Wednesday , October 21 2020

Bobby Gee

Bobby Gee created the Zakynthos (Zante) Informer in May 2010. He works as a radio presenter hosting the very popular Bobby Gee Breakfast show on the islands English-speaking radio station, Island FM. Bobby is also Station Manager, and actively works with the Zakynthos community.

Orionids meteor shower at its peak Oct 20-21; visibility in Greece

The Orionids, the meteor shower of the autumn, will reach their peak on Tuesday and Wednesday night, October 20-21 2020 in the northern hemisphere, including Greece. The best time to watch the “shooting stars” is on the Easter night sky, short after midnight and before the down. The Orionids are …

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Meteo Service warns of extreme weather on Crete and Cyclades

Greece’ National Meteorological Service issued a weather warning about a bad weather front that will affect mainly eastern and southern Greece as of Tuesday night. At the same time, the National Observatory of Athens warns of extreme weather phenomena on Crete forecast to last until Friday. Main features of the …

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Greece’s breaks all times record with 667 new coronavirus cases

Greece hit one more all times record in daily confirmed coronavirus cases: 667 new cases were announced on Tuesday and another 8 deaths. Of the new cases on Tuesday, 52 were detected among tourists. Attica is again on top of the list with 251 new cases, followed by Thessaloniki with …

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Greece, Albania agreed to refer their maritime zones/EEZ issues to The Hague

Greece and Albania reached an agreement to refer the issue of their maritime zones (ΕΕΖ) to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague, Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias announced on Tuesday. The agreement was achieved during his visit to Tirana, where his met with his counterpart Gent Cakaj and …

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Greece calls on Germany, Spain, Italy for arms embargo on Turkey

Greece has called on Germany, Italy and Spain to impose an arms embargo on Turkey, citing Ankara’s recent provocative actions. Citing diplomatic sources, state-run news agency amna reports that Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias has sent letters to his counterparts in Germany, Heiko Maas, in Spain, Arancha Gonzalez-Laya, and in Italy, …

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Judge questions prosecutor’s claims Golden Dawn convicts have “clean criminal records”

Τhe Appeals Court in Athens adjourned after a short session of Tuesday, after the presiding judge questioned the claim of state prosecutor that the Golden Dawn leadership had a “prior clean criminal records” and would therefore remain out of jail until the case is examined at second instance court. Judge …

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Where and how to get a free Covid-19 test in Greece

The Greek Health Ministry and the National Public Health Care Organization EODY are offering Covid-19 tests free of charge. The tests are carried out in specific public hospitals in several cities and under specific circumstances. The offering of the free tests take place as Attica remains the epicenter of the …

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French teacher positive to Covid-19, ferry returns from Santorini to Piraeus

Passenger ferry “Blue Star Delos” changed its route and returned to the port of Piraeus when a French national was confirmed positive to Covid-19. The woman was accompanying 24 French students to a trip on the island of Santorini. A sample from the French national had been taken upon her …

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Greece asks EU Commission to suspend customs union with Turkey

Greece has asked the European Commission to consider suspending the customs union agreement with Turkey due to Ankara’s “continued provocations.” Citing diplomatic sources, state-run news agency amna reported on Tuesday morning that for this purpose Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias has sent a letter to European Commissioner for Enlargement, Oliver Varhelyi …

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