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Ferry services resume after winds in open seas weaken

Ferry services around Greece resumed normal operation after strong winds started to abate on Wednesday. Ships were banned from sailing on Wednesday morning due to powerful winds reaching up to 9 and even 10 Beaufort. The Aghia Marina-Nea Styra and Kavala-Prinos ferry links were not running still at 2 p.m. …

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“Greece is among the best performers in eurozone,” says IMF

Greece has entered a period of economic growth that puts it “among the best performers in the eurozone.” This rather striking judgement comes from the International Monetary Fund in a new report on the Greek economy. A senior IMF official said there were a lot of positive developments to point …

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Ferries remain docked at several Greek ports due to powerful winds

Ferries and ships remain docked at the ports of Rafina and Lavrio in Attica and other ports across Greece on Wednesday, due to strong winds blowing with intensity of up to 9 Beaufort and locally up to 10 B. Ferry links Aghia Marina-Nea Styra, Kavala-Prinos, Kavala-Thassos, Kyllini-Zakynthos and Kyllini-Kefalonia are …

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Strongest hiring outlook for Greece after 11 years

Employers in Greece reported the strongest hiring outlook in 11 years in the country, according to the latest survey by the Greek branch of staffing firm Manpower Group, which was released on Tuesday. Employment outlook for the second quarter of this year rose to 21 percent, up from 18 percent …

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Spectacular temperature drop of up to 19°C in Northern Greece

A spectacular temperature drop from up to 19 degrees Celsius has been recorded in northern Greece, and specifically in West Macedonia in the last 24 hours. While temperature reached 20.6°C on Monday noon, the thermometer showed 1.9°C at 13:30 Tuesday noon. Three hours later, strong winds started to blow and …

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Environment Minister signs decision for cremation facility in Athens

Almost 13 years after cremations were legalized in Greece, Environment and Energy Minister Giorgos Stathakis signed a decision to allow the construction of the much anticipated cremation facilicity in Athens. The Minister’s decision determines the place and the conditions under which the facility will operate and as designed and proposed …

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