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AGENDA OF THE DAY
† Dauid Thessalonikis, Anthionos osion, Ioannou episkopou Gotthias
(for: Athens, Attiki, Greece)
Currency rates Euro/US dollar:
1€ = 1.1388$ | 1$ = 0.8781€
The supermarket sector outperformed general retail commerce in the first five months of 2019, thanks to the contribution of bulk products (that saw a double-digit growth rate) and
Mytilineos group head Evangelos Mytilineos has expressed concern over the future of Public Power Corporation, suggesting his company could withdraw from the tender for PPC’s
Fraport Greece presented its plans for the revamp of Myconos Airport on Tuesday, with its design influenced by Aegean dovecotes and architecture in a marriage of the island’s
State budget expenditure exceeded the target in the year’s first five months. This was not because spending on the Public Investments Program went according to plan – i
The state has had all the studies and documents required for the issue of the ministerial decision required for the Elliniko development project to proceed since mid-February, Odys
Non-bank blue chips contained the earlier losses of the Greek bourse’s main index on Tuesday, but observers note the political change expected on July 7 has already been pric
In the extra time the government gave itself by pushing the snap election to July 7, it managed to pass a monumental law that had been in the works for years.
A prosecutor on Tuesday recommended a guilty verdict for eight former students of the Dairy School of Ioannina in northwestern Greece who are accused of causing grievous bodily har
The Corinth fire service on Tuesday was investigating the causes of a large blaze that broke out in a supermarket in the area of Hiliomodi.
National Bank of Greece has until this Friday to pay 36 million euros to the single auxiliary social security fund (ETEAEP) that has undertaken the payment of supplementary pension
Greece could become a power accumulator for Europe and support its energy independence through the necessary investment in renewable energy sources (RES), the secretary-general of
An Athens appeals court sentenced a former police officer to 20 years in prison on Tuesday for the murder of his 6-year-old daughter in April, 2017 in the western Athens suburb of
A man whose flight from Athens to Kozani was delayed by five hours has secured compensation from the airline, in addition to the usual complementary flight offered to passengers in
Greek prosecutors are sounding the alarm over the sense of impunity that will be created by the country’s new penal code, which will reduce statutes of limitations for crimes
On June 20, Greece and the world museum community celebrated the 10th anniversary of the inauguration of the Acropolis Museum in Athens.
The US envoy to NATO said Tuesday that Turkey will be axed from the high-tech F-35 fighter jet program if it goes ahead with plans to buy Russian S-400 air defense missiles.
The Acropolis Museum pays homage to the marble craftsmen and laborers who have worked on the preservation and restoration of the ancient Greek citadel with great dedication over th
“Urban Secret Garden: A Reading,” on display at the National Bank Cultural Foundation's Kapandji Villa, presents a fascinating portrait of the city by photographer
St Paul's Anglican Church has invited the I Cantori di Carmel choir, from Monterey, California, to perform at the church on Wednesday, June 28.
The academic community is growing increasingly concerned over a spike in aggressive acts against colleagues, after an Athens School of Philosophy professor was openly targeted by a
The United States hopes to re-launch trade talks with China after President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping meet in Japan on Saturday, but Washington will not accept any conditions around the U.S. use of tariffs in the dispute, a senior administration official said on Tuesday.
Four men with suspected ties to the Islamic State militant group were captured on Tuesday by members of the Nicaraguan armed forces after entering the country illegally from Costa Rica, Nicaraguan police said.
U.S. President Donald Trump threatened on Tuesday to obliterate parts of Iran if it attacked "anything American," in a new war of words with Iran which condemned fresh U.S. sanctions on Tehran as "mentally retarded."
On the eve of the first Democratic presidential debate, U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, rising in public opinion polls, slammed President Donald Trump’s posture toward Iran at a raucous town hall on Tuesday.
Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Tuesday he hoped to recruit support from NATO allies this week for U.S. efforts to deter conflict with Iran and "open the door to diplomacy," as he made his first trip as Pentagon chief.
Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif accused U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton of plotting for war against Iran in a tweet on Tuesday.
A giant cloud of smoke rose over the town of San Roque near Gibraltar in southern Spain on Tuesday following a fire at a chemical factory in a nearby industrial estate.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday reversed a move to loosen gun control laws by presidential decree, in a strategic retreat after lawmakers pushed back on one of the far-right leader's key campaign promises.
Japan will hold an election for the upper house on July 21, the government said on Wednesday, effectively kicking off campaigning for half the seats in the less powerful of parliament's two chambers.
Concerns over trade, conflict and oil will dominate a summit of the Group of 20 major economies in Japan this weekend, with attention focused on a meeting between the leaders of the United States and China, embroiled in a lengthy trade war.
When Taiwanese businessman Jhang Yun-nan wanted to find buyers for his company's new cleaning products in China, he turned to an unconventional channel: A Taiwanese party that advocates the unification of China with the self-ruled, democratic island.
Denmark on Wednesday became the third Nordic country this year to form a leftist government after Social Democratic leader Mette Frederiksen finalised terms for a one-party minority government, making her the country's youngest-ever prime minister.
Brazil's Supreme Court on Tuesday delayed until August its decision on an appeal by imprisoned former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva who argued he should be freed because leaked private messages showed that the judge who convicted him was not impartial.
Brazilian iron ore miner Vale said on Tuesday that it had conducted two planned explosions near its upstream tailings dam whose collapse killed nearly 250 people in January, but only after the dam burst.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security will deploy up to 89 agents to Guatemala by the end of August under a joint agreement to curb illegal immigration and strengthen border security, according to an official document seen by Reuters on Tuesday.
Chilean police arrested two men suspected of killing a Canadian citizen last week during an attempted mugging while he strolled with his family through the port city of Valparaiso, police said on Tuesday.
Saudi special forces have captured the leader of the Yemeni branch of the Islamic State militant group, the Saudi-led military coalition fighting in Yemen said on Tuesday.
Brazil's Congress threw out part of a decree by President Jair Bolsonaro giving say over indigenous land claims to the Agriculture Ministry, further undermining the right-wing president's agenda to empower rural farmers in disputes over land.
Egypt detained a leading opposition figure and allies on Tuesday on charges of plotting to bring down the government, but opposition groups said the arrests aimed to stymie their preparations for parliamentary elections next year.
The Trump administration launched a $50 billion economic formula for Israeli-Palestinian peace on Tuesday, saying an investment program for the Palestinians was a precondition for ending the decades-old conflict.