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Greece

Politics,

ANKARA - Turkey's swiveling between offering diplomacy or gunboats and demands that Greece take troops off its islands near Turkey's coast is roiling the waters between the countries and plans to hunt for energy.

Society,

ATHENS - Greece confirmed 18,834 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, with 45 of these identified at entry points to the country, the National Public Health Organization (EODY) said on Monday.

ATHENS - Greece confirmed 18,834 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, with 45 of these identified at entry points to the country, the National Public Health Organization (EODY) said on Monday.
Society,

ATHENS – After some delays, a 400-strong force of campus police for troubled Greek universities has begun training and will be deployed in the spring to deal with violence and occupations at the schools.

ATHENS – After some delays, a 400-strong force of campus police for troubled Greek universities has begun training and will be deployed in the spring to deal with violence and occupations at the schools.
Economy,

BRUSSELS — Euro finance chiefs on Monday engaged in a high-wire political balancing act prompted by conflicting economic forces: a weaker growth outlook and stronger inflation.

BRUSSELS — Euro finance chiefs on Monday engaged in a high-wire political balancing act prompted by conflicting economic forces: a weaker growth outlook and stronger inflation.

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Society,

Anti-Vaxxer Greek Lawyer’s Trial Postponed – He Got COVID

ATHENS – A Greek lawyer spreading fake news about COVID-19 vaccines and government health measures aimed at slowing the pandemic couldn't face the court because he contracted the Coronavirus.

ATHENS – A Greek lawyer spreading fake news about COVID-19 vaccines and government health measures aimed at slowing the pandemic couldn't face the court because he contracted the Coronavirus.
Society,

Turkish Court Rules to Keep Philanthropist Kavala in Prison

ISTANBUL — A Turkish court ruled Monday that prominent Turkish civil rights activist and philanthropist Osman Kavala should stay in prison, despite his more than four years in pre-trial detention.

ISTANBUL — A Turkish court ruled Monday that prominent Turkish civil rights activist and philanthropist Osman Kavala should stay in prison, despite his more than four years in pre-trial detention.
Economy,

Greek Budget Revenue Exceeded Targets in 2021

ATHENS - The Greek state budget revenue exceeded targets in 2021, totaling 59,24 billion euros, up 2,1% from targets, while budget spending was down by 420 million euros compared with 2020, the finance ministry said on Monday.

ATHENS - The Greek state budget revenue exceeded targets in 2021, totaling 59,24 billion euros, up 2,1% from targets, while budget spending was down by 420 million euros compared with 2020, the finance ministry said on Monday.
Politics,

Turkey’s Erdogan in Albania to Boost Bilateral Ties

TIRANA — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday visited Albania to talk with Prime Minister Edi Rama on strengthening bilateral ties and also inaugurate new apartments funded by Turkey for Albanians left homeless by the 2019 earthquake.

TIRANA — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday visited Albania to talk with Prime Minister Edi Rama on strengthening bilateral ties and also inaugurate new apartments funded by Turkey for Albanians left homeless by the 2019 earthquake.
Politics,

Dendias: France Expresses the Epitome of the European Solidarity

ATHENS - "France expresses the epitome of European solidarity, as provided in the Lisbon Treaty," underlined Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias in a statement after the conclusion of a working breakfast hosted by the French Embassy in Athens on Monday.

ATHENS - "France expresses the epitome of European solidarity, as provided in the Lisbon Treaty," underlined Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias in a statement after the conclusion of a working breakfast hosted by the French Embassy in Athens on Monday.
Society,

Greece to Experience Successive Cold Snaps During the Coming Week

ATHENS - Greece will be affected by successive cold snaps in the coming week as a result of cold air masses moving south from the polar regions, according to forecasts issued by the National Observatory of Athens weather service meteo.

ATHENS - Greece will be affected by successive cold snaps in the coming week as a result of cold air masses moving south from the polar regions, according to forecasts issued by the National Observatory of Athens weather service meteo.
Politics,

North Macedonia: Center-Left Government OK’d by Parliament

SKOPJE, North Macedonia — North Macedonia’s parliament on Sunday approved a new coalition Cabinet led by the Social Democrats, with two ethnic Albanian parties as junior partners.

SKOPJE, North Macedonia — North Macedonia’s parliament on Sunday approved a new coalition Cabinet led by the Social Democrats, with two ethnic Albanian parties as junior partners.
Politics,

Oikonomou: The Gov’t Responds to Society’s Demand for Safe Universities

ATHENS - "Today the training of 400 special guards that will serve in the Universities Protection Teams begins.

ATHENS - "Today the training of 400 special guards that will serve in the Universities Protection Teams begins.
Society,

Greek Sailing Coach Facing Child Rape Charges Goes on Trial

ATHENS  - A spate of sexual scandals in Greece that hadn't brought any major trials now has seen a sailing coach accused of raping a minor to face a court while prosecution of defendants in other rape cases is ongoing.

ATHENS  - A spate of sexual scandals in Greece that hadn't brought any major trials now has seen a sailing coach accused of raping a minor to face a court while prosecution of defendants in other rape cases is ongoing.
Society,

Here Come Fines: Greece’s Unvaccinated Over-60’s Pay the Price

ATHENS – January 17 is Penalty Day for Greece's over-60's who are unvaccinated and will start being fined 100 euros ($114) a month as long as they remain that way.

ATHENS – January 17 is Penalty Day for Greece's over-60's who are unvaccinated and will start being fined 100 euros ($114) a month as long as they remain that way.

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