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Compensation granted over Moria migrant camp deaths

The decision last week by the Administrative Court of First Instance of Athens to award compensation to the relatives of a Syrian and an Egyptian man who died of carbon monoxide inhalation in January 2017 at the Moria refugee camp of on the island of Lesvos is seen as a …

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Courier delays give consumers the right to claim compensation

Courier delays give citizens the right to receive compensation, the General Secretary of the Center for Consumer Protection (KEPKA), Evangelia Kekeleki said on Wednesday. The issue arose after courier deliveries are being conducted with very long delays following the second lockdown in Greece since November 7 and the Christmas season. …

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Karditsa: Protesters demand compensation, state support 2 weeks after Ianos floods

Residents and business people of Karditsa went to the streets on Monday to demand compensation for the damages they suffered from Medicane Ianos last month. The protest rally was organized jointly by the Union Federation of Agricultural Associations of Karditsa with the Commercial Association of Karditsa and other local professional …

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Passengers who flew to Greece in 2018 can claim compensation

Thousands of passengers who flew to Greece in 2018 can claim compensation from airline companies for flight delays. More than 87,300 passengers who traveled to Greece between 15 June and 15 September 2018 can claim compensation from airline companies in accordance with the European Regulation EC261 on passenger rights for …

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Eldorado Gold demands €750mn compensation from Greece for Skouries delays

Hellas Gold, the Greek subsidiary of Canadian Eldorado Gold, has filed an Application of Payment demanding a compensation of 750 million euros from the Greek state for delays in its investment project in Skouries. Prompt was the reaction by the Greek Energy Ministry that said Skouries was only one of …

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Greece considers seeking compensation from Turkey for damaged patrol boat

Greece is considering seeking compensation from Turkey for the minor damages caused to the Coast Guard vessel after it was rammed by a Turkish patrol boat near the islets of Imia at around midnight on Monday. “We are considering whether the Turks will have to pay [for the damage],” he was …

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Gov’t to hand out social aid €500-€2,100 to islanders as compensation for the VAT increase

An extraordinary social handout from 500 to 2,100 euros, depending on the family size and economic criteria, will be given to islanders in 2018 as a readjustment offset for the abolition of lower VAT scale applied on transactions on the Greek islands. On Tuesday, the government announced that VAT rates …

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EU Court rules airlines are responsible for flight delay notifications

The European Union Court of Justice has ruled in favor of an airline passenger denied compensation after a flight cancelation. The court ruled that airlines are responsible for informing the passengers of the cancelation. Thursday’s decision from the EU court states that an air carrier is responsible for notifying a passenger …

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ECHR rules Greece to pay €12K-€16K to each of 42 strawberry pickers in Manolada shooting

A group of strawberry pickers from Bangladesh has won a case against Greece at Europe’s highest human rights court. They were shot at by employer’s foremen for demanding unpaid wages after they had worked for 5 month sin Manolada, Peloponnese. The Council of Europe’s Court of Human Rights ruled Thursday …

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