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April 2011 Week 3

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ATHENS - All schools and day-care centres in the Attica will remain closed on Wednesday also, according to a decision taken by the Attica Region after consulting with the education and civil protection ministries, as well as local mayors and regional deputy governors.

ATHENS – Thousands of motorists stuck for hours in wintry conditions on the Greek capital's biggest ring road will be paid 2,000 euros ($2257) by the management of Attiki Odos after Prime Minister Kyriakis Mitsotakis pressed them over a failure to respond to them.

SOFIA, Bulgaria — The governments of Bulgaria and North Macedonia held a joint session Tuesday to improve relations, which have been locked in a historic row and further strained after Bulgaria blocked its Balkan neighbor's bid to join the European Union.

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden responded to a question about inflation by calling a Fox News reporter a vulgarity.

ATHENS - Attiki Odos issued an announcement on Tuesday informing drivers that were forced to abandon cars trapped on the highway that they can contact the fire brigade via the emergency number 199 in order to pick up their vehicles.

While the winter may seem like a tough time for seasonal fruits and vegetables, there are still leafy greens available to enjoy in a variety of dishes.

Pfizer has begun a study comparing its original COVID-19 vaccine with doses specially tweaked to match the hugely contagious omicron variant.

BANGKOK — Thailand on Tuesday became the first country in Asia to approve the de facto decriminalization of marijuana, though authorities have left a grey area around its recreational use.

NEW YORK — After witnessing an unnerving rash of violence during his first three weeks in office, New York Mayor Eric Adams announced the city would step up efforts to seize illegal guns and institute a multi-pronged plan to tackle crime.

MAMMOTH HOT SPRINGS, Wyo — A record number of visitors flocked to Yellowstone National Park last year despite fewer hotel rooms and campsites being available because of the coronavirus pandemic and construction projects.

NICOSIA - A Cypriot District court rejected a petition by 64 people to strike down as unconstitutional government regulations requiring COVID-19 vaccination certificates to enter indoor and outdoor venues, the Attorney-General's office said on Jan.

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ATHENS — A severe weather front has hit Greece, with below-freezing temperatures and snowfall in many parts of the country, including the capital Athens and many Aegean islands.

Events

BROOMALL, PA – The community of St Luke in Broomall held the annual cutting of the Vasilopita event on January 23.

Society

ATHENS – Women in Greece – those who survive – are coming out to report domestic violence that has become endemic in the county, with 5,705 cases in the first 10 months of 2021, when there was a rash of femicide.

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Biden Caught on Hot Mic Swearing at Fox News Reporter

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden responded to a question about inflation by calling a Fox News reporter a vulgarity.

Ouzo Talk Latest Podcast Features My Greek Odyssey’s Peter Maneas

SYDNEY – The latest episode of the Ouzo Talk Podcast for the Greek diaspora is now available, with Peter Maneas, host of the TV series My Greek Odyssey, joining Tom Skolarikis and Nick Athanassiou in the studio to discuss the hit series.

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