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Captain Panagiotis Tsakos: The maritime world is governed by industrialists

Captain Panagiotis Tsakos, a renowned shipowner of the Greek maritime industry delivered a powerful speech last week before Greek and German shipowners at Piraeus Marine Club. Captain Tsakos statement came as a response to a previous comment that supported the existence of seamless cooperation between the two shipowner circles in international…

UNESCO weighs in on controversy over Hagia Sophia

In response to the intention announced this week by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to turn the Hagia Sophia monument – originally a Byzantine Christian cathedral and now a museum – into a mosque after his country’s local elections…

Statue of Alexander to be erected in Athens

The plan to erect a statue of the ancient Greek warrior-king Alexander the Great in central Athens appeared to be on track on Tuesday after its base was placed on the corner of Amalias and Vasilissis Olgas avenues.

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