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  1. 70 more migrants arrive in Piraeus from islands

    A total of 70 more asylum seekers arrived at the country’s main port of Piraeus on Wednesday morning as part of the Greek government's ongoing transfers from overcrowded facilities on the Aegean islands.

  2. Greek, North Macedonia ministers to discuss Skopje’s EU bid

    On the sidelines of a NATO summit in Brussels on Wednesday, Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias is expected to reassure his North Macedonia counterpart Nikola Dimitrov of Greece’s commitment to help reboot the Balkan country’s stalled bid to join the European Union. 

  3. New pre-departure centers for migrants to be on islands

    Five closed pre-departure centers for migrants are expected to open on the Aegean islands of Samos, Chios, Lesvos, Samos, Kos and Leros, with details to be announced by government spokesman Stelios Petsas on Wednesday. 

  4. Part of Petalioi island complex put on the auction block

    Part of the Petalioi island complex, off the coast of Evia, is to be auctioned off on Wednesday at a bargain price.

  5. Bilirakis introduces legislation to prohibit the deployment of US strategic assets in Turkey

    Prompted by Turkey’s increasingly reckless and destabilizing behavior under President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, as manifested in Ankara’s Syria incursion and repeated violations inside Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ), US Congressman Gus Bilirakis has introduced legislation to prohibit the deployment of US strategic assets in Turkey.

  6. Capital’s Arsakeio building to turn into gastronomy center

    The Arsakeio Arcade in downtown Athens is to be renovated thanks to a 12-million-euro investment that will turn it into a culture and gastronomy center promoting healthy lifestyle and food, it has been announced.

  7. Mitsotakis in Zagreb for EPP congress, bilateral meetings

    Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is in Zagreb on Wednesday for the statutory congress of the European People’s Party (EPP) which will be held in the Croatian capital November 20-21.

  8. Greek PM heralds anti-smoking plan

    Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis officially launched the Health Ministry’s national action plan against smoking on Tuesday, hailing it as a “bold initiative for protecting public health” that would “modernize and refine public life.”

  9. Students to discuss stance after anarchist cache raid

    Students at the Athens University of Economics and Business are expected to meet Wednesday to decide on their stance following a police raid on the campus earlier this month that turned up an anarchist cache of makeshift weapons.

  10. Vital road win for the Greens at Zalgiris

    Panathinaikos produced an important road win at Zalgiris Kaunas for the Euroleague on Tuesday, while Olympiakos let its lead at Bayern slip through its hands to lose in Munich.

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