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Hellenic Navy launches new support ship

Hellenic Navy launches new support ship The Hellenic Navy has launched the new General Support Ship AIAS (AJAX) during a ceremony held on Thursday at the Salamis Naval Base. The new vessel, a donation of the Aikaterini Laskaridis Foundation, will allow for the refueling of Hellenic Navy ships while they are out at sea. President […]

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Gov’t launches digital certification service for all personal documents

Gov’t launches digital certification service for all personal documents Citizens and businesses can now sign all documents and contracts with a digital signature easily and for free, thus removing the necessity to have signatures authenticated in person at a Citizens’ Service Centre (KEP), thanks to a new government online service launched on Friday. The digitally signed […]

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Rail company launches probe into fatal crash

Rail company launches probe into fatal crash The Athens Urban Rail Transport Company (STASY) has launched an investigation into the cause of an accident on the Athens electric railway (ISAP) tracks early Tuesday morning that left a 41-year-old maintenance crew member dead and two others injured. The crash occurred after the brakes failed on a […]

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U.S. Embassy Showcases Greece’s Entrepreneurial Spirit

U.S. Embassy Showcases Greece’s Entrepreneurial Spirit The U.S. Embassy launches a program in support of entrepreneurship in Greece. Credit: Facebook/US Embassy, Athens The U.S. Embassy in Athens is showcasing activities in support of entrepreneurship, innovation, and economic growth throughout Greece in the context of the Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW). Ambassador Geoffrey Pyatt  said that supporting Greece’s long-term […]

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Microsoft launches digital restoration project in Ancient Olympia

Microsoft launches digital restoration project in Ancient Olympia School students use a mobile app at the ancient site of Olympia, southwestern Greece, on Wednesday. Microsoft launched a digital restoration project at the ancient birthplace of the Olympic Games in southern Greece Wednesday to provide visitors an immersive recreation of temples and competition areas as they […]

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Mitsotakis launches GR-eco Islands initiative on Halki

Mitsotakis launches GR-eco Islands initiative on Halki Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Halki on Friday that the government has set a target for the reduction of carbon emissions by 10 million tons until 2030 on the Greek islands. He presided over the delivery of six electric vehicles, donated to the Dodecanese island by Citroen […]

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Government launches voter registration campaign for Greeks abroad

Government launches voter registration campaign for Greeks abroad With many analysts predicting early general elections in 2022, the interior ministry has launched an ad campaign calling on Greeks abroad to register to vote from their place of residence. After many years of debate, a broad parliamentary majority in December, 2020, passed a law that will […]

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Greece Launches Project to Turn Halki Island “Green”

Greece Launches Project to Turn Halki Island “Green” The port at Halki. Credit:Николай Максимович. CC BY 3.0/Wikipedia Greece’s prime minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis launched on Friday the GR-eco project on the island of Halki, scheduled to turn the island “green”. The project, which will include other islands in the future, aims at providing residents with lower […]

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Trump Launches New Media Company and “TRUTH Social” App

Trump Launches New Media Company and “TRUTH Social” App Donald Trump announced the launch of new media company and social media app. Credit: Gage Skidmore/CC BY-SA 2.0 Former US President Donald Trump announced on Wednesday he’s launching a new media company with its own social media platform, after he was banned from Twitter and suspended […]

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Kathimerini launches 1st Athens ESG & Climate Crisis Summit

Kathimerini launches 1st Athens ESG & Climate Crisis Summit The 1st Athens ESG & Climate Crisis Summit, conceived and organized by Kathimerini, will take place on October 19 and October 20 at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center. Participants in this first “Kathimerini Summits” conference include Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, leading government ministers, the […]

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Greece launches new website on protected regions, mountain shelters and winter ski resorts

Greece launches new website on protected regions, mountain shelters and winter ski resorts The protected nature reserves throughout Greece but also information about the mountain shelters, information centers, museums, monuments and archeological sites, ski resorts, wetlands, mountains, and thermal baths can be found on the new website www.visitgreeknature.gr that seeks to promote Greece’s protected areas […]

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Louis Vuitton Launches Campaign on Stunning Greek Island of Milos

Louis Vuitton Launches Campaign on Stunning Greek Island of Milos Sarakiniko Beach on Milos. The stunning island will be the setting for Louis Vuitton’s latest advertising campaign. Credit: dronepicr – CC BY 2.0 Famed French fashion house Louis Vuitton has chosen the beautiful Greek island of Milos as the setting for its latest brand campaign […]

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SpaceX Inspiration4 Launches Crew of Private Citizens into Space

SpaceX Inspiration4 Launches Crew of Private Citizens into Space Elon Musk’s space exploration project SpaceX has launched its first crew of private citizens to space. Credit: Official SpaceX Photos, CC BY-C 2.0 SpaceX’s Inspiration4, a spaceflight manned by four ‘everyday citizens,’ has successfully launched into orbit from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida today. SpaceX […]

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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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Government launches push for COVID-19 child vaccination

Government launches push for COVID-19 child vaccination Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis warned of the dangers posed by the highly transmissible Delta variant of COVID-19 for children – “it harms them – and urged their vaccination. “We know that the Delta variant is more dangerous and harms children as well, and the damage to the organism […]

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Greece Launches Campaign for Disney World Pavilion

Greece Launches Campaign for Disney World Pavilion One of the logos showing aspects of what backers hope will be Greece’s pavilion at Epcot Center’s World Showcase at Disney World. Credit: Greece.org/epcot Greece is launching a campaign to be included as one of eight nations taking part in Epcot Center’s Nations of the World Showcase at Disney […]

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US launches strike on ISIS-K as bombing’s death toll soars

US launches strike on ISIS-K as bombing’s death toll soars The US military said Friday night that it had launched its first reprisal strike for the devastating suicide bombing at Kabul’s airport the day before, using a drone to target and apparently kill a planner for the group that claimed responsibility for the deaths of […]

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Piraeus Bank Launches Initiative for Restoration of Fire-Inflicted Areas

Piraeus Bank Launches Initiative for Restoration of Fire-Inflicted Areas Piraeus Bank donates 1.5 million to fire affected areas. Credit: Piraeus Bank Piraeus Bank announced on Tuesday the donation of €1.5 million ($1.8) to support actions for the sustainable restoration of the damages incurred by the recent fires in Greece. In an announcement Piraeus Bank says […]

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Greek Orthodox Archdiocese launches donation campaign for fire victims

Greek Orthodox Archdiocese launches donation campaign for fire victims The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America has launched a donation campaign to support the victims of the massive wildfires in Greece. The Archdiocese will be holding a second collection on Sunday at their more than 500 churches across the US to raise money to support those […]

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Ministry launches ‘Covid Free’ app for mobile phones, tablets

Ministry launches ‘Covid Free’ app for mobile phones, tablets Greece’s Ministry of Digital Governance has launched a mobile phone and tablet app giving more freedom to citizens who have been vaccinated against or recovered from the novel coronavirus. The Covid Free GR app is aimed at making it easier for citizens to display proof of […]

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Richard Branson Launches Into Space Aboard the VSS Unity

Richard Branson Launches Into Space Aboard the VSS Unity Richard Branson poses ahead of going to space with the crew of the VSS Unity. Credit: Screenshot from YouTube/@Sky News Sir Richard Branson, the founder of Virgin Group, will be the first billionaire in space as Virgin Galactic launches the VSS Unity beyond the Earth’s atmosphere […]

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Young Greek Tech Whiz Making Robots Launches Start-Up

Young Greek Tech Whiz Making Robots Launches Start-Up Dimitris Chatzis, creator of the Ascos eco-friendly pc case. Credit: Ascos Design At 22, a Greek from Kavala has already built his own robot for less than $600, produced his own 3D printer and designed a computer tower that is an eco-friendly do-it-yourself kit. After a decade […]

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Athens Medical School launches degree in English

Athens Medical School launches degree in English The University of Athens School of Medicine is opening a new chapter with the inauguration of its first English-language undergraduate program. Mirroring the Greek curriculum, the new program is expected to secure recognition from the Higher Education Authority this month and plans to start welcoming its first students […]

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Turkey launches probe into 1996 journalist’s killing after mob leader’s claims

Turkey launches probe into 1996 journalist’s killing after mob leader’s claims An Istanbul prosecutor’s office said on Tuesday it launched an investigation into the murder of a Turkish Cypriot journalist 25 years ago, after a mob leader said last month the killing was ordered by a former Turkish minister. Convicted gang leader Sedat Peker’s uncorroborated […]

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Greece launches tender for closed migrant holding centers on islands

Greece launches tender for closed migrant holding centers on islands Greece has launched a European Union-wide tender to build two closed-type facilities replacing migrant camps on its islands, a move that has been criticized by a leading human rights advocate. The conservative government first announced in late 2019 its plan to move asylum-seekers to closed […]

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Wizz Air Abu Dhabi Launches Route to Santorini

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi Launches Route to Santorini Wizz Air. Credit: Anna Zvereva/CC BY-SA 2.0 Wizz Air Abu Dhabi, the newest national airline of the United Arab Emirates, will fly two times per week from the UAE capital direct to one of Greece’s most stunning travel destinations: the island of Santorini. With Greece and the […]

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Staellinika platform launches Greek mythology course for children

Staellinika platform launches Greek mythology course for children The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Centrer for Hellenic Studies at Simon Fraser University(SFU), in collaboration with the General Secretariat for Greeks Abroad and Public Diplomacy at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is launching Staellinika’s Greek mythology course.  Designed for children aged 8 and older, the eight-module course invites […]

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Greece Launches Mediation Mission to Israel, Palestinian Territories

Greece Launches Mediation Mission to Israel, Palestinian Territories Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias will be the first EU member-state foreign minister to visit Israel and Palestinian Territories since the start of the crisis. Credit: Ministry of Foreign Affairs Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias will visit Israel and the Palestinian territories on Tuesday, a foreign ministry announcement […]

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Greece launches tourism season

Greece launches tourism season A woman enjoys the sun at Plaka beach on the Aegean island of Naxos, Friday. Greece launched its tourism season Friday amid a competitive scramble across the Mediterranean to lure vacationers emerging from lockdowns. [Thanassis Stavrakis/AP] Source : Newsroom Σύνδεσμος

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