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AGENDA OF THE DAY
† Loupou marturos, Nikolaou Sikeliotou osiou
(for: Athens, Attiki, Greece)
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Turkey will “resolutely” continue to explore hydrocarbon resources in the Eastern Mediterranean, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday.
The United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus says hunting in the buffer zone is a security risk and strictly prohibited.
French President Emmanuel Macron and Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis agreed to push for more solidarity in the European Union over the migrant crisis.
Members of self-styled anarchist group Rouvikonas smashed the entrance of a restaurant in the north Athenian district of Halandri early Friday morning to protest alleged mistreatme
Citibank expects credit rating agency Moody’s to keep its rating on Greece’s debt steady at B1 while improving its outlook from stable to positive.
The United States will aggressively enforce its sanctions to prevent the private sector from assisting an Iranian oil tanker that is traveling through the Mediterranean and that Wa
Achieving higher growth would be nearly twice as effective when it comes to reducing Greece’s debt as relying on very high budget primary surpluses, according to a study rele
Metadrasi, a Greek NGO helping with the reception and integration of refugees and migrants, has been awarded the prestigious US$2 million Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize. Conra
The American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce and the Hellenic Association for Energy Economics are the co-organizers of the Southeast Europe Energy Forum that will take place at the M
Thomas Cook has just opened a new urban boutique hotel, Cook’s Club City Beach Rhodes, in the Old City of Rhodes.
The union representing workers at the Dromokaiteio psychiatric hospital in Athens said on Thursday that two employees had been hospitalized after being attacked by food delivery wo
Medical authorities have renewed their call to the general public, especially the elderly and those with chronic diseases, to take the necessary precautionary measures against West
In a show of solidarity with Cyprus, French President Emmanuel Macron sent a stern message to Turkey on Thursday that Paris and the European Union will not tolerate violations in t
Three top judicial officials – Iosif Tsalaganidis, Pinelopi Zontanou and Angeliki Aliferopoulou – were short-listed on Thursday for the position of Supreme Court presid
The discovery on Thursday by police of new warehouses containing raw materials for the production of contraband cigarettes in Ritsona, central Greece, and Aspropyrgos, southwest At
Traffic police in Alexandroupoli, northern Greece, were on Thursday investigating the circumstances that led to the death of a young man who was hit by a train serving the Alexandr
Once again, we are faced with the usual revelations of widespread tax evasion in popular summer destinations. It has been recorded in restaurants, clubs and even rented villas.
Even when faced with sudden and unprovoked dangers, Greek foreign policy can always count on Europe.
Ten years after Greece became aware of its deep financial crisis, one of the main causes, mass early retirements that overburdened the pension system, still have not been completel
South Korea has officially notified Japan that it is ending their intelligence-sharing pact, public broadcaster NHK reported, citing the Japanese foreign ministry.
Hong Kong braced for multiple anti-government demonstrations on Friday and a "stress test" of the airport this weekend, as protests in the Chinese-ruled city showed no signs of let-up and diplomatic tension between China and some Western nations rose.
Tyler Ivanoff, an American schoolteacher, was gathering firewood with his children on a beach in western Alaska when he came across a champagne bottle with a letter inside.
A U.N. human rights expert on Friday disputed Malaysia's assertion that it has nearly eliminated poverty, saying that official figures were vastly inaccurate and do not reflect realities on the ground.
Rights group and journalists slammed the Indonesian government's move to block internet access in its easternmost region of Papua on Friday, saying it made reporting events there difficult after violent protests during which buildings were torched.
Walking a tightrope between anti-government protests and political masters in Beijing, many Hong Kong firms are opting to toe the Communist Party line to avoid potential repercussions having seen what happened at Cathay Pacific Airways.
Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny was released on Friday after 30 days in prison, his spokeswoman Kira Yarmysh said on Twitter.
North Korea's top diplomat said on Friday that U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was a "diehard toxin" who only complicates denuclearisation talks and North Korea was ready for both dialogue and standoff.
At least 152 people have suffered injuries from tear gas and pellets in disputed Kashmir since Indian security forces this month launched a sweeping crackdown, data from the Himalayan region's two main hospitals shows.
Authorities in the main city of Indian Kashmir tightened security ahead of Friday prayers after separatists called for a protest march to a U.N. office, with streets bristling with paramilitary personnel and some blocked by checkpoints.
The Hong Kong Federation of Trade Unions on Friday called on Cathay Pacific to put an end to what it described as "white terror", following the dismissal of Rebecca Sy, the head of Cathay Dragon's Airlines Flight Attendants' Association.
The leader of Italy's 5-Star Movement was quoted as saying on Friday the party's flagship proposal to slash the number of lawmakers could not wait - posing an apparent hurdle in talks to form a government with the rival Democratic Party (PD).
New allies Vietnam and Australia expressed concern on Friday about China's activities in the South China Sea, where Vietnamese and Chinese vessels are locked in a tense standoff in Vietnamese-controlled waters.
Malaysian authorities on Friday said they had seized nearly 3.7 tonnes of ketamine and cocaine worth about $161 million in the country's biggest drugs haul to date.
Amid growing international criticism over the wildfires raging through the Amazon, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Thursday admitted farmers could be illegally setting the rainforest ablaze but told foreign powers not to interfere.
The Canadian Consulate in Hong Kong said on Friday it has suspended travel to mainland China for local staff, just days after an employee of the city's British Consulate was confirmed to have been detained in China.
Hong Kong's High Court on Friday extended an order restricting protesters at the city's international airport, according to Chinese state broadcaster CCTV.
An attempt to begin repatriating thousands of Rohingya Muslims living in camps in Bangladesh stalled on Thursday after nearly 300 refugee families refused to go back to Myanmar, almost a year after a similar effort failed amid protests.
This month marks the second anniversary of the fleeing of more than 730,000 Rohingya from Myanmar's northwest Rakhine State to Bangladesh after a military-led crackdown in response to an attack by Muslim militants on Myanmar police posts.
South Korea said on Thursday it will scrap an intelligence-sharing pact with Japan, drawing a swift protest from Tokyo and deepening a decades-old dispute over history that has hit trade and undercut security cooperation over North Korea.