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February 26, 2021

The pandemic and Easter

Story at Naftemporiki [Greek]

Refugee charged with arson for self-immolation

Story at NY Times [English]

A vaccination program "without chaos"

Story at To Vima [Greek]

Erdogan trying to project power at home

Story at Ta Nea [Greek]


February 25, 2021

186,469

Story at Protothema [English]

Hellenic Petroleum and covid

Story at Reuters [English]

Ferry strike over

Story at Imerazante [Greek]

Tourism Minister Harry Theocharis eager for UK tourism

"With or without vaccine" - story at MSN News [English]

Lignadis in court

Story at Skai [Greek] and at Parapolitika [Greek] and "the collapsing world" of a corrupt system at Ethnos [Greek]

"Third wave" fears and the decline of infection in Europe

Story at CNBC [Engish]

Dendias talks about foreign forces leaving Libya

Dendias also mentions the rescue of over 319K refugees and migrants at sea - Story at Protothema [English]

Fili landfill set to close in four years

Story at E-ota.gr [Greek]


The digital revolution in Greece

The long reputation for bureaucratic inefficiency in the Greek system is changing.

Crammed with thousands of folders and blue OAED registration cards spilling out onto desks and floor space, the corridors of the building where he spoke still offer a daunting vision of the challenge to overhauling public services in Greece.

But conservative Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis says he is determined to harness the pandemic to "leapfrog" other countries with green and digital reforms to change everything from energy to education.
Greece has long been an online laggard, languishing at the bottom of the European Union's digital economy rankings, but shifts forced by the pandemic and billions of euros from the EU's Recovery Fund may accelerate change.

Story at Yahoo News [English]


Changing and toughening sex crimes

Story at US News [English]

Ottoman cemetery in Haldikiki prompts diplomatic actions between Athens and Ankara

Story at Protothema [English]

January budget deficit numbers

Details at Naftemporiki [Greek]

ENFIA changes

Story at Imerisia [Greek]

Top holiday booking locations post-poandemic

Story at UK Yahoo Finance [English]

790,586 vaccinations reached, ongoing 30K per day

Story at Skai [Greek]

Scandals lead to talk of legal reforms

Story at Washington Times [English]



Chora, Folegandros Island

Chora, Folegandros Island


February 24, 2021

Thursday summit and the hoped for vaccination passport

Story at MSN News [English]

Arcadia in hard lockdown

Story at eKathimerini [English]

Koufontinas rally dispersed in just minutes

Story at EFSYN [Greek]

Debate in parliament and what it means to SYRIZA

Story at Liberal [Greek]

Lockdown in Athens continues

Story at Yahoo News [English]

Erdogan voices new threats

Story at eKathimerini [English]

UK tourists in May?

Story at UK Times [English]

Lawsuits in wake of storms

Story at Dimokratia News [Greek]

FSRU Construction project in Alexandroupolis

Story at Evros News [Greek]

Fire at camp near Thebes

Story at The Star [Greek]

Study links virus to temperatures

Study explained at Ta Nea [Greek]

Insurance subsidy program

Story at Euro2day [Greek]

Explaining the flight of Greek F-16s over Turkey's ships

Story at Protothema [English]

The "revolutionary state" of Koufontina

Story at Liberal [Greek]

Turkey blames Greece for blocking 80K refugees

Story at Yenisafak [English]



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