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Largest container ship in the world, ‘OOCL Piraeus’, arrives in Greece

“We are proud that one of the largest container transport ships in the world carries the name of the largest Greek port, Piraeus, and will carry its glorious name to the world,” Piraeus Container Terminal (PCT) CEO Zhang Anming said…

Eight Greek Universities included in Quacquarelli Symonds world university rankings

Eight Greek universities were included in the QS (Quacquarelli Symonds) global ranking for universities for 2023-2024. The top ranking Greek university was the National Technical University of Athens (Metsovian Polytechnic) in 347th place followed by the National and Kapodistrian University…

European Parliament approves Beleri-related amendment proposed by New Democracy

The European Parliament plenary on Wednesday approved a recently proposed amendment to a 2022 European Commission report on Albania, in relation to the detention of Himare Mayor Fredi Beleri by the country’s authorities, said New Democracy party’s press office. The…

The Greek-French friendship is stronger and closer than ever, French ambassador Maisonnave says

“The Greek-French friendship is stronger and closer than ever,” French ambassador Patrick Maisonnave said during an event marking the national anniversary of France, adding that Greece and France face a set of common threats together, with multi-level bilateral relations and…

Mitsotakis, Erdogan agree that the current positive climate should continue

The positive climate in the bilateral relations of Greece and Turkiye in recent months should have both “continuity and consistency” as this would be in the interests of the two countries, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Turkish President Recep Tayyip…

Mitsotakis: We can agree on a road map to resolve the one and sole difference with Turkiye

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Tuesday welcomed the agreement on Sweden’s accession to NATO upon his arrival for the start of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation Summit in Vilnius, Lithuania. Greek government sources on Tuesday welcomed as positive the rapprochement…

F-16s should not be used by Turkiye to challenge Greek sovereignty, six US Congress members tell Blinken

Six members of the United States House of Representatives called on Secretary of State Antony Blinken to ensure that the new F-16 jets Turkiye will receive from America will not be used for actions against Greece. In a letter to…

Lipsi make significant step towards sustainable tourism

The Lipsi island chain took another significant step towards sustainable tourism, aiming at the correct use of water resources produced via water desalination. In the context of an international initiative that detergent manufacturers Finish and Global Water Partnership-Mediterranean (GWP-Med) are…

Greek trade deficit down 11% in May, off 18.4% in Jan-May

The Greek trade deficit shrank 11% in May during a month which showed a 15.4% decline in exports and a 13.6% fall in imports, Hellenic Statistical Authority said on Friday. More specifically, the value of imports totaled 7.004 billion euros…

Greek annual inflation rate slowed to 1.8% in June

The Greek inflation rate fell sharply to 1.8% in June from 2.8% in May and 12.1% in June 2022, Hellenic Statistical Authority said on Friday. The statistics service, in a monthly report, attributed this development exclusively to a sharp fall…

FM Gerapetritis meets in Athens with Israeli counterpart Cohen: expanding strategic relations

Foreign Minister George Gerapetritis stated on Thursday that “Greece is ready to take advantage of the positive climate created between Greece and Turkiye in order to create conditions of dialogue based, obviously, on International Law and especially on the Law…

Greece made significant progress in improving its rule of law, says annual EU report

Greece has made progress in four of five recommendations on improving the rule of law in the country, the European Commission noted in its Rule of Law Report for 2022, released on Wednesday. Specifically, Greece made significant progress in following…