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Tsipras tries alliance of Social-Democrats, Greens and the Left ahead of EU elections

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras tries to build a broader alliance among the progressive forces of Europe, ahead of the EU elections in May 2019. “Social Democrats and the Left must meet on the basis of a progressive plan for the 21st century in Europe,”Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said addressing the …

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Stavros Niarchos Park awarded with 1st Prize for Innovative Design

The Stavros Niarchos Park at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) was honored with the 1st Prize of the European Garden Award 2018 / 2019 for the category of “Innovative Contemporary Design of a Park or Garden”. The award ceremony was held on September 7th, 2018, in Germany. The …

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Tsipras warns “Europe has no future, if it doesn’t admit mistakes”

Europe will have no future if the bloc does not admit mistakes in handling the financial and the migration crisis, Prime Minister warned the European Parliament on Tuesday. Alexis Tsipras said Europe could face an existential crisis over nationalism unless the bloc admits mistakes and its failure to handle a …

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Europeans are no longer shocked by pictures of drowned children

Europeans are no longer shocked by pictures of drowned migrants and refugees children.Their pictures no longer make it to headlines. The urgency Europe felt following the death of  3-year-old refugee boy Kurdi washed ashore a Turkish shore in 2015 appears to have dissipated. Just look at the direction in which …

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Athens Airport labelled Best in SE Europe

The Athens International Airport (AIA) has been awarded the best airport in southern Europe, as part of the Skytrax World Airport Awards. The award comes a few weeks after AIA was labelled as the best airport in Europe for customer experience by ACI World. The Skytrax awards are based on …

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How Greeks end up in sham jobs in the Czech Republic

A large number of employment agencies have been hiring cheap labor across Europe. But many Greeks have fallen victim to high expectations and fraudulent recruitment deals.   Like most Greeks, Nikos Varthimiadis is bust. Bad debts ruined his bakery last year, pushing the middle-aged man and father of three into …

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Three rare phenomena in One: Super Blue Blood Moon, Jan 31

Three rare astronomic phenomena in One: The Super Blue Blood Moon. The ultra rare lunar event is occurring today, Wednesday, January 31st 2018. The names given to the rare phenomena are due to: The moon is blue because it is the second of two full moons in a calendar month. …

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Greece among Top 10 Countries worldwide with most expensive gasoline

The average price of gasoline around the world on January 8, 2018  is 1.13 U.S. Dollar per liter. However, there is substantial difference in these prices among countries. As a general rule, richer countries have higher prices while poorer countries and the countries that produce and export oil have significantly …

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German newspaper publishes “The List” with 33,293 people who died trying to reach Europe

German daily Tagesspiegel has published The List, a document and a piece of art with the names of 33,293 people who have died trying to reach Europe. 33,293 names 33,293 fates 33,293 dead The work is compiled by Turkish artist Banu Cennetoğlu. The List comprises data about thousands of immigrants, …

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A record year of wildfires? Aerosols from Canada fires reach Greece

Southern Europe and British Columbia have been devastated by wildfires this summer. And they’re not the only ones – it seems like much of the world is ablaze right now, and this could be the new normal. Scientists have long predicted that global warming would lead to more wildfires in …

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Total Solar Eclipse – Watch Live Now!

Once a a life time phenomenon. Or not. Solar Eclipses are not that rare, but this one it is as it will turn day into night for 2 minutes and 4 seconds. It is visible mainly in the USA. The event started already. Click to watch Live. Here     …

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President Emmanuel Macron to visit Greece in September

President Emmanuel Macron will visit Greece September 7 and 8, a source in the Elysee Palace said, as he seeks to build momentum behind a drive to deepen European integration. Macron’s aides have described a “very European” agenda after he returns from a holiday in southern France. He travels to …

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