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AGENDA OF THE DAY
† Genesion Ioannou Prodromou kai Baptistou
(for: Athens, Attiki, Greece)
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There is to be no debate between Greek political leaders ahead of snap elections on July 7 as party representatives could not agree on a format, Skai reported on Monday.
The recent statements by European Central Bank Governor Mario Draghi in Portugal about a restart of the quantitative easing program (QE) if inflation in the eurozone does not appro
Dimitris Christofias, the former Cypriot president who died last Friday at the age of 72, is to be buried on Tuesday at 5 p.m. with full state honors at Strovolos Cemetery in Nicos
Police in Attica on Monday were probing a shooting targeting a 45-year-ol Moroccan man near downtown Athens that left the man with leg injuries.
After a three-day scorcher that has seen temperatures in many parts of Greece reach the 40-Celsius mark, meteorologists are confident that the mercury will return to a more seasona
The fire service was on Monday probing the causes of a fire that broke out on forestland in an agricultural area near Avlona, north of the capital, leading to a man's death.
Traffic Police launched a probe into the death of two cyclists who were hit by an oncoming car on a country road in Ptolemaida, northern Greece, on Sunday.
The opposition candidate for mayor of Istanbul celebrated a landmark win Sunday in a closely watched repeat election that ended weeks of political tension and broke the long hold P
There are concerns within the ranks of the Greek Police (ELAS) about the repercussions of the country’s newly approved penal code as hundreds of convicted robbers are expecte
They say that history repeats itself as a farce, but at times it may look more like a tragedy. In the past few days, a hard power game is in full swing in the United States concern
The next government already has its work cut out for it. Greece may have avoided a protracted pre-election economic slowdown, but a ton of difficult political and economic issues h
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras forced PPC chief Manolis Panagiotakis to wake up to the harsh realities facing the public utility as a result of policy that his political superiors h
As soon as the next government assumes office, it will walk into a minefield of disputes over Greece’s fiscal target.
The inflow of foreign for the acquisition and development of real estate in Greece showed an annual increase of 130 percent in the first quarter of the year, according to data publ
Three years after it was ratified in Parliament, the so-called Katrougalos law on social security has created multiple categories of insured workers and pensioners who have been tr
MONDAY The Central Union of Chambers of Greece and the Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry organize a workshop in English on “The European Union and Turkey. Trade and inv
As Turkey continues with its provocative behavior in the Eastern Mediterranean, despite European Union calls for it to desist from drilling for oil in Cyprus’ exclusive econo
“Altogether between 1919 and summer 1923, about 1.5 million Greeks were cleansed from Asia Minor and Eastern Thrace. Almost all were resettled in Greece. But several hundred
Turkey has warned the European Union that any intervention on their part on the issue of Cyprus’ Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) would negatively affect relations between Greec
In August 2018, Spanish authorities uncovered a plot by anti-Brexit campaigners to assassinate leading Brexiteer and now favorite to be Britain's next prime minister, Boris Johnson. Or did they?
The Solomon Islands, one of Taiwan's remaining allies in the Pacific, will send a delegation to study Chinese aid in neighboring countries as it considers a potential diplomatic switch to Beijing, the delegation leader said on Monday.
Turkey's opposition has dealt President Tayyip Erdogan a stinging blow by winning control of Istanbul in a re-run mayoral election, breaking his aura of invincibility and delivering a message from voters unhappy over his policies.
Yemen's Houthi movement launched an attack on Abha civilian airport in southern Saudi Arabia on Sunday that killed one person and wounded 21 others, the Saudi-led coalition battling the group in Yemen said.
United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet urged authorities in Hong Kong on Monday to "consult broadly" before passing or amending an extradition bill that triggered weeks of protests, or any other legislation.
More than 100 people blocked a Hong Kong government building on Monday in protest against proposed legislation allowing extraditions to mainland China that they want scrapped.
The Swiss attorney general's office on Monday said it was returning 130 million Swiss francs ($133 million) to Uzbekistan which it seized during am investigation involving a relative of the daughter of the country's former president, Islam Karimov.
The Kazakh government ordered the evacuation of a town of 44,000 on Monday after a series of blasts at a nearby munitions depot, the Central Asian nation's Defense Ministry said.
Jeremy Hunt, one of the two candidates vying to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Monday that rival Boris Johnson was a coward for avoiding public head-to-head debates on what to do about Brexit.
The toughest job for Britain's next prime minister will be to leave the European Union.
There is "absolutely no evidence" that outside forces such as Russia used Facebook to target users and influence Britain's vote to leave the European Union, the world's biggest social network said on Monday.
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he was not seeking war with Tehran after a senior Iranian military commander warned any conflict in the Gulf region could spread uncontrollably and threaten the lives of U.S. troops.
Russia and its partners will take steps to counter new sanctions that Washington has said it will impose on Iran, Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov was quoted as saying by Russian news agencies on Monday.
Australia has rescued the children and grandchildren of two dead Islamic State fighters from a Syrian refugee camp and will resettle them in the country, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Monday.
Australia's state broadcaster and the media company News Corp said on Monday they will challenge the legality of recent police raids on their staff saying the action was unconstitutional and a threat to media freedom.
U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said on Monday that 55,000 captured Islamic State fighters, including foreigners, and their families detained in Syria and Iraq should face fair prosecution or be freed.
A parliamentary election in Georgia in 2020 should be held under a proportional system, the head of the ruling Georgian Dream party, Bidzina Ivanishvili, said on Monday.
Russia's state consumer watchdog said on Monday it is tightening checks on the quality of Georgian alcohol imports arriving in Russia after observing an increase in cases of sub-standard wine.
U.S. President Donald Trump will visit South Korea this weekend after an exchange of letters with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un boosted hopes for talks aimed at ending North Korea's nuclear program.
If the United States wants Iran to offer concessions that go beyond the terms of its 2015 nuclear deal, Washington must offer incentives that also exceed those in the deal, an adviser to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday.