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Dev. Min.: Permit issued for 198-meter skyscraper in Ellinikon

The first permit for a skyscraper in Greece was issued, as announced, last night, by the Minister of Development, Adonis Georgiadis.

According to the minister, the construction of the 198 -meter tower in Ellinikon is expected to begin in a few weeks.

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W Costa Navarino welcomes first guests

W Costa Navarino welcomes its first guests today. This is the first W Hotels hotel in Greece, a member of the Marriott Bonvoy portfolio.

The new W Escape brings a distinct flavor to Navarino Waterfront, the new development area of ​​Costa Navarino and gives rise to creativity, diversity and freedom of expression, enriching the experience of the destination.

Piran on CNN’s list of 15 prettiest small towns in Europe

Washington – The Slovenian coastal town of Piran has made it to a list of the 15 prettiest small towns across Europe by the US television network CNN, which described it as a “mini Venice”.

Tourism: The total comeback of Greece’s “heavy industry”

The resurgence of tourism, what many call Greece's heavy industry, signals the total recovery of the Greek economy, as everything shows that revenues will exceed those of  2019, which was a record year.

Specifically, travel receipts - according to industry authorities - may even top 20 billion euros, a level that even the most optimistic pundits did not expect.

Reporting Harassment of Female Journalists in Greek Media

Illustration: Unsplash.com / The Climate Reality Project

Many artists and athletes have since spoken out about their own stories of abuse. Male and female journalists have called on female colleagues to speak openly about sexual harassment and assault in the workplace. The Journalists' Unions of the Athens Daily Newspaper also encouraged its members to speak out.

Greece with Record Revenues from the Summer Season

Expected record tourism revenues so far appear to be supported by significant per-trip spending by foreign arrivals, as well as net arrivals surpassing those of the record-breaking 2019, before the outbreak of the Covid pandemic.

Analysis: Anti-Americanism and Russian Propaganda in Greece

The foreign policy of Greek government towards Russia has sparked reactions among politically opposed parliamentary parties and from public opinion. The reactions vary: from the anti-American sentiments of the left-wing and far-right parties; maybe in an effort to get political gains.

Bulgaria’s Interim Govt Blocks Gas Link With Greece

Workers at the construction site of the interconnected IGB gas transmission pipeline, starting at Komotini, Greece and ending at Stara Zagora, Bulgaria, March 2022. Photo: EPA-EFE/DIMITRIS TOSIDIS.

Issues have arisen over the certification of the project, which prompted interim Energy Minister Rosen Hristov, who is yet to publicly comment on the matter, to block the process. 

"Revenge" of the Americans: They kidnapped a Russian

As "Sputnik" reports, his family believes that Vinnik's extradition to America was organized as a kidnapping.
"They allowed Alexander to contact the family in Boston," the family said in a statement.

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