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Students from Netherlands suffer food poisoning in Ancient Olympia

Ten students from the Netherlands suffered a food poisoning during an educational trip in Ancient Olympia, Peloponnese. The students, who are accommodated in Krestena, started showing symptoms of poisoning after visiting the Ancient Olympia, local media patrisnews.com reported on Wednesday Of the ten students, eight were taken to the Ancient …

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Cyber ​​attack targets 800 services of Greece’s Gov.gr, incl Tax and Medical prescriptions systems

Cyber ​​attack targets 800 services of Greece’s Gov.gr and TAXISnet – Medical prescriptions frozen. The  unprecedented DDoS attack reportedly came from the Netherlands One of the biggest cyber attack s to hit Greece took place on Friday morning against the information systems of the Ministry of Digital Governance, centered on …

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Royal couple of the Netherlands on official visit to Greece

With a wreath at the Monument of the Unknown Soldier in Athens, the royal couple of the Netherlands, King Willem-Alexandre and Queen Maxima, started their 3-day official visit to Greece following an invitation by President of the Hellenic Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulou. The royal couple arrived Sunday evening and was welcomed …

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Russian Orthodox church splits with Moscow, wants to join Ecumenical Patriarchate

A Russian Orthodox church in Holland has said it is cutting ties with the Moscow patriarchate and has requested to join the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople instead. “Is no longer possible for them to function within the Moscow patriarchate and provide a spiritually safe environment for our faithful,” a statement …

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Leading dairy company FAGE to build manufacturing plant in the Netherlands

Leading dairy company FAGE has announced it planned to build a new manufacturing facility in the Netherlands. The new manufacturing facility at the Riegmeer Hoogeveen business park, budgeted at 150 million euros, will initially contribute an additional 40,000 tons of yogurt production capacity annually, FAGE said, and create 250 full-time …

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Germany, Switzerland send humanitarian aid, Greece didn’t activate EU mechanism

Germany and Switzerland are sending humanitarian aid to homeless refugees on the island of Lesvos after the fire burned down the Moria camp that hosted over 12,000 people. Humanitarian aid weighing 1.2 tons is expected to arrive in Greece from Switzerland on Friday afternoon in order to be distributed to …

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Netherlands places all Greek islands on “orange” travel list

The government in the Netherlands has placed Greece’s islands on its orange list of destinations approved for essential travel only. According to the directive issued by the Dutch Foreign Ministry, citizens of The Netherlands are “strongly discouraged” from traveling to the Greek islands and those who do will be subjected …

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Eurogroup fails to agree on coronavirus-funds, blame the Dutch

Εurozone finance ministers failed to agree on more support for coronavirus-hit economies. The breakdown at the eurogroup late on Tuesday came after Italy and the Netherlands squabbled over what conditions should be attached to euro zone credit, blocking progress on half a trillion euros worth of aid. The Eurogroup has …

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Coronavirus: Greece suspends more flights, no general repatriation

Flights from/to Holland and to/from Germany with the exception of Athens will be suspended as of Sunday, March 29, 2020,  head of Greece’s Civil Protection Nikos Hardalias said on Saturday. He announced that there will be no general repatriation for Greeks stranded abroad and cited a few exceptions. Based on …

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“Bilateral relations are excellent” say PM Mitsotakis, Dutch counterpart Rutte

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Tuesday met with his Dutch counterpart Mark Rutte in The Hague, where the two statesmen confirmed that “bilateral relations are excellent,” in joint statements after their meeting. Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said that the two countries were working closely together in the EU, NATO …

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Greek woman killed in Culemborg, Netherlands, partner arrested

A Greek national was killed in a violent crime in the Netherlands. The body of the woman was found in a Culemborg apartment on Monday morning. Her partner has been arrested. According to Dutch media, it was the 31-year-old man, also a Greek national, who told police where the  woman …

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“Italy and Greece allow migrants slip to Europe,” claims Dutch Migration Minister

The Dutch government has accused Italy and Greece of allowing two-thirds of migrants arriving on their shores to slip into the Europe by failing to register them properly as the EU rift over the migrant crisis deepens. Dutch migration minister,  Mark Harbers, made his remarks as he sought to underline …

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