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Tuesday, October 26, 2021

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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 ...

Diplomatic marathon and crucial consultations in New York, on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly.

Strict message from Washington to Ankara. According to diplomatic sources, at a ministerial conference on Libya held for the first time with the participation of Greece as an observer, US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken strongly supported the immediate withdrawal of all foreign troops and mercenaries from the country, naming the Turkey.

The importance of stability in the Eastern Mediterranean was underscored by White House National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan and Turkish presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin on the sidelines of the meeting.

Nikos Dendias informed his European counterparts about the latest episode of Turkish delinquency. According to diplomatic sources, the Greek minister presented a map with the presence of Turkish warships, which are located just ten miles off the east coast of Crete.

US and French Foreign Ministers Anthony Blinken and Jean-Yves Le Drian will meet in New York today, the day after their presidents issued a joint statement, to end the crisis in the Paris-Washington relationship. according to statements by a US official.

He said that the two men had a conversation in a good atmosphere yesterday and are expected to have a new, short meeting today.

Thessaloniki seems to be heading for a mini lockdown, with the data reaching the epidemiologists about the viral load and the rise of cases being worrying.

Infectious Diseases Professor and member of the committee of experts, Charalambos Gogos, in his statements to MEGA, warned that emergency measures may be taken in Thessaloniki.

"Hospitalizations have increased. We do not have intensive care for covid. While there are incidents with intubated people waiting in simple wards for treatment "said on the same channel the president of the hospital doctors of Thessaloniki, Despina Katsiba

2.329 new cases in the last 24 hours in the country, with a positive rate of 1,16%. 333 patients are treated by intubation, while 26 ended up. More and more children are being screened for Covid-19. Last week, 3.559 children and adolescents aged 4 to 18 were diagnosed with coronary artery disease.

Infectious disease teacher Athena Linou described the measures in schools as insufficient, pointing out that the major issue is the provision to close a department when half plus one student falls ill. "With the first case per student, the whole class will be stuck in 3-4 weeks", he warned, speaking to ANT1.

The US Food and Drug Administration has announced that it has approved a third dose of the Pfizer vaccine for COVID-19 in people over the age of 65 and over 18 who are at "high risk" of developing a severe form of coronavirus disease.

Fears of a new variant with increased antibody resistance. It was found in a nursing home in Kentucky, USA and has already infected 45 elderly people and workers. The strain from Japan is known as R.1 and contains dangerous mutations that infect the immune system.

Severe Covid-19 disease can trigger a patient's immune system to produce so-called autoantibodies, which can eventually attack healthy tissues and cause inflammatory and other autoimmune diseases, according to new international research from the Institute of Laboratory Medicine. of the German University of Marburg and Stanford University of California.

The Commission and the Budget Office of the Parliament identify three major insurance "thorns" with implications for the state budget. The first is the problem of pending pension applications, despite progress, combined with € 500 million in arrears. The issue is also the legal disputes over the retroactive pensions with Brussels to express concerns about the budget burden, but also the increase of the debts from insurance contributions, which reaches 251 million euros in relation to the first quarter of 2021. In total the specific debt reaches 38 billion.

The diplomatic crisis that erupted between Paris and Washington over the defense agreement between Oaks (AUKUS) after yesterday's Biden-Macron communication seems to be easing, with the French president even asking the French ambassador to the US to return to Washington. next week. More from Alexandra Voudouri

And the weather: Cloudy in Attica, with local rains and sporadic thunderstorms in the morning. Recession of the phenomena from the afternoon. The temperature in Athens will reach up to 23 degrees Celsius. 17 points at this time in the Technopolis in Gazi.

USA: Two killed and four injured in shooting at a mall in Boise

Two people were killed and four others were injured, including a police officer, during a shooting at a shopping mall in Boise, Idaho, on ...

Brazil: 160 deaths due to COVID-19, almost 5.800 cases in 24 hours

The Brazilian Ministry of Health announced yesterday Monday that in the previous 24 hours 160 patients with COVID-19 succumbed and 5.797 cases of ...

Climate: US special envoy John Kerry travels to Britain and Italy

The US Presidential Climate Expert, John Kerry, will be in London today, Tuesday, October 26, to continue the talks ...

Climate: Australia aims to reach climate neutrality by 2050

Australia, a country whose subsoil is rich in carbon, announced today that it aims to reach a zero gas emission balance that ...

Mexico: 150 deaths from COVID-19, over 1.100 cases in 24 hours

The Mexican Ministry of Health announced yesterday Monday that in the previous 24 hours 150 patients with COVID-19 succumbed and 1.121 cases of ...

Turkey: Nearly 27.700 new coronavirus cases, 232 deaths in 24 hours

The Ministry of Health of Turkey announced yesterday Monday that in the previous 24 hours 27.663 cases of SARS-CoV-2 were confirmed after 351.152 tests, with the ...

Coup d'etat in Sudan: UN Security Council convenes

The United Nations Security Council is set to meet in camera today to discuss a military coup in Sudan, officials said.

IT HAPPENS IN ATHENS

Fire in an apartment building in Agios Antonios

Fire at this time in an apartment building in Agios Antonios. According to the Fire Department, the fire is under partial control. There are no reports of trapped. George Katsigiannis

The section of Papanikoli Street in Chalandri was opened to traffic

With the completion of the restoration works, the section of the road on Papanikoli Street, in Chalandri, which collapsed last ...

2,9 magnitude earthquake in Athens

A weak seismic vibration of 2,8 on the Richter scale occurred about 10 minutes before 16:00, which was particularly felt in Attica. According to ...

Traffic regulations at the uneven junction of Kalyftaki

Traffic regulations at the uneven junction Kalyftaki from Monday night until early morning of October 26 announced the company "Nea Odos" The regulations ...

The ring is in force in the center of Athens

The ring returned to the center of Athens after about 2 years of absence. From today Monday 25 October until Friday 22 July ...