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Greece to grant Ukrainian refugees one-year protection status, right to work

The Greek state will provide one-year protection status along with rights to work and medical care to Ukrainian refugees entering Greece, the Migration & Asylum Ministry announced on Wednesday. This will be issued to Ukrainian nationals within 90 days of their entering Greece, as the usual 90-day visa entry requirement …

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Injured turtle comes ashore on the island of Naxos

Sunbathers at Agia Anna on Naxos were stunned to see a loggerhead sea turtle coming ashore. The animal  was injured in the hind legs with fisherman’s hooks. People at the beach rushed to offer help to the injured animal. Bathers rushed to offer the turtle help, with water and cool …

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Chios: Policeman helps Syrian refugee give birth to a baby girl

A policeman serving on the island of Chios has helped a refugee woman from Syria to give birth to a healthy baby girl on Friday evening. The young officer had neither relevant training nor idea about a child birth but he was ‘armed’ with the right instinct and composure. The …

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Greece ‘s PM and FM offer assistance to earthquake-stricken Turkey

Despite the tensions between the two countries, the Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias expressed their condolences to the Turkish people and offered any assistance to the earthquake-stricken neighboring country that counts so far 14 dead, more than 300 injured and many people still under the …

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Heartbreaking dog rescue in Athens wildfires (videos, picts)

Burned and wounded, scared and hungry… a living creature with all signs of torment and suffering in the Athens wildfires. A matted dog who managed to survive after he sought refugee from the sweeping flames in a burned-out furnace in a forest in the area of Mati. The animal was …

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Appeal for help for newly arriving refugees in Thessaloniki

The Ecological Movement of Thessaloniki has issued an appeal for help for refugees in Thessaloniki, Northern Greece. The second biggest city of Greece is experiencing a continuous inflow of refugees in the last four months that is permanently on the rise. A few tens to a few hundreds of people …

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One more body recovered under the debris, death toll increases to 21

The body of a man was recovered from the mud and debris at 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday morning. He was found near the stream close to the depot of the Mandra Municipality. In a machine-shop nearby two more bodies were recovered in the last days. With the tragic discovery on …

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Help for flash floods victims: Mandra Municipality appeals for food & other items, donations, volunteers

The Municipality of Mandra in West Attica has issued a call for help for the flood victims. Food, drinking water, medicine, clothing and footwear but also sleeping bags and blankets are needed for the thousands of families affected by the floods, exposed in cold and decreasing temperatures in houses and …

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The “invisible” victims of flash floods: Help for surviving animals!

Check below for updates, bank and paypal accounts and contact information. It was heartbreaking to watch the dogs of a missing man, probably buried under tons of mud and rubble in the basement of a house Mandra, the area most affected by the deadly flash floods in West Attica.  Fire …

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Crowdfunding Campaign for “KeepTalkingGreece”

I know, I know… Many of you offered help before and I always hesitated. I also hesitated when my dear friend and devoted KTG-reader Ailsa from Scotland offered to start a crowdfunding campaign for the blog, some six months ago. I thought, I didn’t have the infrastructure, the means, the …

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Gordon Ramsay to help Brits in Greece – Deadline April 10th 2014

This is a reminder for British owners of restaurants, hotel sand bars in Greece.  Multi-Michelin-starred chef Gordon Ramsay is coming to Greece and lend a helping hand to those in need of his assistance. The deadline for submitting applications is Thursday, April 10th 2014. If you are interested in the …

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Gordon Ramsay seeks Brit-owned restaurants in Greece

World famous Gordeon Ramsay, celebrity chef, restaurateur and television personality is coming to Greece! And he is looking to help Brit-owned restaurants benefit from his expertise. KTG received the following press release by Ramsey’s producers with the request to help spread the world.    Press Release GORDON RAMSAY IS COMING …

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