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Kotzias discusses Greek education in the U.S. in meeting with Archbishop Demetrios

Kotzias discusses Greek education in the U.S. in meeting with Archbishop Demetrios

Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias discussed Greek education in the United States and the role and activities of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America with the Archbishop Demetrios of America, during a meeting in New York on Thursday.

After the meeting, Kotzias and the Archbishop made joint statements to the press,

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Defence Minister Kammenos meets U.S. ambassador to discuss defence issues

Defence Minister Kammenos meets U.S. ambassador to discuss defence issues

Defence Minister Panos Kammenos met with U.S. Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt on Thursday to discuss issues relating to the defence cooperation between the two countries, the ministry said in a press release.

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Defence Minister Kammenos meets U.S. ambassador to discuss defence issues

Defence Minister Panos Kammenos met with U.S. Ambassador to Greece

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Only 35% of the EU’s citizens have digital skills, EU commissioner tells Greek parliament

Only 35% of the EU’s citizens have digital skills, EU commissioner tells Greek parliament

The introduction of digital competence in education is a top priority of the European Union’s digital policy, European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society Mariya Gabriel was quoted as saying in relevant committees of the Greek Parliament, during a visit on Thursday.

Education and the protection of minors is an

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Coast guard vessels trying to approach refugees stranded on islets south of Crete

Coast guard vessels trying to approach refugees stranded on islets south of Crete

Two coast guard vessels are trying to approach the small islets of Paximaia, located off the southern coast of the municipality of Rethymno in Crete, where more than 40 refugees and migrants have been stranded, the coast guard said on Thursday.

The refugees were on a boat that started having problems, according to the

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New Democracy leader Mitsotakis welcomes Eldorado decision to remain in Greece

New Democracy leader Mitsotakis welcomes Eldorado decision to remain in Greece

New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis welcomed on Thursday a decision by Canadian miner Eldorado to temporarily postpone its decision to place its assets in Halkidiki on care and maintenance.

“I welcome Eldorado’s decision to remain and I ask: Why did it take so long, such international scorn and pressure to do what

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Twenty-one Halkidiki residents found innocent of violence during 2012 municipal meeting on mining

Twenty-one Halkidiki residents found innocent of violence during 2012 municipal meeting on mining

Twenty-one residents of northeastern Halkidiki who opposed mining activity in the area and had been accused of participating in violent clashes during a stormy municipal council meeting at Aristotelis in March 2012, were found innocent of all charges on Thursday by a court in Thessaloniki.

The defendants were facing

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Minister orders review of all Greek-flagged tankers as pumping of oil continues out of sunken “Agia Zoni II”

Minister orders review of all Greek-flagged tankers as pumping of oil continues out of sunken “Agia Zoni II”

An emergency review of all Greek-registered tankers operating in Greek waters was ordered by Shipping and Island Policy Panagiotis Kouroublis, he told Skai radio on Thursday, adding that the review will affect vessels in all sectors and will include all seaworthiness documents issued by the ministry or by authorised

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European Heritage Days celebrated with free entrance to museums and archaeological sites

European Heritage Days celebrated with free entrance to museums and archaeological sites

Archaeological sites and museums throughout Greece will be open to the public for free on Saturday and Sunday, September 23-24, to share their location’s story and celebrate the European Heritage Days, the ministry of culture said on Thursday.

“Through books and photographs, sounds, songs and dances, walks, p

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