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Greece to grant licenses to Muslim and Christian houses of worship

Greece is granting licenses to all houses of worship operating in Greece since 1955. According to a circular issued by the Ministry of Education, Research and Religion all houses of worship will get licenses provided that they have been continuously operating since 1955. The move concerns houses of worship used …

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89% of Greeks regard their culture as “superior” to others

Almost nine in ten Greeks regard their culture as superior to others, even though the people, the Greeks, are not perfect. But “cultural superiority” has little to do with economic performance, a Pew Research has found out. It has most probably to do with the glorious past in Ancient Greece …

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Drilling for hydrocarbon in Ionian Sea to start in 2019

Drilling for hydrocarbons in the Ionian Sea will start in 2019, Yiannis Bassias, president of the Hellenic Hydrocarbon Resources Management S.A. (HHRM S.A.) said at an event on Wednesday. The drilling will specifically take place in the Gulf of Patras and Katakolo. According to state-run news agency amna, a campaign …

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Notorious Greek-Australian crime figure gunned down in Athens

A Greek-Australian businessman was shot and killed in Panorama Voula suburb of south Athens short before 9 o’ clock on Wednesday night. According to preliminary media reports, the man had just got in his car parked outside his home, when he got shot by unknown perpetrator or perpetrators. The man …

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Bakari Henderson: Prosecutor asks maximum sentences for 6 defendants

The public prosecutor in the criminal court in Patras asked maximum sentences for six out of nine defendants for the murder of 22-year-old US tourist Bakari Henderosn last year in Zalynthos. According to local media, the prosecutor who leads the trial has asked the maximum sentence for murder with intent …

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