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 2021-12-05 01:46 

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Inside a sequencing lab on the front lines of America's search for Omicron...

Researchers in Nebraska had just finished sequencing six samples of the omicron variant, the most discovered anywhere in the United States. They just didn't know it yet....

 2021-12-05 00:25 

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Booster shot appointments reach 193,000 overnight...

A total of 193,000 appointments for a Covid-19 booster shot were made through the online platform since Friday night, according to data by the Ministry of Digital Governance....

 2021-12-04 22:01 

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Risk of relapse...

Friday's invasion of the Aristotle University administration building by a group of anarchists is the latest in a series of incidents that show universities are in danger of slipping into the old routine of violence and delinquency....

 2021-12-04 22:00 

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The imaginary maps of gray Erdogan...

Megalo Dereio is a mountain village in the Evros regional unit near the border with Turkey. It is often used by human trafficking networks that smuggle undocumented migrants....

 2021-12-04 19:55 

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Pope meets the Archbishop of Athens...

At the arrival of Pope Francis at the Athens Archdiocese, and as he was walking inside the headquarters of the Church of Greece, an elderly priest shouted "Pope, you are a heretic," before he was removed by police....

 2021-12-04 19:37 

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US investment interest strong for Alexandroupoli and Kavala...

US Ambassador Geoffrey Pyatt revealed on Friday there are two strong American bidders for the privatization of Alexandroupoli and Kavala (Black Summit and Quintana)....

 2021-12-04 18:01 

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St Paul's Bazaar | Athens | December 5...

The annual Christmas bazaar of St Paul's Anglican Church is back, and will be taking place in the foyer of the War Museum in Athens on Sunday, December 5....

 2021-12-04 15:46 

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Greece's Alexandroupoli hosts the largest transfer of US military equipment...

On Friday the northern Greek port city of Alexandroupolis hosted the largest transfer of US military equipment through the port to date as part of the Atlantic Resolve 2021 exercise....

 2021-12-04 15:30 

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Covid-19: Intubations rise to 697, new infections ease to 5,157...

Health authorities announced 5,157 new coronavirus infections for the 24-hour period ending 3 p.m. Saturday, down on Friday's figure of 6,201....

 2021-12-04 14:54 

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Teacher who hit vocational school student fired...

Greece's Education Ministry accepted this week a recommendation by a disciplinary committee to fire a male teacher of an Attica vocational school who was caught in a video hitting a female student in the classroom....

 2021-12-04 14:39 

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Faces of Athens over 200 years...

The bicentennial of the start of the Greek War of Independence has yielded a rich harvest of books in English that shed new light on this seminal event in Greek and European history....

 2021-12-04 14:24 

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Three jailed over fake IDs scam...

A police officer, an employee at a municipal birth registry office and an Albanian national, all accused of being part of a criminal gang supplying fake Greek IDs to criminals and foreign nationals, were remanded early Saturday after a lengthy deposition ...

 2021-12-04 13:54 

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Pope Francis meets Mitsotakis as part of Athens visit...

Visiting Pope Francis met with Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Saturday afternoon, as part of the religious leader's there-day visit to the country which started earlier in the day....

 2021-12-04 13:02 

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Kallos | Online...

The Museum of Cycladic Art has unveiled a microsite allowing audiences far and wide to enjoy the spectacular displays of its ongoing exhibition "Kallos: The Ultimate Beauty."...

 2021-12-04 12:37 

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Top court: Mandatory vaccination is constitutional...

The Council of State, Greece's highest administrative court, ruled Friday that the mandatory vaccination of health workers, the fire brigade and others against Covid-19 does not violate the Greek Constitution....

 2021-12-04 12:29 

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Former president Sartzetakis hospitalized in ICU with pneumonia...

Former president Christos Sartzetakis is being treated for pneumonia in the intensive care unit of Laiko General Hospital in Athens, the hospital announced in a press release Saturday....

 2021-12-04 11:43 

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Pope Francis warns of 'retreating democracy' in the world...

Pope Francis on Saturday warned about a "retreating of democracy" in Europe and the world in his first speech in Athens as he started his three-day visit to Greece....

 2021-12-04 11:03 

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More US equipment arrives at Alexandroupolis...

US helicopters and vehicles arrived in Alexandroupoli on Friday in what Greek and American officials described as the largest deployment of US forces through the northern Greek port to the Black Sea and Eastern Europe....

 2021-12-04 10:53 

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President Sakellaropoulou greets Pope Francis...

Pope Francis arrived at the Presidential Mansion on Saturday where he was greeted President Katerina Sakellaropoulou....

 2021-12-04 10:07 

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Digital tools for investors...

Some significant steps may have already been taken to simplify investment procedures in Greece, but the single digital map that the Technical Chamber of Greece (TEE) is set to start developing is expected to improve the activities of investors considerabl...

 2021-12-04 10:06 

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Two more suspected Omicron cases detected in Greece...

Two more people who travelled from South Africa to Greece are suspected of being infected with the Omicron variant, after they tested positive for the coronavirus a few days ago, Health Minister Thanos Plevris announced Saturday....

 2021-12-04 09:51 

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Pope Francis arrives in Athens...

Pope Francis arrived at Athens International Airport in Athens, Greece, on Saturday, where he was welcomed by Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias....

 2021-12-04 09:29 

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Minister blasts ramp blockers...

Citizens' Protection Minister Panagiotis Theodorikakos on Friday decried the "uncivilized"; behavior of those who fail to respect people with disabilities by blocking ramps on streets and sidewalks....

 2021-12-04 09:12 

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Over 3,500 officers deployed for security...

Police sources said Friday that more than 3,500 officers will be on hand in Athens for the implementation of the security measures on the occasion of the three-day official visit of Pope Francis to Greece, which begins on Saturday....

 2021-12-04 08:41 

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Greece joins UNESCO's decision-making club...

Greece has joined the club of 21 countries that decide which monuments will be included in the UNESCO list of World Heritage sites....

 2021-12-04 08:12 

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In Greece, Pope to seek deeper ties with eastern churches...

Pope Francis heads to Greece Saturday for the second leg of his trip to the region, with meetings in Athens aimed at bolstering recently-mended ties between the Vatican and Orthodox churches....

 2021-12-04 07:37 

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US recognizes Cyprus' right to develop its resources...

The United States reiterated its support for Cyprus' natural gas exploration projects, following the country's awarding of an exploration licence in the Mediterranean to Exxon Mobil and Qatar Petroleum this week....

 2021-12-04 07:20 

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Raising a wall against Omicron...

Despite the fact that the government continues to insist that there will not be a new lockdown, it has been constantly enacting new targeted measures aimed not only at bringing an end to the current fourth wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, but also to shield...

 2021-12-04 03:32 

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Hundreds of companies promised to help save forests. Did they?...

When a shopper in New York, say, plucks a Milky Way bar from a grocery store shelf, that shopper becomes the final link in a long chain that might have started on a patch of land in Ghana, where a tropical forest recently stood....

 2021-12-04 02:06 

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Credit transfer fraud cases quadruple...

Bank account hijacking has soared in Greece, as the growing phenomenon of credit transfer fraud the illegal transfer of money from one account to another increased fourfold last year, according to the Bank of Greece....

 2021-12-04 01:46 

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North Macedonia says goodbye to 45 killed in Bulgaria bus crash...

Hundreds of mourners gathered in a village cemetery in North Macedonian in a cold rain on Friday to lay to rest 10 local inhabitants including eight schoolchildren who were among 45 people killed in a bus crash in Bulgaria....

 2021-12-04 01:15 

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Some 49% of EU firms saw sales drop in 2020...

Half of European Union enterprises saw turnover decline last year, an annual investment survey by the European Investment Bank has shown, as the Covid-19 crisis ripped through the European economy, shutting businesses for months and severely curtailing ac...

 2021-12-04 00:31 

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One-year T-bills to be auctioned on Wednesday...

The Public Debt Management Agency (PDMA) announced on Friday that on Wednesday, December 8, Greece will auction 52-week treasury bills, in book entry form, with maturity on December 9, 2022....

 2021-12-03 21:24 

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Red surge, Green decline...

The visits of Greek teams to Russia this week could have hardly had any more differences between them, as Olympiakos triumphed at UNICS, while Panathinaikos suffered at the hands fo CSKA....

 2021-12-03 19:34 

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ATHEX: Trading week culminates on a high note...

Athinon Avenue ended the week with moderate gains for most stocks that extended the benchmark's advance in comparison with the previous Friday....

 2021-12-03 19:18 

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The pope, the patriarch and good will...

Pope Francis' visit to Greece, at the invitation of President Katerina Sakellaropoulou on the occasion of the 200th anniversary of the start of the War of Independence, is a significant contribution to the examination of the Greeks' identity and o...

 2021-12-03 18:56 

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Ministries to relocate to abandoned PYRKAL complex...

Buildings with some 62,000 square meters of office space and a maximum height of 28 meters are set to be constructed in the abandoned PYRKAL industrial complex at Agios Dimitrios, to house ministries that will be transferred there from the center of Athen...

 2021-12-03 18:35 

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Greek startups' attractive salaries...

Greek technology startups are a major attraction for young talent in the country as they offer much more competitive salaries compared to other sectors of the local economy, according to a new study by Marathon Venture Capital....

 2021-12-03 18:26 

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Cyprus says will continue East Med gas exploration, rebuffs Turkey...

Cyprus on Friday rebuffed claims it was violating Turkey's continental shelf by awarding an exploration licence in the Mediterranean to Exxon Mobil and Qatar Petroleum, saying it was within its sovereign rights....

 2021-12-03 18:23 

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Investigation launched after police fire shot during car chase...

An investigation is underway after a police officer fired a shot during a car chase in northern Athens on Friday. According to reports, officers of the DIAS motorcycle-riding unit attempted to stop a car which contained three people, said to be members of...

 2021-12-03 18:12 

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Moody's and 'pocket money'...

Moody's was expected to upgrade Greece's credit rating on November 19 and the prime minister's office and the finance ministers were all standing by....

 2021-12-03 18:01 

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VAT losses at 5.3 billion during 2019...

Greece lost 5.3 billion euros in revenues from value-added tax in 2019, according to a new study published on Thursday by the European Commission....

 2021-12-03 17:46 

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Argolida air pollution levels cause concern...

Local government officials in Argolida in the northern Peloponnese are calling for a comprehensive study into the impact on air quality of olive pomace treatment plants operating near the town of Nafplio....

 2021-12-03 17:43 

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Pope says migrants living in gulag conditions amid indifference...

Pope Francis, at an emotional meeting with migrants, said on Friday he had a responsibility to tell the hard truth about the suffering of refugees, many held in conditions he compared to those in Nazi and Soviet camps....

 2021-12-03 17:32 

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Platform for booster shot after three months opens Friday...

From Friday evening, citizens will be able to book their booster shot for the Covid-19 vaccine three months after their second vaccine, a Health Ministry official has announced....

 2021-12-03 17:32 

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Remains of bus crash victims returned to North Macedonia...

Two Bulgarian military planes landed in North Macedonia Friday to return the remains of 45 people killed in a bus crash in Bulgaria last month to their families for burial....

 2021-12-03 17:32 

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Cartoon by Ilias Makris (03/12/2021)...
 2021-12-03 17:23 

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Video emerges of teacher hitting vocational student in classroom...

A video emerged Friday showing a male teacher in a vocational school in Attica hitting a female student in a classroom....

 2021-12-03 16:14 

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Covid: 6,201 new cases, 97 deaths, 694 intubated...

Health authorities announced 6,201 new coronavirus infections for the 24-hour period ending 3 p.m. Friday, down on Thursday's figure of 6,260....

 2021-12-03 16:09 

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Pope to facilitate relocation of 50 migrants, Cyprus says...

Cyprus said on Friday that 50 migrants in the country would be relocated as part of an initiative by Pope Francis coinciding with his visit to the island....

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