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EU: Several Airlines agree to quickly refund canceled flights

The European Commission has reached a deal with airlines to provide EU consumers guaranteed timely refunds on canceled flights. The EU commission announced said quick cancellation refunds were in line with EU law Several airline companies agreed on Wednesday to reimburse passengers in Europe for canceled flights within seven days, …

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Presidency cancels decoration of rescuer Jason Apostolopoulos after pressure from ruling party

The Greek Presidency had officially announced that rescuer Iasonas Apostolopoulos was among those citizens to be decorated for their actions on the occasion the 47. restoration of democracy on Saturday. However, Apostolopoulos’ decoration was cancelled without any justification apparently following political pressure by some members of ruling party New Democracy. …

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Greece modifies travel restrictions due to Air Traffic Controllers strike, increases Israel arrivals

Greece’s Civil Aviation Authority has modified travel restrictions regarding the mandatory negative Covid-19 test after several flights were cancelled due to Air Traffic Controllers strike on October 18th and 19th 2020. At the same time, the CAA increased the weekly number of tourists allowed to arrive in Greece from Israel. …

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Greece cancels National OXI Day parades due to the pandemic

Greece has cancelled the traditional parades to celebrate the National OXI Day due to the pandemic. Government spokesman Stelios Petsas said on Monday that with decision of the prime minister, the parades by students and military forces in Thessaloniki on October 28, 2020, will be cancelled. The decision to cancel …

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Social media outcry forces Gov’t to cancel the e-learning fiasco #Σκοιλ_Ελικικου

Following a week of non-stop outcry on social media, the Greek government was forced to suspend the fiasco voucher program of e-learning for professionals and give 160,000 lawyers, engineers, physicians and other self-employed 600 euros direct financial support for the coronavirus lockdown crisis without preconditions. The program, announced amid the …

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Cancelled! Metro, urban Train, Tram on work stoppages, Oct 17

Workers at Athens Metro, Urban train and Tram have cancelled their work stoppages scheduled for Thursday, October 17, 2019. In a joint statement issued on Wednesday, workers said they cancel their protest mobilization after receiving assurances by the Transport Minister with regards to their collective bargain. Last week, KTG reported: …

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Cancelled! Trains, Proastiakos work stoppages, strike Oct 8-9

UPDATE: Strike cancelled! All trains, Proastiakos and the Athens Metro line to/form Athens Airport will operate as schedule on Oct 8-9, 2019, after a court ruled on Monday afternoon that the announced work stoppages and 24-hour strike were “illegal.” The company’s management had taken the case to court. The PanHellenic …

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AMBER ALERT: 12-year-old boy missing from Acropolis found safe

AMBER ALERT: The 12-year-old boy that was missing from the area of Acropolis, Athens, has been found on Tuesday, 3. July 2018. According to an announcement by Greek children charity To Xamogelo toy Paidioy (Child’s smile) Christian-Kostas Lintquist was found in the area of Egaleo, a suburb of Piraeus/West Athens. …

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EU Council cancels Summit press conference after Italy threat to veto

The first day of the EU Summit did not go according to plan. The EU Council has cancelled the press conference at the end of Day 1 of the summit and in a very diplomatic statement, make it clear, it’s Italy’s fault… The European Council this afternoon had an exchange …

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Macedonia protest in Patras scheduled for Feb 25 cancelled

The Macedonia protest scheduled for February 25th in the city of Patras has been canceled. The organizer, a 22-year-old student, announced the cancellation with a post in social media where the promotion was been conducted.  The student said in a post of Facebook that the protest is being cancelled due …

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Passengers stranded as flights cancelled or delayed in Macedonia Airport

Flights have been delayed, cancelled or diverted in the last hours as they could not land or depart from the Macedonia Airport in Thessaloniki, Northern Greece. The reason for the unprecedented trouble for hundreds of passengers was apparently thick fog covering the airport and the sky for second consecutive day. …

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Reasons why teleconference between Greece and creditors was cancelled

The teleconference between Greece and creditors scheduled for Wednesday evening has been cancelled. The conference was to take place between Greek government representatives – Finance, Deputy Finance and Labor Ministers – and representatives from the institutions. According to government sources, the teleconference was cancelled because one of the representatives of …

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Obama cancels his speech in Pnyka for reasons of … bad weather

Outgoing US President Barack Obama cancelled his planned speech in the open space of Pnyka, officially due to upcoming bad weather front. The speech was scheduled to take place on Wednesday, November 16th 2016. Unofficially the reasons are rather of “security” as Pnyka at the feet of Acropolis is an …

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Guardian: “Greece needs debts cancelled and growth” say 35 economists

35 economists say that Greece needs its debts cancelled and growth. In an open letter to the Guardian, the economists from several countries say among others that “the negative impact of austerity policies weaken economies” and have “severe effects to the poorest households.” They urge national governments to support “a …

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Greek Air Traffic Controllers cancel work stoppage, Jan 30/2014

Greek air traffic controllers canceled on Wednesday the 3-hour work stoppage scheduled for Thursday, January 30th 2014. All flights will operate as usually (source). The Greek flight controllers action was taken in the context of a Pan-European strike action in order to sustian air navigation safety.

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Bad day for Greek PM: trip to Baku cancelled, opposition SYRIZA leads in opinion polls

The trip of Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras to the capital of Azerbaijan, Baku, lasted only 15 minutes. Shortly after taking off from Elefsina military airport, the Greek Number One Air Force showed some technical breakdown in the flight system, the pilots decided to take the Samaras and his assistants …

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