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Saturday, December 4, 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 geopolitical dimension of energy and the role that the Eastern Mediterranean can play as an alternative source of energy security in Europe was highlighted, according to government sources, by the Prime Minister, Kyriakos Mitsotakis during the relevant discussion at the European Council. Mr. Mitsotakis underlined that in both electricity and natural gas, Egypt, with which our country signed an electricity interconnection agreement, can become the bridge between Africa and Europe, as it can export "green" electricity. at low prices and transport it through Greece to Europe, but also liquefied natural gas. He stressed the need to "consider what interventions can be made so that we are not exposed to sudden price changes." "We must do everything in our power not to transfer the crisis to households", concluded Kyriakos Mitsotakis.

. The Prime Minister, during the Summit, will also raise the issue of Turkish provocation. Specifically, Greece and Cyprus, on the occasion of immigration, which is on the agenda of the Summit, will put the full range of movements of Turkey that threaten stability in the Eastern Mediterranean. Meanwhile, Ankara is escalating the challenges in the Cypriot EEZ, threatening to "respond to the field" if Nicosia starts drilling again in November. In a statement, the Turkish Foreign Ministry claims that "both Greece and the Republic of Cyprus are taking steps to increase tensions in the Southeastern Mediterranean."

. At the same time, across the Atlantic, US lawmakers are trying to put a brake on approving the sale of new F-16 fighter jets to Turkey. In particular, in a cross-party letter, which is in the process of collecting signatures, they express to the US Secretary of State, Anthony Blinken, their opposition both to the acquisition of new F-16 fighters by Turkey, and to the upgrading of the existing ones. This initiative belongs to MPs Chris Pappas, Gus Bilirakis, and Carolyn Maloni and enjoys the support of the Greek-American Leadership Council, the American Jewish Committee, as well as Armenian, Indian, and Kurdish organizations.

… The issue of the illegal and invalid Turkish-Libyan memorandum was raised in the meeting that Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias had in Libya, Tripoli, with the Libyan Prime Minister, Abdullah Hamid Dbeiba, as he announced via Twitter.

Start of the pre-election process for the election of the President of KINAL, after the announcement by the Ethics Committee and officially the candidacy of Messrs. Papandreou, Androulaki, Loverdou, Kastanidis, Geroulanou and Christidis. George Papandreou submitted more than 80 signatures of members of the Central Committee and almost 20.000 signatures of members, Nikos Androulakis submitted more than 10.000 signatures of members of the party and 110 members of the Central Committee. Andreas Loverdos has submitted 5.200 signatures and thousands of other statements of support, 6.245 signatures were submitted by Pavlos Geroulanos, over 7.000 by Pavlos Christidis and Haris Kastanidis.

The President of SYRIZA, Alexis Tsipras, addressed the "generations that grew up in the crisis" and that today are again, as he said, "at the center of a new extraordinary treaty, which tends to become normal", opening the work of the 2nd conference of youth of the party. Mr. Tsipras launched an attack on the "right wing" and on the Prime Minister himself who, as he stated, "sees the youth as his strategic enemy" and "considers it an asymmetric, uncontrollable threat to the leveling regime that he is trying to maintain" .

… "Mr. Tsipras highlighted, in his speech today, the fundamental difference that separates our perceptions of the role of the new generation", comments the government spokesman, Giannis Oikonomou, adding: "We are not talking about revanchism and new divisions, which Mr. Tsipras dreams together with Mr. Polakis using clichés of past decades ".

At 3.407 new cases of coronavirus in our country in the last 24 hours - 34 patients ended up, 347 are hospitalized by intubation. Great concern for the situation in b. Greece, with professor Vana Papaevangelou stating that it is reminiscent of pre-vaccination times. Of the 73 hospitalized in ICU hospitals of Western Macedonia and Thessaloniki, 70 are unvaccinated, noted if. Ministry of Health, Mina Gaga. The coroner pandemic will also affect the Brussels Summit, as European Council President Charles Michel has pointed out that cases are rising again in many Member States.

In the international news: Hurricane "Ignatius" hits Germany with particular severity, causing extensive damage in much of the country.
Five people have been injured in road accidents, while more than 50.000 households have been left without electricity. Strong winds in Berlin, where parks and zoos will remain closed today. Until recently, the traffic of trains in Thuringia, Saxony and Saxony-Anhalt has been stopped.

Among the top male athletes in the world for this year is Miltos Tentoglou. The World Athletics Federation selected ten athletes to emerge as the top, with Tentoglou on the list.

Weather: A few clouds today, in Attica. The temperature will range from 11 to 23 degrees Celsius

Russia: Putin-Biden Talks Deadline, US Final Approval Pending

The Kremlin announced today that Russia and the United States have reached an interim date and time for the summit talks between ...

EU 'frustration and concern' over Iran nuclear talks

The Europeans today expressed their "disappointment and concern" a few days after the resumption of negotiations on the Iranian nuclear program in Vienna, ...

News bulletin at 23:00

Extraordinary traffic regulations in Athens due to the three-day visit of the Primate of the Roman Catholic Church. He will receive Pope Francis upon his arrival, ...

The platform for the 3rd dose of the coronavirus vaccine has been opened

The appointment platform for the third dose of the coronavirus vaccine was opened at night for those who had taken the last dose before ...

The United States says it is ready to act if Russia invades Ukraine

The Biden government is preparing to impose sanctions or other measures against Russia, if Moscow decides to invade Ukraine, announced today ...

Belgium: Two cold-blooded hippos tested positive for coronavirus

Two hippos at the Antwerp Zoo in northern Belgium, which had a runny nose, tested positive for Covid-19, something that happens for the first time ...

News bulletin at 22:00

In the three months after the completion of the vaccination, the third, booster dose of the vaccine will be given. In the three months after the diagnosis will be done ...

IT HAPPENS IN ATHENS

Gathering of federations for the disabled

The coordinating committee for the struggle of the disabled and the united association of parents and guardians for the disabled of Attica hold a rally in Korai Square and a torchlight procession to the parliament. THE...

Meeting of K. Bakoyannis - V. Kikilia for the promotion of tourism in Athens

In a joint design with synergies and innovative "tools", so that Athens becomes a tourist destination 365 days a year, they agreed, in ...

Specialized routes of cultural and tourist interest in Athens for people with disabilities were mapped

Athens becomes accessible to all. On the occasion of today, the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, the Municipality of Athens announces a pioneering initiative that concerns ...

Commemoration event for the Genocides of human history

The International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of the Genocides, which is on December 9, is honored by the Pampontian Federation of Greece and the Armenian National Committee of Greece, ...

Episodic pursuit in Menidi with shooting and three arrests

A shooting chase took place in the early afternoon in Menidi. According to what became known by the Police, a DIAS team signaled a vehicle with three ...