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Greek astrophysicist awarded for role in landmark discovery

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) astrophysicist Erotokritos Katsavounidis has been awarded the Golden Cross of the Order of the Phoenix for his contribution to the first direct detection of gravitational waves in 2015.

Athens wins European Capital of Innovation award for 2018

The city of Athens has been awarded the EU’s prestigious European Capital of Innovation 2018 title, with a prize of €1 million, as announced at a special event held in Lisbon in the presence of the Greek capital’s Mayor Yorgos Kaminis.

Flisvos Marina awarded with the 5 Gold Anchors Platinum

The Flisvos Marina was awarded with a particularly significant "platinum" distinction, the 5 Gold Anchors Platinum, the highest distinction of the Global Gold Anchor Scheme, and is one of the most remarkable marinas in the world.

Three Greek groups awarded European Citizens’ Prize

Father Antonios, who runs Kivotos tou Kosmou (Ark of the World), a charity that helps homeless and neglected children, is seen on Friday at the European Parliament’s Athens offices, where his group, along with HOPEgenesis and Anemos…