SOCIETY


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IMAGES

The Municipality of Athens remains fully prepared to protect the city’s homeless from the cold, with heated rooms open to all and more on-site interventions by Streetwork in the streets of the capital.

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OPINION

A few days ago, I was watching CNBC. Along with its website, the TV channel is a well-respected, authoritative source of information, mainly on financial issues.

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WHAT'S ON

The Hellenic American Union and the Prisma Center for Development Studies present “Cries for Help,” an exhibition of audiovisual documentary evidence of life on the margins of society and the works of art it has inspired.


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NEWS

A 22-year-old woman has gone missing in Thessaloniki on Wednesday. According to the official announcement, the woman went missing in the Eleftheriou Kordeliou neighborhood of the northern city on Monday. Her family have made her details public believing that there is a risk to her life.


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DIASPORA

Michael Amiridis was named the 30th President of the University of South Carolina at a meeting of the university’s Board of Trustees on January 14. Amiridis is expected to assume his role in the summer of 2022, replacing current Interim President Harris Pastides.

[Drawing by Benjamin Mary]
OPINION

One of the givens of our public life is the way self-proclaimed patriots attack those they consider lacking in historical knowledge and who are, consequently, “ethno-nihilists,” lacking a suitable patriotic conscience.



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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. 

[InTime News]
IMAGES

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.


[AP]
NEWS

Greece’s population is shrinking by about 450,000 a decade, which means that in 30 years’ time there will be 1.5 million fewer people, according to the latest projections based on data published by the country’s statistical agency, ELSTAT, last week. 

[InTime News]
NEWS

The opening ceremony of the annual Patras Carnival, hailed as Greece’s most prominent celebration of the festivities in the runup to Lent, has been delayed according to an announcement of the municipal authorities of the western port city on Monday.

[InTime News]
ECONOMY

With analysts predicting that high energy prices will continue in 2022, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced Friday that the government would spend an additional €395 million euros in electricity and gas subsidies in January alone to support households and businesses in an effort to mitigate the impact.