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Tsipras, Archbishop Ieronymos agree on Joint Fund for Church Property exploitation

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and leader of Greek Orthodox Church Archbishop Ieronymos met on Tuesday afternoon ahead of the crucial Constitutional Revision. The poilitical and spiritual leaders of Greece agreed to set up a Joint Fund for the Exploitation of Church Property. Furthermore, they seem to have agreed on the …

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Ex FM Kotzias files lawsuit for “defamation, intimidation and spreading of fake news”

Former Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias has filed a lawsuit for defamation and dissemination of fake news aiming to undermine him and the Prespes Agreement. The former FM filed a 10-page lawsuit at the Prosecutor of Greece’s Supreme Court. The former minister believes that “legal suits for treason brought against him …

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“Greece & Poland should join forces for WWII Reparations” says German historian

Greece and Poland should join forces also with other countries and demand together WWII reparations from Germany from damages they suffered during the Nazi occupation. “Germany has an obligation to pay,” says German historian Karl Heinz Roth who has also published a book on the German WWII debt to Greece. …

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Athens proclaimed the European Capital of Innovation for 2018

The Greek capital Athens has been proclaimed the European Capital of Innovation for 2018. In a special event organized in Lisbon, the Greek capital was declared the winner of the European Commission iCapital Awards. “The prize awarded Athens for its ability to harness innovation in order to improve the lives …

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John Macris: CCTV footage shows the moment of assassination in Athens

Footage from CCTV shows how the 46-year-old Greek-Australian John Macris was shot down outside his home in Voula suburb of south Athens on October 31st 2018. Macris is in his car when a man approaches and fires at him from the co-passenger side. The man wears a jockey cap,a two-colored …

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Villa of War of Independence hero Miaoulis for sale for €4.5million

A legendary villa with historical significance is for sale by Sotheby’s real estate. Constructed in 1808 by Venetian architects it was the residence of famous Admiral Andreas Miaoulis,one of the most important men of the War of Independence against the Ottoman Empire. Loaded with history, architecture and decoration that combines …

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Turkey hallucinates of “Greek research vessels” when none is around

Paranoia has reached an alarming level in Turkey and our neighbors see Greek vessels violating their narrow territorial waters… where none are. “A Greek research vessel for the Greek Navy entered Turkish territorial waters.” Turkish news agency IHA reported adding that the vessel was sailing towards Kusadasi coming from the …

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Petrounias undergoes surgery and posts a picture to thank his supporters

Greece’s Lord of the Rings, Golden athlete Lefteris Petrounias posted a picture from the bed where he lies just hours after the surgery in his left shoulder. The surgery was conducted in France on Monday morning, just a couple of days after Petrounias won his third Golden Medal in a …

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Greece among 8 countries exempted from US sanctions against Iran

Greece is among the countries to be exempted from the US sanctions against oil imports from Iran. Besides Greece, also China, India, Italy, Turkey, South Korea, Taiwan, Japan get US sanctions waivers for Iran oil imports. The exemption is limited to six months. The Trump administration’s tough new sanctions on …

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Diseases Center infected by Corruption Virus: Thousands invoices in hidden depot

Inspectors investigating corruption in Greece’s “Disease Control and Prevention Center” (KEELPNO) have found thousands of important documents in a room behind a plasterboard  wall in the offices in a suburb of North Athens, newspaper documento revealed on Sunday. The “secret depot” was discovered in an joint operation by public administration …

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