexit plan …

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Blackout on Crete: Power gradually restored after explosion in PPC plant

A power-outage paralyzed the island of Crete following an explosion at the power plant of the Public Power Corporation in Linoperamata by Heraklio on Friday. The blackout caused major  problems in traffic, airports, hospitals and army facilities, while dozens of citizens were trapped in elevators.  “The power has been restored …

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Smart Benches installed in two main squares of Heraklio, Crete

The Municipality of Heraklio on the island of Crete installed four smart benches on two of the main squares of the city. The smart benches operate with solar energy and have full energy independence. They offer to the people the opportunity to re-charge their mobile phones and browse  through the …

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