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Greek Captain takes out title of NATO’s Best Warrior Pilot

A Greek pilot has been named Best Warrior Pilot by NATO. Captain Kosmas Chalaris of the 331 All-Weather Squadron of the 114 Combat Wing of the Hellenic Air Force was …

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WWF report shows Greece lags behind in environmental law implementation

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) rings alarm bells over Greece’s poor performance regarding environmental protection in a review of the organisation’s local branch. According to its recently released 14th annual …

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Violent protests mark 10th anniversary of Grigoropoulos’ death

Multiple protests took place yesterday in Athens and Thessaloniki on the 10th anniversary of the fatal police shooting of teen Alexandros Grigoropoulos, with clashes between anti-riot police and protesters continuing …

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Greek passport offers access to 164 countries

Among the world’s most powerful passports according to the Global Passport Power Rank for 2018 released this week by financial advisory firm Arton Capital, is the Greek passport. Allowing access to 164 …

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Rhodes shocked by violent crime

Two men were arrested on Tuesday in Rhodes for the brutal killing of a university student this week, in a case that has shaken the local community, but also upset …

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Three Greek cities among the World’s Top City Destinations of 2018

Global market research company Euromonitor International has just released its Top 100 City Destinations 2018 report, ranking cities across the globe based on international tourist arrivals. Three Greek cities have …

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FYROM PM’s statement about teaching ‘Macedonian language’ in Greece causes controversy

The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) surpassed yet another hurdle on its way to ratify the Prespes Agreement on Sunday. The country voted in Parliament for a second reading …

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Over 1,000 unaccompanied migrant children in Greece receive shelter and education

The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) has announced that since the beginning of the year it has provided food and shelter to over 1,114 unaccompanied minors. Made possible thanks to …

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Kostopoulos’ death connected to police abuse, investigation shows

An investigation into the death of LGBTQI activist, Zak Kostopoulos has indicated that the abuse he suffered by the four police officers that were present on the scene could have …

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Greek police uncover gold-smuggling organisation resulting in 59 arrests

Greek authorities have managed to lift the veil on one of the greatest crime syndicates in the country to date. A gold-smuggling business that had been operating for at least …