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Snow blankets Athens, Greek islands and Turkey's Istanbul

Heavy snowfall disrupted air and road traffic Monday in the Greek capital of Athens and neighbouring Turkey's largest city of Istanbul, while most of Greece, including -- unusually -- several Aegean islands, and much of Turkey were blanketed by snow.

The snow-covered Hadrian's Arch during a snowfall in Athens, Greece, on Jan. 24, 2022. (Thanassis Stavrakis / AP)

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OPINION | Don Martin: Mr. Dithers is back as government slows to a crawl on Justin Time

It's been five months since Justin Trudeau declared the fall election to be a critical referendum on new political directions for Canada at 'a pivotal moment in our history.' But since that unconvincing win, the only discernable pivot has been to dither on Justin Time, writes Don Martin in an exclusive column for CTVNews.ca.