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Scientists of National Observatory of Athens NOA seek public support (PETITION)

Τhe National Observatory of Athens is at risk to lose its independence and be excluded from the national and international network of research centers. Mid-November the conservative government of New Democracy decided to move the NOA to the Ministry of Climate Crisis and Civil Protection (MCCCP), in order to support its specific …

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Greek PM to ask for additional EU assistance

Greece’s Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, said on Friday that he will ask for more resources to deal with migration. The Greek PM is in Granada, Spain, for the informal summit of European Union leaders. Talking to reporters before the summit, Mitsotakis said he was glad a preliminary agreement has been …

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Mitsotakis – Erdogan agree on a road map for dialogue

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis met with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday in New York, on the sidelines of the 78th UN General Assembly meeting. A statement by the PM’s office said both leaders confirmed the positive climate in Greek-Turkish relations and the strong commitment to maintaining it. …

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Civil Protection urges citizens to be careful ahead of severe weather phenomena

Greece’s Civil Protection is advising citizens to be particularly careful, to follow authorities instructions and to take measures to protect themselves from risks arising from severe weather phenomena that started on Monday, September 4, 2023. On Sunday, an urgent teleconference was held for the imminent change of weather and the …

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Four big fires still burning in Greece; locals desperate (videos)

Four big fires are still burning in Greece on Friday, August 25, 2023. Despite the firefighters efforts, the flames in Mt Parnitha, Viotia, Evros and Rodopi keep doing their destruction work. Locals are desperate about the loss of their homes and the absence of state support. The picture of the …

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Recruitment of 500 firefighters announced by Civil Protection Minister

Minister of Climate Crisis and Civil Protection, Vassilis Kikilias, announced the hiring of 500 new firefighters and outlined the priorities for strengthening the  Civil Protection over the next period. In an interview with Sunday edition of newspaper to vima.gr, Minister Kikilias said “our first priority is the recruitment of more …

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Mitsotakis: Resolving issues with Turkey via The Hague requires compromise

The meting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the NATO Summit sidelines in Vilnius “was an opportunity for a restart in Greek-Turkish relations following four difficult years,” Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said in an interview on Skai TV on Thursday evening. “It confirmed my view that Turkiye appears to …

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Surviving the Heatwave: Greece’s authorities issue guidelines

Greece’s health and civil protection ministries as well as doctors associations issued guidelines to citizens, ahead of the upcoming heatwave forecast to hit the country with temperatures reaching up to 43 degrees Celsius as of Wednesday, July 10, 2023, and for at least six days, if not even longer. According …

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Here are the Ministers in new Mitsotakis’ government

The composition of the new New Democracy government of Kyriakos Mitsotakis was announced late Monday. According to sources from the prime minister’s office, this is a government oriented towards the implementation of the major reform goals, which Kyriakos Mitsotakis has set and is ready to clash with pathogens in order …

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FM Dendias: “I’d sign an agreement to resolve Greek-Turkish dispute”

Hardly two week before the elections in Greece, Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias said that he would sign an agreement that would resolve the Greek-Turkish dispute. In an interview with news website in.gr, Dendias reiterated the Greek position that there is one and only difference with Turkey, that of the continental …

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Eco disaster: Thousands of dead crabs in protected Kotychi lagoon

Thousands of dead crabs have been washed up ashore in the shores of protected Kotychi wetland some 45 km away form the city of Patras, in north-western Peloponnese. According to local media, thousands of dead crabs have been recorded either washed up on the shores or they are floating dead …

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New Year swim but scientists concerned about prolonged high temperatures

Ηigh temperatures since the beginning of December are a cause of concern for Greek scientists as this prolonged “summer” in winter breaks all records in terms of its duration.  “We have lost one third of the winter,” they say and speak of a weather and climate “anomaly.” On the other …

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Erdogan calls for “direct dialogue” with Greece; fresh row over Pontus Greeks genocide

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called for a “direct dialogue” with Greece on Thursday as a fresh row sparked between the two neighboring countries over the Pontus Greeks Genocide following statements by President Katerina Sakellaropoulou. During a meeting with EU ambassadors in Ankara Erdogan and referring to tensions between Greece …

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Turkey rebuffs Athens Declaration adopted at EUMED9 Summit

Turkey has rebuffed the Athens declaration jointly adopted by the leaders of EU’s Mediterranean countries during the EUMED summit in Athens on Friday. Turkish Foreign Ministry spokesman Tanju Bilgic said that the paragraphs concerning the Eastern Mediterranean, Cyprus and irregular migration were “biased, lacking vision and disconnected from reality as …

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