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The Center for Social Welfare of the Region of Eastern Macedonia – Thrace, announces an Electronic Public Open Tender below the limits, for the procurement of sanitary supplies and incontinence diapers, that will meet the needs of the Central Service and its six branches. These are the branches of “Drama Child Protection”, “Drama Chronic Illnesses”, “Kavala Child Protection”, “Kavala Chronic Illnesses”, “Recovery and Rehabilitation of Children with Disabilities in Komotini” and “People with Disabilities in Xanthi”. The Tender Budget amounts to €74,398, not including the relevant VAT.

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Traffic load in the last few days in Kavala has increased due to the events and projects being carried out. The Deputy Mayor, Apostolos Mumtsakis stated that they are trying with all their might to ease the situation. Yesterday, in fact, there was also the presence of the Traffic Police at the asphalting works on Tenedou Street. Regarding the ongoing projects in Kavala, he noted that everything was planned as the asphalt paving on Tenedou Street was done for the undergrounding of the AGET bridge, while the Traffic is responsible for everything that moves on the road.

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Officers of the Security Office of the Central Port Authority of Kavala arrested a 31-year-old citizen this morning, for violating law 4139/13 “on addictive substances and other provisions”. In particular, in a control carried out inside the central port of Kavala, the above was found to be in possession of a quantity of raw hemp in a nylon package with a total gross weight of 2.2 g, a nylon package with tobacco soaked in hemp oil with a gross weight of 36 g. and a glass jar of leftover hemp oil. From the Central Port Authority of Kavala, which is conducting…

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The circumstances surrounding the crash and explosion of a large cargo plane transporting munitions from Serbia to Bangladesh on Saturday night in Kavala, northern Greece, killing all eight (8) of its Ukrainian crew, remained unknown on Monday. The cargo of about 11.5 tons, mostly Serbian-made mortars, was dispersed throughout Antifilippon’s rural area. Experts are looking for answers to help solve the mystery of the crash. The first is why a shipment of official arms sales from Serbia to Bangladesh was flown in an obsolete, 50-year-old aircraft. The company in charge of the plane has its virtual headquarters in Kiev and…

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According to Serbian Defense Minister Nebojsa Stefanovic, the Antonov cargo jet, that crashed late on July 16, 2022 in northern Greece, was transporting 11.5 tons of Serbian armaments to Bangladesh. ERT stated that all eight (8) crew members on the Antonov An-12 operated by a Ukrainian airline perished in the crash near the city of Kavala. Stefanovic verified that the plane’s owner is a Ukrainian corporation and that Valir, a private Serbian arms producer, is sending the weaponry. The jet was carrying illuminating mortar shells and mines, he added, adding that the arms shipment had been arranged upon with the…

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Kavala (Cavalle) is an important seaport in Eastern Macedonia. In antiquity, the city was known as Philippi, named after Philip II of Macedon when he took the town from the Thracians. Philippi was also the place where Paul first preached Christianity in Europe, as well as being the recipient of his letter to the Philippians found in the Christian New Testament. Kavala became part of the Ottoman Empire in 1387, where it remained for over 500 years. The city became famous for the growing, processing and trading of tobacco. During the First Balkan War (1912-1913), the Balkan League (Serbia, Greece,…

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Vassilis Karras, known for big hits like “Den Pao Pouthena,” “Gyrise,” and “Tilefonise Mou,” is returning to Australia for three concerts in Melbourne. Karras will be performing three nights in Melbourne, on June 03, 04, and 11, 2022, at the TRAK Lounge in Toorak, Melbourne. Karras, who is originally from Kavala, began his professional career in Thessaloniki. He has had enormous success over the years, with gold and platinum records. Karras has a large following not only in Greece, but among Greeks all over the world. He is not only a singer, but also a lyricist, having written songs for…

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After a two-and-a-half-year ban on ferry travel between Turkey and Greece, ships began crossing the sea again this spring, an encouraging sign for Greek tourism. In March and April, 30,000 people arrived from Turkish ports on the islands of the Eastern Aegean and the Dodecanese, and it is expected that up to 1,000 passengers per day will arrive during the summer months. Because the majority of ferry companies operating these routes are Turkish, the ban had little impact on Greek shipping, but local economies on the islands were. During the pandemic, some of these islands experienced a loss of income…

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Americans interested in visiting Greek destinations this summer can now do so on 63 direct flights from the United States to Greece per week, according to Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias, citing increased demand. “Tourism is, rightly so, the country’s great economic power,” Kikilias said, adding that the ministry anticipates significant tourism revenue in 2022. The United States is a key source market for Greece this year, with nine direct flights per day or 63 per week, and talks are underway to introduce direct flights to Thessaloniki at some point, he said. Kikilias reaffirmed the ministry’s tourism strategy, which focuses on…

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To understand the new politics stance and other pro nationals of recent times, we should look to Silicon Valley and the quantified movement of the latest generation. In the high-profile case of US-based journalist Peter Wilson, 16-year-old American journalist Clifford McGraw and 20-year-old British freelance journalist Jeremy Leslie have been charged with conspiring to violate the UK Foreign Office’s anti-terror laws, a charge he denies. On Monday, UK attorney Andy McDonald revealed that he had spoken. “Few worry about catching Covid anymore, as it’s just a matter of time before they do,” says Tea, a teacher at a school for…

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