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Beekeepers in a battle for survival

Northern Evia experienced an awful disaster in 2021 when a wildfire charred over 50,000 hectares of land. The blow to the area's beekeepers was heartbreaking. Many colonies did not survive and in those that did, the bees were disoriented and weak.

Deus Nos Acudi | Athens | February 26-27

The interdisciplinary platform Movement Research Project welcomes the award-winning dancer Pak Ndjamena for the first time in Greece, for two exclusive performances at Theater Nous (34 Trias, theatrenous-creativespace.com).

Tourism’s records are confirmed

The estimates about a new historical record of tourism receipts and arrivals in 2023 were confirmed by the Bank of Greece.

Demand for short-term office rentals soars

The increase in demand for flexible workspaces in the Greek market is steep, as hybrid work is now a dominant and established trend in the market.

Greece to prioritize strengthening relations with India, says PM

In New Delhi on Wednesday, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis described Greece as India's natural entry point into Europe, and beyond, during his opening address at the annual multilateral conference "Raisina Dialogue."

Supreme Court rules for extradition of Erdogan’s foe to Turkey

The Supreme Court of Greece announced its decision on Wednesday to extradite 54-year-old Ali Yesildag to Turkey. The Turkish national had close family and professional ties with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan before accusing Erdogan of corruption involving hundreds of millions of dollars.

Greek Defense Min urges Albania to adhere to EU acquis

Defense Minister Nikos Dendias conveyed a message to Albania on Wednesday, urging the country to respect the European Union standards and regulations as it progresses towards EU accession.

Red tape threatens operation of helpline for battered women

Greece's main helpline for women who are victims of violence is at risk of being suspended due to bureaucratic obstacles and underfunding, while its operators staged a five-hour stoppage on Wednesday over the issue.

Illegal economy nearly halved

The illegal economy recorded a significant decline in Greece from 2013 to 2021, excluding the year of the pandemic in 2020, according to a report by researchers at the International Monetary Fund.

Are Turkey and Egypt turning a ‘new leaf’ in their relations?

Expert Constantinos Filis, the Director of the Institute of Global Affairs and an associate professor of international relations at the American College of Greece, joins Thanos Davelis to discuss Erdogan's latest visit to Egypt, whether Cairo is really ready to mend fences, and what these developments mean for the broader region.

Greece’s youngest hauler

A little while back, a message appeared on Maria Biniola's Facebook wall. It was from her mother, Giota Kiropoulou, and it read: "Besides my daughter, I realized that while some spend their entire lives figuring out who they really are, others know it from the moment they come into the world.

Greece’s agricultural sector is suffering

Greece's agricultural population is aging. The country's farmers have a low level of training and are largely stuck in the practices and reasonings of the past, characteristics that, in combination with others, affect the productivity and competitiveness of Greece's domestic primary production sector.

Greece is India’s gateway to Europe, PM says

Greece and India have pledged to enhance bilateral cooperation following a meeting between Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Wednesday.

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