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Stunning findings unearthed at the Artemis Amarysia Sanctuary

Greek-Swiss excavations at the sanctuary of Artemis Amarysia have brought to light important new findings on the history of the most significant shrine dedicated to ancient Greek goddess Artemis. The sanctuary is considered the foremost center of her cult and is located just two kilometers east of Amarynthos on the …

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Three new metro stations in Piraeus ready by end of September

Construction of three new metro stations in Piraeus will be completed by the end of September, it was reported on Saturday. These are the ‘Maniatika’, ‘Piraeus’ and ‘Municipal Theatre’ stations, which are expected to increase the total passenger traffic on the metro network to 132,000 citizens daily. The total duration …

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U.S. lifts arms embargo on Cyprus in historic decision; Turkey fumes

A historic decision: The United States has decided to lift the long-standing arms embargo on Cyprus. The 33 year old embargo against the island has forced to look to Russia for equipment. The lifting of the arms embargo has angered Turkey, as expected. “Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken determined …

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Greek-German tank-swap finalized: 40 BMP-1 for Ukraine, 40 MARDER for Greece

Greece’s National Defense Minister Nikos Panagiotopoulos and his German counterpart Christine Lambrecht on Friday agreed to facilitate the consignment of armored vehicles to Ukraine. The tank-swap deal provides that Greece will send 40 tanks to Ukraine and receive corresponding number by Germany Greece will supply Ukraine with 40 Soviet-era armored …

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Earthquake strikes with 4.1R Skiathos and the Sporades islands

An earthquake hit with magnitude of 4.1 on the Richter scale the Sporades islands a few minutes before 6′ clock late Thursday afternoon. According to Geodynamic Institute of the National Observatory of Athens, the epicenter of the earthquake was in the sea area 39 km North of the island of …

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Greece has slowest fixed internet in Europe and one of the most expensive

Greece has the slowest fixed internet in Europe, despite the significant investments that have been made in recent years, while internet services remain among the most expensive in relation to people’s incomes, according to the annual report on the digital quality of life, compiled by cyber security company Surfshark. The …

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Greece’s Parliament ratifies Sweden and Finland NATO bid

The Greek parliament voted to accept Sweden and Finland’s NATO membership application on Thursday. The bill was supported by ruling New Democracy, main opposition opposition party SYRIZA, and opposition party PASOK. “Thank you, Greece! With a strong majority the Greek parliament today voted in favor of ratifying Sweden’s accession to …

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