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Corfu to host country’s first hydroplane strip
Merchant Marine Minister Miltiades Varvitsiotis and Deputy Infrastructure and Transport Minister Michalis Papadopoulos have signed a decision paving the way for the country’s first hydroplane strip ...
Political upheaval sharpens after bribe claims with threats and insinuations
Greek MPs are to vote Tuesday in the second ballot of a three-phase presidential election amid a growing political crisis that has been sharpened by the bribery allegations of Independent Greeks MP Pa...
Environment Ministry to reconsider controversial bill
The government over the weekend appeared to backpedal on proposed amendments widely seen as compromising legislation protecting Greek forests as well as Plaka, Athens’s old quarter.The bill, brought...
Police gets new communications system
A new communication system donated to the Greek Police (ELAS) by the British government is expected to go into operation in the next four to six months, Kathimerini understands.Public Order Ministry o...
Most Greeks say they recycle daily
20/12/2014 15:25
Greeks are embracing waste recycling, with the overwhelming majority saying it is part of their daily lives, according to a survey carried out by Alco for the Hellenic Recovery Recycling Corporation (...
Probe into revenues of 2 mln euros in Halkidiki municipality
20/12/2014 15:10
Judicial authorities in Thessaloniki are investigating how some 2 million euros in revenues were put to use by the former municipality of Nea Kallikratia on the Halkidiki peninsula.In the period betwe...
Changes on E9 property declarations possible until end-year
20/12/2014 15:09
The Finance Ministry has granted homeowners an extension until December 30 to correct any mistakes or omissions on their E9 property asset declaration forms.Taxpayers who want to make any amendments t...
Heroin seized from Italy-bound orange shipment
20/12/2014 15:07
Port authorities in Patra, western Greece, on Saturday seized more than 11 kilograms of heroin found hidden in a truck carrying crates of oranges bound for Italy.The drugs were discovered by an x-ray ...
Corinth-Patra highway traffic to be diverted
20/12/2014 15:06
West-bound traffic on the Corinth-Patra national highway in the Peloponnese will be diverted from 9 p.m. on Monday until Tuesday morning as maintenance work is carried out.The stretch affected will be...
Suspected migrant smugglers face prosecutor in Zakynthos
20/12/2014 15:04
Six Greeks and a Syrian suspected of running a migrant smuggling ring were questioned by a prosecutor on the island of Zakynthos on Saturday and face criminal charges.The suspects were arrested after ...

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