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'Those Who Cannot Pay Security Contributions Can Move to Bulgaria,' Says Security Fund President

"Those who cannot afford to pay their security fund contributions, they can take their families and move to Bulgaria," said the President of Freelance Professionals Security Organization (OAEE), Dimitris Tsakiris. The provocative statement of the OAEE chief was made during...

Prokopis Pavlopoulos Sends a Message of Unity and Humanity From Florina

Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos said that the only globalization that had any real meaning in our times was not economic but one of humanism and democracy. Addressing a seminar on the refugee crisis held in Florina on Sunday, he...

Used to Human Care, Patrick the Orphaned Bear Returns to Arktouros' Refuge After One Month in Nature

Familiarity with humans didn’t help a young orphaned bear rehabilitate in the wild which chose instead to return to its carers at the wildlife refuge Arktouros in Florina, in northwestern Macedonia, after spending a month in the forest. Patrick, as...

Patrick the Βear Released into the Wild After a Year in Human Care

An orphaned young bear which was rescued in the mountains of Florina in northwestern Macedonia on March 2015 was released back into the wild on Wednesday after a year in the care of an environmental center. Patrick, the bear, who...

Protesting Greek Farmers Leave Athens and Return to Roadblocks

Greek farmers have left Athens after massive protest rallies outside the Greek Parliament during the weekend and returned to the roadblocks on national highways across Greece. Farmers protest against proposed security fund and tax reforms that affect their sector. They...

Nature Wins over Nurture for Brown Bears Trading Zoo Life for Arktouros Shelter

Despite spending a lifetime in captivity in Thessaloniki's zoo, the brown bears Sasha and Alexandra have managed to adapt beautifully to a life closer to their natural wild state, at the Arktouros Shelter for brown bears in Nymphaio, Florina,...

Tax Inspectors Verbally Abused at Greek Fair for Imposing Fine on Merchant

Tensions rose at a fair in the area of Florina in Macedonia, Greece when tax inspectors imposed a fine on a merchant who was selling their product at the fair. Greek media reports that the three tax inspectors who attended the fair were verbally...

U.S. Firms Interested in Greek-Designed Experimental Aircraft

A single-seat and ultra-lightweight aluminium aircraft made entirely of low-cost and alternative materials by a Greek policeman in the northern city of Florina, Greece, has drawn the attention of several American companies that seek to exploit its commercial value. "Archon"...

Greek Peach Farmers Request Meeting With PM Samaras

Greek peach farmers, who during the summer of 2014 suffered significant loses due to the Russian embargo imposed on European Union products, demanded a meeting with Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, while they have already warned that if the 33-million-euro...

7th Biennale of Greece’s Schools of Fine Arts Held in June

One hundred students of the Greek Schools of Fine Arts will present their works in the 7th Student Biennale, organized in June by the Greek art newspaper “Ta Nea tis Technis” (“The Art News”) in cooperation with the Liaison...