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Greek PM heralds plan to promote electric cars

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Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Friday heralded a government scheme aimed at promoting the switch to electric cars, declaring on the occasion of World Environment Day that, "Greece is preparing to plug into the future." 

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Erdogan seeking to change use of Hagia Sophia

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has reportedly instructed government officials to “do a study” on how to change the status of Hagia Sophia, the Byzantine-era Greek Patriarchal cathedral that was later transformed into an Ottoman mosque before becoming a museum in 1935.

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Traffic police out in force for long weekend

The Traffic Police are to be out in force over the weekend as thousands of Greeks abandon cities for their villages for the long weekend in a bid to ensure that increased traffic does not lead to a rise in accidents and fatalities. 

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Erdogan seeking to change use of Hagia Sophia

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has reportedly instructed government officials to “do a study” on how to change the status of Hagia Sophia, the Byzantine-era Greek Patriarchal cathedral that was later transformed into an Ottoman mosque before becoming a museum in 1935.

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Corporate loan demand covers supply

In just seven hours, as many as 10,000 companies applied for low-interest loans that are guaranteed by the state through the Guarantee Fund, exhausting the amount available at this initial stage of the process, Development Minister Adonis Georgiadis announced on Thursday.

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Myrtis stars in coronavirus awareness video

Myrtis, the celebrated reconstruction of a 5th century BC young Athenian girl whose remains were unearthed during excavations back in the 1990s, stars in a new animated video designed to increase awareness about the coronavirus pandemic.

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Major talk was too big too soon, says Tsitsipas

Stefanos Tsitsipas set himself the target of claiming a Grand Slam title in 2020 after winning last year’s season-ending ATP Finals but the young Greek feels that in hindsight the statement was “too big” and burdened him with extra pressure.

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