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Significant reduction in the unemployment rate

Deputy Employment Minister, Rania Antonopoulou, in her interview to ERT expressed her optimism about the possibility of achieving a reduction of unemployment rate by...

Air traffic increased by 9.8% in the first seven months of 2017

An increase of 9.8% was reported to the total number of passengers handled at all Greek airports in the period January-July 2017 compared to the corresponding...

High fire risk across the country

Fifty forest fires occurred during the last 24 hours across the country. Most of them were put directly under control. The Hellenic Fire Service and...

High rankings of Greek universities among world academic institutions

Greek universities scored high at the Webometrics Ranking of World Universities. According to this evaluation list of higher education institutions, drawn up twice a...

Earthquake shakes Kos island

An earthquake, measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale, shook the island of Kos at 10:42 am on Tuesday, with the epicenter located in the...

Heat wave continues

Heat wave in Greece is prolonged with temperatures rising up to 41 degrees Celsius. High temperatures will be observed mainly in the Ionian Sea and...

Wildfire on the island of Kythera under control

The wildfire on the island of Kythera in southern Greece burns for the fourth day but the front is partly checked and does not...

Corfu: Wheelchairs for the assisted access of people with disability to the sea

The Corfu Port Authority (OLKE) has donated to the Corfu Prefecture’s People with Disabilities Association a wheelchair to facilitate access to the sea for...

Kountoura: Spectacular tourism figures in 2017

In an interview to Proto Programma/ERT radio station, Minister of Tourism Elena Kountoura, stated that the figures for the Greek tourism industry in 2017...

The last section of “Ionia Odos” motorway to be fully put into operation

Christos Spirtzis, Minister of Infrastructure, Transport and Network, will deliver the last section of “Ionia Odos” motorway on Thursday, August 3. This is a 14...

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