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Athens
20
02
2024
Traffic restrictions announced for farmers' rally today downtown

Police representatives said the main concern was to ensure there was no excessive interruption of traffic in the Greek capital. Specificially, tractors will be accompanied by p...

Traffic restrictions announced for farmers' rally today downtown
GR-flagged, US-owned ship reports missile attack off Yemen
GR-flagged, US-owned ship reports missile attack off Yemen

The crew was unharmed in the incident, which occurred 93 nautical miles east of Aden, Yemen, it said. Separately, the United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO) agency said it had received a report of an incident in the area and that authorities were investigating it. Iran-aligned Houthi forces have launch...

Presidents’ Birthday 2024
Presidents’ Birthday 2024

This holiday marks the birthdays of U.S. Presidents George Washington and Abraham Lincoln.

Kefalogianni: Greece aims at higher tourism revenues from the expansion to new markets
Kefalogianni: Greece aims at higher tourism revenues from the expansion to new markets

Given the geopolitical developments in the wider region as well as the current situation in European countries for Greek tourism, the Ministry of Tourism places special emphasis on the US market, Kefalogianni stressed, aiming to make Greece a Top of Mind destination for Americans. In order for Greece to climb to the ...

Athens Local News

Farmers: This is how the transition to Athens will take place - The tractors, the "excursionists" and the police plan
Athens
19
02
2024
Farmers: This is how the transition to Athens will take place - The tractors, the "excursionists" and the police plan

In the last few hours, farmers, breeders and beekeepers are organizing every detail for their smooth entry into the capital in view of the huge rally, having on their side labor u...

5 Romantic Ideas to Celebrate Valentine's Day in Athens
Athens
14
02
2024
5 Romantic Ideas to Celebrate Valentine's Day in Athens

Here are seven updated places in Athens where love blossoms, accompanied by dining and drinking recommendations:

Student rallies against private universities continue this week
Athens
13
02
2024
Student rallies against private universities continue this week

Protesters gathered outside the Hellenic Education Ministry. A follow-up rally is planned for February 15th. The new bill has been submitted for public consultation for 10 days. The government wants to allow overseas universities to set up branch...

Greece News

New energy corridors in the Balkans with a focus on Greece
18
02
2024
New energy corridors in the Balkans with a focus on Greece

The acquisitions of PPC in Romania and the expected continuation in Bulgaria or other countries in the region along with the new initiatives of the Independent Power Transmission ...

Carbon Based Lifeforms | Athens | February 17
Athens
17
02
2024
Carbon Based Lifeforms | Athens | February 17

The Swedish duo’s latest album, “Seeker” (2023), showcases their trademark ambient sounds, filled with layered synthesizers and intricate electronic beats. Doors open: 21:30. Pre-sale tickets are available at Viva’s mor...

Bomb hoax temporarily shuts streets around Parliament
Athens
18
02
2024
Bomb hoax temporarily shuts streets around Parliament

Authorities had closed the streets around Parliament, in central Athens, shortly after a woman called TV station Ant1 at 6.30 p.m. Saturday warning that the bomb would explode at 7.15 p.m. Traffic resumed opened shortly after 7.30 p.m., police sa...

International News

Paris 2024: National teams learn opponents
Doha
18
02
2024
Paris 2024: National teams learn opponents

The draw held in Doha pitted the Tokyo silver medalists against new world champions Croatia and finalists Italy, while the group is completed by the USA, Montenegro and Romania, w...

Navalny’s ‘courage will not be forgotten,’ says Mitsotakis
Athens
17
02
2024
Navalny’s ‘courage will not be forgotten,’ says Mitsotakis

“Alexei Navalny fought fiercely for democracy and stood up to a brutal, authoritarian regime. A regime that made sure Navalny paid for his bravery first with his freedom, and now with his life” Mitsotakis said, in a social media post. ...

Greek-owned bulker targeted by missiles in Bab al-Mandab
Bab al-Mandab Strait
13
02
2024
Greek-owned bulker targeted by missiles in Bab al-Mandab

The bulker was reportedly hit and suffered damage to its the starboard side, Ambrey added. Ambrey had first reported that the carrier had sighted a projectile near the vessel 23 nautical miles (43km) northeast of Djibouti’s Khor Angar and 4...

Panorama News

My Funny Valentine
Athens
14
02
2024
My Funny Valentine

At the popular Half Note Jazz Club (17 Trivonianou, Mets), the trio will pay homage to the legendary jazz figure, Chet Baker, known for his sensitive and cool sounds. Polyzogopoul...

Around 24 hours with strong storms and southerlies up to 9 Beaufort
Athens
11
02
2024
Around 24 hours with strong storms and southerlies up to 9 Beaufort

The temperatures, however, according to Mr. Arniakos, will not drop much, they will drop a bit due to the cloudiness, but due to the southerlies they will remain at 15-16 degrees Celsius, more reminiscent of October and November than February. In...

Posidonia to showcase all new technologies
Athens
11
02
2024
Posidonia to showcase all new technologies

As technology becomes mission critical for the shipping sector, companies are becoming early adopters and direct investors in new technologies. In recent years the shipping industry has taken huge steps toward the digitalization of its operations...

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