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Greece Connects China with Europe: Cultural Communication Under 17+1

By Guan Zhaoyu, Li Yuqiao* The 17+1 is discussed more and more in Europe, especially in Central and Eastern European (CEE) countries. What is 17+1? It was born from 16+1. The 16+1 stands for Summit of Cooperation between China and...

Santorini is New Hot Spot for Foreign Weddings

Over one thousand weddings of couples from other countries took place on the spectacularly beautiful Greek island of Santorini this past summer. And the trend shows no sign of abating, as the number of couples who desire to marry on...

Anarchist Gets 5-Month Suspended Sentence for Threatening Hospital Staff

Evelpidon Street court complex: file photo Giorgos Kalaitzidis, a leading member of the anarchist group Rubicon, received a five-month suspended sentence on Wednesday for attempted unlawful violence against hospital staff. The sentence was handed down by a misdemeanors court in Athens. Kalaitzidis,...

Greek State Delays Winery Deal for a Debt of 3 Cents

A Dutch businessman railed against against the Greek State this week, furious at the unnecessary delaying of his business deal for a debt of 3 cents he owed to the tax office, according to a report on Voria.gr news...

European Commission Approves Greece's 2019 Budget

The European Commission on Wednesday approved Greece's budget for 2019, the first budget drawn up after the bailout of 2015, while urging the country to speed up reforms to qualify for the application of debt relief measures. The debt relief plan,...

Rightist Populist Parties on the Rise — With Greece the Leftist Exception

Populist parties in Europe have tripled their parliamentary power in the past 20 years, with most of them leaning to the right with the exception of Greece's leftist SYRIZA that came to power, according to a study conducted by...

" A World Without Smoking" Conference Held in Trikala

Philanthropist George D. Behrakis (L) and Trikala Mayor Dimitris Papastergiou (R) The ninth Panhellenic Student Conference, titled "Education for a World Without Smoking"    was held at the Athanasios Trigonis Cultural Center in Trikala recently. The conference is an ongoing project...

Greek Bureaucracy Blocks Relief Fund Distribution to Victims of East Attica Fires

House Speaker Nikos Voutsis announced today that out of the 37.7 million euros collected for emergency aid to the victims of the deadly East Attica fires in July, not one euro has been disbursed four months later. The issue was discussed...

Greek Government Vows to Improve Migrant Living Conditions

The Greek government aims to transfer 6,000 people from island refugee areas to the mainland by early 2019, Migration Policy Minister Dimitris Vitsas said in a press conference on Thursday. This must be done, said the minister, in order to...