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Construction and over-tourism threaten three Aegean islands

Three Greek islands in the Aegean Sea, that is Sifnos, Serifos and Folegandros, are included in the short list of the 11 most endangered monuments and cultural heritage sites in Europe for 2024, the pan-European NGO Europa Nostra and the Institute of the European Investment Bank announced on Tuesday. The …

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Bomb threat in Athens airport; Canadian journalist arrested

A “bomb threat” on an airplane from Tel Aviv to Eleftherios Venizelos international airport in Athens on Thursday evening mobilized authorities and special forces until it proved it was a prank by an alleged Canadian journalist. According to preliminary media information, the man approached the info box at the airport …

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Bomb threat: F-16s escort Ryanair plane from Poland to Greece

Greek F-16 fighter jets took off on Sunday afternoon to escort a Ryanair civilian airplane Boeing 738 to International Airport Eleftherios BVenizelos in Athens after a bomb alert. In the last few moments, a Ryanair flight, FR6385, was escorted into Athens by F-16s following a bomb threat against the flight. …

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Turkey directly threatens Greece with war

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu directly threatened Greece with war if it proceeds with the extension of its territorial waters south and west of the island of Crete. Prompt was the reaction of Greece with ruling New Democracy MEPs to urge the European Commission to take measures against Turkey’s aggressiveness. …

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Greek FM Dendias slams Turkey’s missiles strike threat

Greece’s foreign minister has lashed out at Turkey after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatened to strike Athens with ballistic missiles. “It is unacceptable and universally condemnable for threats of a missile attack against Greece to be made by an allied country, a NATO member,” Nikos Dendias said Monday, arriving …

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Acropolis and other Greek monuments at risk due to climate change

The monuments of the Acropolis rock as well as monuments of the Greek heritage at the coastal   and submarine sites are at imminent risk due to the climate change. Even exhibits and paintings found in museums are negatively affected by the evolving reversal of the climate year after year. This …

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Bomb threat that forced Condor flight to land in Crete proves to be a hoax

Security control checks on the Condor Airlines plane at the airport of Chania concluded around 4 o’ clock Friday morning. Explosives disposal units from the Army and the Police thoroughly and two specially trained dogs conducted search on the plane but also on passengers’ luggage. No bomb or other explosives …

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Greek actor threatens to commit suicide if his pension undergo further cuts

Greek Actor Dinos Karydis warned that he would committee suicide, should his pension undergo further cuts. On his social media accounts on Facebook and Twitter, Karydis uploaded a macabre picture of himself lying on a bed and looking like sleeping or unconscious. He wrote: “If my pension undergoes further gut …

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Turkey’s PM disputes Greece’s sovereignty over 130 islets and rocks in the Aegean

Turkey’s appetite for expansion has not been satisfied with the massive airspace violations, the provocative visit of its top brass at Imia islet and the challenging statements. Now Prime Minister Binali Yildirim wants 130 islets and rocks i the Aegean Sea. Speaking to reporters in Ankara, Yildirim said that there …

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Rebel Yell: BoG Stournaras warns “Germany is a threat for the eurozone, not Greece”

Bank of Greece governor and former Memorandum of Understanding II Finance Minister Yannis Stournaras finally ound back to his rebel alter ego of social democracy and other nice stuff. Apparently tied of being a slave of the creditors, rebel Stournaras raised his head and attacked … Germany. “The present risks …

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ECB Vice Constancio: Grexit threat was “never for real”

Vice President of the European Central Bank Vitor Constancio openly  admitted that the threat of kicking Greece out of the euro zone during the spring negotiations was “never for real” because it would not be legal. So simple. So cynical. So unabashed. So real. In an interview to Reuters, Vitor …

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EU Commissioner Moscovici urges Greek voters to support “Europe” & “growth-friendly reforms” (lol)

Short after Prime Minister Antonis Samaras announced that early election will take place on January 25th 2015, Pierre Moscovici, Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs, issued a statement urging voters to support Europe. In his statement Moscovici claimed that the reforms are “growth-friendly”, there where millions of …

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German FinMin Threatens Greek Voters 36 Hours Before the Elections

The man has nerve. And urgently needs crash courses in Democracy. German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble intervened in the democratic process of elections and openly threatened Greek voters. In an attempt to influence the free democratic choice, Schaeuble said that “if  Greek voters were to vote for a majority that does not …

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Greek Defense Minister: Turkish Threat is Real

“Turkish threat is not theoretical, it is real” said Greek Defense Minister Panos Beglitis during a visit to Cyprus. “We see it on the Aegean Sea, We see it in Cyprus through the occupational presence of the Turkish army, a result of the invasion in 1974.” Also Begliti’s predecessorEvangelos Venizelos …

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