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Greek-Australian George Kambosos is the Boxing Lightweight World Champion

Greek-Australian George Kambosos is the Boxing Lightweight World Champion “What An Honour To Represent Both My Countries At The Pinnacle Of The Sport,” Kambosos wrote a few days before becoming the lightweight champion of the world. Credit: Twitter/George Kambosos Greek-Australian George Kambosos Jr won the boxing IBF, WBA and WBO lightweight titles from Teófimo López […]

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What Did India Learn from the Ancient Greeks?

What Did India Learn from the Ancient Greeks? A woman from India in traditional clothing. Ancient Greece and India interacted in antiquity. Credit:Amitsah8888 /Wikimedia Commons/CC BY-SA 4.0 The interaction of the two great ancient civilizations of Greece and India, which began with the invasion of Alexander the Great in 326 BC and lasted for more […]

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Explainer: What is this new Covid variant in South Africa?

Explainer: What is this new Covid variant in South Africa? South African scientists have identified a new version of the coronavirus this week that they say is behind a recent spike in Covid-19 infections in Gauteng, the country’s most populous province. It’s unclear where the new variant actually arose, but it was first detected by […]

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Mosialos – What we know so far about the “Botswana mutation”

Mosialos – What we know so far about the “Botswana mutation” The new variant of the coronavirus found in Africa is the most worrying that British health professionals have seen, as it has twice the number of mutations compared to the Delta… Professor Elias Mosialos refers to this new dangerous mutation, answering 10 key questions […]

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What Does the New German Government Mean for Greece?

What Does the New German Government Mean for Greece? Next German Chancellor Olaf Scholz. Credit: Wikimedia Commons /Steffen Prößdorf CC BY-SA 4.0 Greece is eagerly awaiting to learn the plans of the new German government, after the three parties announced their agreement on a governing coalition on Wednesday. The three parties — the center-left Social […]

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Black Friday – Cyber ​​Monday – How and what Greek consumers are expected to shop this year

Black Friday – Cyber ​​Monday – How and what Greek consumers are expected to shop this year Conversely, commercial companies count on both Black Friday and Cyber ​​Monday, escalating their communication policy with tempting offers on products that reach up to 80%. The “dance” of offers has already included, among others, large chains of electrical […]

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“Opengov” for climate change is coming- The plan and what it calls for

“Opengov” for climate change is coming- The plan and what it calls for A new “opengov” type mechanism, where all issues of mitigation of and adaptation to climate change will be put under the “microscope” of all productive actors and citizens of the country will be included in the new climate law. In particular, according […]

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Turkey, not the Greek Cypriots, was to blame at Crans-Montana

Turkey, not the Greek Cypriots, was to blame at Crans-Montana Following the recent revelations about what happened at the the high-level talks on the Cyprus issue in the Swiss resort of Crans-Montana in July 2017, the fictitious and distorting image that had been created in some corners, and which Ankara had diligently and largely successfully […]

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Health Minister – New measures are coming for the unvaccinated – What he said about the orders of private doctors

Health Minister – New measures are coming for the unvaccinated – What he said about the orders of private doctors The possibility of taking further measures for the unvaccinated was left open by the Minister of Health Thanos Plevris, clarifying that there will be neither general measures, nor local lockdowns. At the same time, he […]

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Augmented reality project brings Olympics birthplace to life

Augmented reality project brings Olympics birthplace to life What would it be like to walk around the ancient religious sanctuary of Olympia when the Olympic Games were held? An unusual partnership between Microsoft and the Ministry of Culture and Sport is offering visitors the answer, launching an immersive tour Wednesday at one of the world’s […]

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Athens has a future, but what kind of future?

Athens has a future, but what kind of future? The Athens area, home to almost 40% of Greece’s population of about 10.5 million, has changed significantly and, sometimes, in unexpected ways, during the 21st century. The Greek capital was hit hard by the long-lasting economic crisis that broke out in 2008 and the pandemic. The […]

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20 months of pandemic – What do Greeks think about child vaccination and the third dose

20 months of pandemic – What do Greeks think about child vaccination and the third dose More and more citizens are willing to get the vaccine, according to the findings of a new survey by diANEOsis, in collaboration with the polling company Metron Analysis, which recorded the attitudes and views of Greeks, in the period […]

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What red flags? Elizabeth Holmes trial exposes investors’ carelessness

What red flags? Elizabeth Holmes trial exposes investors’ carelessness In 2014, Dan Mosley, a lawyer and power broker among wealthy families, asked entrepreneur Elizabeth Holmes for audited financial statements of Theranos, her blood testing startup. Theranos never produced any, but Mosley invested $6 million in the company anyway — and wrote Holmes a gushing thank-you […]

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Tsipras to Ieronymos: “The Church proposes what the government does not dare to implement”

Tsipras to Ieronymos: “The Church proposes what the government does not dare to implement” The president of SYRIZA, Alexis Tsipras, expressed his concern about the course of the pandemic in a telephone conversation with the Archbishop of Athens and All Greece, Mr. Ieronymos, who also informed the Hierarch of the Church of Greece about the […]

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‘I’m glad you’re a woman’

‘I’m glad you’re a woman’ When Angela Merkel was once asked what she would like history books to write about her, she said, “That I tried.” And this is the last phrase in a book on the outgoing German chancellor that was recently published in Greek, her “favorite verb,” as Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis commented […]

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Quest to Find Ancient Ark of the Covenant Rocked Archaeological World

Quest to Find Ancient Ark of the Covenant Rocked Archaeological World An illustration of what the ancient Hebrews’ Ark of the Covenant might have looked like. Credit: Photo illustration by Meilan Solly / Photos: Public domain, Ben Schumin via Wikimedia Commons under CC BY-SA 2.5 The quest to find the ancient Ark of the Covenant, […]

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Facebook faces a public relations crisis. What about a legal one?

Facebook faces a public relations crisis. What about a legal one? In recent weeks, Facebook’s stock has fallen roughly 5%, shaving billions off its market value. Lawmakers have introduced laws that could weaken the company’s legal protections. Shareholders filed a resolution to dilute the power of its chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg. All of that has […]

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USA – What Bartholomew discussed with Biden and Blinken

USA – What Bartholomew discussed with Biden and Blinken Dealing with the climate crisis, promoting religious freedom around the world, and effective and socially equitable management of the pandemic were some of the topics on the agenda of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew’s meetings with US President Joe Biden and US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken. The […]

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What if the Greeks Hadn’t Said “Oxi” on October 28, 1940?

What if the Greeks Hadn’t Said “Oxi” on October 28, 1940? Greek soldiers in the Greco-Italian War. Credit: Greek Foreign Ministry/CC BY-SA 2.0 “Oxi Day,” on October 28, is a Greek national holiday; but it’s establishment as such is not without its share of criticism, as there are those who argue that it commemorates the […]

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The 48 hours of the Lenders with the Greek Government – What happened

The 48 hours of the Lenders with the Greek Government – What happened Negotiations between Institutions and Greece came to an end. In view of the 12th assessment of the Greek economy, which is under strict supervision, the European institutions and the Greek governement discussed every single issue, focusing mainly on the financial issues, the […]

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Message to Ankara from Greece, Egypt and Cyprus – What will be discussed at the tripartite summit

Message to Ankara from Greece, Egypt and Cyprus – What will be discussed at the tripartite summit In the wake of Greece’s defense agreements with France and the United States, the 9th Greece-Egypt-Cyprus Tripartite Summit is taking place today, Tuesday, in Athens, at which key regional policy issues are on the table, focusing on developments […]

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Daily Life in Ancient Greece: What it Was Like to Live in Athens and Sparta

Daily Life in Ancient Greece: What it Was Like to Live in Athens and Sparta The Parthenon in Athens. Credit: Paolina27/Wikimedia Commons/CC BY-SA 4.0 Daily life in ancient Greece varied by city-state. In Athens and Sparta, people lived according to such contrasting traditions that it almost seems as though they were from different countries entirely. […]

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What do Greenhill Investments – Kiloman say about Ellactor projects?

What do Greenhill Investments – Kiloman say about Ellactor projects? The announcement (entitled: Six lies of Ellaktor and one truth) is as follows: Six Ellaktor lies and one truthLately we have been watching the management of Ellaktor going in the wrong direction, trying to attribute the responsibilities for its negative performance to everyone else except […]

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Lack of talent – What incentives do Greek employers offer – Differences abroad

Lack of talent – What incentives do Greek employers offer – Differences abroad Recruitment intentions are higher now compared to the last quarter of 2020, of the 45,000 employers who took part in the recent ManpowerGroup Global Employment Outlook Survey for the 4th quarter of 2021. 14 of the 43 countries report the highest such […]

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Five year defense agreement with the USA inked today – What it foresees

Five year defense agreement with the USA inked today – What it foresees The final signatures for the new type of Greece – USA Mutual Defense Cooperation Agreement (MDCA) will be inked today in Washington by Foreign Ministers Nikos Dendias and Anthony Blinken, who will meet on this and in the third round of the […]

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Turkey says it will do ‘what is necessary’ after Syria attacks, criticizes Russia, US

Turkey says it will do ‘what is necessary’ after Syria attacks, criticizes Russia, US Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Wednesday Turkey would “do what is necessary for its security” and said the United States and Russia bore responsibility over cross-border attacks by Syrian Kurdish YPG militia. President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday that an […]

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Karamanlis on the country’s future

Karamanlis on the country’s future Pundits will be tuning in Wednesday to hear what former prime minister Kostas Karamanlis has to say in his speech at the Karamanlis Foundation. Many are prepared to interpret – or misinterpret – his references and comments, which carry the weight of his five-and-a-half years in office and his continued […]

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Rumors about Erdogan’s health and what this could mean for Turkey’s politics

Rumors about Erdogan’s health and what this could mean for Turkey’s politics In his latest piece for Foreign Policy Magazine titled “Erdogan Might Be Too Sick to Keep Leading Turkey,” expert Steven Cook looks at some rumors that are circulating about Turkish President Erdogan’s health, and breaks down how Turkish politics could be impacted in […]

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Democracy’s arc from Athens to Myanmar

Democracy’s arc from Athens to Myanmar What would a citizen of ancient Athens have thought if he were able to see today’s mayor present, via video link, the City of Athens Democracy Award to a young woman from Myanmar for her struggles for the oppressed Rohingya minority, for reconciliation and democracy in Southeast Asia? Would […]

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What Happened to Achilles After the Iliad?

What Happened to Achilles After the Iliad? Statue of Dying Achilles in the gardens of the Achilleion in Corfu. Credit: Wikipedia Achilles, the main character of the Iliad, remains one of the emblematic heroes of Greek mythology and modern literature for his bravery and fierceness in avenging the death of his best friend, Patroclus. Homer’s […]

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