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Culling of Thousands of Coronavirus-Infected Minks Begins in Kozani, Greece

The procedure to cull a total of 2,500 thousand minks began in Greece's northern city of Kozani on Saturday. All 2,500 minks had contracted the COVID-19 novel coronavirus. The infected mink population is located in the village of Kaloneri of...

Greece Takes Denmark to European Court Over Feta Cheese Violations

Greece formally requested the European Union on Wednesday to begin legal procedures against the nation of Denmark over its alleged appropriation of Greece's iconic feta cheese. “The Agriculture Minister has (approved) the activation of European Commission legal action against Denmark...

European Commission Sues Denmark for Marketing Danish Cheese as "Feta"

The European Commission referred the nation of Denmark to the European Court of Justice on Wednesday, accusing it of violating European Union law in regard to the use of the trademarked name ''Feta.'' The statement issued by the EU Commission...

Hundreds Stranded on Greek Islands after Danish Carrier Declares Bankruptcy

Primera Air, a Danish leisure airline with flight services from Northern Europe to more than 40 destinations in the Mediterranean, Middle East, and North America, declared bankruptcy on Monday, leaving hundreds of tourists stranded on the Greek islands without...

University of Copenhagen Stops Modern Greek Studies Program after 50 Years

The University of Copenhagen administration has decided to stop the Modern Greek Studies program for graduates and undergraduates after almost 50 years in the curriculum. In the past five years, the program was part of a more general program entitled...

Greek Violinist Leonidas Kavakos Receives Prestigious Music Award [video]

The outstanding Greek violinist Leonidas Kavakos will be receiving the Leonie Sonning Music Prize in Copenhagen, Denmark in January 2017. This prestigious award, is essentially awarded to internationally recognized composers, instrumentalists, conductor or singers since 1959. Among the winners of...

Greece Records Third Highest Tax Ratio Increase in OECD

Greece recorded the third highest tax ratio increase among OECD countries in the 2013-2014 period, with an 1.5% increase, following Denmark (3.3%) and Iceland (2.8%), the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development said on Thursday. In its annual Revenue Statistics publication,...

Greece Ranks 69th in Corruption Among 175 Countries

Greece ranks 69th in corruption among 175 countries surveyed, according to today's Transparency International report.  Corruption is a problem for all economies, requiring leading financial centers in Europe and the U.S. to take steps to stop corruption, Transparency International said....