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Greece’s 6-point proposal plan to EU to control soaring energy prices

Greece’s Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, in a letter to European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, outlined a proposal for a six-point plan for dealing with the economic repercussions of soaring energy prices. In his letter Mitsotakis stresses the necessity for immediate and decisive action to avert an additional cost …

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Greece: 21,121 coronavirus cases, 57 deaths, geographic distribution

Greece’s health authorities announced on Tuesday  21,121 coronavirus cases and 54 deaths in the last 24 hours. The number of intubated Covid-patients has decreased further to 365. Note the much fewer tests due to the long weekend and Clean Monday, March 7. March 7: 8,639 coronavirus cases; 52 deaths, 370 …

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Greece’s President honors the women of Ukraine on International Women’s Day

On the occasion of the International Women’s Day, the President of the Hellenic Republic, Katerina Sakellaropoulou honored the women of Ukraine. She expressed her support for the women of Ukraine, those who stayed behind defending their homeland and those who took the path of fleeing as refugees. Wearing a blue …

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Weather Warning: “Philip” to strike Greece with heavy snowfalls Mar 8-13

Cold air masses from northern Europe will move further south and will affect Greece with heavy snowfalls until the upcoming weekend. In an weather warning issued by the Greek National Meteorological Service EMY, the bad weather front named “Philip” (Filippos – Φίλιππος) said that its main features will be lower …

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Greece’s health experts to mull easing of masks mandate indoors

Greece’s health authorities are now expected to begin discussions regarding under what conditions an easing of the mandatory use of masks indoors for indoor venues can begin. Authorities lifted the mandatory use of masks outdoors since Saturday, March 5, 2022. “We are now in a period of de-escalation of the …

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Greek PM Mitsotakis to meet Turkish President Erdogan in Istanbul March 13

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and meet with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will meet in Istanbul on upcoming Sunday, March 13, and will have lunch at the presidential residence, government spokesman confirmed on Tuesday. The meeting follows an invitation by the Turkish president. Mitsotakis will be visiting the Ecumenical …

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Athens Stock Exchange losses amount €9.3bln since the start of Ukraine war

Since the beginning of the war, the Athens Stock Exchange has recorded losses of 13.43 percent since the beginning of the war in Ukraine. The market’s capitalization has fallen by 9.345 billion euros. The Large Cap index has fallen by 15.0% and the Mid Cap index by 8.6%. The heaviest …

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Russia Foreign Ministry lashes out at Greece, accuses Gov’t of “hypocrisy”

Russia’s Foreign Ministry went one step further towards a deeper deterioration of the Greek-Russian relations, directly accusing the conservative government of Kyriakos Mitsotakis of “hypocricy” and a “defamation campaign against Russia.” The verbal attack was launched by Maria Zakharova, the information and press director of the ministry in Moscow. According …

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Greece: 9,213 coronavirus cases, 51 deaths, 356 intubations

Greece’s health authorities announced on Sunday  9.213 coronavirus cases and 51 deaths in the last 24 hours. The number of intubated Covid-patients has decreased to stands at 376. March 5: 12,997 coronavirus cases; 51 deaths, 384 intubations March 4: 16,060 coronavirus cases, 56 deaths, 389 intubations EODY data March 6 …

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