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Sunday, December 5, 2021

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Municipality of Athens: 14 new electronic services available to citizens

The total number of digital services of the Municipality of Athens now stands at 118 after the addition of 14 new ones, which are available as of today ...

Start School of Business in Serafio-Free digital education in 45 companies in Athens

A total of 45 small and medium enterprises operating within the borders of the Municipality of Athens have the opportunity to participate for free in the Start School of Business, ...

The face of the University changes with plane trees and marbles

The planters, the benches and the palm trees on Panepistimiou Street will be a thing of the past in a few days as the Municipal Council "turned on" the green light ...

In Pagrati the first public Japanese Garden in Greece

The Municipality of Athens created the first public Japanese Garden in Greece in the Nereid Park in Pagrati, just behind the building of the National Gallery ....

The 8th "pocket" park in Patisia is ready

Athens acquires another upgraded green space, this time in Patissia. Expanding the network of "pocket" parks in the neighborhoods of the capital, the Municipality ...

The bad weather "BALLOS" in Ithaca left huge problems in infrastructure and private property.

An autopsy on the island is carried out by a government unit headed by the Minister of Civil Protection, Christos Stylianidis, and the Deputy Minister, despite the Prime Minister, Christos Triantopoulos. The Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and the President of SYRIZA, Alexis Tsipras, had a telephone conversation with the Mayor of the island, Dionysis Stanitsa.

Etoloakarnania also measures its wounds. The settlement of Kamareceika was evacuated as a precaution due to the rising water level of Lake Lysimachia. Ladders of engineers are recording damages, while from tomorrow, there will be an office for submitting compensation claims to the victims. A request to declare the Municipality of Agrinio a state of emergency was submitted by the Mayor, George Papanastasiou. Extensive problems are recorded in Mesolongi, due to the overflow of the stream of Agrilia, but also of Aetoliko, due to overflow of the lagoon.

The catastrophes in Corfu are extensive. Huge volumes of water have hit areas of the prefectures of Ilia and Achaia in the last hours. Traffic interruptions continue in various parts of Thessaloniki, due to the high concentration of water.

Speaking from the podium of the Conference of the Central Union of Greek Municipalities, the professor of Applied Geology and Natural Disaster Management and president of OASP, Efthymios Lekkas, Referring to the climate crisis and extreme weather phenomena, he warned that "We have a new reality that tends to become normal" and pointed out the need for new planning by the Municipalities, which will include, among other things, risk analysis and design of shelters.

Intense mobility in the Movement for Change, in view of the electoral process for the election of President. The former Prime Minister, George Papandreou, requested and in the coming days will have meetings with all the candidates for the Presidency as well as the institutions responsible for the electoral process, with the Secretary of the Central Political Committee of the Movement for Change, Manolis Christoudoulakis, the Secretary of Parliament Group and candidate for the election of the President of the Movement for Change, Vassilis Kegeroglou and the candidates for President, Nikos Androulakis, Pavlos Geroulanos, Harry Kastanidis, Andrea Loverdo and Pavlos Christidis. seeking, as noted in the relevant announcement of his office, a coordinated and creative course that will lead to the building of a large Progressive Party. According to the same announcement, "For this initiative of George A. Papandreou, the President of the Movement for Change, Fofi Gennimata, has also been informed".

2313 new cases of coronavirus are recorded in the current epidemiological report of EODY. Of these, 539 in Attica and 357 in Thessaloniki. 361s patient covid hospitalized intubated, 30 more people lost the battle for life.

At 37 points throughout the territory, Mobile Units of EODY will carry out a free rapid test tomorrow. In Attica, in the Municipality of Glyfada, at the junction of Dromo Poets and Lambraki. And in the Municipality of Byron, Karaoli and Dimitriou, outside the City Hall.

The inspections of the authorities for the correct observance of the new health protocols in restaurants and entertainment stores are intensive. Daily inspections by the National Transparency Authority and for the inspection of non-vaccinated civil servants who provide work in person.

The annual regular conference of the Central Union of Greek Municipalities was completed at the "Ioannis Vellidis" conference center in Thessaloniki. According to the final text of the conclusions, the elected representatives will seek a meeting with the Prime Minister and the leaders of all political parties in the near future, in order to promote the problems of the Local Government, and to launch the necessary solutions. Otherwise they warn with mobilizations. "Our municipalities and local communities can not wait any longer. Our claims are just and timeless. The parties go beyond and serve the long-term interest of the Greek society ", it was emphasized, among other things, in the resolution that was approved by a majority and was read by the president of KEDE - mayor of Trikala, Dimitris Papastergiou.

A happy ending to the adventure of the two Ukrainian pilgrims who were missing on Mount Athos. With the help of firefighters, the 2nd EMAK and a helicopter, they were located and are in good health. According to information, they were disoriented and lost the path and were cut off from the other walkers.

"US commitment to the stability and prosperity of Greece, the Balkans, Southeastern Europe and the Eastern Mediterranean," said Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias. the renewal of the Greek-American defense agreement. In an interview with the Associated Press, he stressed that the agreement implies the "enhanced American presence in Thrace and Northeastern Greece, just a few kilometers from our border with Turkey.

The mutual assistance provided by the Greek-French defense agreement concerns the territory of the two countries, but not the exclusive economic zones, according to a publication of Euractiv, citing a statement from the French Ministry of Defense.

In the new context created by the Athens defense agreements with Paris and Washington, the Greece-Cyprus-Egypt Tripartite Summit, which will take place on Tuesday in Athens, as well as the visit of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nikos Dendias, are considered particularly important. in Tripoli next Thursday, in order to participate in the international conference for the stabilization of Libya.

The Turkish President and the German Chancellor gave a joint press conference in Istanbul. "With Turkey, despite the differences of opinion, we faced many issues together. Today I reiterated the need for foreign forces to withdraw from Libya, while we discussed the developments in Afghanistan and Syria," said Angela Merkel. "My dear friend in our meetings for 16 years has always been prudent and her leadership has been decisive," said Tayyip Erdogan, adding that he looks forward to a similar relationship with the new German government.

The memorandum of understanding between Cyprus and Egypt was signed in Nicosia, for the interconnection of the electricity networks of the two countries. The electricity interconnection is an important component of the ongoing strong relations between Cyprus and Egypt, but also of the strategic cooperation between them, the Energy Ministers of the two countries pointed out in their joint statements.

An improvised explosive device was placed by unknown persons at the entrance of an apartment building where the political office of ND MP Giannis Kallianou is housed. in the area of ​​Alimos. The explosion caused material damage.

Two hundred thousand citizens took part today in Rome in the anti-fascist demonstration organized by the three largest unions in the country, with the main demand for the immediate dissolution of all parties and organizations directly or indirectly associated with fascism. Present at the rally were center-left party secretary Enrico Letta, former prime minister and leader of the Five Star Movement Giuseppe Conte, and Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio. The statement of the secretary of Lega, Matteo Salvini, caused a sensation. "Fortunately, there are no more fascists," he said, adding that the only threat to Europe is Islamist terrorism.

In sports news and today's matches of the 6th game of the Super League

Apollon Smyrni - Asteras Tripolis: 0 - 1 final

Panathinaikos - Ionikos: 1 - 1 in 35 '

And the weather

Relative improvement in Attica from tomorrow. Local sporadic rains until the afternoon. Temperature in the center of Athens from 14 to 20 degrees Celsius. 19,3 Points at this time, in Technopolis, here in Gazi.

 

Portugal: Parliament dissolved in the run-up to the 30 January elections

The President of Portugal Marcelo Rebelo de Souza decreed the dissolution of the parliament today, in the last remaining official step in view of the early ...

Northern Macedonia: Albanian "Alternative" party to run in government

An agreement on the participation of the Albanian party "Alternativa" (Alternativa) in the governing coalition of Northern Macedonia was signed today at noon by the Prime Minister of the country Zoran ...

News bulletin at 15:00

The response of the people to be vaccinated earlier with the 3rd dose of the coronavirus vaccine is huge. Already more than half ...

KINAL: Large turnout of voters at the party polls - The possibility of extension is open

A large turnout of voters in the internal ballot boxes of the Movement for Change is recorded from the morning as -as it is pointed out in a relevant announcement of the Ethics Committee of the party -...

Municipality of Athens: Free Production Assistant training program in the field of cinema

At a time when Athens through the Athens Film Office is constantly gaining "ground" in the choices of international producers as an ideal set for films, ...

Extraordinary weather report: Heavy rains, thunderstorms and stormy winds

The weather will show a rapid deterioration on Monday and Tuesday with heavy rains, thunderstorms and stormy winds. The National Meteorological Service issued ...

Pope Francis from Lesvos: The refugee-immigration issue is a problem of the world

The special relationship of Pope Francis with the children was captured in the long time that his journey lasted at the entrance of the Reception Center and ...

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Municipality of Athens: Free Production Assistant training program in the field of cinema

At a time when Athens through the Athens Film Office is constantly gaining "ground" in the choices of international producers as an ideal set for films, ...

Municipality of Athens: Sunday cleaning and disinfection operation in the Commercial Triangle of Athens

Sunday mass cleaning and disinfection operation in the Commercial Triangle of Athens today, by the competent services of the Municipality of Athens. "Our whole mechanism in one ...

The "Megaro Mousikis" station is closed from 12 noon

By order of the Greek Police, today, Sunday, December 5, from 12 noon, the Metro station "Megaro Mousikis" will be closed, due to ...

World Volunteer Day: The volunteers of Ε.Ε.Σ. send a loud message of optimism amid a pandemic

The Greek Red Cross, on Sunday, December 5, 2021, celebrates World Volunteer Day, sending a strong message of optimism and solidarity, in the midst of a pandemic. Specifically, the ...

Christmas holidays at the Children's Museum of Athens

The Children's Museum of Athens has prepared an all-day festive educational program for Christmas and New Year for children aged 6-12 and promises ...