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INIOHOS 2019 multinational military exercise kicks off in Andravida

Multinational military exercise INIOHOS 2019 started on Monday in Andravida, Peloponnese. Iniohos is an annual middle-scale exercise, one of the larger to take place in the central Mediterranean. The exercise involves most of the Hellenic Air Forces jets fleet and a number of aircraft from US, Cyprus, Italy, Israel and …

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ECHR elects Greek judge Sicilianos as its new President

Greek judge Linos Alexandre-Sicilianos has been elected President of the European Court of Human Rights. “His term as president will begin on 5 May 2019,” the ECHR statement said. It is the first Greek to hold the court’s presidency. Sicilianos has been a judge of the ECHR since 18 May …

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Bella Hadid meets Antiquities as VOGUE returns to Greece

Iconic star model Bella Hadid met Greek antiquities as fashion magazine VOGUE returned to Greece after seven years of absence on Sunday, March 31. The 22-year-old American beauty has posed for the magazine’s cover of its April 2019 comeback edition. Vogue Greece will be the luxury magazine’s 26th international edition. …

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Unemployment in Greece falls to 18% but still the highest in EU

Unemployment in Greece fell to 18% in December 2018, the European Statistics Authority Eurostat announced on Monday. Greece’s rate is the highest in the European Union and the Eurozone area. Unemployment rate among young people (aged below 25 years) rose slightly to 39.5% in December from 39.4% in November. Unemployment …

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Prosecutor in Thessaloniki investigates legal framework for Lime Scooters

The public prosecutor has ordered preliminary investigation into the legal framework for the operation of Lime scooters in the city of Thessaloniki, Northern Greece. The investigation follows a lawsuit submitted submitted by a citizen. Assigned with the investigation is the local Traffic Police that has to explore whether there is …

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Bank of Greece lowers growth prospects for 2019 to 1.9%

The Bank of Greece on Monday lowered growth prospects for 2019 to 1.9 percent, from a previous forecast of 2.3%. It said that the country’s GDP grew by 1.9% in 2018, down from an initial 2.1 pct growth rate. The state budget envisages a growth rate of 2.5 pct this …

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