Commenting on the progress report on the refugee crisis published on Wenesday (10.02) by the European Commision, Migration Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos praised Athens and Rome for a "spectacular" increase in how many arrivals they are…

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More than 20,000 migrants and refugees were stranded in Greece over the weekend after neighboring states to its north decided unilaterally to shut down their borders to migrant flows, as the European Union and Athens hammered out emergency measu…

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Are there areas in the Aegean Sea that need to be slated for protection in order to safeguard the marine environment and biodiversity? 30 researchers gave the scientific answer to this question after studying human activity in the archipelago and it…

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Following yesterday’s meeting with Turkey’s Prime Minister Davutoğlu (7.3) on the refugee and migrant situation, in particular as regards the Western Balkans route, the EU heads of state or government issued a joint statement and agreed t…

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The exhibition ‘Ghika, Craxton, Leigh Fermor: Charmed lives in Greece’ (Benaki Museum, 7.6.2017 - 10.9.2017), presents the friendship of three significant figures, the artists Nikos Hatzikyriakos-Ghika (1906-1994) and John Craxton (1922-2…

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Since the summer of 2015, Greece has been experiencing a huge migratory wave. Every day, hundreds of migrants, including refugees, cross the Greek borders in hopes of reachïng Western Europe. In order to tackle this crisis, Greece has ushered a…

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Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and the chairman of the state controlled China Ocean Shipping Company (Cosco) Xu Lirong, penned a deal on Friday (8.4) for the sale of a majority stake of the Piraeus Port Authority (OLP) to Cosco. The signing cere…

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Until now, the treatment of very difficult brain cases, such as giant aneurysms, arterial stenosis or tumors would lead most Greeks to seek help in large private hospitals. In the island of Lesvos, currently under the spotlight for the immense flow o…

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On this week's culture and events agenda: musical walks in Kypseli by the Breakfast Club quartet, the Meet Market Bazaar at Technopolis, the photo exhibition  “Why? Children on the Move” at Benaki Museum, a fintech competition b…

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In its first attempt to return to the bond market in three years as its debt crisis eases, the Greek government officially launched the process for a new bond offering on Monday (24.07) afternoon. Greece  invited holders of its 4.75 percent out…

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