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Goats have eaten their way through Samothraki, threatening the Greek island’s natural environment

There has been plenty of talk over climate change posing a threat to the environment. But on the Greek island of Samothraki, it is the goats that are posing the most …

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Toddler drowns on Greek beach after exiting migrant camp

A Syrian toddler has drowned at a beach in southern Greece, after wandering away from his parents and exiting a migrant camp. The boy, aged two-and-a-half, left the camp located in …

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‘Did Christians act as jihadists at Crete’s Eleftherna?’ asks lead archaeologist

Plans are underway to make the Eleftherna region in the prefecture of Rethymno, Crete, an important tourist destination for visitors to view the archaeological treasures found in the area in …

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‘We have told the Turks that illegal drilling is unacceptable,’ says US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo as protesters clash outside

The US gave its verbal support to Greece during the visit of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to Athens. In joint statements made with Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias …

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Greek government efforts to handle migration issues: stakeholder meetings for an effective EU policy

The migration issue and efforts by both the Greek government and the EU to manage the surge of migrant inflows to the Aegean islands is the focus of high-level meetings …

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Deaths outnumbered births: Greek population decline continued for the eighth consecutive year

Deaths in Greece outpaced the number of births in 2018 for the eighth consecutive year, according to data of the Hellenic Statistical Authority on Tuesday. The population registered a net …

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Hopes run high for Marijuana law reform in Greece

Last week was the first time that a Greek store selling marijuana paraphernalia, CBD Oil Shop, was blessed by a Greek Orthodox priest. Archbishop Ireneos of Crete, blessed CBC Oil …

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Coke adds strife with its ad campaign in Greece

Greek-owned beverage companies on Tuesday lodged an official complaint with the Greek Ministry of Culture regarding Coca Cola’s marketing strategy and use of Greek national symbols on its packaging. The …

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Thomas Cook collapse could cost Greek economy over €2.5 billion, survey estimates

Aside from the immediate repercussions of Thomas Cook’s collapse, the consequences are sure to be felt well into 2020. According to a survey released on Tuesday, the British global travel …

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Golden Dawn leadership soon to take the stand, six years after the murder of rapper Pavlos Fyssas

Golden Dawn members will take the stand, six years after rapper Pavlos Fyssas was murdered by Giorgos Roupakias, a self-proclaimed member of the group. Defence lawyers say that the party’s …