Every summer many European tourists travel to the Greek island of Lesvos for a sunny holiday. This year hundreds of thousands of refugees crossed the sea from Turkey and arrived on the island as well, looking for a safe haven in the European Union.

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Alternate Economy Minister and responsible for the EU National Strategic Reference Framework (NSRF) funds for 2014-2020, Alexis Haritsis, announced last week that the funds for the 2007-2013 period were successfully implemented, specifying that Gree…

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The National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, in association with the New York City Greek Film Festival, is presenting ATHENS TODAY: NEW GREEK CINEMA (on weekends of January and February , 9/1- 28/2), a series of six recent films representing the ar…

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Archaeologists recently discovered some new surprising information about the ancient city of Knossos located on the Greek island of Crete. Newly-launched archaeological digs on the island have discovered that Knossos, the seat of power of the Minoan…

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How can we think Greece’s transition to European Modernity and the relevant discourses especially in relation to the ongoing economic and political crisis?

Professor of History in Athens University Antonis Liakos’ and Hara Kouki’s r…

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Despite predictions, the 47-year reformist lawmaker Kyriakos Mitsotakis was elected president of main opposition New Democracy (ND) party in runoff elections on Sunday (10.1), defeating Vangelis Meimarakis, who had served as interim party leader over…

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Lesbos has been at the center of the refugee crisis that escalated dramatically last year. More than 500,000 refugees and other migrants arrived to the island in 2015, leaving behind mountains of life-jackets, which became a poignant symbol of the re…

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After having passed various difficult reforms envisaged by its creditors, Greece deserves now a break, especially in the thorny field of pension reform, argues columnist Mark Gilbert for Bloomberg, in his latest article “Greece deserves a break…

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In an effort to further promote research and innovation, Greece and China have recently decided to deepen their cooperation in the field of research and technology. The foundations were laid for the formation of synergies between the two countries ai…

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This year the Guardian picture desk has chosen yet another Greek photojournalist, namely Yannis Behrakis of Reuters, as the agency’s photographer of the year. “I have been covering refugees and migrants for over 25 years, but this year ha…

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