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11-year old pupil killed by stray bullet

11-year old pupil killed by stray bullet

An 11-year old pupil was killed on Friday by a stray bullet. The pupil was participating in the end of the school year’s concert when it suddenly fell on the floor.

The spectators thought that the boy fell unconscious and hit his head. The 11-year old was sent to hospital were it died despite the doctors’ efforts.

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Jamiroquai concert at the Athens Release Festival cancelled

Jamiroquai concert at the Athens Release Festival cancelled

The long-awaited Jamiroquai concert at the Athens Release Festival, scheduled for June 17th, has been cancelled due to a health problem of Jay Kay, singer of Jamiroquai.

The announcement of the Athens Release Festival gives instructions for those who have already purchased their tickets.

“Friends of Athens Release, a l

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Tinos candidate for European Excellency Destination

Tinos candidate for European Excellency Destination

Tinos is candidate for the “European Destination of Excellency” following National Tourism Organsation’s (GNTO) proposals, Tinos municipality announced on Thursday.

Tinos, motherland of many modern Greek artists as sculptors Giannoulis Halepas, painters Gyzis and Lytras is entitled to participate in this action. The

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Patmos bets on the sports tourism to boost its tourism trend

Patmos bets on the sports tourism to boost its tourism trend

The island of Patmos bets on the sports tourism to boost its tourism trend.

In this context it organises the Patmos Revelation that will take place on the island between 30 June and 2 July.

According to the announcement, athletes from all over Greece and abroad have already confirmed their participation.

The municipality

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Weather forecast: Mostly fair on Friday

Weather forecast: Mostly fair on Friday

Mostly fair weather and northerly winds are forecast for Friday.

Wind velocity will reach 6 on the Beaufort scale. Partly cloudy in the northern parts of the country with temperatures ranging from 17C-29C. Mostly fair in the western and eastern parts with temperatures between 17C and 31C. Scattered clouds over the

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Head of Greek National Tourism Organisation resigns

Head of Greek National Tourism Organisation resigns

The General Secretary of the Greek National Tourism Organisation Dimitrios Tryfonopoulos on Thursday resigned as head of GNTO, it was announced.

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura, who has proposed Tryfonopoulos for a position in the UN World Tourism Organisation, accepted his resignation and thanked him for their

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Greece to resort to arbitration against Hellenic Gold

Greece to resort to arbitration against Hellenic Gold

Greece will resort to arbitratin against Hellenic Gold with the aim to ensure that the company adhered to its contractual obligations regarding the investment in teh Cassandra Mines, Environment and Energy ministry said on Thursday.

“The aim is to preserve the public interest through the domestic exploitation of the m

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Two NGOs and a citizen receive European Citizen Award for 2017

Two NGOs and a citizen receive European Citizen Award for 2017

The European Citizen Award for 2017 was bestowed to the non-governmental organisations Praksis, Boroume and to Ekaterini Panagopoulou.

The relevant committee convened on Wednesday in Brussels and examined the candidancies tabled by each EU member state national committee.

Greece was eligible for two prizes but following

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Alltours: Greeece is the winner of summer 2017

Alltours: Greeece is the winner of summer 2017

The German Alltours tour operator has an increase in reservations for Greece following the trend of the other German tour operators.

“There is a double digit increase of Germans, who will choose Greece for their holidays while the overall rate of increase for all countries is estimated at 4.5 pct,” Markus Daldrup, dir

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