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Greek fuel operators insist on gasoline hikes due to Saudi crisis

Oil prices remained stable on Tuesday, despite increases in world market and refinery prices. According to the Greek Development Ministry, the average price of unleaded petrol was at 1.592 euros per liter, compared with 1.589 euros on Monday. However, petrol stations in Thessaloniki announced price increases in fuel as of …

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Turkey claims Mykonos, Paros and Naxos in the Central Aegean Sea

Turkey continues its provocations and claims and this time has eyed some of the Cyclades islands in the central Aegean Sea. Mykonos, Paros and Naxos are among the islands Ankara would like to name hers according to its plan “Blue Homeland.” Umit Yalim, former Secretary of the Turkish Defense Ministry …

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Weather warning: Rain, thunderstorms, hail, sharp temperature drop

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY warns of radical weather deterioration with sharp temperature decrease, rainfalls, thunderstorms, hail and strong winds. The cold weather front will sweep across the Balkan Peninsula on Thursday and Friday, September 19-20, 2019. It will initially affect North and Central Greece. Significant temperature decrease that will …

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Poll: New Democracy lead with 14.5% over SYRIZA

Greece’s ruling party New Democracy leads with 14.5% over main opposition left-wing SYRIZA in the latest poll, two months after the conservative party came in power. According to a public opinion poll conducted by MRB on behalf of private Star TV, respondents said they favored: New Democracy 36.5% SYRIZA 21.9% …

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Greece calls on EU to step up and deal with Migration as arrivals increases

Refugees and migrants flows to the islands of the eastern Aegean Sea continues without break and 694 people arrived on the islands of Lesvos, Chios and Samos between early morning Monday and Tuesday afternoon. According to latest data, 26,000 refugees and migrants are currently hosted on the eastern Aegean islands. …

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Ferries docked on Sept 24 due to 24h general strike in Greece

Ferries and ships will remain docked on Tuesday, September 24, 2019, due to a 24-hour strike decided by the Greek Seamen and Dockworkers Federations, PNO and PENEN. The PNO leadership decided to launch the 24-hour strike nationwide for crew of all ships categories. Ferries and ships will remain docked from …

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Zakynthos: Two fires break out simultaneously in Maries

Hardly have firefighters managed to set the big fire in Keri-Agalas under control on Monday, and another fire broke out on the island of Zakynthos on Tuesday afternoon. Τhis time the fire is in Maries neat the Prto Vromi bay in the North-West part of the island in the Ionian …

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Eldorado Gold seeks strategic partner in Skouries

Eldorado Gold Corp is open to discussions on potentially paying higher royalties in Greece as it seeks permits needed to restart work at its stalled Skouries development, chief executive officer George Burns said on Monday. The Canadian miner will also seek a strategic partner to help fund the $680 million …

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Greek summer in Autumn with temperatures up to 36 C

Sunshine and temperatures up to 36 degrees Celsius in the middle of September hint that the famous Greek summer is not over. Not yet. Not on Wednesday, September 18, 2019. According to the meteorological service of the National Observatory of Athens, temperatures will reach up to 36° C and mainly …

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Education Ministry ends recording pupils’ faith and nationality

The Greek Education Ministry decided to comply with EU laws and it will end the practice of schools keeping records of the pupil’s faith and nationality on secondary education school diplomas and the ministry’s website “myschool.” The Ministry’s decision published on Tuesday comes two weeks after the Greek Data Protection …

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