Category: society


Adoptions in Greece post significant increase in 2017

Adoptions in 2017 in Greece posted a 77 percent increase in comparison with 2016, the Independent Statistical Service (ELSTAT) announced on Thursday, attributed largely to remarriages. Of the 393 adoptions, 198 were girls and 187 boys with the highest increase observed in the geographical region of the islands of the Aegean and Crete (93.8 pct), […]

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6.8R close to Zakynthos island

  Magnitude Mw 6.8 Region IONIAN SEA Date time 2018-10-25 22:54:51.5 UTC Location 37.53 N ; 20.62 E Depth 10 km Distances 277 km W of Athens, Greece / pop: 730,000 / local time: 01:54:51.5 2018-10-26 126 km SW of Pátra, Greece / pop: 164,000 / local time: 01:54:51.5 2018-10-26 38 km SW of Zákynthos, […]

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There will be no pension cuts, Greek FinMin tells Parliament

There will be no pension cuts, Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos said on Thursday, adding that the country will return to capital markets.  Speaking in Parliament, during a debate on the 2019 draft budget plan, Tsakalotos strongly criticised the main opposition New Democracy party for investing in disaster and national division.  The Finance Minister said […]

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