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CITY BREAKS
Roads at Syntagma Square in Athens closed to traffic on weekend for repairs
TornosNews.gr 18.05.2019

Karagiorgi Servias and Voulis Streets at Syntagma Square will be shut to traffic on the evenings of Saturday and Sunday, because or repairs in [...]

MARKETS
Tourist arrivals to Cyprus reach a historic high in April 2019
TornosNews.gr 18.05.2019

Tourist arrivals in April this year increased by 4.8% on an annual basis, recording a historic high for the month, data released by the [...]

GASTRONOMY
Thessaloniki Street Food Festival kicks off
TornosNews.gr 18.05.2019

A gastronomy festival that celebrates flavours from all over the world begins on Friday in Thessaloniki, ANA reports. The visitors will have an opportunity to [...]

CITY BREAKS
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg posts selfie from the Acropolis in Athens
TornosNews.gr 18.05.2019

The founder of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg is in Greece with his wife Priscilla, protothema.gr reports. On the occasion of their seventh wedding anniversary, the couple [...]

CULTURE
Little Theatre of Ancient Epidaurus
TornosNews.gr 17.05.2019

Originally built as a place of worship for the followers of Dionysus, this 4th century BC theatre was discovered as late as 1971 and [...]

SOCIETY
DNA mystery: The connection of Ashkenazi Jews to Ancient Greeks
TornosNews.gr 17.05.2019

Where do the Jewish people come from? This is a question that anthopologists, historians and theologists have studied for millennia, theconversation.com notes in a recent article. According [...]

EVENTS
Cyprus IT Forum to be organized in Cyprus on 20-21 May 2019
TornosNews.gr 17.05.2019

The second edition of Cyprus IT Forum (CITF) will take place at Parklane Hotel, Limassol on 20-21 May, 2019. Cyprus IT Forum’s mission is [...]

THEMATIC TOURISM
Greek tennis stars Tsitsipas and Sakkari triumph in Italian Open (video)
TornosNews.gr 17.05.2019

Greek tennis is experiencing phenomenal success, as both Stefanos Tsitsipas and Maria Sakkari advanced to the quarter-finals of the 2019 Italian Open in Rome [...]

GREEN TRAVEL
Greece’s unique guitar-shaped islet Agia Triada loved by the Beatles
TornosNews.gr 16.05.2019

Agia Triada (Saint Trinity) is a small islet just opposite Evia‘s town of Eretria, in central Greece, and its natural beauty, along with its [...]

SOCIETY
Public hospital staff on national strike in Greece on Thursday
TornosNews.gr 16.05.2019

Staff at public hospitals in Greece will go on a 24-hour strike on Thursday (May 16), to demand "more staff, medical equipment and infrastructure [...]

GREEN TRAVEL
Guardian: Five Greek beaches among top-40 in Europe
TornosNews.gr 16.05.2019

Five beaches in Greece are included in a “Top 40” list compiled by Guardian’s editors, with Voidokilia, in the extreme southwest Messinia prefecture topping [...]

EVENTS
Athens to host 8th HbbTV Symposium and Awards in November 21-22 2019
TornosNews.gr 16.05.2019

The 8th HbbTV Symposium and Awards will take place on November 21-22, 2019 in Athens, Greece, ANA reports. This was announced by the HbbTV Association, [...]

ECONOMY
Reuters: National Bank of Greece sees NPLs dropping to 5% by 2022
TornosNews.gr 16.05.2019

Greece’s second-largest lender National Bank (NBG) plans to reduce its non-performing loan portfolio to around 5 percent of total loans by 2022, it said [...]

GREEN TRAVEL
Blue Flags: Greece ranks 2nd in the world for 2019
TornosNews.gr 16.05.2019

Greece ranked second among 47 countries in the Blue Flag programme for 2019, as 515 Greek beaches, 15 marinas and four sustainable tourism boats [...]

CULTURE
Temple of Nemesis discovered under remains of ancient Mytilini theatre
TornosNews.gr 16.05.2019

A temple of Nemesis was discovered under the ancient theatre of Mytilini, on the northeast island of Lesvos, according to a report on the [...]

WORLD NEWS
UN: Nine out of ten most dangerous cities in the world in Latin America
TornosNews.gr 16.05.2019

Some of the most dangerous and violent cities for citizens and tourists alike are located in South America, protothema.gr reports. The Mexican Anti Violence Think [...]

EVENTS
Cyprus, Greece, Israel and UK take part in Firefighting Games 2019
TornosNews.gr 16.05.2019

The firefighters from Cyprus, Greece, Israel and the British Bases, who took part in the Firefighting Games on the 12th of May 2019, at [...]

ECONOMY
Legislation on 120 installments approved by Greek Parliament
TornosNews.gr 16.05.2019

Greek Parliament voted by a large majority, for the 120 installments and the amendments for the 13th pension and the VAT reduction in food, [...]

TRENDS
Infographic: Global alcoholic consumption around the world
TornosNews.gr 16.05.2019

A study published in medical journal The Lancet this week has discovered that alcohol consumption is increasing across the world. Between 1990 and 2017, [...]

ECONOMY
Convention on double taxation and fiscal evasion between Cyprus and Kazakhstan
TornosNews.gr 16.05.2019

The Convention for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with respect to Taxes on Income was signed today May [...]

CULTURE
Greece to restore Pella Palace, birthplace of Alexander the Great in Macedonia
TornosNews.gr 16.05.2019

Greece’s Central Archaeological Council (KAS) decided earlier this week to approve a study which aims to preserve, restore and put on display two buildings [...]

THEMATIC TOURISM
Reliquary case stolen from Cyprus church repatriated from Germany
TornosNews.gr 16.05.2019

Cyprus Department of Antiquities, Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works announces that on the 14th of  May 2019, a reliquary case stolen from the [...]

CULTURE
Cyprus Antiquities Department issues statement on Pafos Museum renovation
TornosNews.gr 16.05.2019

The Department of Antiquities, in response to the many articles in the Press concerning the written allegations of the Mayor of Pafos regarding the [...]

TRANSPORT
Greek minister hails very important day for Thessaloniki and its metro
TornosNews.gr 16.05.2019

Greek Infrastructure & Transport Minister Christos Spirtzis hailed Thursday as important day for Thessaloniki and its metro construction, as the first carriages were set [...]

ECONOMY
General Accounting Office: Greek primary surplus at 4.1% of GDP in 2019
TornosNews.gr 16.05.2019

The General Accounting Office forecasts a 4.1 percent of GDP primary surplus in 2019, exceeding the target by 0.6 percent, Alternate Finance Minister Giorgos [...]

TRENDS
"Hellenic Aesthetic" company aims to bring “meraki” to Greeks abroad
TornosNews.gr 16.05.2019

Marianthi Vlachos, born in Clearwater, FL with roots from Kefalonia, Rhodes, Leonidion, and Constantinople, spoke with The National Herald about her company, Hellenic Aesthetic [...]

SOCIETY
Greek Jews exhibit set for Auschwitz concentration camp museum in Poland
TornosNews.gr 16.05.2019

What happened to Greek Jews, mainly from Thessaloniki, taken to the Auschwitz Nazi death camp in southern Poland during World War II will be [...]

NEW INVESTMENTS
Crete island power linkup to central Attica Region set for more delays
TornosNews.gr 15.05.2019

Greece’s unilateral decision to remove the Crete-Attica power linkup from the European Union’s list of projects of common interest (PCI) and instead implement it [...]

GASTRONOMY
Enjoy Frappé and Freddo, Greece’s popular summer coffee drinks
TornosNews.gr 15.05.2019

Coffee is a part of Greek culture and over the warmer months, Greeks are known for spending hours sipping on their iced coffee, greekcitytimes.com [...]

ECONOMY
ESM extends by 10 years maturity of €96.3 billion of loans to Greece
TornosNews.gr 15.05.2019

The maturity for European Financial Stability Facility (EFSF) loans extended to Greece over the 2012-2014 bailout period, reaching the stratospheric level of 96.3 billion [...]

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  1. 18/05 12:24

    Roads at Syntagma Square in Athens closed to traffic on weekend for repairs

  2. 18/05 12:19

    Tourist arrivals to Cyprus reach a historic high in April 2019

  3. 18/05 12:11

    Thessaloniki Street Food Festival kicks off

  4. 18/05 11:19

    Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg posts selfie from the Acropolis in Athens

  5. 17/05 16:51

    Little Theatre of Ancient Epidaurus

  6. 17/05 11:41

    DNA mystery: The connection of Ashkenazi Jews to Ancient Greeks

  7. 17/05 10:40

    Cyprus IT Forum to be organized in Cyprus on 20-21 May 2019

  8. 17/05 10:18

    Greek tennis stars Tsitsipas and Sakkari triumph in Italian Open (video)

  9. 16/05 16:47

    Greece’s unique guitar-shaped islet Agia Triada loved by the Beatles

  10. 16/05 16:44

    Public hospital staff on national strike in Greece on Thursday

  11. 16/05 16:43

    Guardian: Five Greek beaches among top-40 in Europe

  12. 16/05 16:31

    Athens to host 8th HbbTV Symposium and Awards in November 21-22 2019

  13. 16/05 16:26

    Reuters: National Bank of Greece sees NPLs dropping to 5% by 2022

  14. 16/05 16:19

    Blue Flags: Greece ranks 2nd in the world for 2019

  15. 16/05 14:41

    Temple of Nemesis discovered under remains of ancient Mytilini theatre

  16. 16/05 14:20

    UN: Nine out of ten most dangerous cities in the world in Latin America

  17. 16/05 14:16

    Cyprus, Greece, Israel and UK take part in Firefighting Games 2019

  18. 16/05 14:14

    Legislation on 120 installments approved by Greek Parliament

  19. 16/05 14:08

    Infographic: Global alcoholic consumption around the world

  20. 16/05 14:03

    Convention on double taxation and fiscal evasion between Cyprus and Kazakhstan

  21. 16/05 13:53

    Greece to restore Pella Palace, birthplace of Alexander the Great in Macedonia

  22. 16/05 12:31

    Reliquary case stolen from Cyprus church repatriated from Germany

  23. 16/05 11:31

    Cyprus Antiquities Department issues statement on Pafos Museum renovation

  24. 16/05 09:28

    Greek minister hails very important day for Thessaloniki and its metro

  25. 16/05 08:54

    General Accounting Office: Greek primary surplus at 4.1% of GDP in 2019

  26. 16/05 00:25

    "Hellenic Aesthetic" company aims to bring “meraki” to Greeks abroad

  27. 16/05 00:10

    Greek Jews exhibit set for Auschwitz concentration camp museum in Poland

  28. 15/05 23:42

    Crete island power linkup to central Attica Region set for more delays

  29. 15/05 23:23

    Enjoy Frappé and Freddo, Greece’s popular summer coffee drinks

  30. 15/05 23:19

    ESM extends by 10 years maturity of €96.3 billion of loans to Greece

  31. 15/05 23:01

    Greek island of Syros swings to tango rhythms in International Festival (video)

  32. 15/05 22:21

    UNWTO and Basque Culinary Center guidelines for development of gastronomic tourism

  33. 15/05 22:14

    NASA baptizes moon mission after ancient Greek goddess Artemis

  34. 15/05 20:09

    Nine medical cannabis units already greenlighted in Greece

  35. 15/05 18:53

    Deloitte forecasts resurgence in Greek real estate sector

  36. 15/05 18:09

    Epidaurus Festival: A unique theatre experience

  37. 15/05 16:43

    IATA: French plan to boost aviation could generate 500,000 jobs and €60 billion

  38. 15/05 14:28

    Bank of Greece: Average spending of cruise ship visitors at €139 per day

  39. 15/05 10:11

    Another season of “Women of Passion, Women of Greece” in Athens (video)

  40. 15/05 10:09

    Greece’s Eurovision song “Better Love” advances to Grand Final (video)

  41. 15/05 09:33

    AP: Cyprus economic growth in 2019 expected at double EU average

  42. 15/05 09:23

    Greek President urges Britain to return ”stolen Parthenon sculptures”

  43. 15/05 09:17

    Media report: Athens airport payment spares blushes for Greek government

  44. 15/05 00:09

    Emma McGann to perform live in Greece first time on May 16 (video)

  45. 14/05 23:22

    Turkey employs “fake” police cars to deter would-be traffic offenders

  46. 14/05 22:37

    Los Angeles Greek Film Festival announces film selections for 2019

  47. 14/05 22:26

    Website presents smoke-free places for eating and drinking in Athens

  48. 14/05 20:16

    Restoration of Athens Parthenon’s north wall to showcase citadel's geometry

  49. 14/05 18:18

    'Opening To the City' art events to take place in Athens in June and July

  50. 14/05 16:12

    World Bank gives credit to Belt And Road Initiative construction

  51. 14/05 14:09

    Orphan bear cubs 'fostered' by Arcturos released into the wild in Greece

  52. 14/05 12:55

    Eurovision 2019 1st Semi Final: Greece goes for a place in the final (videos)

  53. 14/05 10:48

    Greek city of Thessaloniki reaches record rank in Conference Tourism

  54. 14/05 00:52

    Greek exports grew by 1.6% during the first quarter of 2019

  55. 14/05 00:49

    Greek President Pavlopoulos tours China and visits Huawei in Beijing

  56. 14/05 00:04

    Two different VAT rates on coffee and other beverages in Greece

  57. 13/05 23:39

    National Archaeological Museum in Athens expands exhibition on beauty

  58. 13/05 23:36

    Music of iconic Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis coming to Australia

  59. 13/05 22:40

    Bike Odyssey to kick off across Pindos Range in Greece on June 15

  60. 13/05 22:31

    Greek Europa 2019 'National Birds' singing stamps series released

  61. 13/05 22:20

    Reigious Tourism: US supports reopening Theological School of Halki (video)

  62. 13/05 21:30

    Greek Parliament plenary ratifies Kastelli airport contract in Crete

  63. 13/05 21:25

    Google Doodle honours Greek Pap smear inventor Georgios Papanikolaou

  64. 13/05 19:16

    Oceanman Greece swimming race to take place in Oitylo bay of Mani

  65. 13/05 19:10

    Temple Mount closed down for Jews on Jerusalem Day for first time in 30 years

  66. 13/05 18:46

    Food Festival starts today on Greek island of Tinos

  67. 13/05 17:56

    First Athens-Thessaloniki express train on May 20

  68. 13/05 17:25

    Experience the Athens & Epidaurus Festival!

  69. 13/05 17:05

    Greek National Tourism Organisation takes part in four roadshows in UK

  70. 13/05 15:49

    Event report: More than 340,000 tourists visited Athens in 2018 through AirBnb

  71. 13/05 13:33

    Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum 2019: Greece expects 7.5% rise in port calls this season

  72. 13/05 11:20

    Volotea celebrates first anniversary in Athens with 250% rise in customers

  73. 13/05 01:12

    Greek olive oil producer wins 100th international prize

  74. 13/05 00:45

    International film studio opens in Greek northern city of Thessaloniki

  75. 13/05 00:17

    The moving story of the heroic Lady of the Greek islet of Ro

  76. 13/05 00:03

    Athens rises to 16th rank in Europe as destination for MICE events

  77. 12/05 01:01

    Meteo: Weather to worsen in parts of Greece from Sunday afternoon

  78. 12/05 00:04

    British sculptor's Ironwork reshapes ancient Delos island site in Greece

  79. 11/05 23:55

    9th Athens Open Air Film Festival returns from June to August

  80. 11/05 01:10

    Greek fans erupt after Tsitsipas advances to Madrid Open Semifinals (video)

  81. 11/05 00:33

    President Pavlopoulos: Greece can act as a bridge between China and EU

  82. 11/05 00:32

    Metropolitan of Bursa Elpidophoros new Greek Orthodox Archbishop of America

  83. 11/05 00:27

    Piraeus neighbourhood of Drapetsona a step closer to getting a park

  84. 11/05 00:21

    Calls and SMS in EU considerably cheaper after May 15

  85. 11/05 00:19

    Athens Airport wins more prizes and accolades in April

  86. 11/05 00:16

    New Museum and DESTE Foundation at Benaki Museum Pireos in Athens

  87. 11/05 00:08

    Media report: Tourists in ancient Greek attire denied entry to Athens Acropolis

  88. 10/05 23:37

    Exhibition “Picasso at the Cyprus Museum. Works in Clay” announced

  89. 10/05 23:00

    High prices keeping buyers away from new properties in Greece

  90. 10/05 22:55

    Small gains for F&B sector as coffee, soft drinks and juices in Greece retain 24% VAT

  91. 10/05 22:43

    Wedding Tourism: Maria Menounos maid of honor at friend’s nuptials in Crete

  92. 10/05 22:33

    Greece hosts MIT's summer STEM program for high-school students

  93. 10/05 22:21

    Tender for new urban buses for Athens and Thessaloniki greenlighted

  94. 10/05 21:58

    Harvard Library marks acquisition of Greek poet Gatsos archive

  95. 10/05 21:53

    Religious Tourism: New Greek Orthodox Archbishop for Australia elected

  96. 10/05 13:40

    European Commission party celebrating Europe at Zappeion in Athens on Saturday

  97. 10/05 01:07

    Road freight transport in Cyprus grows significantly in 2018

  98. 10/05 01:02

    4th Athens Street Food Fair starts today

  99. 10/05 00:46

    US Ambassador in Athens: Greek momentum for investments is now

  100. 10/05 00:26

    Cyprus marks Europe Day: "We celebrate Europe. We choose our future"

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