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The Greek Film Festival in Berlin to Take Place in January 2021

The Greek Film Festival in Berlin announced recently that next year's program will take place in January 2021, against all ...coronavirus odds! In a press release they issued, the organizers say that ''even though COVID-19 is separating us and keeps...

Early Studies Show Pfizer Covid-19 Vaccine 90% Effective

Early studies show that the coronavirus vaccine developed by US pharmaceutical company Pfizer, in collaboration with German company BioNTech, is 90% effective in protecting against the virus, according to data released on Monday. This marks a monumental stride in controlling...

Greece Urges Germany to Halt Military Exports to Turkey

Greece repeated a call to Germany over the weekend to suspend the exportation of military equipment to Turkey over Ankara’s aggressive policies in the Eastern Mediterranean. In an article in Die Welt newspaper, Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias urged Germany...

Most of Europe Goes into Second Lockdown as Covid-19 Cases and Deaths Soar

People in several European countries have rushed for their last convivial drink or shopping spree before the second coronavirus lockdown as the numbers of Covid-19 cases and deaths increase exponentially. Warnings from epidemiologists that there would be a resurgence of...

France and Germany Give Turkey One Week to Halt Provocations

France and Germany accused Turkey on Thursday of continuing to provoke the European Union with its actions in the Eastern Mediterranean, and gave it one week to clarify its positions, Reuters reports. “It’s clear to us that Turkey is permanently...

Greek PM Mitsotakis: No Talks With Turkey as Long as Provocations Continue

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Tuesday that dialogue with Turkey is stalled following the resumption of activity by Oruc Reis and the reopening of Famagusta's Varosha beach front. Speaking after a meeting with visiting Germany's Foreign Affairs Minister...

Greek Engineer Builds First Inhabitable 3D-Printed House in Europe

Giorgos Staikos, who grew up in a family of builders and woodworkers in the area around the Greek city of Drama, is building an entirely 3D-printed home in the German city of Beckum. The 38-year-old claims it would be the...

The Moving Story of Alecos: From Chained Life in Crete to Liberty in Germany

The story of Alecos, the beautiful dog found chained to a tree near the town of Ierapetra, Crete this summer could perhaps make a great film. Alecos lived chained and forgotten on a mountain in Crete, something that unfortunately happens...

Lufthansa Increases Number of Flights to Greece in 2021

Lufthansa, Germany's largest airline and the second largest in Europe, has expanded its flight options for Greece in 2021. The airline has announced that it will run more direct flights from Germany to the 14 airports in Greece operated by...

Lesvos: 9,000 Refugees and Migrants Moved to New Camp

After a series of fires destroyed the Moria camp on Lesvos Island, home to over 12,000 migrants and refugees, the Greek government built a new emergency camp near Kara Tepe, where 9,000 refugees are now housed. The thousands of migrants...