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Greece donates Covid-19 vaccines to Libya

By |2021-08-18T13:27:58+03:00August 18th, 2021|Online news / Blog|

A special Air Force flight carried 200.000 AstraZeneca Covid -19 vaccines from Athens to Tripoli, on Tuesday 17th August. An official ceremony was organized at the airport of Tripoli, where the Libyan deputy minister of Foreign Affairs, Omar Mohammed Saleh, thanked Ioannis Smyrlis, secretary general of International Economic Relations of the Greek ministry of Foreign [...]

N. Mitarachi: Greece will not become Europe’s gateway for new refugees from Afghanistan

By |2021-08-17T20:13:24+03:00August 17th, 2021|Online news / Blog|

Greece, Italy, Spain, Malta and Cyprus have asked for an emergency meeting of the EU’s Home Affairs Council to prepare the European Union for new waves of refugees fleeing Afghanistan. The Greek minister of Migration and Asylum, Notis Mitarachi, talking on public broadcaster ERT, on Tuesday, said that Greece is not willing to become an [...]

Cultural Routes of Europe: exploring our shared heritage

By |2021-08-13T17:17:23+03:00August 16th, 2021|Greek Business File|

by Symela Touchtidou, @stouchtidou The Cultural Routes of Europe are an outstanding example of successfully endorsing sustainability into a tourism project. One of the most innovative initiatives by the Council of Europe, Cultural Routes were launched in 1987 to demonstrate how heritage and cultures of different and distant regions of Europe contribute to a shared [...]

Donald Kagan, leading ancient Greece historian, died at 89

By |2021-08-13T12:59:11+03:00August 13th, 2021|Diaspora|

Donald Kagan, a prominent classical scholar, contentious defender of traditional education and architect of neo-conservative foreign policy, has died at age 89. Kagan, a professor emeritus at Yale University and father of historians Robert and Frederick Kagan, died Aug. 6 at a retirement home in Washington, D.C. Donald Kagan was a Lithuanian native, raised in [...]

Athens vows to become a sustainable tourist destination

By |2021-08-13T09:18:56+03:00August 13th, 2021|Online news / Blog|

The capital of Greece is working on plans to become more sustainable, at least in tourism. The City of Athens and the Athens Development and Destination Management Agency (ADDMA) have commissioned an assessment of Athens as a sustainable tourism destination in partnership with the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC). The restoration plan for Lycabettus Hill, [...]

Femicide: a pandemic

By |2021-08-12T12:47:41+03:00August 12th, 2021|Greek Business File|

by Nick Papandreou A recent outbreak of men killing their wives or girlfriends in Greece has brought to the fore the issue of violence against women. Although the press is generally accurate in its presentation of the facts, in some cases major news outlets seem to perpetuate the very stereotypes we are supposed to fight. [...]

The day after the unprecedented wildfires: How Greece plans to restore its forests

By |2021-08-12T08:00:15+03:00August 12th, 2021|Online news / Blog|

The massive wildfires that ravaged parts of Central and South Greece (in Evia, Attica and Peloponnese) are gradually put under control. The extent of damage is heartbreaking. The European Forest Fire Information System (EFFIS) data shows that around 65,000 hectares of Greek forest have been burnt so far this year. Half of these are in [...]

Stephen G. Miller, the “proud lion” of Nemea, dies

By |2021-08-11T17:17:35+03:00August 11th, 2021|Diaspora|

The great archaeologist and philhellene, professor Stephen G. Miller has died, aged 79. In 1973, Professor Miller has been appointed Director of Excavations at the site of Ancient Nemea under the auspices of the University of California at Berkeley. As Director of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens from 1982-1987 and leader of [...]

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