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News Greece Justice: Libya's rival military commander seeks support in Greece

Published on: Friday 17 January 2020
Libya's rival military commander seeks support in Greece
News source: https://www.ctvnews.ca/world/libya-s-rival-military-commander-seeks-support-in-greece-1.4772055

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias, speaking after meeting with Hifter ... Amnesty International said any deal must prioritize "protection of civilians and justice for victims of violations." In a ...

News Greece Justice: Progressive judge to become Greece's first female president

Published on: Thursday 16 January 2020
Progressive judge to become Greece's first female president
News source: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/jan/16/greece-first-female-president-katerina-sakellaropoulou-kyriakos-mitsotakis

Katerina Sakellaropoulou nominated for top post as PM says ‘time has come for Greece to open up to the future’ ...

News Greece Justice: A year after an LGBTQ activist’s murder in Greece, his memory lives on in ‘our politics and our action,’ protesters say

Published on: Thursday 26 September 2019
A year after an LGBTQ activist’s murder in Greece, his memory lives on in ‘our politics and our action,’ protesters say
News source: https://www.pri.org/stories/2019-09-25/anti-gay-violence-rise-greece-year-after-murder-lgbtq-activist

In the past year, a larger movement has formed calling for justice for Kostopoulos, who was 33. In the days after Kostopoulos’ killing, Greece’s Skai TV shared the results of a poll that found 1 in 3 ...

News Greece Justice: Greek PM calls for new EU aid to Turkey to stop migrants

Published on: Thursday 26 September 2019
Greek PM calls for new EU aid to Turkey to stop migrants
News source: https://www.euractiv.com/section/justice-home-affairs/news/greek-pm-calls-for-new-eu-aid-to-turkey-to-stop-migrants/

Prime Minister of Greece Kyriakos Mitsotakis speaks during the 2019 Climate Action Summit which is being held ahead of the General Debate of the General Assembly of the United Nations at United ...

News Greece Justice: How Greece’s torrent of fake cigarettes is costing the country millions

Published on: Thursday 29 August 2019
How Greece’s torrent of fake cigarettes is costing the country millions
News source: https://www.scmp.com/news/world/europe/article/3025029/how-greeces-torrent-fake-cigarettes-costing-country-millions

The proliferation of knock-off versions of well-known brands that often use inferior tobacco leaves and can cost less than US$2 per pack has made Greece the counterfeit-cigarette capital of the European Union.

News Greece Justice: EU Commission politics intensifies Greek row over competition post

Published on: Thursday 05 September 2019
EU Commission politics intensifies Greek row over competition post
News source: https://www.euractiv.com/section/competition/news/eu-commission-politics-intensifies-greek-row-over-competition-post/

Sensitive party politicking in the run-up to the appointment of the next European Commission has further escalated an already intense debate in Greece over a new law under which members of an independent competition authority have  been ousted.

News Greece Justice: Perfect peace in Greece: Mystical mountains, divine views - Meteora's hilltop monasteries are heavenly

Published on: Saturday 31 August 2019
Perfect peace in Greece: Mystical mountains, divine views - Meteora's hilltop monasteries are heavenly
News source: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/travel/article-7402579/Perfect-peace-Greece-Meteoras-hilltop-monasteries-heavenly.html

The poet and painter Edward Lear once remarked that 'no pen or pencil' could do justice to the mountain monasteries at ... The three-hour drive into the heart of central Greece ended in our first ...

News Greece Justice: Wildfire near arms factory in Greece, refugees evacuated

Published on: Wednesday 26 June 2019
Wildfire near arms factory in Greece, refugees evacuated
News source: https://www.krqe.com/news/international/wildfire-near-arms-factory-in-greece-refugees-evacuated/

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Firefighters battled for hours Thursday to contain a wildfire near an arms factory some 50 kilometers (30 miles) south of Athens, while the blaze forced the evacuation of a small refugee camp but did not threaten homes. The fire service said three water-dropping helicopters assisted more than 40 firefighters with 19 […]

News Greece Justice: Greece's Yanis Varoufakis eyes EU job — sort of

Published on: Sunday 28 April 2019
Greece's Yanis Varoufakis eyes EU job — sort of
News source: https://www.dw.com/en/greeces-yanis-varoufakis-eyes-eu-job-sort-of/a-48523793

Former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis is running in the ... Platsch, a 37-year-old economist, wants to go to Brussels to fight for this kind of justice. The pan-European initiative DiEM25 ...

News Greece Justice: Greek shipping companies indicted for polluting sea

Published on: Wednesday 24 April 2019
News source: https://www.americanshipper.com/news/greek-shipping-companies-indicted-for-polluting-sea?autonumber=848008&source=other-news

The U.S. Justice Department said a federal grand jury in Wilmington, Del., on Tuesday indicted Chartworld Shipping Corp., Nederland Shipping Corp. and chief engineer Vasileios Mazarakis with failing ...

News Greece Justice: Greece Honors Heroic Exodus of Missolonghi

Published on: Monday 22 April 2019
News source: https://greece.greekreporter.com/2019/04/22/greece-honors-heroic-exodus-of-missolonghi/

The historic Greek city of Missolonghi on Sunday marked ... for all people to unite in the defense of humanity, democracy and justice, especially social justice, on the basis of the complete ...

News Greece Justice: 5 things to know to know about the ‘The Oresteia,’ the seldom-seen fountainhead of drama

Published on: Thursday 25 April 2019
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/goingoutguide/theater-dance/5-things-to-know-to-know-about-the-the-oresteia-the-seldom-seen-fountainhead-of-drama/2019/04/24/9a9ad3d0-6535-11e9-8985-4cf30147bdca_story.html

If “The Oresteia” is a juicy saga of family revenge swelling into public justice, and also the only trilogy we have from ancient Greece, why is it so rarely staged? “People are afraid of them,” says ...