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SYRIZA leader Tsipras urges government to take measures ahead on heatwave

SYRIZA leader Tsipras urges government to take measures ahead on heatwave SYRIZA-Progressive Alliance leader Alexis Tsipras spoke on the phone with the director and chairman of the Board of the Athens Observatory, Professor Manolis Pleionis, “in view of the unprecedented heat wave that will hit our country in the coming days.” Tsipras noted in a […]

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Iconic Lycabettus Hill makeover moving ahead

Iconic Lycabettus Hill makeover moving ahead The first phase of a major makeover of the iconic Lycabettus Hill in central Athens finally got under way this month with anti-flood works on its southeast slope, near the upscale residential neighborhood of ​​Kolonaki, where the strongest floods have been recorded. The plan to make the popular 44.2 […]

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Tsitsipas trains ahead of Sunday opener

Tsitsipas trains ahead of Sunday opener Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece during training at Ariake Tennis Park, Tokyo, Friday. Third-seeded Stefanos Tsitsipas will play Germany’s Philipp Kohlschreiber in the first round of the Olympics men’s singles Sunday. [Reuters] Source : Newsroom Σύνδεσμος

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PM urges teachers to get vaccinated ahead of new school year

PM urges teachers to get vaccinated ahead of new school year Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis called on teachers and professors to get vaccinated against Covid-19 ahead of the reopening of schools and universities in September, to prevent contagion in classrooms. “From this podium, invite the educational staff, teachers and professors: Please, get vaccinated! So that […]

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Laschet, Draghi and our task ahead

Laschet, Draghi and our task ahead Angela Merkel’s successor in the leadership of the Christian Democratic Party and potential chancellor of Germany, Armin Laschet, seemed to be channeling Wolfgang Schaeuble as he spoke to the Financial Times in an interview published on June 21: “Yes” to more European integration but only under the Maastricht conditions […]

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Cyprus visit likely by FM in show of support

Cyprus visit likely by FM in show of support Ahead of the planned fiesta prepared by Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in occupied northern Cyprus on July 20 and amid concerns over how discussions for a Cyprus settlement unfold in the coming months, Athens and Nicosia remain in constant contact, with a possible visit to […]

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Second int’l tender for Hellenic Shipyard to go ahead as planned on Wed.

Second int’l tender for Hellenic Shipyard to go ahead as planned on Wed. A second international tender for the Skaramangas shipyard (Hellenic Shipyards S.A.) will proceed as planned on Wednesday, July 7, as the special administrator of the under-receivership industrial concern reversed a previous announcement giving an extension for the sell-off process. When contacted by […]

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For Greece, a tough road ahead

For Greece, a tough road ahead Development Minister Adonis Georgiadis put it bluntly: “There’s no more money… If the pandemic re-emerges in winter, we are finished financially.” Optimism is good and often useful, especially when it comes to highlighting encouraging developments, but so is maturity, a sense of responsibility and pragmatism. The truth needs to […]

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IATA: Fragmented EU COVID Certificate will undermine easy summer travel

IATA: Fragmented EU COVID Certificate will undermine easy summer travel Ahead of the 01 July deadline for Member States to implement the EU’s Digital COVID Certificate (DCC) system – the crucial enabler for the restoration of freedom of movement within Europe – airlines and airports are warning of major operational risks due to the inconsistent […]

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Forging ahead

Forging ahead The day-to-day lives of thousands of citizens have already changed for the better as a result of the Greek state’s ongoing digital transition. The process must continue now with the electronic platform for transferring property rights. It is an important step that should not be allowed to be held up by a group […]

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Construction to commence soon at Hellinikon suburb of Athens

Construction to commence soon at Hellinikon suburb of Athens Ahead of the turnover of shares of Hellinikon Project to Lamda Development on June 25, the latter said this past week it will initiate a series of online presentations detailing progress on the project, the largest urban renovation plan in Europe, according to ANA. On June […]

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Passenger traffic picks up in Piraeus, island hotels full ahead of long weekend

Passenger traffic picks up in Piraeus, island hotels full ahead of long weekend Passenger traffic from the port of Piraeus to the islands was high on Friday as people started leaving the Greek capital for the long weekend ahead of the Pentecost (Aghiou Pnevmatos) national holiday on Monday.  The weekend traditionally marks the first foray […]

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EU Council seeking balance with Turkey ahead of summit

EU Council seeking balance with Turkey ahead of summit The delicate balancing act in tense EU-Turkish relations continues ahead of the European Council meeting in Brussels on June 24-25, as evidenced by the draft conclusions of the meeting that have been seen by Kathimerini. The European Council, it says, “welcomes the continued de-escalation in the […]

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Erdogan tells his AKP audience ahead of NATO summit, talks with Biden that he will make no geopolitical compromises

Erdogan tells his AKP audience ahead of NATO summit, talks with Biden that he will make no geopolitical compromises By George Gilson Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared at a meeting of his AK Parti that he is not about to back down from Turkey’s unswerving positions on the Southeastern Mediterranean or other issues in […]

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Greece follows Italy with bond sale ahead of ECB meeting

Greece follows Italy with bond sale ahead of ECB meeting Southern European governments are taking advantage of calm in bond markets to raise funding ahead of a closely-watched European Central Bank meeting, with Greece following Italy with a bond sale on Wednesday. Eurozone bond yields have fallen sharply in recent weeks, on dovish commentary from […]

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Multinationals’ data centers going ahead

Multinationals’ data centers going ahead Microsoft’s investment in a data center hub in Greece is going ahead as planned, while Pfizer intends to increase the recruitment of engineers for the digital center established in Thessaloniki, northern Greece, Development and Investments Minister Adonis Georgiadis told Parliament yesterday, during a discussion on a Greek-American agreement in the […]

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Crucial meetings ahead at the ΝΑΤΟ Summit 

Crucial meetings ahead at the ΝΑΤΟ Summit  The upcoming meeting of NATO leaders scheduled to take place on June 14 in Brussels is of particular importance to Greece right now. To begin with, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is slated to meet with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the sidelines of the summit. Their […]

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EU executive urges travel reopening ahead of summer

EU executive urges travel reopening ahead of summer The European Commission proposed on Monday that all EU countries gradually ease travel measures over the summer as the number of Covid-19 vaccinations continues to grow and the severity of the pandemic in the bloc diminishes. The European Union executive, which is seeking to harmonize travel measures […]

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Port of Piraeus Officials See Promising Summer Ahead

Port of Piraeus Officials See Promising Summer Ahead The port of Piraeus, just outside the Greek capital of Athens. Credit: Nikolaos Diakidis (user: Nik7) CC BY-SA 3.0 de Piraeus, Greece’s largest port and one of the largest in the entire Mediterranean, is looking forward to a much improved cruise tourism season over last year, according to […]

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Hardalias warns of tough night ahead

Hardalias warns of tough night ahead Deputy Civil Protection Minister Nikos Hardalias warned of a tough night ahead during a press briefing on the ongoing fire near the resort town of Loutraki in the regional unit of Corinthia in southern Greece. “We are giving battle under adverse conditions,” stated Hardalias, but stressed that the entirety […]

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The Greek genocide and the hard work ahead in the fight for recognition

The Greek genocide and the hard work ahead in the fight for recognition HALC’s Executive Director Endy Zemenides and Kostas Ouranitsas, the chairman of the National Hellenic Student Association of North America and a HALC Leadership 2030 Fellow, join The Greek Current to commemorate the genocide of the Greeks of Pontus and discuss the continued […]

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Open-air cinemas warming up their projectors

Open-air cinemas warming up their projectors Ahead of opening day on Friday, open-air movie theaters in Greece are putting the finishing touches to their venues, which will only be allowed to run at 75 percent capacity and with no intermissions. [InTime News] Source : Newsroom Σύνδεσμος

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Alba: Υποτροφίες για την Υποστήριξη Οικογενειακών Επιχειρήσεων

To κέντρο επιχειρηματικότητας AHEAD του Alba Graduate Business School, The American College of Greece, συνεχίζει να υποστηρίζει ενεργά τις μικρές και μεσαίες ελληνικές οικογενειακές επιχειρήσεις προσφέροντας δύο υποτροφίες που καλύπτουν το 50% των διδάκτρων για τα μεταπτυχιακά προγράμματά του για το ακαδημαϊκό έτος 2021/22. Αναγνωρίζοντας τη σημασία των οικογενειακών επιχειρήσεων για την ελληνική οικονομία, αλλά […]

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