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Athens
25
02
2024
Unveiling '70 Years of Friendship: Greece's photographic journey through the Korean War Era

The exhibition was supported by the Hellenic Ministry of National Defense and set up in collaboration with the National Historical Museum of Greece. This exhibition of Robert McCa...

Unveiling '70 Years of Friendship: Greece's photographic journey through the Korean War Era
Hellenic cinema funds gets a boost
Hellenic cinema funds gets a boost

The programs will be bankrolled through the Recovery and Resilience Facility (RFF), while just last week, the GFC approved financial support for 13 film projects to the tune of 1,262,000 euros. “Our goal is both to strengthen domestic film producers and to attract producers from abroad, as well as to promote ...

EMY Emergency Bulletin: "Spring" is leaving - Rains and storms are coming
EMY Emergency Bulletin: "Spring" is leaving - Rains and storms are coming

The intense phenomena that will start from the west will quickly spread to the central and eastern mainland, the Cyclades and Crete and gradually to the islands of the eastern Aegean and the Dodecanese. The phenomena will be accompanied by strengthened southeasterly winds up to 7 and locally in the Ionian 8 Beaufor...

Sakkari and coach splitting up after 6 years working together
Sakkari and coach splitting up after 6 years working together

“Thank you for all the emotions, the support on and off the court, and the belief you had in me since day one. We grew together, and you helped me realize that everything is possible. Not only did you make me a better tennis player, but you also made me a better person,” Sakkari posted Thursday on social m...

Athens Local News

Thousands rally in Athens as Greek farmers step up protests
Athens
21
02
2024
Thousands rally in Athens as Greek farmers step up protests

Police estimate at least 8,000 farmers with 130 tractors joined the protest on Syntagma square, echoing grievances at similar demonstrations in France, Belgium, the Netherlands, P...

Traffic restrictions announced for farmers' rally today downtown
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 patrol cars from Kastro (Viotia prefecture) and from Megara (Attica Reg...

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 unions, students and mass organizations of Attica. In most areas, th...

Greece News

Flights to and from Heraklion airport resume on Saturday
Heraklion
24
02
2024
Flights to and from Heraklion airport resume on Saturday

  More specifically, procedures will resume from Saturday, 24th of February, 2024, at 15:00, the Civil Aviation Authority announced on Friday.

Eurostat: Greece exceeds EU average in RES share of electricity consumption in 2022
23
02
2024
Eurostat: Greece exceeds EU average in RES share of electricity consumption in 2022

In Greece, the RES share in electricity consumption in 2022 exceeded the European Union average to reach nearly 43%. Electricity from renewables dominates in Sweden, where the majority of its electricity consumption in 2022 came from renewable so...

Despite mounting criticism, Greece’s PM defends record on rule of law
Athens
21
02
2024
Despite mounting criticism, Greece’s PM defends record on rule of law

Kyriakos Mitsotakis blamed political opponents for the criticism of his center-right government and argued that the “country was at the center of a slander (campaign).” He hosted Roberta Metsola, the European Parliament president, who...

International News

16 Greek companies showcase at fashion exhibitions Pure London X Just Around the Corner & Scoop
London
24
02
2024
16 Greek companies showcase at fashion exhibitions Pure London X Just Around the Corner & Scoop

These leading international fashion trade shows, featuring women's and men's clothing, accessories, shoes, jewelry, and lifestyle products, are organized twice a year in L...

Tsitsipas: "I found my rhythm in the second set"
Los Campos
23
02
2024
Tsitsipas: "I found my rhythm in the second set"

The Greek champion struggled in the first set, but eventually overcame the American, Alexander Kovacevich (No. 100), 7-6(1) and 6-3 in 1 hour and 39 minutes and qualified for the semifinals of the tournament, where he will duel with Casper Rudd (No....

Borrell: Majority EU countries call for ‘immediate humanitarian pause’ in Gaza
Athens
23
02
2024
Borrell: Majority EU countries call for ‘immediate humanitarian pause’ in Gaza

Borrell added that the 26 agreed to “require an immediate humanitarian pause that would lead to a sustainable ceasefire, to the unconditional release of hostages, and to the provision of humanitarian assistance”. Borrell did not say w...

Panorama News

Eurostat: Greece ranks third in number of radio stations in EU
Athens
22
02
2024
Eurostat: Greece ranks third in number of radio stations in EU

According to the figures, released to mark World Radio Day, Spain, with 714 stations, Italy (679), Greece (599), France (343) and Portugal (299) held the top five spots in 2022 in...

Kefalogianni: Greece aims at higher tourism revenues from the expansion to new markets
Athens
19
02
2024
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...

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...

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