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Greeks largely disappointed from the “household basket”

Greeks are largely disappointed from the discounts on the “household basket”, they are mocking on social media, while opposition parties speak of “a government fiesta without substance” and “big persiflage.” On the first day of its launching, on Wednesday, Greeks rushed to supermarkets or their websites and the state e-katalanotis.gov.gr …

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Historic Balikli nursing home & hospital for Greeks in Istanbul on fire (vids)

Fragile elderly and vulnerable patients were evacuated partly being carried on the arms of personnel when the fire at the historic Balikli nursing home for Greeks and general hospital broke out in Istanbul early afternoon on Thursday. All 104 patients have been successfully evacuated amid thick smoke, nobody was injured. …

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More than 50% of Greeks will no go on vacation this summer (POLL)

More than 50% of Greeks do not plant to go on vaccination this year, a recent poll has found out. This is a relative high percentage in a country where summer vacation is considered “a must”, especially for the residents of urban centers like capital Athens or Thessaloniki, who seek …

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Three Greeks, one Cypriot on Forbes “30 Under 30” Europe list 2022

Τhree Greeks and one Cypriot are listed on the Forbes “30 Under 30”, a list of the most important people under 30 years old that includes professionals in all possible categories, from innovation and medicine to culture and fashion. The seventh annual Forbes Under 30 Europe list shows the power …

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Greece’s Gov’t mulls new support plan as anger over energy prices grows

Alerted by the citizens’ anger over the energy prices and the increasing cost of living the conservative government is promising to come up with a new national support plan for the benefit of households and businesses. The plan is expected to be implemented in June. The national plan will be …

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Easter 2022: Greeks return home after loads of lamb and booze

With their cholesterol at the usual Easter-high levels thousands of Greeks returned home after a long an relaxing weekend in the countryside or the islands a mass exodus after two years of lockdown and movement restrictions. Ferries and ships docked at full capacity at the ports, intercity buses, airplanes and …

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Greek Foreign Ministry evacuates 47 more people from Ukraine

The operation “Nostos 7” for the evacuation of 47 individuals from Ukraine, including one Greek citizen, 25 ethnic Greeks and one Swedish citizen, has been concluded successfully, the Greek foreign ministry announced on Wednesday. The evacuees crossed the Ukrainian-Moldovan border at midnight and were in Bucharest on Wednesday, the ministry …

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Greece’s evacuation convoy from Mariupol crosses into safety in Moldavia

The convoy from Mariupol with 82 Greek citizens and journalists and diplomacy staff crossed the border into Moldova on Friday afternoon, the Foreign Ministry in Athens. On board of 28 vehicles, the evacuees left the war zone of Mariupol in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday for the safe West. For three …

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Foreign Ministry advises Greeks to avoid traveling to Russia

Greeks should avoid traveling to the Russian Federation, the spokesman of the Foreign Ministry in Athens said on Sunday afternoon as more and more European countries close their national airspace to Russian planes. “Greeks are advised to avoid not necessary travel to the Russian Federation” spokesman Alexandros Papaioannou told state …

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Foreign Ministry urges Greeks to not travel to Ukraine, to contact Greece’s diplomatic representations (lists)

Greece’s Foreign Ministry advises Greek nationals to not travel to Ukraine for the time being. In an announcement issued early Tuesday afternoon, February 22, 2022, the Ministry encourages Greek nationals who are currently in the country to contact Greek diplomatic representations in Kiev, Mariupol and Odessa. Greek authorities in Ukraine: …

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Pandemic & Mental Health: 21% of Greeks doesn’t leave home for fun or socializing

Pandemic and mental health – 21% of Greeks do not leave home at all for fun or socializing, a new nationwide survey has found. The mental health and sociability of Greeks is burdened by the pandemic, according to a new nationwide survey by Focus Bari and YouGov. Two years after …

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Greeks abroad can register vital events like births & marriages directly via consulates

Greeks abroad can now register vital events such as births, marriages and deaths at consulates directly connected with  Greece’s civil registration system, cutting through red tape that once took months to complete, the Foreign and Digital Governance ministries announced on Thursday. Consular staff have had access to the system since …

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5 Greeks in quarantine due to Omicron variant; Emergency travel directive south African countries(Notam)

Five Greek citizens, who arrived το Athens from south African countries, have been placed on a ten-day precautionary quarantine, according to the new protocol due to Covid-19 Omicron variant. The five citizens, all sailors, came from south Africa and Zimbabwe via a stopover in the United Arab Emirates. Upon arrival, …

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Greeks in USA raise $1million for wildfires victims, says Archbishop of America

Greek expatriates in the United States have raised $1 million to donate to the victims of August’s fires in Greece, Archbishop Elpidophoros of America announced on Tuesday. Elpidophoros made the announcement in Kardamyla, on the northern Aegean island of Chios, where a dinner was hosted in his honor. “The pollution …

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