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Tsiknopempti grilling raises smog levels in Athens

Smog in Athens and Attica rose by 2 to 2.5 times, higher than the usual cold evening in the Greek capital due to the massive traditional grilling on Tsiknopempti, the Smokey Thursday, on February 16. Speaking to state broadcaster ERT, Director of Research of the Athens Observatory, Evangelos Gerasopoulos, said …

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Greece crosses milestone of 25,000 coronavirus deaths; 19,509 cases; distribution

Greece crossed on Wednesday, February 16, the psychological milestone of 25,000 coronavirus deaths.Health authorities announced on Wednesday that another 82 Covid-patients died in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of fatalities since the start of the pandemic to 25,001. Authorities announced also 19,509 new coronavirus cases in the …

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Migration Minister visit Kara Tepe camp, “sees” no problems due to icy weather

Migration and Asylum Minister Notis Mitarakis paid a visit to the hot spot of Kara Tepe on the island of Lesvos at midnight Tuesday. The Minister inspected the living conditions of the approximately 7,000 asylum-seekers in the camp, where icy conditions prevailed, and “issued instructions for their improvement,” state media …

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“Varoufakis’ file”: full list of Greek proposals at 2 Eurogroup meeting, Moscovici’s & Dijssebloem’s drafts

Several eurozone finance ministers’ claimed after the Eurogroup meeting on Monday that Greece did not submit any specific proposals. In response to these claims, the Greek side published the s0-called Varoufakis’ file containing  the Finance Minister’s speeches in the two eurogroup meetings in February with Greece’s proposals as well as …

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