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Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev is planning to spend an additional 235 million euros on his privately owned Skorpios island in western Greece to include an art gallery in the luxury tourist development he is building, Kathimerini understands.



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Increased US-Greek cooperation at the port of Alexandroupoli has highlighted its geostrategic significance for the transatlantic alliance, becoming a key element in shaping the bilateral relationship.

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A global center for Pontian Hellenism, to be built on the site of the former airport at Elliniko, southern Athens, was unveiled this week at an event in the Greek capital held at the Mikis Theodorakis Cultural and Conference Center.

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Members of the Greek Red Cross hand out food and blankets to homeless people in Piraeus, south of the capital, amid a cold snap, Thursday. 


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Expert Nicholas Danforth joins The Greek Current to talk about his latest policy brief for ELIAMEP which explores Turkey’s efforts over the past year to mend relations with its rivals in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Gulf, and share his thoughts on what we should expect moving forward.



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An impressive mural dedicated to the doctors and nurses on the front lines of the battle against the pandemic adorns a wall at the Tzaneio Hospital in Piraeus.

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Yannis Palaiologos, Kathimerini’s Brussels correspondent, joins The Greek Current to discuss the key takeaways from his interview with Klaus Regling, the Managing Director of the European Stability Mechanism (ESM), and look at the economic prospects for Greece and Europe in 2022. 


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Musicians perform outside the Greek Parliament in Athens on Monday during a protest against new Covid-19 measures that ban music at all restaurants, bars and entertainment venues.

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Endy Zemenides, HALC’s executive director, joins The Greek Current to discuss the reports of US reservations over the feasibility of the EastMed gas pipeline project and what it means for the 3+1 partnership with Greece, Cyprus, and Israel.

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Paying tribute to Melina Mercouri (1920-1994) – the actress, activist and politician that launched the campaign for the repatriation of the Parthenon marbles from the British Museum – the City of Athens is launching an exhibition on the breadth and depth of her influence.


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Covid’s toll on the arts continued into the new year, with many theater performances being postponed or cancelled due to a rise in infections among casts and crews. According to theater officials, the next two months will prove very difficult for the profession. Indicative of the crisis is that institutions like the National Theater of […]

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Tom Ellis, the editor in chief of Kathimerini English Edition, joins The Greek Current to talk about his two latest opinion pieces that look into the escalating rhetoric coming out of Ankara this week, Greece’s response, and the road ahead for Greek-Turkish relations in 2022.

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Greek navy and air force units hold a joint maritime exercise with US Carrier Strike Group 8 (GSG-8) off the island of Crete in late December and early January, in photos made available on Saturday.


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The Russian Orthodox Church said this week that it was considering establishing an exarchate in Turkey, as it has just done in Africa, further deepening the schism between the Moscow and the Ecumenical Patriarchate.