12 positive cases from Qatar Airlines, "an illustration of Greece's gamble" to reopen the airports with no mandatory test
|Posted by moodhacker on June 3, 2020 at 4:10 AM||comments ()|
No new virus-related deaths have been recorded in the previous 24 hours in Greece, while the country is preparing to admit international tourists this summer, starting in June 15, Eleven people remained intubated in intensive care units.
"Authorities are now faced with the delicate balancing act of promoting Greece ...Read Full Post »
The new generation of Greek extremists that get trained abroad
|Posted by moodhacker on June 4, 2017 at 3:10 AM||comments ()|
By Deutcshe Welle, AntheeCarassava
From anarchists to nihilists, militant Greek youth are increasingly networking with other global forces of violence. Left unchecked, they risk turning into loose cannons, disregarding all costs, reports Anthee Carassava.
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Alert for Turkish Spies in #Greece, islands and Thrace
|Posted by moodhacker on April 3, 2017 at 10:25 AM||comments ()|
On the Alert have been set the National Safety and Intelligence Authorities in Greece for the rumored presence of Turkish MIT agents in the Aegean Islands and in West. Thrace
Following the revelations of a Turkish exile journalist about the plans of the Turkish secret services...Read Full Post »
Undocumented migrants hiding in caves suitcases arrested
|Posted by moodhacker on March 24, 2017 at 2:10 PM||comments ()|
ATHENS: At least 13 suspected members of an international criminal organisation smuggling undocumented migrants to other European countries have been arrested, Greek authorities said
An operation to dismantle the ring was under way on the island of Crete, an...Read Full Post »
Daphne Matziaraki's Documentary '4.1 Miles' at the UN
|Posted by moodhacker on March 1, 2017 at 5:45 AM||comments ()|
The Oscar-nominated short documentary “4.1 Miles” directed by Greek student Daphne Matziaraki is to be screened at the United Nations headquarters in New York on Wednesday, March 1
The screening of the documentary, which depicts the drama of the refugee crisis on the island of Lesbos at its height, was organized by the Greece’s permanent UN representation, the Stavros Niarchos Foundati...Read Full Post »
Turkish sailor arrested for spying in Greece
|Posted by moodhacker on February 3, 2017 at 7:15 PM||comments ()|
A Turkish sailor has been arrested at the port of Elefsina, western Attica by the Hellenic Coast Guard on February 1st while photographing the Salamina Naval Base., according to Coastguard official statement, and is facing charges of espionage
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Help Refugees in Greece NGOs
|Posted by moodhacker on February 3, 2017 at 6:20 PM||comments ()|
Here are some humanitarian organizations who are directly involved in making their lives better:
Praxis: One of Greece’s largest humanitarian organizations dedicated to the care and support of vulnerable social groups, Praxis helps manage refugee assistance and shelter in multiple hotels across the country. They assist with transportation, meals, medical care, psy...Read Full Post »
Turkish -Greek Tension over the Aegean islands keeps escalating
|Posted by moodhacker on February 2, 2017 at 10:35 AM||comments ()|
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim told Turkish reporters on Friday Feb.3 that the sovereignty status of a total of 130 islets in the Aegean Sea is questionable and therefore subject to dispute.
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Turkish Army Chief sailed on Warship into Greek Waters Near Imia Islets, Athens talks of provocation
|Posted by moodhacker on January 30, 2017 at 12:25 AM||comments ()|
A Turkish gunboat reportedly carrying Hulusi Akar, the Turkish armed forces' Chief of Staff, entered Greek waters on Sundayurkish morning, a move seen by the Greek authoritaries and the Armed Forces as "provocation".
Greece's own armed forces were put on high alert over the development, but it seems the Greek Navy was on preparedness for svuch an incident, especiall...Read Full Post »
Five deaths from cold in Moria, three in the past week
|Posted by moodhacker on January 29, 2017 at 6:55 AM||comments ()|
A third person has died in a week in the Moria refugee camp on Greece's Lesbos island, raising alarm about the grim winter conditions in overcrowded facilities that critics have denounced as deplorable.
The dead man is believed to be about 20 years old and from Pakistan, a police official on the islan...Read Full Post »
Greek Migration Minister and the Winterization Bet
|Posted by moodhacker on January 28, 2017 at 8:45 AM||comments ()|
Greek authorities were under fire in December for mishandling $95 million of a jointly managed fund set aside for improving winter conditions in its refugee camps.
Aid groups were further aggravated after the minister for migration, Yiannis Mouzalas, told journalists at a news conference on January 5, that there were no ...Read Full Post »