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Greek PM: “‘Europe can fight Putin by capping gas prices”

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis repeated a call for European action to cap gas prices in an article published by Bloomberg on Monday, in which he accused Russia of having “weaponized energy”. While such a cap carried risks, he said, Europe must “take back control of its gas market and cannot …

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Greece starts booster vaccinations against Omicron BA.4 and BA.5

Booster shots against Covid-19 variants Omicron BA.4 and BA.5 started in Greece on Monday. morning. According to recommendations by the National Vaccination Committee this booster shot is for people over 60 years old, those at risk of serious illness, immune-suppressed, as well as front-line health workers and those working with …

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Rare 1,000-year-old manuscript returned to Greece from US

A US museum has returned a valuable 1,000-year-old Christian manuscript to a monastery in northern Greece it was looted from by Bulgarian forces more than a century ago together with hundreds of other documents and artifacts. The 11th century gospel was formally presented Thursday at the Eikosiphoinissa Monastery, in a …

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Inflation in Greece climbs to 12.1% in September

In September the European Union-harmonized consumer price index in Greece reached its highest point since the country entered the eurozone, climbing to 12.1% from 11.2% in August, according to estimates Eurostat announced on Friday. Inflation in the eurozone also hit a historic high, reaching a double-digit rate for the first …

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Earthquake rattles with 5R the island of Crete

An earthquake rattled with 5 on the Richter scale the island of Crete early Sunday morning. According to Geodynamic Institute, the earthquake occurred at 7:04 and its epicenter was in the sea area 84 km south Goudoura in Lasithi, in the East of the island. Its focal depth was 8 …

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EU Energy ministers agree on mandatory electricity reduction of 5% in peak hours

EU Energy Ministers reached a political agreement on measures to mitigate high electricity prices: mandatory electricity reduction at 5% in peak hours, cap on market revenues from inframarginal electricity producers and solidarity contribution from fossil fuels producers, the Czech Republic that is currently holding the rotating EU Presidency said in …

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Femicide: Breeder shoots dead partner and their 10-month-old baby

A 56-year-old man shot and killed his 29-year-old partner and their 10-month-old baby and then committed suicide with the same hunting rifle. The femicide took place in the village Lekani near the city of Kavala in North Greece. According to preliminary media information, the perpetrator took both victims to the …

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