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  1. Family of slain rapper calls for public support for conviction of Golden Dawn

    The family of Pavlos Fyssas, a musician and activist stabbed to death by a self-professed member of Golden Dawn in September 2013, published a statement on Friday calling on the public to champion the condemnation of the neo-Nazi party.

  2. Turkey pushing its own envelope

    The latest unfortunate episode of Turkish diplomacy stemmed from the signing of an agreement in mid-August between Israel and the United Arab Emirates – and brokered by the United States – for the normalization of diplomatic relations between the two countries.

  3. Tax takings improve in August

    The primary budget deficit in the first eight months of 2020 came to 6.6 billion euros, while Finance Ministry sources are putting it at €10 billion or 6% of gross domestic product for the entire year.

  4. Three Germans detained for far-left action

    Officers of the Hellenic Police’s counterterrorism unit, in cooperation with German authorities, have detained three Germans believed to be linked to the activities of far-leftist groups in Berlin, Kathimerini has learned.

  5. Robotics applications to raise standards in logistics industry

    Chinese robots may soon be roaming local logistics facilities, as Geek+, a well-funded Chinese robotics company specializing in logistics automatics for factories, warehouses and supply chains, has begun its expansion to Greece and Cyprus after signing an exclusive cooperation agreement with local logistics corporation FDL Group.

  6. Police escort thousands of migrants into new camp on Lesvos 

    More than 5,000 asylum seekers were in a new temporary facility on the island of Lesvos on Thursday as authorities scrambled to rehouse more than 12,000 people left homeless after fires razed the Moria camp last week. A police operation moved thousands of migrants into the camp while health officials carried out tests for Covid-19 at the entrance. By Thursday evening, at least 135 people had tested positive for the virus and were put in an isolated area. A team of Migration Ministry officials is to peruse the proposals that the European Commission is expected to announce next week for a new EU migration and asylum policy. [InTime News] 

  7. Hellenic Land Registry launches Inspire platform

    The Hellenic Land Registry has launched a digital platform, Inspire, through which citizens can access information on the cadastral maps. 

  8. Greece’s alliances and its military buildup

    Faced with Turkey’s aggressive behavior in the Aegean and East Med, Greece is forging bilateral and multilateral partnerships that are not restricted to the field of diplomacy but also entail defense procurements.

  9. E-Business & Social Media World conference goes online

    The 9th e-Business & Social Media World 2020 conference will take place from Wednesday to Friday next week, titled “The Day After: Strategy, Case Studies, Challenges and Solutions.” 

  10. Man arrested for urging migrants to burn down Samos camp

    A foreign national was arrested on the eastern Aegean island of Samos on Wednesday for urging migrants and refugees in the reception and registration centre to set it on fire.

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