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Acute Hepatitis: Three cases in children identified in Greece

Three children with symptoms of acute hepatitis have been detected in Greece, the National Health Care Organization EODY announced on Thursday afternoon.  It is the first cases of acute hepatitis in children in the country. “Following an active search for cases, three cases of children with acute hepatitis were identified …

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Hagia Sophia “mosque” to decorate new Turkish passports

The new generation of Turkish passports will feature an updated design, including a drawing of the 1,500-year-old Hagia Sophia, the Byzantine cathedral-turned-mosque,  President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said in an address to the nation. Erdogan formally converted Istanbul’s crowing architectural jewel from a museum into a mosque in 2020, in …

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Gallery Walk: 37 art galleries in Athens open to public May 12-13

Thirty-seven Athenian art galleries will be open to the public until evening for the annual Gallery Walk on Thursday and Friday, May 12-13. Organized by the Athens Culture Net of the Municipality of Athens and the Hellenic Art Galleries Association, the event will keep the galleries open as late as …

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Greece Weather: Temperature to gradually exceed 30° Celsius

Generally good weather will prevail in the coming days with temperature to gradually to exceed 30 degrees Celsious in some areas in the country on Saturday, May 14, 2022. The weather service of the National Observatory of Athens forecasts up to 28-29 degrees Celsius in Athens, Thessaloniki and Patras …

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EU authorities drop mandatory mask in airplanes and airports

The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) issued an update on Wednesday, May 11, 2022, to the health safety measures for air travel, paving the way for a relaxation of the need to wear medical masks on board a flight, but …

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Council of State rules police in universities is constitutional

The Plenary Session of the Council of State ruled on Wednesday that a university police force  which is also composed of special guards, does not violate the principles of academic freedom and full self-governance of higher education institutions. According to the announcement, it was unanimously ruled that “no provision of …

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