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Bulgaria, Greece and Serbia sign 5G Corridor deal for driverless vehicles

The European Commission has stated that the Bulgarian and Greek transport ministers, Ivaylo Moskovski and Nikos Papas, and Tatjana Matić of the Ministry of Trade, Tourism and Telecommunications of Serbia, have signed an agreement at the Digital Assembly 2018 in Sofia to develop an experimental 5G cross-border corridor that will …

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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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Presidential decree gives green-light to Hellinikon Project in old Athens airport

A presidential decree giving the go-ahead to the development of Hellinikon south of Athens was signed by four ministers in charge of the investment on Friday, in the presence of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. The decree will need to be reviewed by the Council of State “within 2017, exactly as …

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More hurdles ahead for Helliniko privatization project in Athens

Greece’s Culture Minister has reportedly signed off on a decision by the influential Central Archaeology Council (KAS) designating 28 hectares of land at the former Athens airport as entailing “archaeological interest”. The disused Athens airport and adjoining tracts of land comprise the landmark Helleniko project, billed as the biggest real …

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“Greece has Soul”: Breathtaking Aerial Dance by Katerina Soldatou (videos)

Amazing project, breathtaking performances. Extreme aerial dance artist Katerina Soldatou performs impressive acrobatic from bridges and cliff to raise awareness over environmental issues and respect for the history of each place. In June, Soldatou performed form the Bridge of Chalkida. 35 meters above the sea. The Extreme aerial dance performance …

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FabLab training space teaches modern technologies to young refugees

In the context of the migration crisis in Europe, many refugees are nowadays blocked in camps or towns in Greece for an indeterminate length of time and with few future perspectives. Young people are often full of energy and enthusiasm, but they lack the opportunity to make use of it. …

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Athens – Event: Telescopes enable Observation of the Planet Mars (Nov 21-27/2016)

With telescopes set up in seven points in Athens, the National Geographic in cooperation with the Athens Observatory offer a unique opportunity for stargazers: the Observation Week of the Planet Mars”. The telescopes will be set in Zappeion in downtown Athens as well as in the south suburbs of Palio …

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Church Heritage project for €2.5 million? “No, thanks,” says Archbishop Ieronymos

It’s the same old mentality that rules here: get as much public money as possible. It’s the same old mentality that prevails here and makes us, average Greeks believe that “nothing will change in this country.” In times of harshest austerity with families unable to feed their kids and patients …

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Why Noah’s Ark would never have been built in Greece

You think, Noah would have been able to build the famous Ark in case he was living in Greece? That would be a very big #FAIL. The human-animal-rescue project would be have been able to conclude for three simple reasons: 1) the notorious Greek bureaucracy 2) the slowness of the Greek public sector …

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