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Pope Francis sends delegation and aid to Moria refugee camp

Pope Francis sent a cardinal to the refugee camp in Moria on the island of Lesvos on Thursday. The Vatican delegation was led by Cardinal Konrad Krajewski. According to catholic news service, the May 9 visit to the “unofficial” Moira camp, where more than 1,000 people live outside a government-established …

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Tsipras lashes out at “Anti-Greek” EU Presidency candidate Weber

“Every vote for New Democracy is a vote for anti-Greek Weber,” Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Thursday targeting the EPP’s arch-conservative candidate for the European Commission Presidency, German Manfred Weber. Reason for Tsipras’ attack on Weber was the comment by the latter on the relief measures announced by the …

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Greece launches bide for the installation of free WiFi in public places

Greeks are a step closer to start using free WiFi in public places like squares, libraries, playgrounds, museums and pedestrian walkways. Greece’s Ministry of Digital Policy, Telecommunications and Information launched a public consultation on a draft contract to conclude a framework agreement entitled ‘WiFi4GR – developing public broadband wireless broadband …

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Greece responds to UN about Turkish allegations on Dodecanese continental shelf

Greek islands have “full entitlement to maritime zones” including a continental shelf and an Exclusive Economic Zone, Greece’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Dionyssios Kalamvrezos said, in response to Turkish allegations at the international organization. In a letter to the UN Secretary General dated April 25, Ambassador Kalamvrezos said …

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Russia is ready to expand gas cooperation with Greece

Russia is keen to supply energy to Greece and is ready to expand cooperation in the gas sector with the country, Executive Director of the Skolkovo Energy Center Vyacheslav Mischenko told reporters at an energy conference in Athens. He emphasized that “Russia is ready to expand cooperation with Greece in …

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Greece’s weather gone crazy: Snow falls in May (video, picts)

The weather in Greece has obviously gone crazy. Beginning of May and some landscapes in the country look as if they are still in January. Heavy snowfalls were recorded in North-Western Greece on Tuesday morning in Nymphaio by Florina in West Macedonia and some mountainous villages by Ioannina or by …

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