Latest News from Greece

Tourism revenue target revised to $44 billion

Türkiye has once again revised its tourist arrival and tourism revenue targets for 2022 upward to 50 million and $44 billion, respectively, Culture and Tourism Minister Mehmet Nuri Ersoy has announced.

Tourism activity is strong in October, Ersoy said at an event in Istanbul, adding that this year's figures will be close to that of 2019.

October 28: This is how the Greco-Italian war began in 1940

Shortly after 03:00 in the morning of October 28, 1940, the fascist Italian government of Mussolini sent an ultimatum to Greece, through the Italian ambassador in Athens, Emanuele Grazzi, who personally delivered it to Ioannis Metaxas at his home in Kifissia, demanding the free passage of the Italian army from the Greek-Albanian border in order to then occupy some strategic points of the Kingdo

Crete: Vote of confidence from Danish tourists

Crete remains consistently a favorite destination for Danes, who repeatedly choose it for their holidays, with a particular preference for gastronomy, nature, culture and outdoor activities. This is the message and conclusion from the participation of the Region of Crete in the international tourism exhibition Quality Travel Fair, which took place in Copenhagen on October 22 and 23.

Over 100 irregular migrants held off İzmir

Turkish Coast Guard Command teams have caught 103 migrants trying to go abroad illegally off the Aegean province of İzmir and have rescued seven others, who were stranded at sea.

Scholz’s resounding message to Turkey: “Disputing sovereignty by a NATO partner is not acceptable”

A year ago, then chancellor Angela Merkel visited Athens, on October 28. Olaf Scholz chose the eve of the national holiday, which refers to the most traumatic chapter of Greek-German relations: the Occupation in World War II. The memory must be cultivated, but this chapter is closed, says the social democratic chancellor, like his predecessors, for Greek claims that are still on the table.

More than 29,000 Migrants headed for Europe have Died since 2014

More than 29,000 people have died on migration routes to Europe since 2014, and 5,000 migrants have died in the last two years alone, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said in a report published yesterday.

The IOM warned of "increasing deaths along migration routes across the Mediterranean, along land borders to Europe and within the continent".

Peacock: England World Cup success would boost Rugby League

Rugby league legend Jamie Peacock says England reaching the final of the World Cup would be massive for the sport.

England are one of the traditional powerhouses in rugby league alongside Australia and New Zealand, but the sport is gaining traction in other regions.

Coca Cola 3E to invest 75 million euros in 2022 – 2023

Coca-Cola 3E is "running" an investment plan of 75 million euros for the 2022-2023, and this is cause for optimism according to Ms. Maria Anargyrou-Nikolits, general manager of the company for Greece and Cyprus, despite the adversities due to inflationary pressures, the energy crisis and the problems of the supply chain.

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Act of aggression - Bulgaria, Romania, Greece under attack?

At a meeting dedicated to fake news organized by the Institute of Human Sciences and the Slovak Embassy in Vienna, Ker said that Russia and China have realized how with little investment they can cause huge damage.
"Russia in particular uses fake news as a weapon, with Bulgaria, Romania, Greece and Slovakia most exposed to the threat of Russian disinformation," he explained.

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