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Dendias marks anniversary of Nazi Germany’s surrender

Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias on Monday marked the anniversary of the surrender of Nazi Germany in World War Two, highlighting Greece's contribution to the Allied victory.

"78 years have passed since the surrender of Nazi Germany and Victory in Europe Day. Greece contributed to it with the sacrifices and struggle of its people, fulfilling its debt to humanity," he tweeted.

Hellenic Train to pay families of rail crash victims, injured passengers

Hellenic Train, whose train crashed in a head-on collision with a freighter on Feb. 28, killing 57 people on board, announced on Wednesday it will make advance payments to the families of the victims and to the passengers injured in the crash in Tempe, to cover their immediate financial needs.