Every six months Athens welcomes students from European Medical Schools for the "ESMSC - Marathon Course", one of the most advanced undergraduate surgical masterclasses. The ESMSC-Marathon Course runs in the Experimental Research Centre ELPEN, which…

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Greece completed the first 202 returns of migrants from Lesvos and Chios to Turkey with Frontex’s assistance, as part of the EU-Turkey agreement, it was announced on Monday (04/04). The operation, which included 180 escort officers deployed by…

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In this week's Culture Agenda: Athens Half Marathon, George Gounaropoulos’ painting exhibition, Abramović’ “As One” performance art show, Wols & Eileen Quinlan photography exhibition, From Darkness to Light theatre play, a…

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Fourteen Greek cities rich in history, culture and stunning natural landscapes are bidding for the title of the European Capital of Culture in 2021, aiming to promote their cultural heritage and identity to Europe and the world:Piraeus, the hist…

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On 10 January 2016, Kyriakos Mitsotakis won the intra-party elections and became the new leader of New Democracy. What were the decisive catalysts that made Mitsotakis' victory possible against all odds? What can one expect in the immediate future? T…

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While the Greek economy is slowly recovering from the crisis, many are wondering if this recovery will affect everyone. This observation was made by Gaspar Richter, representative of the European Commission, at the event of the OECD Competition Asses…

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Athens-based journalist, prolific economic analyst and blogger (www.economia.gr) Antonis Papagiannidis recently spoke to “Epohi” weekly newspaper (Pavlos Klavdianos: Interview with economist Antonis Papagiannidis, 8.1.2018) sha…

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US Secretary of State John Kerry is on an official visit to Athens today (4.12) for talks with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias, on a broad range of bilateral and regional issues.
Security in light of recen…

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Karl-Heinz Lambertz is the President of the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) since July 2017. He has been a CoR member since 2001 and was President of the CoR's PES Group from 2011 until 2015.  After a number of functions linked to his ac…

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