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Passenger traffic through Greek airports increased 9.9 percent in the first 10 months of the year compared to the same period of 2017, according to figures released by the Civil Aviation Authority.
In fact, the total number of passengers to Greece in the year to end-October was greater than the figure for the whole of 2017.
Francois Hollande (r), the former President of France, poses for a picture next to a refugee, during his visit at the refugee camp of Elaionas in Athens, Thursday. Others are not identified. Hollande called on Turkey to honor a deal with the European Union to curb human smuggling and said he believed "no further austerity measures" should be imposed on Greece.
Two earthquakes with a magnitude of 4.8 and 5.1 on the Richter were recorded today in the Ionian Sea off the coast of Greece, TASS reported, referring to the Euro-Mediterranean seismological center. The quakes are registered 275 kilometers west of Athens. and they reached a depth of 10 kilometers.
There is no information about injured people and there is no threat of tsunami.
The Center for Civic Reform, the US Consulate and the American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce hosted a discussion in Thessaloniki on Thursday that focused on the emerging prospects of the northern port city, following the impressive American presence at the Thessaloniki International Fair in September, with more than 55 innovation leaders and 75 events that revealed the depth of US-Greek business