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Buying Greek property (and residency) is most popular among Chinese and Russian investors

Greece’s residency-for-investment program seems to be delivering results since it began in mid-2014. More specifically, in order for someone to acquire Greek residency, they would need to make an investment …

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90% overall increase of asylum-seekers entering Greece, says Frontex

In the first five months of 2018 Greece has been Europe’s top entry point for refugees and migrants according to the most recent report from European Union border agency Frontex. …

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Turkish court rejects appeal for Greek officers’ release for the fourth time

The Turkish court has reportedly rejected the fourth consecutive appeal for the release of Greek αrmy officers Dimitros Kouklatzis and Aggelos Mitretodis who have been imprisoned in a maximum security prison …

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Greek tourism gets a boost from major travel operator

Greece’s tourist industry is getting ready for yet another blockbuster summer and travel giant Thomas Cook wants a starring role. It has announced it will put $150 million into strengthening …

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Ancient Crete theatre re-opens with Homer’s Odyssey

The recently restored Ancient Theatre of Aptera in Chania on the island of Crete will re-open after 17 centuries with a free, dramatised performance of a passage from Homer’s Odyssey. …

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Harvard nabs archive of Greek poet Nikos Gatsos

The archive of the 20th century poet and lyricist Nikos Gatsos will be held at the Harvard Library in the US. The Harvard Library has a illustrious collections of Greek …

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Rodent infestation in cemeteries in Northern Greece

A rodent infestation in cemeteries in the Kalamaria region in Thessaloniki has seen a local prosecutor order a preliminary investigation into the problem following complaints made by the union of …

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Greek students aim for outer space, fresh food pack attached

Two students from the Agricultural University of Athens have invented a “Space Agrobox” allowing astronauts to grow their own fresh food in space. “In a specially designed capsule it is possible …

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Greece and India to strengthen economic ties

Shipping, tourism and agriculture will be the focus of a bilateral economic relationship between Greece and India in a plan announced during the visit  by India’s President Ram Nath Kovind …

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Two attacks on immigrants in Athens say police

Greek police say that a suspected extreme nationalist has been arrested and they are seeking another man after two attacks on immigrants in Athens. In a police statement yesterday, police …