MULTIMEDIA


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SECURITY

United States Army units belonging to the 1st Combat Aviation Brigade (CAB), 1st Infantry Division, are seen at the port of Alexandroupoli, in northern Greece, Thursday.


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President Katerina Sakellaropoulou bestows the Grand Cross of the Order of Honor on 97-year-old Iakovos Tsounis, World War II veteran and national benefactor, on Wednesday. The ceremony was attended by the leadership of the armed forces, to which Tsounis has donated 23 million euros.

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IMAGES

Members of women’s organizations held a rally outside Parliament in central Athens on Wednesday to protest against a bill drafted by the Justice Ministry introducing mandatory joint custody for children of divorced parents. [Stalios Stefanou/Intime News]


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VIDEOS

For more than 50 years the poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti kept the bohemian and beat spirit alive at his City Lights Bookstore in San Francisco. In 2007, he spoke to The Times about his life and legacy.

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GREEK CURRENT

Michael Rubin, a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, joins The Greek Current to discuss his latest op-ed “Where Will Erdogan be Buried?”, and explores the legacy of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan – who sees himself as a second Ataturk – on Turkey.



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President Katerina Sakellaropoulou is greeted by local children on Monday during a visit to the Diapontia islands as Greece’s vaccination program against the novel coronavirus rolls out to the inhabitants of the small Ionian Sea cluster. Some 725,000 jabs have been administered nationwide since the program began, a Health Ministry official said Monday.

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ANIMAL PROTECTION

Elephants have a keen nose. They have more smell receptors than any mammal – including dogs – and can sniff out food that is several miles away. A new study tests their ability to distinguish between similar smelling plants.


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ENVIRONMENT

Aerial footage shows sewage seeping into the Argolic Gulf, in the eastern Peloponnese, from the local waste treatment plant, on Saturday. An operation is under way to locate and contain the source of the pollution, which is affecting a protected wetland and spreading a foul odor across the area. [ANA-MPA]

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GREEK CURRENT

Anna Diamantopoulou joins The Greek Current to discuss the importance of the OECD and the key issues she is focusing on in her candidacy to lead the multilateral organization – from tackling climate change to confronting the challenges posed by China.


Members of the Presidential Guard march in front of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier on Thursday night as a logo marking Greece’s accession to the European Economic Community – the predecessor of the European Union – 40 years ago is projected on the front of Parliament. Addressing lawmakers in a special event to mark the occasion, Parliament’s European Affairs Committee Chairman Nikitas Kaklamanis noted that “2021 is a year of reflection for the European Union as a whole,” particularly as it will include the Conference on the Future of Europe, aimed at getting citizens involved in a wide-ranging debate on Europe’s future in the coming decade and beyond. [Stelios Stefanou/InTime News]
ANNIVERSARY

Members of the Presidential Guard march in front of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier on Thursday night as a logo marking Greece’s accession to the European Economic Community – the predecessor of the European Union – 40 years ago is projected on the front of Parliament.

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WEATHER

Tree branches are disentangled from power lines in the affluent district of Dionysos as work to restore power in the capital’s northern suburbs continued on Thursday.