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Municipality of Athens: In Agios Artemios the 7th "pocket" park of Athens

In Agios Artemios, in a densely populated neighborhood of Athens, also known as Gouva, the 7th in a row pocket park of the city was "born". With the...

What will the University be like after the renovation - The project in 20 questions and answers

At the end of 2021, the works for the final renovation of the University begin and are expected to be completed in 12 to 15 months. The budget ...

A new "green" neighborhood in Petralona - The network of "pocket" parks in Athens is growing

By strengthening the network of "pocket" parks, the Municipality of Athens continues to create "green" meeting points for the residents of Athens, in the context of this ...

The INNOVATHENS training program for October

INNOVATHENS, the Innovation & Entrepreneurship Hub of the Technopolis of the Municipality of Athens in Gazi, continues the exciting educational program of workshops and free seminars, specially designed ...

Tennis, Athletics and Self Defense at OPANDA

The registrations for the Sports Learning Academies (tennis, athletics and self-defense) of OPANDA open on Friday 17/09/21, for children 6-15 years old, adults, and candidates ...

The three fiery fronts that broke out late last night in the area of ​​Nea Makri are in recession. The flames reached the yards of houses, while half an hour after midnight a message was sent via 112 to the residents of the settlements of Livisi and Agia Marina to leave the area.

"Five houses have been damaged", said recently in Athens 9.84 the deputy regional governor of Civil Protection of Attica, Vassilis Kokkalis. Everything shows that it is an arson, he stressed and announced that extraditions were made.

A ladder of the arson directorate went to the area.

The platform for the administration of a third dose of coronavirus vaccine opens on September 30. According to the president of the National Vaccination Committee, Maria Theodoridou, the repeat dose will be given to the elderly over 60 years, those who are accommodated in care units and the health ones. Vaccination is optional.

2.126 new cases of coronavirus, with a positive rate of 2,65%. 39 patients ended up, 342 are hospitalized intersected.

An informative online event, aimed at informing students and parents about the benefits of vaccination at the ages of 12-17, is organized at 4 pm by the Ministry of Education. Emeritus Professor of Pediatrics and President of the National Vaccination Committee Maria Theodoridou and Professor of Pediatric Infectious Diseases Vana Papaevangelou, will answer questions from parents.

The pandemic has cost the lives of more Americans than the Spanish flu pandemic (1918-19), according to Johns Hopkins University. More than 675.700 people infected with the virus have died, and the cases have now exceeded 42 million in the United States.

A five-hour nationwide work stoppage from ten in the morning and a protest rally at 11 outside the Ministry of Health was announced for today by POEDIN. He demands, among other things, the return of the unvaccinated health workers, "given", as he states, "that the vaccinated are also proven to transmit the virus".

The possibility of a meeting between Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the sidelines of the 76th UN General Assembly in New York was left open. "If such a request is submitted, it will be examined diplomatically and I think it will be answered positively," said Mr. Economou. The Prime Minister is leaving for New York tomorrow, while a series of important meetings began with Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias, on the sidelines of the Assembly.

The Prime Minister will have a meeting with the Mayors of Athens and Istanbul, Costas Bakogiannis and Ekrem Imamoglou, today at the Maximos Palace. Mr. Imamoglou is paying a two-day visit to Athens as an official guest of Mr. Bakoyannis, in return for the visit of the Mayor of Athens to Istanbul last May, when the two mayors had signed a memorandum of understanding and cooperation in the fields of culture.

The 27 foreign ministers, who met in New York - on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly - "expressed their support" for France in the crisis triggered by the tripartite security agreement between the United States, Britain and Australia, as well as announced the head of European diplomacy, Josep Borrell.

The US President will attempt to set the tone with France today before the General Assembly. According to a high-ranking White House official, in his speech Joe Biden will look united despite the criticism he received from the allies for managing the withdrawal from Afghanistan, but also for the diplomatic crisis with France.

China's international money market shock: Concerns over possible bankruptcy of Chinese Evergrande real estate market are causing shocks in European stock markets, which have suffered strong losses, with investors awaiting the decisions of other US central banks in the coming days, Britain and Japan.

As of tomorrow, the ENFIA liquidations will be posted for more than 7 million property owners. The payment of ENFIA will be made this year in six monthly installments, while the owners can either start paying the first installment at the end of September and the last one until 28/2/22, or pay the first two installments at the end of October.

Ocean Viking, the SOS Méditerranée vessel, rescued and boarded 129 migrants off Libya and Malta over the weekend, the European non-governmental organization said.

The US government wants to almost double the number of refugees to be admitted to the US next year, to 125.000, in order to keep its campaign commitment, according to a State Department statement.

And the weather: Initially clear weather today in Attica. Gradually sparse clouds will develop, which until the afternoon will be at times more dense. The winds will blow northwest 4 to 5 beauforts and from the afternoon will turn to northeast up to 4 beauforts. Temperature in Athens up to 33 degrees Celsius. 25 points at this time in the Technopolis in Gazi.

Turkey: More than 30.800 cases of the new coronavirus, 223 deaths in 24 hours

The Ministry of Health of Turkey announced yesterday Tuesday that in the previous 24 hours 30.862 cases of SARS-CoV-2 were confirmed after 360.849 tests, with the ...

North Korea says it has successfully tested a new ballistic missile

North Korea has successfully tested a "new type" ballistic missile, launched from a submarine, the country's official news agency, KCNA, reported early ...

Italy: 70 deaths due to COVID-19, almost 2.700 cases in 24 hours

The Italian Ministry of Health announced yesterday Tuesday that in the previous 24 hours 70 patients with COVID-19 succumbed, compared to 44 the previous day, while ...

Crete: Four earthquakes in less than two hours - The two in Arkalochori

Crete and the afflicted Arkalochori were shaken again, late on Tuesday night, after four new earthquakes worried the inhabitants again, with ...

Second day of the Forum "Greece 2040" of the Committee "Greece 2021"

The second day of the Forum "Greece 2040" took place yesterday, organized by the Committee "Greece 2021". The Forum presents the results of the studies that ...

Chr. Stylianidis: New aerial vehicles will be purchased within five years

The purchase of new aircraft in five years was announced by the Minister of Climate Crisis and Civil Protection, Christos Stylianidis, during the "1st Daily ...

Liverpool beat Atletico 3-2 in Madrid

From today, football Europe is moving in the rhythms of the Champions League again with the holding of the 3rd match. In the first games of the night, the ...

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"Your Pet Day" on Sunday 24/10 in Technopolis

An all-day celebration starring our four-legged friends, is held by the Municipality of Athens in collaboration with YOURPET, the first Greek application for adoptions ...

Traffic stop on Krisis Street

Due to EYDAP works, the traffic was stopped on Krisis Street from the height of Amfitritis Street in Athens. Dimitris Perros

One Night at the Industrial Gas Museum with activities for the whole family

Pumpkins, treats and ... ghosts are waiting for you inside the old gas factory on the eve of Halloween. Can you stand it? For families with children 7-11 years old Saturday, October 30, 2021 ...

Traffic regulations announced by the company "Nea Odos"

Traffic regulations on the Athens-Thessaloniki National Road, in parts of Attica, which will be valid until shortly before the Christmas holidays, the company announced ...

Projects worth 4,5 million euros in the schools of Athens for easy access for students with disabilities

A school with its doors open for all children. The plan of the Municipality of Athens to create the appropriate conditions, which will allow ...