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“Robot dumpster” crushes and kills man in northern Greece (video)

Unprecedentedly tragic accident:: An automatic dumpster crushed the body of a man in the center of Alexandroupolis in northern Greece at Monday noon. The man was looking inside the dumpster when the compactor mechanism was activated and closed automatically thus trapping and crushing his body. Fire service staff and paramedics …

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Leadership elections lead to massive increase of SYRIZA members

“Today we took a big step to bring hope back to our country,” president of Greece’s main opposition party, left-wing SYRIZA-Progressive Allianc, Alexis Tsipras, stressed late on Sunday after the closing of the ballot boxes for the elections of the party leaders and members of the Central Committee. The former …

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Amanda Georgiadi and “Die Together” rank 8. at Eurovision 2022

Amanda Georgiadi enchanted audiences and viewers with “Die together” and won 8th place in this year’s Eurovision Song Contest. The representative of Greece on the stage in Turin was applauded by the audience and won the impressions by entering the top ten. The Greek-Norwegian singer collected a total of 215 …

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Greece ready to welcome Finland, Sweden to NATO, says FM Dendias

Greece is “ready to welcome Sweden and Finland in the NATO family,” Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias said in Berlin Saturday. Greece has always had “excellent relations” with the two countries, Dendias said on arriving at an informal dinner of foreign ministers of NATO countries at Germany’s foreign ministry. “I am …

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Greek State sues Novartis, claiming compensation for illegal practices

The Greek State will sue big pharmaceutical corporation Novartis, claiming compensation for illegal practices, Health Minister Thanos Plevris announced on Friday. In a statement Minister Plevris said: “Implementing our government commitment to claim compensation from the company Novartis for all illegal practices and according to the minutes of the NSC, …

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Erdogan hints to veto Finland and Sweden membership to NATO

Longstanding NATO member Turkey opposes Finland and Sweden seeking to join the North Atlantic Alliance and president Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatens with veto. He also accused Greece, a NATO ally, of using the alliance against Turkey, saying Ankara did not want a repeat of that “mistake,” when the NATO accepted …

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Greeks own 59% of EU fleet, says President of Greek Shipowners Union

Shipping has operated and continues to operate as “a beacon of stability in a volatile global environment,” the president of the Union of Greek Shipowners, Melina Travlos, said on Thursday. In a statement on the occasion of the Posidonia international shipping exhibition, to be held in Athens on June 6-10, …

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