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Strong reaction in Athens to Turkish officials’ map questioning Greece’s sovereignty

A public post by top officials of a party in Turkey’s ruling coalition showing a map which depicts Greek territory as Turkish is an especially aggressive and provocative action, which is entirely to be condemned, diplomatic sources underlined on Sunday. Unfortunately, they added, it is “part of an escalation of the extreme Turkish rhetoric that …

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Authorities announce 13,306 new cases of Covid-19

Greek health authorities announced 13,306 new cases of Covid-19 and 28 virus-related deaths on Sunday. The National Organization for Public Health (EODY) also announced 103 intubated patients are being treated in Intensive Care Units. The total number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Greece since the start of the pandemic rose to 3,843,142, with a …

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Express port bus X80 “Piraeus-Acropolis-Syntagma” resumes operation

June 1, 2022 FEATURED, Tourism, Travel Leave a comment After two years of Covid, a message of return to normalcy: express touristic bus line X80 linking toe port of Piraeus to Acropolis and Syntagma in downtown Athens is resuming its operation. The line addressed mainly cruise ship passengers. The itineraries started on Saturday, May 28, …

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Stunning Dior Fashion Show Held at Athens Panathenaic Stadium By Bella Kontogianni June 18, 2021

A jaw-dropping Dior fashion show was held in Athens at the Panathenaic Stadium on Thursday for the major fashion house’s “Cruise 2022” collection. Setting the show at the world famous, historically significant, and most importantly decidedly Grecian “Kallimarmaro” stadium is clearly a nod to ancient Greece, which acts as a huge inspiration for Dior. Dior …

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Greek Husband of Caroline Crouch Confesses to Brutal Murder By Tasos Kokkinidis June 17, 2021

Babis Anagnostopoulos and Caroline Crouch. Credit: Instagram/flying.babis Late on Thursday, Greek police charged the husband of Caroline Crouch for her brutal murder on May 11 in Athens. Babis Anagnostopoulos confessed committing the crime. Twenty-year-old Crouch was strangled to death in front of her 11-month-old daughter at their home near Athens on May 11. Anagnostopoulos initially …

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ISAP, tram workers will not stage full strike on Wednesday

The union representing workers on Athens’ ISAP electric railway and tram have decided not to participate in the full, 24-hour strike organized by the civil servants’ union ADEDY on Wednesday. In an announcement on Tuesday, STASY said it would limit its protest action against the government’s labor reform bill to a work stoppage starting at …

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Better viewing at the renovated National Gallery

The expanded space of the National Gallery has been hailed as a success by three art experts who have visited the venue since it reopened to the public on May 14 after undergoing major renovation work. Manos Dimitrakopoulos, Irene Orati and Stefanos Daskalakis note that the main improvements are the larger rooms, careful lighting and …

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French Open runner-up Tsitsipas says he learned a lesson

When Stefanos Tsitsipas’ first Grand Slam final had ended, he sank into his changeover chair and buried his head in a towel. Novak Djokovic has that effect on opponents. Tsitsipas built a big lead and appeared on his way to an upset victory at the French Open, but Djokovic mounted an improbable comeback to win …