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Golden Dawn ballots destroyed with antiseptic by unknown perpetrators

Unknown perpetrators have destroyed the whole load of municipality elections ballots of the far-right party Golden Dawn in the suburb of Kallithea, south Athens. The perpetrators used antiseptic Bedatine that soaked into the 92,000 ballot papers thus destroying them completely. According to local media, the incident took place short before …

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Residence permit applications possible via online platform

Citizens of third countries will be able to submit their applications for residence permit through an online platform, the Greek Migration Ministry said on Friday. Modernizing the services to foreigners living and working in Greece, the Ministry also announced the digitization of appointments with authorities as well as the authenticity …

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Greece slams Turkey’s “unacceptable and unfounded claims”

Greece’s Foreign Ministry issued a strong statement in response to Turkish claims that Athens “abuses the NATO mission” and that the islands in the Aegean Sea should be demilitarized. Greece speaks of “unacceptable and unfounded claims” that undermine the stability in the area and the cohesion of the NATO. Greek …

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Archbishop Elpidoforos: Who is the new Archbishop of America

A spiritual leader with vision and ethos, the Meetropolit of Proussis (Bursa)  Elpidoforos was unanimously elected the new Archbishop of America by the Holy Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate in Istanbul on Saturday. The 52-year-old Elpidoforos is considered as one of the people Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew trusts most. He has …

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PM Tsipras and the Greek government survive confidence vote

The Greek government survived one more confidence vote on Friday, as expected. Out of 289 present lawmakers 153 voted in favor and 136 against. In favor voted also a lawmaker from the Centrists’ Union. The confidence vote came after main opposition New Democracy filed a censure motion against Alternate Health …

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