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Economist: Turkey could be on “brink of dictatorship”

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, or rather his shadow, has made the cover of this week’s issue of the Economist in a decidedly unflattering way, as a leader that has taken his country “to the brink of disaster.” As the introduction to the financial paper’s report on the state of …

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Greek & German “quack doctors” charged for MS patients’ deaths

A bogus doctor in Greece and his accomplice, a doctor in Germany, have been tricking patients with Multiple Sclerosis convincing them to stop their medication for his alleged “groundbreaking” treatment with fake stem cells injections that were consisting of pure water. Five patients have died. The criminal duet has collected …

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2023 Elevsis European Capital of Culture program in English

The “2023 Elevsis European Capital of Culture” program kicks off with a weekend of special opening events, at the coastal front of Elefsina, west Attica, on Saturday, February 4. The opening events will he held throughout the weekend with a program of exhibitions, concerts, DJ parties and side events across …

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Brussels court confirms Eva Kaili remains in prison

The court in Brussels confirmed Thursday evening that Eva Kaili remains in prison in pre-trial detention after she appeared before judicial council earlier. In an official announcement the council said that Kaili can appeal the decision within 24 hours, but she will have to appear before the Indictment Chamber at …

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Greek Chambers urge for lower energy bills

A decline in energy cost must be rapidly reflected on Greek households’ and enterprises’ energy bills, Yiannis Masoutis, president of the Union of Hellenic Chambers said on Thursday. “It is a top priority that needs to become reality, without any delay, to rapidly reflect a decline in energy cost (electricity …

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Greece weekly: Coronavirus deaths rise by 16%

Deaths due to Covid-19 rose by 16% in the week January 6-15, 2023 when compared to the previous week, Greece’s National Public Health Organization (EODY) said in its weekly coronavirus statistics report on Thursday. At the same time increase are also intubations and hospital admissions, EODY said, even though it …

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Greece Weather Warning: Rainfalls, Thunderstorms, Snow

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY issued an emergency bulletin for a weather deterioration with heavy rainfalls and thunderstorms and snow in the mountainous areas. The weather deterioration follows prolonged sunny days in January with temperatures around 20 degrees Celsius. According to EMY’s emergency weather report, successive waves of bad weather …

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Eva Kaili was “tortured” in Belgian prison, says her Greek lawyer

Eva Kaili was subject to “torture reminiscent of the Middle Ages” her Greek lawyer said on Thursday afternoon, following the hearing before the Judicial council in Brussels that will decide whether she remains in pre-trial custody or be remporary released with an ankle bracelet. “Mrs. Kaili remained for 6 hours …

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Ferries docked at ports of Zakynthos, Kefalonia due to weather

Ferries were forbidden to sail from the ports of Zakynthos and Kefalonia on Thursday morning, January 19, due to strong winds blowing in the southern Ionian Sea. According to Levante Ferries, the ferries from Poros (Kefalonia) to Kyllini departing at 9:00, from Zakynthos to Kyllini departing at 09:45 and from …

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Greece top in hazardous waste management, fines

The findings of a European assessment on Monday regarding hazardous waste management in Greece offer an interesting contrast. On the one hand, it ranks among the highest reaches in the EU in terms of waste management as only 1% of the quantities remain untreated, while 91% are recycled. However, it …

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First poll in 2023: Difference ND-SYRIZA below 7%

In the first public opinion poll for 2023, the difference between ruling conservative New Democracy and main opposition party, left-wing SYRIZA has fallen below 7 percent, as the price hikes keep bothering the Greek public. According to ALCO conducte don behalf of Alpha TV, the difference between ND and SYRIZA …

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