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EU countries split over joint response to energy price spike

European Union countries failed to agree on a bloc-wide response to surging energy prices in an emergency meeting of government ministers on Tuesday, with some countries seeking a regulatory overhaul and others firmly opposed. European gas prices have hit record highs this autumn and remain at lofty levels, prompting most …

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Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew meets with Biden, Blinken

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, the spiritual leader of Eastern Orthodox Christian, met separately with United States President Joe Biden and Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Monday. President Biden and Bartholomew discussed ways to fight climate change and to end the coronavirus pandemic during an Oval Office session, as well as …

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EU leaders, von der Leyen flock to Athens for the EUMED 9 Summit

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and eight EU leaders are flocking to Athens on Friday for the EUMED 9 Summit to be held at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Culture Centre (SNFCC). The presence of the EU VIPs will disrupt traffic and public transport for security reasons. The agenda …

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Europe recorded its warmest summer this year, says EU’s Copernicus Service

Europe had its warmest summer on record this year, though only by a small margin over two previous highest temperatures for June-August, European Union scientists said on Tuesday. The EU’s Copernicus Climate Change Service said the average surface air temperature in June-August was close to 1.0C above the 1991-2020 average, …

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Greece and Turkey express common stance on refugee pressure from Afghanistan

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan agreed that Greece and Turkey face the same challenge regarding the refugee pressure that may arise from recent developments in Afghanistan. During a 30-minute-long phone conversation on Friday evening, the two leaders also agreed that the neighboring countries of Afghanistan must …

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Vilia, West Attica: Fire is raging out of control for 4th consecutive day

Residents of five settlements in the wider area of Vilia, western Attica, had to be evacuated at 4 o’ clock Thursday morning as the flames approached and the blaze is raging for the fourth consecutive day. Twelve hours earlier, buses to transfer locals away from the fire front had been …

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Dramatic forest fires in Rovies, Evia; big blaze nears Ancient Olympia (videos)

Forest fires Greece: Locals and tourists in Rovies, Evia were urged to rush to the sea on Wednesday afternoon as the big fire front was heading to the village. Hardly had dozens of people reached the beach to be transferred to safety with coast guard vessels and the blames started …

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“Houses will be rebuilt, the forest will recover in time,” says Greek PM on Varimpompi fire disaster (picts)

“The houses will be rebuilt, the forest will recover in time…,” said Greece’s Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis during a brief visit to the outskirts of Varimpompi fire that burned down on Tuesday. “We were up against an extremely difficult fire in conditions of extreme hot weather. The most nightmarish fires …

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President of Greece and the Prime Minister congratulate Joe Biden

The President of the Hellenic Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulou and the Greek Prime Minister  Kyriaos Mitsotakis congratulated Joe Biden on Saturday evening short after it became clear that he is the iwnner of elections and the 46th President of the United States of America. America, I’m honored that you have chosen …

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Significant reduction of pollution in Athens due to coronavirus measures

A significant fall in air pollution values has been observed in Athens since the government took precautionary measures to counter the spread of coronavirus. According to data from the Climate Change and Atmospheric Quality Directorate, it is evident that the values of the concentrations of pollutants have decreased since last …

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Mini Greek “Summer” in February, then sharp temperature drop

A mini summer in February is forecast for Greece with temperatures exceeding 20 degrees Celsius. Particularly higher than the seasonal average. Sharp temperature drop as of February 5, 2020. The hot air masses that have been affecting Europe since Friday, January 31, are expected to reach Greece in the next …

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Mitsotakis: EU adopted resolution that Greece must be supported in Migration management

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Friday that European Council adopted a resolution that Greece must be supported in the management of migration flows, at the insistence of the Greek side. “I would like to emphasize that point 8 of the conclusions wasadded after our urgent intervention. EU support for …

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