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Sunday, November 28, 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 flags will be flying today in all public buildings, National Mourning Day for the death of Fofi Gennimata. From 10:00 in the morning the body will be exhibited in a popular pilgrimage in the chapel of the Diocese, while at 2:00 pm the procession will begin. Funeral services will be delivered by the President, Katerina Sakellaropoulou, the Speaker of Parliament, Costas Tassoulas, and the Secretary of KINAL, Manolis Christodoulakis. On the part of the family, Fofi Gennimata will be said goodbye by her 17-year-old son, George.

The funeral will take place with the honors of an acting minister and public expenditure, from the First Cemetery. The Municipal Council of the Municipality of Athens decided to honor her and at municipal expense, bury her in the memorial, where her father, George Gennimatas, was buried. Due to the National Day of Mourning for the death of Fofi Gennimata, the student parade will not be held in Thessaloniki.

The role of Greece and its importance as an energy hub in the wider region, was described by the Prime Minister, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, in a discussion with journalist John Defterios, within the forum "Future Investment Initiative", in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Mr. Mitsotakis referred extensively to the agreements signed by the Greek government with France and the United States, assessed that there is no geopolitical threat, and that in the end Turkey "will realize that this aggressive stance in the Eastern Mediterranean will not lead to nowhere ", while he stated that our country is open to dialogue.

The new record of coronavirus cases in our country causes intense concern, with 4.165 new infections in the last 24 hours - 25 patients ended up, 380 are hospitalized by intubation. A large increase is recorded, at the same time, in urban wastewater in most parts of the country and, in particular, in Agios Nikolaos, Crete, with an increase of 247% and in Patras, with an increase of 139% - to 33% the increase in Thessaloniki, to 11% in Athena.

. Due to the increase in cases, the student parades for the national anniversary of October 28 in the regions of Thessaly, Eastern Macedonia - Thrace are canceled. Only flag bearers and representatives of schools and cultural associations will participate, together with the military units, in the parades for the anniversary of NO in the prefecture of Serres.

The Covid-19 pandemic is "far from over," the WHO emergency committee said, urging countries to recognize all licensed vaccines.

… In the meantime, the importance of this year's vaccination against the flu was underlined by the President of the National Vaccination Committee, Maria Theodoridou. In fact, he noted that the flu and Covid increases the mortality rate by 20%, according to a study from the UK.

Pope Francis is going to visit Cyprus on December 2nd and 3rd and then he will go to our country until December 5th, according to information from APE-MPE from the Vatican.

The announcement of a new 24-hour strike from now on was decided unanimously by the Union of the Union of Trafficking Workers at the piers of Piraeus. According to a statement from the Union, COSCO refuses to comply with employees' requests for safety measures and the conclusion of Collective Bargaining Agreements.

In the international news… "In the name of our people, thank you". With this phrase, the German Federal President, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, presented Angela Merkel with the official "dismissal" of her duties as Chancellor, as the new legislative term officially began. Shortly afterwards, however, Steinmeier, as expected, asked Merkel to remain in office and continue to serve as head of the caretaker government.

The United States has expressed "grave concern" and strong opposition to Israel's decision to build more than 1.000 new homes in Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank. "The expansion of settlements is in stark contrast to efforts to reduce tensions and ensure peace and undermines the prospects for a two-state solution, Israeli and Palestinian," the statement said.

In your sports briefing, for the 6th game of the Euroleague in basketball, Olympiakos prevailed 87-83 over Alba Berlin at SEF, marking its fourth victory in the tournament.

The qualification to the round of 16 of the Greek Cup was secured by Larissa, which beat PAS Giannina 3-1 on penalties. Levadiakos, Kallithea also passed to the next phase, beating Asteras Tripolis and Anagennisis Karditsa with a score of 0-1 respectively.

Weather: A few clouds temporarily increased, with intervals of sunshine, today, in Attica. Winds north northeast 4 to 5 and east up to 6 Beaufort.
The temperature will range from 12 to 20 degrees Celsius

News bulletin at 24:00

Countdown for the start of the renovation works of Panepistimiou Street. The first works will start at 03.00 in the morning, between the streets of America ...

Spain: 2 migrants drowned while trying to reach Canary Islands - 4 missing - 81 rescued

Two migrants lost their lives and four others are missing off the Canary Islands while a total of 81 people were rescued who were in danger at sea. Afterward...

USA-Minneapolis: 5-year-old dead by accidental fire of a 13-year-old

A 5-year-old boy was accidentally killed on Thursday night, while a group of teenagers were shooting a video to post it ...

V. Korkidis: The turnover for Black Friday and Cyber ​​Monday will exceed 300 million euros 

Preliminary estimates show that the turnover of this year's Black Friday - Cyber ​​Monday discount period will exceed 300 million euros and ...

News bulletin at 23:00

A group of young hooded men earlier attacked the Acropolis Police Station with Molotov cocktails. According to information, 10 people were arrested. Countdown to the start of ...

"I am preparing to come as a pilgrim to your wonderful countries" is the Pope's message for his trip to Greece and Cyprus

With his videotaped message, Pope Francis referred in detail to his trip to Cyprus, on December 2 and 3, and to our country, ...

Molotov cocktail attack on the Acropolis Police Department

A group of people carried out an attack with Molotov cocktails at 21:50 at the Acropolis Police Department. The perpetrators fired three Molotov cocktails against the Department, resulting in ...

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Molotov cocktail attack on the Acropolis Police Department

A group of people carried out an attack with Molotov cocktails at 21:50 at the Acropolis Police Department. The perpetrators fired three Molotov cocktails against the Department, resulting in ...

The Christmas Factory: The largest Christmas village opened its doors in Technopolis

The happiest and safest Christmas park in the city opened its doors in the Technopolis of the Municipality of Athens. The Christmas Factory, the largest, safest and ...

University redevelopment projects start tomorrow - What pedestrians, drivers and passengers of MMM should know

In the early hours of Sunday, the renovation works of Panepistimiou Street, in the section between Amerikis and Sina Streets, begin. The project will be executed in parts and ...

"Athenian Book Routes": The author Alexis Stamatis introduces us to "his" Exarchia

The pioneering program "Athenian Book Routes" continues in December with new tours in the neighborhoods. The "Athenian Book Routes", the special cultural action, which the ...

"The Greek summer" by Charles Howard at the Cultural Center "Melina" of the Municipality of Athens

The solo exhibition of Charles Howard, entitled "The Greek summer", is presented by the Organization of Culture, Sports and Youth of the Municipality of Athens (OPANDA) from December 4, 2021 ...