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Late evening in Naxos Chora (Naxos island, Naxos and Lesser Cyclades/Cyclades, Greece). 20 August 2020.
Creative Commons / Manfred Werner (Tsui)/https://commons.m.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Tsui
2024-07-12, Al Jazeera
While some countries in the world are considering a switch to a four-day working week, Greece is swinging in the opposite direction. Its government is implementing a new...
People protest against tourism in Barcelona, Spain, Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017.
AP / Manu Fernandez
2024-07-09, Al Jazeera
Videos of Barcelona residents shooting water pistols at tourists at a city restaurant have been widely shared on social media. And it was not fake news. Residents in...
Serra de Tramuntana of the Spanish island of Mallorca
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2024-07-02, The Spectator
Europe is revolting against the tourist invasion. This summer, Venice has started charging a tourist tax to keep visitors at bay. Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza and Formentera...
Greek Reporter: A statue of Plato in central Athens, today. Credit: Public Domain. Plato was one of the most influential thinkers in the history of philosophy. Plato’s concepts laid the groundwork for Ancient Greek and Western philosophy and are still considered...
Greek City Times: Athens - GreekPrime MinisterKyriakos Mitsotakis expressed his horror at the attack on former U.S. PresidentDonald Trump during a campaign rally on Saturday, calling political violence "unacceptable in...
Ekathimerini: Afrikana Jazz & Wine (13 Ierofanton) bids farewell with a four-day Garden...
CyprusMail: PresidentNikos Christodoulides on Sunday said that neither the Greek Cypriots nor the Turkish Cypriots “loved” the Republic of Cyprus when it was first established in 1960. Speaking to newspaper Kathimerini, he said there was “no honesty” in the period...
Ekathimerini: Seventy-four people have been arrested, including five minors, following a violent clash outside the Panathinaikos...
CNN: Hamilton was in such pain he refused to open his eyes. When the 4-year-old English bulldog tried, his misshapen eyelids would roll inward, causing his eyelashes to scrape against his cornea. “Have you ever had something scratch your cornea? It is profoundly...
Wtop: CAROLINA, Puerto Rico (AP) — Vianca Braña never used to attend basketball games in her hometown of Carolina, Puerto Rico — or anywhere else in the United States territory. But in recent years, the 23-year-old has left the arena with a hoarse voice, often...
Anadolu Agency: Leros, one of the Greek islands hugging the shore of modern Türkiye, known as Ileriye, or Ileryoz, during four centuries of Ottoman rule (1522 - 1912), is mostly known as a tranquil getaway. But it also bears the haunting scars of one of the world’s...
CyprusMail: THE NEXT personal envoy the UN Secretary General sends to find common ground will have to be a shrink, now that Maria Angela Holguin has established that the reasons there has been no solution to the Cyprob are psychological. In her heartfelt farewell letter...
Greek Reporter: The Attica region, where Athens is located, has approximately 3.8 million permanent residents. Credit: Greek Reporter The distribution of the Greek population is extremely uneven, according to the latest official census data. The country has approximately 10.5...
The Guardian: In July 1974, Colin Smith was the Observer’s correspondent in Cyprus. Five decades on, he recalls paratroopers dropping from the skies and a grand hotel under siege FreePaphosRadio broadcast it in both Greek and English. “GreetingsGreek Cypriots,” he began....
Greek Reporter: Turkey prepares big events to commemorate the 50th anniversary of their invasion of Cyprus in 1974. Credit: Turkish Presidency July 20 will mark the 50th anniversary of Turkey’s illegal invasion and occupation of the northern third of the island of...
The Observer: FreePaphosRadio broadcast it in both Greek and English. “GreetingsGreek Cypriots,” he began. “You know the voice you hear. You know who is speaking. I am Makarios. The coup of the junta has failed. I was the junta’s target, and as long as I am alive the...