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First underwater archaeological museum inaugurated off Alonisos (video)

The first underwater museum in Greece was inaugurated off coast of the island of Alonisos, Sporades, on Saturday. Shipwreck Peristera is now the oldest marine archaeological site that can be visited. The inauguration ribbon was cut in the clear blue waters of the Aegean Sea at a depth of 25 …

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Mosque in Athens expected to go in operation on last day of Ramadan

The Islamic mosque in Botanikos district of  Athens is expected to be inaugurated on the last day of Ramadan on June 5, 2019. The first and only public mosque in Greece was originally scheduled to be in operation in March, then in …May. It was apparently the bad weather that …

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Electrification of four Cyclades islands to be inaugurated on Mar 19

Time has come: the linking of Cyclades islands to the mainland’s electricity network will be inaugurated on Monday, March 19, 2018. Syros, Paros, Mykonos and Tinos, four of  the largest islands of the Cyclades group in the Aegean Sea will be supplied with power via an underwater cable. The inauguration  …

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Tempi Tunnels make it possible: Athens-Thessaloniki in 4 hours (picts, videos)

The inauguration ceremony of the Tempi Tunnels had everything a Greek soul wishes: a religious blessing, the National Anthem, a wreath at the monument dedicated to National Resistance near by, a speech by the Prime Minister and an EU Commissioner. The three tunnels are at Tempi Valley and Maliakos-Klidi section …

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PM Tsipras inaugurates TAP gas pipeline, a $45-billion Project

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras inaugurated the start of construction for the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) in Thessaloniki, Northern Greece on Tuesday. Praising the project, Tsipras said that the construction of the TAP is being carried out in the important moment for economy of Greece and the region” and that …

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Greece celebrates EU Presidency with strict austerity

“Free coffee for journalists in the press room finished at 12 o’ clock,” a newswoman knew to report on a private television channel. Debt-ridden Greece could not but apply strict austerity measures during the opening  ceremony of the 5th Greek EU Presidency. The much-appreciated silk scarfs and ties were crossed …

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