AGENDA OF THE DAY
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Parliament on Wednesday backed a controversial legal amendment that will prevent northern Greek soccer clubs PAOK and Xanthi from being relegated due to alleged infringement of own
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that Russia was not abiding by the Sochi or Astana agreements regarding Syria’s northwestern Idlib province, broadcaster NTV repor
Analysts see multiple benefits for the Greek economy, banks and enterprises from the 15-year bond issue, on Tuesday besides the low interest rate and the strong demand recorded, as
Considered one of the top living conductors, Christoph Eschenbach will direct the Athens State Orchestra in Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 1 in D Major, “Titan,” at
Fearing reactions in northern Greece that would divide the country between north and south, the government on Tuesday announced an amendment that would ensure that northern clubs P
Greece attracted record orders for its first 15-year bond sale since the financial crisis, a crucial step in furthering the thrice bailed-out country’s capital markets comeba
Turkey will evacuate 32 citizens and their families from China’s Wuhan, at the epicenter of a new virus outbreak, in the coming days, the country’s ambassador to China
A pair of Turkish F-16 fighter jets flew over the southeastern Aegean island of Lipsoi on Wednesday morning without authorization.
Former financial crimes prosecutor Panayiotis Athanasiou is said to have accused former alternate justice minister Dimitris Papangelopoulos of putting pressure on judicial official
Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has called for greater European solidarity in dealing with Turkish provocations against Greek sovereignty and the immigration crisis.
The French Navy's Rear Admiral Marc Aussedat (left), commanding officer of Task Force 473, which has been designated to the Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier, visited Greece
A resolution renewing the mandate of the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus for an additional six months is under the “silence procedure” and it is expected to
Against the backdrop of regional tensions, not least due to Ankara's involvement in the Libya crisis and its maritime border deal with the Tripoli-based government, US Presiden
Greek health authorities on Tuesday stepped up preparations for dealing with the possible appearance of a deadly new coronavirus that has killed at least 132 people and infected th
A Connecticut man charged with murdering his estranged wife was hospitalized in critical condition Tuesday after being found unresponsive in a vehicle inside his garage, authoritie
The government filed an amendment on Tuesday that changes the expulsion of football teams and their ensuing downgrade to a lower division, to a penalty of 5 or 10 points.
Public Gas Corporation’s (DEPA) plans to expand the use of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in shipping are proceeding with the support of the European Investment Bank.
Viva Wallet’s negotiations for the acquisition of online lender Praxia Bank have led to a definitive agreement, after Praxia’s talks with Pancretan Bank fell through.
There have been no cases of coronavirus infections in Greece, the Medical Association of Athens (ISA) said Tuesday.
Certified property surveyors have until March 17 to submit all their recommendations for the new property zone rates across the country.
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday Washington and Ankara had done little to solve a row over Turkey's purchase of Russian defenses and its procurement of U.S. fighter jets despite a November agreement, according to broadcaster NTV.
First, drought in Ethiopia’s Oromiya region destroyed Asha Khalif Ali’s crops and animals. Then her husband and brother were killed in ethnic violence. She fled with her seven children, the youngest on her back, and watched their small faces grow gaunt with hunger as they sought safety.
The United States and Japan evacuated their nationals from a quarantined city while British Airways suspended flights to mainland China as deaths from a fast-spreading new virus leapt to 132 and the first cases emerged in the Middle East.
Italy is arranging a flight on Thursday to evacuate its citizens from the Chinese city of Wuhan, epicenter of the outbreak of a new coronavirus, the Italian Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday.
The pro-independence head of Catalonia's regional government said on Wednesday he planned to call a snap parliamentary election in the restive Spanish region, in a move that could have a major impact on national politics.
Britain's ambassador to the European Union passed documents formalizing Brexit to a senior EU official on Wednesday, hours before European lawmakers are due to sign off on a deal that will see Britain finally quit the bloc on Friday.
U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday proposed creating a Palestinian state as part of a Middle East peace plan, drawing Palestinian condemnation for imposing strict conditions and agreeing to let Israel maintain control of long-contested West Bank settlements.
Bahrain supports all efforts toward achieving a just and comprehensive solution on the Palestinian issue, the foreign ministry said in a statement on Wednesday, referring to a peace plan announced by U.S President Donald Trump on Tuesday.
Malaysia's Health Ministry said on Wednesday three more people had been infected with the new coronavirus, taking the total to seven, all of whom are Chinese citizens.
Many global companies from hotels and airlines to industrial houses are expected to have to foot the bill for disruptions caused by a new coronavirus in China, with epidemics usually excluded from insurance cover, experts said.
Volkswagen's Czech carmaker Skoda Auto has postponed business travel to its largest market China for an indefinite period due to the spread of a new coronavirus but is not planning any staff evacuations, it said on Wednesday.
Uzbek police say they are fighting a wave of stabbings by blunting the tips of knives used by traders in the main markets of the eastern city of Andijan.
Chinese police at the center of a coronavirus outbreak that has killed 132 people have dropped a case against eight people accused of spreading rumors about deadly SARS, they said on Wednesday, as anger grows about the handling of the new crisis.
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said that Ankara is losing patience with the military assault in Syria's Idlib region, adding that Russia is violating agreements aimed at stemming conflict there, broadcaster NTV reported on Wednesday.
Pakistan closed the Khyber Pass border crossing with Afghanistan for 10 hours on Wednesday after mortar bombs landed in Pakistani territory from across the border, a Pakistani official said.
Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday that U.S. President Donald Trump's peace plan for the Israel-Palestinian conflict was doomed to fail and all Muslim nations should oppose it.
Indonesia's tourism sector will be affected by China's virus outbreak as Chinese tourists cancel their travel plans, finance minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati said on Wednesday.
China's President Xi Jinping said on Wednesday that preventing and containing the new coronavirus remains a grim and complex task, the state television reported.
A Dutch district court on Wednesday threw out a case alleging war crimes against former Israeli Armed Forces chief Benny Gantz brought by a Dutch Palestinian who lost six relatives in an Israeli air strike on Gaza in 2014, saying it did not have jurisdiction.
The United States hopes to begin broad discussions with the Iraqi government in the near future, U.S. special representative for Syria James Jeffrey told Reuters on Wednesday, after U.S.-led coalition operations have been on pause in the Middle East country.