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EU leaders sign Athens Declaration on climate change and the Mediterranean natural environment

EU leaders sign Athens Declaration on climate change and the Mediterranean natural environment EU leaders who attended the EUMed9 Summit on climate change and the environment in the Mediterranean, expressed their commitment to the implementation of the Paris Agreement, and to reducing the rise of global temperature by 1.5C in relation to pre-industrial levels, read […]

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Southern EU leaders sign Athens Declaration to combat climate change, protect Mediterranean

Southern EU leaders sign Athens Declaration to combat climate change, protect Mediterranean European leaders of Mediterranean or southern European countries gathered for an EUMed9 Summit in Athens on Friday, where conclusions focused heavily on reversing and preventing climate change and decisively protecting the Mediterranean basin’s environment. As detailed in the signed Athens Declaration, issued immediately […]

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Rolling Stone Launch Concert | Athens |September 19

Rolling Stone Launch Concert | Athens |September 19 The City of Athens’ Technopolis cultural complex welcomes Rolling Stone magazine to Greece with a big concert on Sunday featuring some of the country’s top talent. The concert is scheduled to coincide with the launch of the Greek edition of the iconic music magazine and website. Admission […]

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Climate Crisis Tops Agenda of Mediterranean Leaders Meeting in Athens

Climate Crisis Tops Agenda of Mediterranean Leaders Meeting in Athens Leaders from the Mediterranean basin are meeting on Friday in Athens. Credit: AMNA The climate crisis will top of the agenda of the summit of Mediterranean and Southern European Union member-states (EUMed 9) to be held in Athens on Friday. The EU Med or EuroMed […]

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Woman’s body found off Athens’ southern coast

Woman’s body found off Athens’ southern coast The body of a woman was found floating off the southern coast of Athens, in the suburb of Palio Faliro, early Friday morning. The Coast Guard retrieved the body and sent it to Tzanio Hospital for a forensic examination to determine the cause of death.  The woman had […]

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Metro services disrupted due to EuroMed summit

Metro services disrupted due to EuroMed summit Metro services to the Athens International Airport station will be suspended between 3.30 p.m. and 4 p.m. due to the arrival of several prime ministers and an EU official for the EuroMed 9 summit held in Athens, the Athens Urban Rail Transport Company (STASY) announced. At the same […]

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Life for the Disabled in Greece a Constant Struggle

Life for the Disabled in Greece a Constant Struggle The Athens Acropolis is finally more wheelchair-friendly for the disabled. Credit: Wittkowsky Creative Commons Attribution 3 When your only method of movement is in a wheelchair, how challenged are you if you are disabled in Greece? Is Greece truly accessible for those who are mobility-impaired? Mobility […]

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Von der Leyen in Athens for Med9 summit with focus on climate change, security, migration

Von der Leyen in Athens for Med9 summit with focus on climate change, security, migration European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen will attend today’s Med9 summit in Athens, where the leaders will focus their talks on climate change and environmental protection in the aftermath of Greece’s disastrous wildfires that destroyed about 130,000 hectares in […]

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Uproar over ND MP’s retweet of ‘shocking list’ of migrant children at Athens kindergarten

Uproar over ND MP’s retweet of ‘shocking list’ of migrant children at Athens kindergarten By George Gilson Athens lower court chief prosecutor Sotiria Papageorgakopoulou today ordered a probe of the publication of the names of children at an Athens kindergarten which was published on a website linked to New Democracy MP Konstantinos Bogdanos – meaculpa.gr […]

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Metro will not be reaching Athens Airport station for several hours on Friday and Saturday

Metro will not be reaching Athens Airport station for several hours on Friday and Saturday Metro trains will not be reaching Athens International Airport station for several hours in the days of Friday and Saturday, due to the arrival of high-ranking political personalities, Urban Rail Transport S.A said on Thursday, according to ANA. Services in […]

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EUmed 9 summit being held at SNFCC in Greek capital of Athens on Friday

EUmed 9 summit being held at SNFCC in Greek capital of Athens on Friday The EU Med 9 summit is scheduled to begin in Athens on Friday, at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Culture Centre (SNFCC), with Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis among the leaders taking part, ANA reports.Prior to the summit, Mitsotakis will meet Croatian Prime […]

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Acropolis site closed to the public on Sunday morning

Acropolis site closed to the public on Sunday morning The Acropolis archaeological site in Athens will remain closed between 8 and 10.30 a.m. on Sunday for security reasons during a visit by high-ranking foreign officials, the Culture Ministry said in a statement. No more information was immediately available. Source : Newsroom Σύνδεσμος

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Premiere Nights | Athens | September 22 – October 3

Premiere Nights | Athens | September 22 – October 3 The Premiere Nights Athens International Film Festival returns in physical form with exciting offerings from the international and Greek cinema scene, including special tributes, presentations and sideline events. One of the highlights this year is a tribute to Orson Welles, on the occasion of the […]

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EU chief executive to attend Mediterranean summit in Athens

EU chief executive to attend Mediterranean summit in Athens European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen will be in Athens on Friday to attend the proceedings of a summit of Mediterranean and Southern European Union member states, Greek government spokesman Yiannis Oikonomou said on Thursday. The EU Med or EuroMed 7, initially an alliance of […]

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Short-term rentals rebound in Athens

Short-term rentals rebound in Athens The Greek capital as a tourism destination has already returned to the same levels as its pre-pandemic activity, with short-term rentals in the months of July and August easily considered “excellent,” given their performance. Data from researchers AirDNA showed that the average monthly revenue last month for a short-term rental […]

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Ioannis Bratakos elected as new president of Athens Chamber of Commerce & Industry (ACCI)

Ioannis Bratakos elected as new president of Athens Chamber of Commerce & Industry (ACCI) Ioannis Bratakos was elected as president of the Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) on Wednesday afternoon to a new term until December 2022. Bratakos, who is the general secretary of the ruling New Democracy (ND) party, was elected during […]

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Proastiakos network in Athens to run modified schedules from Thursday through Saturday

Proastiakos network in Athens to run modified schedules from Thursday through Saturday Services in the Proastiakos suburban railway network in Athens will run slightly modified from Thursday through Saturday, due to the arrival of VIPs at Athens International Airport, said operator company TrainOSE on Wednesday. Some 36 trains over these three days will depart and […]

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Γιώργος Καραμίχος – Πήγε στο Athens Pride με το γιο του και του έγραψαν ότι αυτά είναι… «ρεζιλίκια»

Γιώργος Καραμίχος – Πήγε στο Athens Pride με το γιο του και του έγραψαν ότι αυτά είναι… «ρεζιλίκια» Στο κέντρο της Αθήνας πραγματοποιήθηκε το Σάββατο 11 Σεπτεμβρίου η Παρέλαση Υπερηφάνειας, το Athens Pride, με σύνθημα «Αυτό που μας ενώνει». Πλήθος κόσμου συμμετείχε στην πορεία που ξεκίνησε από την πλατεία Κλαυθμώνος και κατέληξε στη Βουλή, προκειμένου […]

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Athens metro extension’s groundwork gets started

Athens metro extension’s groundwork gets started Things are starting to stir on the Line 4 extension of the Athens metro, with exploratory digging getting under way at the drill entry sites at either end of the new line, in Katehaki and on Veikou Avenue in Galatsi. The exploratory excavations to set up the worksites come […]

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Police launches manhunt after central Athens bank heist

Police launches manhunt after central Athens bank heist Police in Athens have launched a manhunt to find the perpetrators of an armed robbery against a bank in the city center on Tuesday. The heist took place during the midday rush hour, at around 12 noon, at a bank on Mitropoleos Street, which links Syntagma Square […]

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Macron, Draghi, Sanchez to attend Athens summit on September 17

Macron, Draghi, Sanchez to attend Athens summit on September 17 The prime ministers of Greece, Cyprus, Italy, Spain and Malta and the president of France will meet in Athens on September 17 for the EU-Med7 Summit that will focus on issues affecting the Eastern Mediterranean, the climate crisis, civil protection and developments in Afghanistan. The […]

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Proastiakos services disrupted on Monday

Proastiakos services disrupted on Monday Service on Athens’ Proastiakos suburban railway will be disrupted Monday by a union meeting, called to discuss further strike action. Service will be suspended between 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. on the routes to and from Athens International Airport, as well as on the routes serving Halkida, Kiato and Aigio. […]

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Athens Half Marathon Returns; Dedicated to Mikis Theodorakis

Athens Half Marathon Returns; Dedicated to Mikis Theodorakis Athens Half Marathon runners at the starting line. Credit: Youtube still The Athens Half Marathon returned to the city on Sunday after a two-year pause because of the pandemic, dedicated to the memory of Mikis Theodorakis. The race is one of the top sporting events in the […]

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Athens Half Marathon race to be dedicated to late composer Mikis Theodorakis

Athens Half Marathon race to be dedicated to late composer Mikis Theodorakis The Athens Half Marathon, which is to be held on Sunday after a two-year hiatus, will from this year be dedicated to the memory of renowned Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis, who died on September 2, ANA reports. The Athens Municipality has accepted the […]

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Tremor measuring 3.7 on the Richter scale shakes Athens

Tremor measuring 3.7 on the Richter scale shakes Athens A light tremor measuring 3.7 on the Richter scale was recorded at 13:08 on Sunday with an epicentre 11 km… Περισσότερα… Source : Σύνδεσμος

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History of Violence | Athens | October 5-6

History of Violence | Athens | October 5-6 Edouard Louis’ autobiographical novel “History of Violence” has been adapted for the stage by Berlin’s Schaubuhne, with powerful imagery and dialogue that underscore themes of class hatred, homophobia and xenophobia. Directed by Thomas Ostermeier, the play about a man who becomes the victim of sexual assault is […]

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Σε εξέλιξη το Athens Pride 2021 – Γέμισε χρώμα η Αθήνα – Πλήθος κόσμου

Σε εξέλιξη το Athens Pride 2021 – Γέμισε χρώμα η Αθήνα – Πλήθος κόσμου Σε εξέλιξη βρίσκεται από τις 7 το απόγευμα η Παρέλαση Υπερηφάνειας της Αθήνας, το Athens Pride, στο κέντρο της Αθήνας με σύνθημα «Αυτό που μας ενώνει». Φέτος, το Athens Pride θα είναι προσαρμοσμένο στα μέτρα προστασίας από τον κοροναϊό και δεν θα […]

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Παρέλαση Athens Pride στο κέντρο της Αθήνας

Παρέλαση Athens Pride στο κέντρο της Αθήνας Πρώτη καταχώρηση: Σάββατο, 11 Σεπτεμβρίου 2021, 19:21 Το φετινό Athens Pride πραγματοποιείται με σκοπό να είναι «Αυτό που μας ενώνει» Ξεκίνησε το απόγευμα του Σαββάτου στο κέντρο της Αθήνας η Παρέλαση Υπερηφάνειας της Αθήνας Το Athens Pride 2021 είναι προσαρμοσμένο στις συνθήκες της πανδημίας του κορωνοϊού. Έτσι, δεν […]

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Τσίπρας – Μήνυμα κατά των διακρίσεων – Στήριξη στο Athens Pride 2021

Τσίπρας – Μήνυμα κατά των διακρίσεων – Στήριξη στο Athens Pride 2021 Μήνυμα κατά των διακρίσεων εις βάρος των ΛΟΑΤΚΙ ατόμων έστειλε ο πρόεδρος του ΣΥΡΙΖΑ, Αλέξης Τσίπρας, ενόψει της σημερινής πορείας του Athens Pride. Ο κ. Τσίπρας ανέβασε στον προσωπικό λογαριασμό του, στο Instagram, το επίσημο σποτ της φετινής διοργάνωσης. Γράψτε το σχόλιό σας […]

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Αγαθοπούλου – Ο ΣΥΡΙΖΑ συμμετέχει υπερήφανα στο Athens Pride

Αγαθοπούλου – Ο ΣΥΡΙΖΑ συμμετέχει υπερήφανα στο Athens Pride Συμμετέχουμε υπερήφανα στο Athens Pride και διαδηλωνουμε πολύχρωμα τονίζει η τομεάρχης Δικαιοσύνης και ανθρωπίνων δικαιώματων του ΣΥΡΙΖΑ Ειρήνη Αγαθοπούλου. Αναλυτικά η δήλωση της Ειρήνης Αγαθοπούλου έχει ως εξής: «Σήμερα για μια ακόμη φορά, συμπορευόμαστε  με τις αγωνίες και  τα δίκαια αιτήματα της ΛΟΑΤΚΙ+ κοινότητας, σε μια […]

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