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Turkey determined to continue airspace violations and overflights in Greece

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu indicated on Thursday that even if the United States sets conditions for Turkey’s acquisition of F-16 fighter jets, Ankara will continue to violate Greece’s airspace with overflights, as he claimed that there are many islands of “disputed sovereignty” in the Aegean. His remarks entailed that …

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Molecular Covid-tests at 5 Greek airports to locate possible mutations

The 6th Health district will collect samples to conduct molecular PCR tests for COVID-19 at five Greek airports with international flights. The collected samples aim to locate possible new mutations of the virus as part of a research study. According to an announcement, the 6th Health district in cooperation with …

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Duration of Greek passports to be extended to 10 years

Duration for which Greek passports remain valid is to be doubled to 10 years, Citizen Protection Minister Takis Theodorikakos announced on Thursday. while speaking on SKAI television on Thursday. Speaking to Skai TV, the minister pointed out that Greece was one of a handful of countries in the EU and …

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With watering cans and garden hoses policemen battled the Athens fire

Without proper equipment and special training, however, armed with garden hoses, sprinkling cans and water buckets they probably found on the sport, carrying their weapons and wearing their helmets, Greek policemen did whatever they could to help contain the big wildfire raging at Penteli mountain in the northern outskirts of …

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Greece rejects EU Commission proposal for 15% cuts in gas consumption

After Spain, also Greece and Portugal rejected the proposal of European Commission that called for 15% cuts in  natural gas consumption mainly to help Germany. Government spokesman Giannis Oikonomou told reporters at Thursday noon: “the Greek government does not agree on principle with the Commission’s proposal for a 15% reduction …

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Fire Service and Coast Guard rescue tourists on Crete

Fire Service and Coast Guard on the island of Crete rushed to rescue foreign tourists in need. A young couple got trapped at a popular beach unable to climb up a steep, rocky path and a middle-aged man was in danger while on a SUP board. A couple of tourists …

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Greece’s Civil Protections warns of “very high risk” of fires July 21 (MAP)

Greece’s Civil Protection has warned of “very high risk of fires” for Thursday, July 21, 2022.  Regions at very high risk are mostly in  Central and South Greece, while others are at “high risk.” One factor increasing fires risk – next to human nature, negligence and petty interests –  are …

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