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Czech dairy industry not allowed to use term “Greek Yogurt”

Greece’s dairy industry and farmers have won one more victory in protecting Greek products like the famous “Greek Yogurt.” The Czech Republic has sent the European Commission a draft amendment to its national laws that will prevent Czech dairies from marketing products that are called “Greek yogurt,” state news agency …

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Snowfalls in Attica, sharp temperature drop, forst, gale-force winds of 10B in Aegean

Greece’ National Meteorological Service warns of a bad weather front with snowfalls even in Attica, strong rainfalls and storms, sharp temperature drop and frost. The February weather scenery will be accompanied by gale-force powerful winds up to 10 Beaufort in the Aegean Sea. Snowfalls Wednesday, Feb 13, 2019 Snowfalls on …

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Greece remains top in shipping asset value

“Greece showed the second biggest increase in value for any of the top shipping nations reviewed by the research company as of January, 2019 and puts in top spot. The total asset value of the Greek owned fleet was over $100 bill.” According to the annual research undertaken by VesselsValue, …

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Greek gov’t does not rule out Parliamentary elections in May

The Greek government did not expressively said it but did not ruled out early parliamentary elections in upcoming May, together with the Municipality and European elections. “The interior ministry must and will be ready for all possibilities, including the holding of local, European and general elections together in May,” Interior …

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Greece’s gov’t spokesman: “There is no banks recapitalization scenario”

Greek Government spokesman Dimitris Tzanakopoulos dismissed alleged leaks to the press over the banks’ capital adequacy as “journalistic distortion and scaremongering”. In an interview with 24/7 FM on Monday, Tzanakopoulos said “These leaks did not start from any statements by (government vice-president Yiannis) Dragasakis. These are a figment of some …

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Moussakas is and remains Greek, not North-Macedonian or FYROMian

The new official signboards with FYROM’s new name “Republic of North Macedonia” are printed and ready to be put in front of government institutions, border crossings, etc. Official sources said the installation of the new signs would begin tomorrow Tuesday or some day afterwards during the week. The first sign …

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Yorgos Lanthimos’ “The Favourite” sweeps through BAFTA Awards 2019

Film “The Favorite” by Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos swept through the British Academy Film Awards 2019 with seven wins. As it was largely expected, Lanthimos’ dark period comedy The Favourite, which went into the night with 12 nominations, dominated proceedings, with seven wins, including leading actress for Olivia Colman, best …

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Shock theory: Jesus Christ was actually a Greek religious preacher

Jesus was not Jewish but a Greek religious preacher, Apollonius of Tyana. The wild, bombshell claim has been featured in a “Bible Conspiracies” documentary that have searched ancient documents proving Greek Apollonius ‘strikingly resembles’ Jewish Jesus. The son of God was actually Greek and became a famous miracle worker, before …

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Philanthropist and painter Niki Goulandris passes away at 94

Niki Goulandris, Greek philanthropist and accomplished botanical painter passed away at the age of 94 on Saturday. She had dedicated her life to science and environment protection. She was vice-president of the Goulandris Natural History Museum and Goulandris Museum of Cycladic Art. She had served Greece as deputy minister for …

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The World of Banksy: Exhibition with works of famous street artist in Athens

For the first time in Greece, all works of famous street artist Banksy are to be exhibited in Athens. The exhibition is scheduled from February 27h to March 26, 2019.  All exhibition profits will be donated to Amnesty International. Banksy is England-based street artist, vandal, political activist, and film director. …

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Protesting farmers to block Tempi tunnels in Athens-Thessaloniki highway

Greece’s farmers intensify their protests on Saturday with actions that will block traffic in Athens-Thessaloniki highway. Some 50 tractors left the Nikaia blockade in Central Greece around 12 o’ clock noon Saturday and move towards the Tempi tunnels on Athens-Thessaloniki highway. via onlarissa.gr They have already blocked one lane and …

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