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Online Christmas Deco workshops for children by Hellenic American Union

The Hellenic American Union and the Museum of Greek Children’s Art are joining forces to hold two online hands-on creative workshops this coming weekend, inviting primary school children to make Christmas tree decorations and cards for friends and family. Markers, crayons, colorful papers, gold dust and ribbons are only some …

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Children raise banner for mom hospitalized with Covid-19

The children of a woman in hospital isolation raised a banner to express their love and give her strennght. Giorgos, Despina and Evgenis are not allowed to visit their mother in AXEPA hospital in Thessaloniki. The woman is hospitalized after she was infected with Covid-19. However, they wanted to express …

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2 high-school children killed, a third seriously injured in Samos earthquake

Two high-school children, a boy and a girl, both 17 years old, were killed during the earthquake that hit the island of Samos short before 2 o’ clock Friday noon. A third student, a 14-year-old boy is currently airlifted to a hospital in Athens. Firefighters and rescuers recovered the two …

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Ten EU countries agree to take 400 unaccompanied minors from Moria

Ten EU member states have agreed to take the 400 unaccompanied minors form the burned down camp in Moria. Germany and France will take the majority of them, each 100-150, German state broadcaster reported on Friday. The countries that will take the refugee children are: Germany, France, Finland, Luxembourg, Slovenia, …

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Civil Protection: Number of infections in first August week led to additional measures

In his weekly briefing on the course of the pandemic in Greece, Head of Civil Protection and Deputy Minister for Crises Management Nikos Hardalias stated that there have been 961 confirmed coronavirus cases last week and that this “fact that led to the government’s decision to impose additional measures in …

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UPD Greece extends PCR Test to flight passengers from 5 EU countries, Promachonas entries

Greece announced on Monday that it makes mandatory a negative molecular PCR test for flight passengers from 5 EU countries as well as for all travelers entering the country from Promachonas border crossing with Bulgaria. The decision has been taken following  recommendations by epidemiologists monitoring epidemiological data, deputy government spokeswoman …

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Outcry forces Gov’t to open again Greece’s only Children Cardiac Surgery Clinic

The Greek government was forced to open again the country’s only Children Cardiac Surgery Clinic following an unprecedented outcry on social media. For several days, for over a week, hundreds of Greek internet users have being posting again and again over the closure of the clinic, the only one performing …

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Finland to take 100 unaccompanied refugee children from Greece’s camps

Finland has agreed to take one hundred unaccompanied refugee children from camps in Greece and another 30 adult refugees and migrants in the framework of family reunification. This was agreed during a telephone conversation between Deputy Minister of Migration Giorgos Koumoutsakos and Finnish Interior Minister Olly-Poika Parviainen on Wednesday. According …

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50 unaccompanied refugee children left Greece for Germany

50 unaccompanied refugee children left Athens international airport for a new life in Germany on Saturday morning. The minors aged 5-16 had arrived in Athens a few days ago from the overcrowded hotspots on the Greek islands, the Reception and Identification Centers of Lesvos, Chios and Samos. An special flight …

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12 unaccompanied migrant children left Athens for Luxembourg

A group of 12 unaccompanied children from overcrowded camps on Greek islands left for Luxembourg on Wednesday morning. Eight children are form Syria and four four from Afghanistan. Nine of them were in identification and reception center on the island of Lesvos, two on Chios and one on Samos. The …

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Germany, Luxembourg to take in migrant children, Austria to send containers

Something is finally moving in Europe regarding the migration problem is Greece and this despite the coronavirus pandemic. Germany and Luxembourg will take a few dozens of unaccompanied migrant children staying at overcrowded refugee camps, and Austria has pledged to send 181 special containers for the accommodation and health care …

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No Child alone: PM Mitsotakis to start new program for unaccompanied minors

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced a new scheme to protect unaccompanied migrant minors reaching the country, two days after condemning other EU states for their lack of solidarity. The prime minister’s office will take charge of the new “No Child Alone” programme, which he said was designed to protect …

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