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Saturday, April 4, 2020

GREECE'S Energean FPSO hull sails away from China

GREECE'S Energean announced that its Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) hull sailed away from the COSCO yard in China on 3 April.


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GREECE: Reshaping the joint liability of a company's tax debts

The new tax rules in GREECE aim to rationalise the requirements for a person to be considered as jointly liable, to limit the period during which such ...


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GREECE-Italy solidarity deepens amid coronavirus pandemic

Officials raised the flags of GREECE and Italy as the two countries' national anthems played. The ceremony was attended by Foreign Minister Nikos ...


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ING Study: GREECE Among Eurozone Economies Vulnerable to Covid-19 Shock

GREECE, together with Portugal and Cyprus, rely greatly on tourism and travel. Despite the limited spread of the virus, growth impact will be large, say ING ...


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UK weather forecast: Weekend scorcher

BRITAIN will bake this weekend as hot temperatures are returning to much of the country, with the mercury soaring to highs above GREECE. Here is the ...


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Refugees testing positive for COVID-19 in GREECE 'problem'

Refugees testing positive for COVID-19 in GREECE 'problem'. EU implementing action plan to support Athens. 03 April, 17:21 ...


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Siemens clinches €1.08 bln Israel-Cyprus-GREECE electricity deals

Siemens will now finalise the contract to build high voltage direct current (HVDC) converter stations in Israel, Cyprus and GREECE, as well as two more ...


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Greek wraps up PV tender with record-breaking €0.04911/kWh tariff

GREECE'S Panagakos Group, meanwhile, offered the round's highest tariff for a string of PV parks that will be developed by two companies, Spes Solaris 3 ...


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US Embassy Urges Americans in GREECE to Request Extension of Visa-Free Status

”U.S. citizens are permitted to enter the Schengen zone, which includes GREECE, for up to 90 days without a visa. When visitors stay beyond the 90-day ...


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GREECE Gets European Commission's Approval for Online Gambling Regulations

This is not the only EC hurdle that the country would have to clear in the process but if everything goes according to plan, GREECE could manage to ...


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Joe De Sena Talks Traveling to GREECE and Spartan Race's Future

Joe De Sena Talks Traveling to GREECE and Spartan Race's Future. The ball-busting obstacle course race pioneer talks about spreading hope online ...


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Campaign to feed strays

... the Municipality of Thessaloniki in northern GREECE has launched a campaign with the help of volunteers to ensure that most of them are fed daily.


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The UK will be hotter than GREECE this weekend, but the Government says we must stay inside

It's the first proper warm spell, and we'll be enjoying heat better than GREECE'S paltry 16C on Sunday (April 5). But although thermometers across ...


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GREECE neighborhood displays US flags for pride, unity

GREECE, N.Y. — (WHAM) - Dozens of U.S. flags now line a street in GREECE in a show of pride and unity. People living along Wendhurst Drive in the ...


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Capital Region Greek Festival postponed indefinitely due to coronavirus pandemic

In times like these, who couldn’t use a plate of pastitsio, a meaty gyro and slices of baklava? Unfortunately, any notion the Capital Region Greek Festival in Wormleysburg will go on as scheduled this ...


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Cash is king until Greek brides take credit cards

The use of cash halved in the first week of the lockdown, according to a report in the money pages of this newspaper, as customers “switched to shopping online and abandoned coins and notes over ...


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Immediately honour commitments to relocate unaccompanied children from the Greek islands

We, the undersigned organizations, jointly call on European governments to proceed immediately with the emergency relocation of unaccompanied children from the Reception and Identification Centres ...


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Manolis Glezos, activist and politician, 1922-2020

An incurable optimist who fought to unite the Greek left


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Passenger traffic in Athens international airport plunges 61.35% in March

Passenger traffic in Athens International Airport plunged 61.35 in March, making the month the worst month in the history of the airport. The air transport sector has been harshly hit by the coronavirus pandemic, leading airlines to halt the flight schedule and put thousands of workers into unpaid leave. Passenger traffic shrank to 640,000 in … The post Passenger traffic in Athens international airport plunges 61.35% in March appeared first on Keep Talking Greece.


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“Greece from Home”: Tourism Ministry launches platform for those who #StayHome

Greece’s Tourism Ministry has launched the platform “Greece from Home” to promote the country during the time around the world stat at home due to coronavirus pandemic. The platform is a product developed through the cooperation of the National Greek Tourism Organization, Marketing Greece and Google. The new platform give internet users the opportunity to … The post “Greece from Home”: Tourism Ministry launches platform for those who #StayHome appeared first on Keep Talking Greece.


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Coronavirus Greece: Six more people die on Friday, death toll reaches 59

Six people died in Greece between Friday morning and afternoon, increasing the death toll due to coronavirus to 59. Three of the deceased were hospitalized in northern Greece, one in Athens. One of deceased was from the village Echinos, placed under quarantine since March 25. One of them was a 72-year-old woman intubated in Papanikolaou … The post Coronavirus Greece: Six more people die on Friday, death toll reaches 59 appeared first on Keep Talking Greece.


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Coronavirus: Greece’s Foreign Ministry hoists Italian flag in symbolic solidarity

In a symbolic move of solidarity with the Italian people hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic, the Greek Foreign Ministry raised the Italian flag at the central building in Athens. Present at the ceremony on Friday morning was Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias, Italian Ambassador to Greece Efisio Luigi Marras and the President of the Hellenic … The post Coronavirus: Greece’s Foreign Ministry hoists Italian flag in symbolic solidarity appeared first on Keep Talking Greece.


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Civil Protection restricts access to promenade in Patras and Volos

Head of Greece’s Civil Protection, Nikos Hardalias, announced on Friday restrictive access to the promenade in Patras and Volos during the working days and total closure over the weekends. The measures to contain the spread of coronavirus comes into effect after locals flooded the two promenades despite the lockdown measures. In Patras, West Peloponnese, the … The post Civil Protection restricts access to promenade in Patras and Volos appeared first on Keep Talking Greece.


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Greek hotels to become shelters for asylum-seekers amid virus fears

As Covid-19 claims more lives around the world, NGOs are sounding the alarm over the conditions inside overcrowded migrant camps on Greece’s islands. While the European Union is pledging more funding and the use of empty holiday accommodation to enforce “social distancing” for migrants, questions remain over whether enough is being done to keep both asylum-seekers and local populations safe.


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Turkey slams Greece on EU-Turkey refugee-deal letter

Greek PM sends letters to German, French leaders urging financial support to Turkey in direct proportion to refugees cuts - Anadolu Agency ...


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Greece turns stricken ship into floating hospital

Some 119 people on board have been quarantined, while the remaining 261 will be gradually transferred to shore.


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Turkey slams Greece’s “immoral” money for fewer refugees scheme

“It is well-documented how Greece treated inhumanely and ashamedly to refugees arriving at its door, before the eyes of the world. Their proposal is the product of an extremely warped and immoral ...


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Jennifer Aniston and Jimmy Kimmel Express Gratitude to Nurse Infected with COVID-19

NEW YORK – Greek-American actress Jennifer Aniston and Jimmy Kimmel expressed gratitude to one special nurse on April 2, the Today Show reported. Kimball Fairbanks, […] The post Jennifer Aniston and Jimmy Kimmel Express Gratitude to Nurse Infected with COVID-19 appeared first on The National Herald.


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Greek-American Dr. Tom Maniatis on New Findings and Insights into ALS

NEW YORK – According to a news release dated March 27, Columbia scientists have provided new insights into how mutations in a gene called TBK1 […] The post Greek-American Dr. Tom Maniatis on New Findings and Insights into ALS appeared first on The National Herald.


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Coronavirus Cases in Greece Reach 1,613 on Friday,  6 Deaths in Last 24hrs

ATHENS – The current course of the coronavirus pandemic in Greece gives rise to moderate optimism, infectious diseases professor Sotiris Tsiodras said on Friday, speaking […] The post Coronavirus Cases in Greece Reach 1,613 on Friday,  6 Deaths in Last 24hrs appeared first on The National Herald.


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Hardalias: Sections of Greek Ports to Keep Curfew Hours, Shut down Entirely on Weekends

ATHENS – Sections of the promenade at Patras and Volos port will go on curfew to prevent people from crowding, Civil Protection Deputy Minister for […] The post Hardalias: Sections of Greek Ports to Keep Curfew Hours, Shut down Entirely on Weekends appeared first on The National Herald.


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Pyatt on COVID-19: “We Are in This Together”

ATHENS – The world is going through a difficult time, “and we are all in this together,” US Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt said during […] The post Pyatt on COVID-19: “We Are in This Together” appeared first on The National Herald.


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Coronavirus: Daytona’s Eat Greek restaurant opens in midst of pandemic

While virtually every business seems to be either closing or scaling back operations amid the coronavirus pandemic, a new local restaurant is doing exactly the opposite. Eat Greek opened for the first ...


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Greece Coronavirus: 59 dead, 99 new cases, 1.613 in total

11 patients have been discharged from Intensive Care Units (ICUs) in the last 24 hours


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PM Mitsotakis outlines Greece’s greater economic flexibility after increased access to EU funding

"European resources will be channeled into the Greek economy to stimulate corporate liquidity"


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COVID-19: Three more deaths in Greece in a few hours – 62 victims in total

Mr Tsiodras announced that 335 of the cases were related to a trip abroad, while 563 were related to other confirmed cases


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Friday, April 3, 2020

Opinion: An Ancient Greek Tragedy Holds a Mirror to Trump’s Cornavirus Leadership

When we find ourselves in times of trouble, we customarily turn to Shakespeare’s plays for guidance. Shakespeare used the stage to talk about tyranny, sexual harassment, and gender issues, so we find ...


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Greek economy to shrink 3%-4% this year -finmin

Greece's finance minister said on Friday he expected the economy to contract by 3.0% to 4.0% this year due to lockdown measures imposed to curb the spread of coronavirus, marking a significant ...


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Greek street food can be found at Gyro Grill in Tinley Park

[Most read] Coronavirus in Illinois updates: Here’s what’s happening Friday with COVID-19 in the Chicago area » Here is the dish on Gyro Grill, which opened in August in Tinley Park: On the menu: “We ...


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AP PHOTOS: Greek capital's streets deserted during lockdown

Deserted squares, padlocked parks, empty avenues where cars were once jammed bumper-to-bumper in heavy traffic ...


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What the Hell Is Happening With Migrants in Greece?

KASTANIES, Greece — Migrants in Turkey threw a hail of rocks and tear gas at Greek security forces just over the border, their yells punctuated by the sound grenades the Greeks detonated in response.


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Two migrants were killed at Turkey-Greece border -Amnesty

Two migrants were shot dead last month as they tried to enter Greece from Turkey after Ankara "recklessly encouraged" thousands of migrants to cross the border to Europe, Amnesty International said on ...


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GREEK Life Helps Keep Students Connected

Haley Driver, a sophomore in Phi Sigma Sigma, says she joined her sorority to make deeper connections while at college. “My favorite part of the GREEK ...


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GREEK hospitals to receive 24 million doses of Trump touted malaria drug

... SA announced on Thursday the distribution of 24 million doses of chloroquine-based drug Unikinon to GREEK hospitals, with a batch of 60,000 doses ...


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GREEK 'resilience' captured through David Krasnostein's lens

When photographer David Krasnostein AM first put together his book 'A Resilient Spirit: GREEK Life During the Lost Decade', it was supposed to be the ...


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Ivanka Trump Thinks Quarantined Parents Have Time to Read GREEK Epics and Learn New ...

... she's been reading GREEK epics and learning new instruments, a self-improvement regimen she assumes virtually all parents across the country are ...


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Virus empties GREEK skies

Greece reported the worse month for passenger traffic in its aviation history according to the latest data from Athens International Airport. Specifically ...


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Top 10 GREEK sayings that do not make sense in English

In spirit of April Fools we have put together some of the funniest GREEK saying that do not make much sense when directly translated into English. 1.


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GREEK island mayors call for total Easter travel ban

The mayors of a growing number of GREEK islands are urging the government to tighten current travel restrictions ahead of GREEK Orthodox Easter, ...


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Dr. Nicholas DeClaris, electrical engineer and a Shock Trauma protocol founder, dies

Born in Drama, GREECE, he was the son of Elias DeClaris, a judge, and his wife, Eleni. “My father ...


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