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July 2017 was the hottest since 1880, Greek meteorologist say

Last month was the hottest July since 1880, according to Greek official records, with NASA data indicating that, on a global level, July was one of the hottest months on record. With two back-to-back heat waves last month, temperatures reached nearly 46 degrees Celsius (114.8 Fahrenheit) on Crete. “In early …

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MSF: Dramatic deterioration for vulnerable asylum seekers on Lesvos

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has released a new report highlighting the drastic deterioration of the care and protection for vulnerable people in Lesbos, Greece, who have fled from violence and wars in Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan and suffer from post-war psychological trauma. “Vulnerable people are falling through the cracks and are …

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Greece’s media watchdog decides for seven TV broadcasting licenses

Greece’s National Council for Radio and Television (NCRTV) decided to issue seven television station licenses. The decision follows an extraordinary meeting of the body on Thursday. According to the decision a total of seven TV broadcasting licenses will be auctioned. Minister for Digital Policy, Telecommunications and Media, Nikos Pappas, is …

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Be a rower on ancient trireme Olympias with the Greek Navy

Do you want to be a rower on a ancient Greek trireme? The Hellenic Navy offers exactly this opportunity to the public, to anyone who wants to fulfill a hidden dream. Following the successful trips of the Trireme OLYMPIAS in summer 2016, the Greek Navy invites citizens to join voyages …

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Greece needs more prior actions before tranche disbursement possible

A delay is expected in the disbursement of the bailout tranche from Greece’s creditors. Reason for the delay is allegedly that some of the prior actions required have yet to be fulfilled. Speaking to daily Kathimerini, sources say that instead of the decision that was to be made on Thursday, …

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