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Corinth Canal open to marine traffic, says managing company

The company managing the Corinth Canal said in a statement that marine traffic has not be halted. There is only a partial limitation for ships crossing, the company said in a statement. Early Thursday afternoon, rocks fell into the Canal and local media reported that the passage was closed to …

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Operation of Michelin star restaurant suspended for 48h over alleged tax violations

Tax inspectors from the Independent Authority for Public Revenues imposed a 48-hour suspension in the operation of One Michelin Star ‘Varoulko,’ one of the most prominent restaurants in Greece. The high quality sea food restaurant in Mikrolimano, Piraeus, fights back saying the decision was “unjust” and announces to appeal to …

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Greece police arrests 2 men in mob attack against Thessaloniki mayor Boutaris

Two people have been arrested as suspects participating in the attack against the mayor of  Thessaloniki, Yiannis Boutaris.  The two are a 20- and a 36-year-old man who has been known to police for thefts, media report adding that police has identified another eight persons from the rich attack footage …

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Imia “territorial waters and airspace are exclusively under Turkish sovereignty, says Foreign Ministry

In a delirium out of control, the Turkish Foreign Ministry launched a fierce attack against the European Union, Greece and Cyprus after the Commission report 2018. In an completely unacceptable and  provocative statement, Ankara claims that the islets of Imia “their territorial waters and airspace above them are exclusively under …

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PM Tsipras: “The Sultan” has to explain why Turkey has the two Greek soldiers still in detention

The Good Week started in Greece with the continuation of the war of words with neighboring Turkey, in new high tones. Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras sent a strong-worded response to Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who for one more time linked the case of the two Greek soldiers with the eight Turkish …

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Ankara claims “not doubt about Turkish sovereignty” over Imia islets

“The legal status of Imia is firmly established. Greek sovereignty over Imia is a given and beyond doubt,” Greek Foreign Ministry said on Saturday commenting on an unbelievable statement by the Turkish Foregin Ministry that raises …objections that the Imia islets in the Aegean are included in the “Natura 2000” …

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Novartis promises “fast, decisive actions” if wrongdoing found in investigation conducted by Greece & US

Swiss drugmaker Novartis has promised to take “fast and decisive action” should an investigation into alleged bribery in Greece find that its managers engaged in unethical or illegal conduct. The Basel-based company is in the midst of a bribery probe in which Greek prosecutors in early 2017 raided its offices …

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“Greece supports Spain’s territorial integrity” says the Foreign Ministry

The foreign ministry said on Sunday Greece rejects unilateral actions by Catalonia to undermine Spain’s territorial integrity, in the wake of the region’s parliamentary vote to declare independence from Spain. “Greece supports Spain’s territorial integrity and rejects unilateral actions that undermine the country’s unity and the immutability of borders,” the ministry …

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Cholera bacteria detected in Maternity Hospital in Athens

Cholera bacteria has been detected in one of the biggest public maternity hospitals in downtown Athens. First samples from stagnated water in the basement of the hospital that have been examined in the hospital laboratory have shown “potentially enteropathogenic microorganisms.” The Maternity Hospital “Elena Venizelos” in downtown Athens sealed one …

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Greek Orthodox Church calls on Gov’t to withdraw Gender Change bill

The Holy Synod of the Greek Orthodox Church urged the coalition government to withdraw a legislation on gender change that is to be voted through the Parliament on upcoming Monday. In a statement the Holy Synod said that the proposed bill challenges the feeling society, it torpedoes the sacred institution …

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IMF and ECB reach compromise on Greek banks, traders in ASE smile

The International Monetary Fund and the European Central Bank reached a compromise on the Greek banks: the ECB will accelerate stress tests, the IMF will give up its demand for full asset quality review (AQR). The International Monetary Fund said on Thursday that it sees no financial stability concerns in …

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G20 statement on climate change turns G19 against Trump

G20 leaders’ statement on climate change highlights rift with US. Joint statement points to US decision to withdraw from Paris agreement while other G20 countries see accord as ‘irreversible’ World leaders have made clear the US’s isolated stance on climate change, with 19 of the G20 countries affirming their commitment …

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