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Greece formally requests early repayment of part of IMF loans

The Greek Finance Ministry sent to European Stability Mechanism (ESM) the government’s proposal for the early repayment of part of the loan Greece took from the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The official request were sent on Monday evening, financial ministry sources told state news agency amna. Greece wants to repay …

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Greece releases set of guidelines for cannabis cultivation

Greece’s Agricultural Development and Food Ministry released a set of guidelines for the cultivation of cannabis for industrial and medical use. The framework emerged after consultation with the Justice Ministry and includes stricter penalties for improper documentation and production. According to the Ministry statement, the framework allows: – The import …

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Meteorological Service issues Weather Warning for Athens and Attica

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY has issued early afternoon Wednesday a warning of dangerous weather phenomena forecast to strike Athens and Attica. EMY warns of strong rainfalls, thunderstorms and locally also hail. The weather phenomena are expected to last until the late evening hours of Wednesday, April 17, 2019. Meteorological …

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Impressive waterspout off the island of Syros (video)

An impressive waterspout was formed close to the island of Syros in central Cyclades on Sunday afternoon. Locals and tourists in Makris Gyalos were stunned to watch how the phenomenon which is rather rare in the area. The waterspout ‘swallowed’ the sea water ςιτη ιμμενσε ποςερ and was visibly weakened …

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