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Construction of a border fence at the Evros land border with Turkey is proceeding and the project will be ready in a few months' time, Citizen Protection Minister Michalis Chryssochoidis says.
In an interview with Skai Sunday, Chryssochoidis said that, at the moment, at least, Turkey is not engaging in provocative actions and that, in any case, the government is "absolutely calm."
Turkey deported 12 terrorists from Finland back to their country of origin, the Interior Ministry said on May 31.
In a statement, the ministry said the fighters were sent back as part of Ankara's ramped-up efforts to expel foreign terrorists.
Turkey continues to send back foreign terrorist fighters, it added.
Interest in the Aksaray Malaklısı, an Anatolian dog breed, has increased with the arrival of summer and the start of the grazing season in pastures.
Also known as the "Anatolian lion," the Aksaray Malaklısı receives great demand from Turkey and abroad.
The puppies of this breed find an owner within a very short time.
Turkey on May 31 opened an emergency hospital in the Turkish metropolis Istanbul as part of the country's continued fight against the pandemic.
The new Yesilkoy Prof. Dr. Murat Dilmener Emergency Hospital in Istanbul is named after a Turkish doctor and academic who was claimed by the virus on May 3.
A man who earns a living by sewing quilts in the Mediterranean province of Antalya has been carrying out his profession for 45 years under redbud trees that have dotted the city for decades.
The 58-year-old Veli Yıldırım, who began working with a needle and thread for the first time at the age of 13, said that almost all his life was spent by sewing quilts.
Tickets for public transport in Athens and Thessaloniki are cheaper as of Monday with a reduction of value-added tax, to 13% from 26%, coming into effect. From now through October, commuters can buy a single ticket for the metro, tram, bus or trolley bus in Athens for 1.20 euros, down from €1.40, while the equivalent ticket for buses in Thessaloniki will cost €0.90, compared to €1 now.
The Culture and Tourism Ministry has unveiled a series of measures to be implemented for archaeological excavations, as the country makes preparations to reopen after having taken the coronavirus outbreak under control.
In a circular sent to museums, it has been stressed that archaeological excavations and surface analyses will start with strict measures on June 1.
Today the clouds will be significant. In many places there will be short-term precipitation, in the afternoon in some areas - intense and accompanied by thunder. It will remain almost without precipitation in the Danube plain. The wind will be light to moderate from the west. The maximum temperatures will be between 18 ° and 23 °, in Sofia - around 18 °.
New Democracy deputy Dimitris Keridis is organizing a live online debate titled "The Economic Crisis of the Pandemic: More or less Europe?" to take place at 9 p.m. on Monday, with the participation of New Democracy MEP Marietta Giannakou, Athens University of Economics and Business professor Giorgos Pagoulatos, and London Business School professor Elias Papaioannou.