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TikTok removes video of Tsipras playing with children

Τik Tok took down a video showing main opposition leader and former Prime Minister, left-wing Alexis Tsipras, playing basketball with children from the SOS Village in Vari, East Attica, on the Easter Sunday. According to SYRIZA affiliated daily “Avgi”, the 13-second-long video in question received massive reports which claimed “violation …

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Earthquake rattles with 5.2 R the island of Kythera

A strong earthquake jolted with a magnitude of 5.2 on the Richter scale the island of Kythera, south of Peloponnese, on Wednesday morning. So far, there have been no reports of injuries or material damage. While some international seismic institutes gave the preliminary magnitude with 5.4-5.5 R, the Geodynamic Institute …

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Wine production in Greece up 8.13% in 2021

Greek wine production grew 8.13% in 2021 compared with the previous year, totaling 2,468,945 kilolitres, the National Agricultural Cooperative of Wine Products said in a report released on Tuesday. This figure was in full contrast with the first estimate sent to the European Commission in September 2021 which envisaged a …

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Easter 2022: Greeks return home after loads of lamb and booze

With their cholesterol at the usual Easter-high levels thousands of Greeks returned home after a long an relaxing weekend in the countryside or the islands a mass exodus after two years of lockdown and movement restrictions. Ferries and ships docked at full capacity at the ports, intercity buses, airplanes and …

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Holy Fire arrives in Athens from Jerusalem on Holy Saturday

With two hours delay, the Holy Fire arrived from Jerusalem at Athens international airport in the evening of the Holy Saturday. The delay was reportedly due to pandemic safety controls by the Israeli authorities. This was also the reason that for the first time no representative of the Greek Church …

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Online platform for fuel subsidy opens on Apr 26; all the steps

The online platform where people can apply to receive the subsidy for fuel, which will range between 40-55 euros, is to open on the Tuesday after Easter, on April 26. Applications will initially be staggered based on the tax identification number (AFM), opening on April 26 for tax IDs ending …

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