A powerful earthquake shakes Turkey and Greece; Several deaths and hundreds of injuries reported.

First modification: 30/10/2020 – 16:34 The earthquake was felt in several Turkish cities, mainly in the province of Izmir, where at least 26 deaths and the collapse of a dozen buildings were reported. In Greece, they confirmed the death of two other people and warned of major material damage on the island of Samos. So … Read more

Italian football and the original sin of the Atalanta-Bergamo “biological bomb”

‘Calcium’ has been in the spotlight since Atalanta vs. Valencia last year, considered an accelerator of the spread of Covid-19 at the start of the pandemic. Euro 2020 has reignited the debate about crowds of fans. The dreaded happened. After Italy’s victory on penalties over England to win Euro 2020, the latest controversy has been … Read more

Ukraine defies new ultimatum in Mariupol; Russia would have taken the Kreminna

In the strategic port of Mariupol, Ukrainian forces resist inside a huge steelworks where they once again reject the new ultimatum given by Moscow to surrender and lay down their arms on April 19 at noon local time. Meanwhile, the governor of the Lugansk region assured that the city of Kreminna was taken by Russian … Read more

Greece defends sound cannons to deter migrants | Europe up to date | D.W.

Greek Migration Minister Notis Mitarachi defended this Wednesday (06.09.02021) the use of sound cannons on its border with Turkey to deter migrants, a “strange” and questionable practice, according to the European Commissioner for Home Affairs , Ylva Johansson . Greek police reported the previous week the placement of two sound cannons south and north of … Read more

Italy and Denmark are the first qualified for the quarter-finals of the Euro

First modification: 06/27/2021 – 02:22 Azzurra struggled to overcome Austria and only made it 2-1 after extra time. Meanwhile, Denmark staged a 4-0 thrashing against Wales and are still alive in the European Championship. At the start of the match, which took place at Wembley Stadium, the Italians dominated the action, but the strong Austrian … Read more

Padel, from Latin America, star in Italy thanks to the pandemic

The sport of shovel, one of those that has suffered few limitations in the last year of the pandemic, is experiencing a real “boom” in Italy, where until recently it had almost no relevance. With the pandemic, Carlo Ferrara, a 50-year-old Roman, had a pleasant surprise. The sport he loves the most, paddle tennis, has … Read more

The largest urban project in the Mediterranean starts in Greece | Europe up to date | D.W.

Almost 20 years after the airfield closed, 14 since the site hosted some Olympic Games disciplines and nine after it was tendered, excavators started in Greece today (07.04.2020) the works of construction of what is considered the largest urban project in the Mediterranean. Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis witnessed the preliminary works of a project … Read more

Violent protests in Greece over Macedonia deal

First modification: 01/20/2019 – 17:51Last modification: 01/21/2019 – 03:29 Several injured in clashes between demonstrators and police in Athens during demonstrations against the ratification of the agreement which plans to change the name of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM). The center of Athens, the capital of Greece, turned into a sea of ​​people … Read more

Turkey informs that it will declare ten ambassadors, including that of France, “persona non grata”

First modification: 23/10/2021 – 21:30 Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced on Saturday that he had ordered his Foreign Ministry to declare 10 ambassadors persona non grata, including those from France, Germany and the United States. Last Monday, diplomats had called for the immediate release of opposition figure Osman Kavala, whom Ankara accuses of having … Read more

Tourism, the other victim of the war in Europe

What Russia, the largest country in the world, is at war, has consequences of all kinds and in all areas, including in tourism. Globally – declining reserves, rising fuel, inflation, fear – and most importantly, in Russian tourism as an outbound and inbound market. After travel came to a screeching halt during the pandemic, Russians … Read more