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House examining requests for lifting of immunity
Three requests for lifting the parliamentary immunity will be debated during the plenary session, following the Parliament’s Ethics Committee suggestion.
Athens responds firmly to the Turkish Defense Minister’s provocative statement
In a statement to the Anadolu agency, the Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar, said that the armament of the Greek
Two German officers who replaced the Greek flag dismissed from Army
The two German army officers, stationed at the NATO facilities in Chania, who took down the Greek flag and replaced
Greek 2018 primary budget surplus exceeds forecasts
Greece’s budget performance in 2018 was better than expected following some revenue-boosting measures by the government. According to the country’s
Hellenic Space Agency collaborates with NASA on mission to the Moon
Greece will participate in a space mission to the Moon, according to the collaboration agreement signed between the Hellenic Space
Ancient shipwreck to be made accessible to divers in Greece
Near the northern Greek island of Alonissos lies a remarkable ancient shipwreck: the remains of a massive cargo ship that
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Apr 7, 2019

New tensions erupted on Saturday outside a migrant camp in northern Greece between migrants and Greek police who prevented them from advancing towards the border with North Macedonia.

Hundreds of migrants from camps elsewhere in the country gathered outside the Diavata camp near Thessaloniki after anonymous social media posts over recent days claimed that human rights groups stood ready to assist migrants in crossing into North Macedonia and on to other EU states.

After two coaches left the area on Saturday morning, taking some of the protesting migrants to other camps in northern Greece, a group of the 800 remaining migrants threw stones at policemen, who responded with tear gas, an AFP photographer on the spot said.


People exhorted by fake news were misled because of their hope.


Dimitris Vitsas

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