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Women pressure enforces legal improvement of Greece’s “Rape Law”

Following an outcry by women’s groups, Amnesty International and even SYRIZA lawmakers about the “rape” definition and its punishment in the new Penal Code,, Justice Minister Mihalis Kalogirou submitted a legislative improvement early Thursday afternoon. “Anyone who attempts a sexual act without the victim’s consent is punished with imprisonment of …

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Amnesty calls on Greece to change rape definition in draft Penal Code

The Greek chapter of Amnesty International called on the Ministry of Justice to amend the definition of rape in its new draft penal code article 336 to base it on the lack of consent rather than on resistance and violence committed. At a press conference on Tuesday, Amnesty International Greece …

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Greek historian in White House: US President Donal Trump jumps in Thucydides Trap

US President Donald Trump has a new hobby: he reads the works of ancient Greek historian Thucydides. Does Donald Trump reads the original texts in original language? Nope. His advisers have compiled a Trump-friendly version of Thucydides Trap in simple English. According to Politico, Trump’s new hobby emerged after the …

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Summer solstice: The longest day of the year when the sun stands still

Summer solstice, the longest day of the year. A whole 888 minutes with the sunlight. Astronomically the summer begins today, June 21 2017. As of tomorrow, days will steadily start to become shorter again, one minute per day – until the winter solstice in December. The term ‘solstice’ derives from …

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The mysterious ‘Covfefe’ world of real Donald Trump

On the historical day, May 31 2017, At 12:06 a.m. ET, the President of the United States Donald Trump tweeted covfefe his 32 million Followers on Twitter: “Despite the constant negative press covfefe” Τhe tweet was posted at 12:06 a.m. ET. By 6 a.m. that tweet had been deleted. Too …

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Revival of the Silk Road can boost Greece’s tourism industry

The Silk Road. Two words that always had a magic attraction on me. I am not sure when I first heard about it. Possible in the last years of the elementary school. Most likely I had also seen some pictures or rather paintings in encyclopedias and historical comic books we …

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