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Top court rejects jailed terrorist’s request to annul prison transfer

Greece’s Council of State rejected on Friday a request to annul a decision to transfer convicted terrorist Dimitris Koufodinas to Domokos Prison in central Greece. The request was denied by the plenary on the grounds that it is the criminal courts and not CoS that have jurisdiction over such matters. The general secretary for crime […]

April 23rd, 2021 | Posted in Greek News | Read More »

New SARS-CoV-2 infections stable at 2,754

New daily data on the coronavirus pandemic in Greece showed the number of infections remained almost the same for a second day on Friday, with 2,754 new cases reported, from 2,759 on Thursday. This brought the total number of infections since the start of the pandemic to 329,134. There was also small decrease in reported […]

April 23rd, 2021 | Posted in Greek News | Read More »

Golden Dawn MEP Lagos to lose immunity

The European Parliament’s Legal Affairs Committee approved a draft report on Thursday that recommends lifting MEP Yiannis Lagos’ immunity, with 22 votes in favor and two votes against. The decision to lift the immunity of the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn member is expected to be finalized next week in the plenary of the European Parliament. In […]

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Fatal plunge in Athens metro station

A 70-year-old woman died on Friday after falling from the platform at Panormou metro station in Athens onto rail tracks as a train passed through. According to reports, the incident occurred shortly after noon and it took the fire brigade around two hours before they could extricate the woman from the tracks. In a separate […]

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Fraudsters referred to justice

The ministries of Finance and Labor revealed on Friday many cases of systematic fraud by entrepreneurs who coveted the state’s support measures that were intended to guard against the impact of the pandemic, such as cheap loans and the special-purpose compensation. They have now referred all those cases to the justice system. For instance, a […]

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Mandatory self-test for all public sector employees from April 26

Deputy Health Minister Vassilis Kontozamanis announced on Friday during a coronavirus briefing that all public sector employees who physically go to their place of work, whether indoors or outdoors, will have to conduct weekly self-tests from April 26. This includes priests, chanters, and other church staff ahead of Greek Orthodox Easter. The government announced that […]

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Greek police step up checks at toll stations to curb Easter travel

Greek police stepped up controls on motorways leading out of Athens on Friday, triggering long queues at toll stations, as they checked on drivers to curb travel ahead of the start of the Eastern Orthodox Easter week. Greece has allowed church services during Holy Week starting on Monday with masks and distancing. But Prime Minister […]

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Sits-in outlawed by Senate of the University of Patra

The Senate of the University of Patra, in the northern Peloponnese, southern Greece, sent out a powerful message against sit-ins Thursday, emphasizing, in a unanimous decision, that the occupation of university buildings and obstructing their entrances is unlawful and carries legal consequences. The senate further said that the law and the internal regulations of the […]

April 23rd, 2021 | Posted in Greek News | Read More »

Ambassadors of friendship between Greece and Germany

It was October 2015 when a group of Greeks – academics, students and members of educational organizations – arrived at the German-Polish border. There, in the village of Krzyzowa, part of Poland since 1945, they would spend a week with people from Poland and Germany, in an effort to rediscover history in the framework of […]

April 23rd, 2021 | Posted in Greek News | Read More »

Goji berry chocolate porridge

A chocolaty goodness, an amazing comforting breakfast dish that the whole family will love! No added sugar, full of protein and chocolate! Serves: 2 Prep. time: 10′ Cooks in: 10′ Ready in: 20′ Ingredients 1 cup oats 4 eggs, the whites 2½ cups milk 1 tbsp honey ¼ cup walnuts 1 tsp good quality cocoa 3 tbsp dried goji berries 1 tbsp […]

April 22nd, 2021 | Posted in Greek News | Read More »