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Scorching temperatures this summer? Greek expert warns

Weather events and patterns in the Mediterranean indicate that the region, including Greece, will experience a summer as hot if not hotter than the last, which brought successive heatwaves and raised the climate change alarm. “We are watching the evolution of [weather] events in Spain and other countries in the …

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Samaria Gorge opens for visitors in May

The Samaria Gorge on the island of Crete will be ready to welcome visitors in May as the maintenance and restoration works of its main path have started, local authorities said on Tuesday. The work is being implemented by the Management Unit of Samaria National Park and Protected Areas of …

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Eurozone nears end of tight monetary policy cycle, says BoG governor

Eurozone is near the end of a tighter monetary policy cycle, Bank of Greece governor Yannis Stournaras said on Wednesday. He expressed his belief that “we have come close to the end of interest rate increases”. Addressing a conference organized by the Federation of Insurance Companies of Greece, the central …

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Greek defense minister pays solidarity visit to earthquake-stricken Turkey

Greek National Defense Minister Nikos Panagiotopoulos visited earthquake-stricken areas in Turkey on Tuesday, after an invitation by his Turkish counterpart Hulusi Akar. At the country’s Disaster & Crisis Coordination & Management Center in Antakya (Antioch), Akar briefed the Greek minister on latest developments and the current situation. The two ministers …

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Menendez praises Alexandroupolis as “major defense and energy hub”

US Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Menendez called the East Mediterranean as a “promising region” during the 1st East Macedonia & Thrace Forum in Alexandroupoli, examining the role of the region in upgrading Greece’s geopolitical footprint. In a video message, he highlighted the prospects of the region despite the …

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Greece to send humanitarian aid to Syria

Greece is sending humanitarian aid to the εearthquake-striken areas in Syria, that have been devastated by the earthquake in Turkey. A Greek mission is preparing to depart as soon as possible on Wednesday after Syria activated the relevant request to the European Civil Protection Mechanism. According to sources from the …

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Greece to upgrade its infrastructure with “Smart Bridges”

Infrastructure and Transport ministry has launched the large project “Smart Bridges”to upgrade the relevant infrastructure network across Greece. The project is in the final stretch and thus in a sector that, according to all the experiences of the previous years, is suffering: the monitoring and maintenance of public infrastructure. According …

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Conservative Greek PM, left opposition parties congratulate Lula

The conservative Greek prime Minister and opposition parties congratulated the Brazilian president-elect Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva for his victory on Sunday. Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis congratulated Lula saying in a tweet on Monday that Brazil has a “vital role to play” in dealing with major global challenges including climate …

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Prosecutor orders investigation into Agia Pelagia deadly flood; Anti-flood project under scrutiny

The deadly flood where two people died in Agia Pelagia on the island of Crete has triggered the intervention of the local judicial authorities that ordered an urgent preliminary investigation. The head of the Prosecutor’s Office of Heraklion, Thanasis Galina, ordered on Monday an urgent preliminary examination for the deadly …

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Mitsotakis at UNGA highlights Greece’s red lines, denounces Turkey’s escalating rhetoric

Addressing the 77th United Nations General Assembly, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis focused on Turkey’s escalating rhetoric, the European Union’s response to authoritarianism and the threat of climate change. Mitsotakis described Turkey’s aggressive rhetoric as one that was “combined with a massive disinformation campaign, and multiple violations of Greece’s sovereignty …

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Electronic ticket now available for visitors of Samaria Gorge

Visitors to Samaria Gorge, one of Crete’s top natural attractions, located in the region of Hania, will now be able to purchase their ticket electronically via the website tickets-samaria.necca.gov.gr, or pay for admission by card at the gorge’s entrance points. Apart from making it easier for visitors to plan ahead, …

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PM Mitsotakis to meet with US President Biden on May 16

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and US President Joe Biden will meet at the White House on May 16, the prime minister’s office said Thursday. White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki also announced the visit Thursday. “President Biden looks forward to welcoming Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis of Greece to the White …

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Greek-Turkish Joint Economic Committee meets after 11 years in Athens, signs protocol

After eleven years, the Greek-Turkish Joint Economic Committee met again in Athens on Monday and concluded its talks with the signing of a Protocol by Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs for Economic Diplomacy and Openness Kostas Fragogiannis and Turkish Deputy Minister of Trade, Mustafa Tuzcu. According to a joint announcement, …

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“We Need Books”: Library with 14,000 books in 30 languages in downtown Athens

“We Need Books” is an NGO that functions as a library and, more broadly, a multicultural space in Kypseli, a vibrant and culturally diverse neighbourhood in the centre of Athens. The library features 14,000 books in over 30 languages and at least 6 alphabets, and also includes a children’s library. …

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“Our relations with Israel have never been better,” says Greek PM

“Our relations with Israel have never been better,” Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said in joint statements with Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and Israel Prime Minister Naftali Bennett in Jerusalem on Tuesday. The prime minister referred to the strategic alliance between the three countries. Speaking about the pandemic, he stressed the …

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