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Thousands of hectares burned in Dadia Natural Park, on Lesvos

Over 2,528 hectares have been burnt in the Dadia National Park in North-Eastern Greece following a fire raging since July 21, according to maps of Greece’s National Observatory of Forest Fires (NOFFi) released on Monday. NOFFi, which provides a semi-automatic burned area mapping service (NOFFi-OBAM), also said that over 1,709 …

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Corinth Canal operates normally since July 4, says managing company

The Corinth Canal has been operating normally since Monday, July 4, 2022, while the first crossings have already taken place, the managing company said Tuesday noon, dismissing media reports of the previous day about a temporary closure. The Corinth Canal Corporation (AEDIK) said in an announcement that the Canal operates …

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Three Greeks, one Cypriot on Forbes “30 Under 30” Europe list 2022

Τhree Greeks and one Cypriot are listed on the Forbes “30 Under 30”, a list of the most important people under 30 years old that includes professionals in all possible categories, from innovation and medicine to culture and fashion. The seventh annual Forbes Under 30 Europe list shows the power …

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Inflation in Greece hits record 7.2% in February; Gas up 78.5%, electricity 71.4%

Greece’s Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose further to 7.2% in February 2022, the Greek Statistics Authority said on Thursday. Media speak of the highest inflation rate in the last 16 years. Data showed the surge resulted from a 78.5% rise in natural gas, 71.4% in electricity, 41.5% in heating oil, …

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Omicron set to be Europe’s dominant variant by early 2022, says ECDC

There is a “very high” risk the Omicron variant of Covid-19 will become dominant in Europe by early next year and lead to a growing number of hospital admissions and deaths, the European Union’s public health body said on Wednesday. The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) said …

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EU Commission sees Greece’s growth rates at 4.1% in 2021 and 6% in 2022

The European Commission revised its forecasts for Greek economic growth upwards on Wednesday, projecting growth rates of 4.1% in 2021 and 6% in 2022. In its report on spring economic forecasts, the EU’s executive body said that the coronavirus pandemic and all related restrictive measures led the Greek economy to …

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