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Berlinale indie refugee drama ‘The Strangers’ Case’ packs Hollywood punch

From an Aleppo operating theatre under bombardment to the sea off Greece, Brandt Andersen's refugee drama "The Strangers' Case" unfolds with the pulse and urgency of a Hollywood thriller.

And that is no coincidence, said Palestinian-Lebanese actress Yasmine Al Massri, who plays the doctor in that operating theatre, saving one patient's life as another pulls a gun on her.

Greek-Japan Year of Culture and Tourism

The start of the 2024 Greek-Japan Year of Culture and Tourism was officially launched on Thursday at a Japanese Embassy event in Athens on the occasion of the celebration of His Majesty the Emperor of Japan Naruhito's birthday, to which Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni was invited.

Nostos for Greek adoptees: It’s long past time

Last December, a week before I left Greece for an extended trip to the United States, I launched a petition, the first ever I had attempted.

‘Champion’ of food inflation

In January Greece had the highest food inflation, not only among the member-states of the eurozone, but also among the 27 member-states of the European Union.

Democrats Abroad organize primary in Athens and Thessaloniki

The Democrats Abroad Global Presidential Primary kicks off on March 5, as Democrats Abroad members around the world participate in selecting the Democratic Party candidate for president for the 2024 General Election this November.

Democrats Abroad Greece will run two voting centres to help Americans living in Greece cast their votes.

Double interest rate margin

The fact that the interest rate margin in Greece has been double the European average supports the high profitability of the country's four systemic banks, which in the first nine months of 2023 amounted to 2.8 billion euros out of a total of €131.1 billion which was the total profitability of the 109 systemic banks supervised by the Single Supervisory Mechanism (SSM) of the European Central Ba

Government plans to bring in 40,000 workers from six countries

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced on Thursday that Greece is on the cusp of a migration agreement with India to bring in unskilled and skilled workers to the country to be employed in the agricultural, construction and tourism sectors.

Greece features at Serbia’s tourism fair

Serbia's 45th International Tourism Fair kicked off on Wednesday with over 400 exhibitors from 27 countries, featuring Greece as the partner nation.

Socialists to vote against private universities law

Socialist PASOK leader Nikos Androulakis said on Thursday that the party will vote against the bill to institutionalize non-state, nonprofit universities, noting that while public institutions of higher education must be strengthened with resources, equipment, staff and research, it is necessary to provide for a single assessment authority for both the public and non-public universities.

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