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AGENDA OF THE DAY
† Egersis Lazarou, Theodorou Trichina, Athanasiou
(for: Athens, Attiki, Greece)
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By Wednesday, April 24, all salary workers in the private sector should have been paid their Easter bonus, according to law.
Former defense minister Panos Kammenos and former foreign minister Nikos Kotzias clashed once again on Friday after the former claimed he had evidence that a contract for issuing v
Property auctions by banks slowed down considerably in March, amid the government’s negotiations with the country’s creditors over the protection of borrowers’ pr
The Athens housing market remains under the strong influence of short-term rentals, as 70 percent of buying interest in small residential units concerns properties destined to be u
Public Power Corporation and alternative supplier Volterra have agreed to jointly develop and utilize wind farms with a total capacity of 69.7 megawatts.
Three officers of the DIAS motorcycle unit were lightly injured in an attack outside a primary school in the southern Athenian suburb of Voula on Friday evening.
Property owners with homes or plots of land in the Municipality of Athens will be able to check their assets from Monday when the online platform for that area is to go live.
The first round of presidential elections in North Macedonia on Sunday is seen as a key test for the center-left government's survival in a society deeply divided by the countr
Greeks swear more than their European Union counterparts when driving, according to an Ipsos survey for the Vinci Autoroutes Foundation, released on Friday.
Signs over the last few months that Athens hotels may be reaching saturation point were confirmed on Thursday as first-quarter data indicated an 6.8 percent decline in occupancy an
The trial relating to an alleged plot to assassinate former conservative prime minister Costas Karamanlis started on Friday but was adjourned until May 14.
Chinese President Xi Jinping will deliver a keynote speech at the second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation (BRF) to be held from April 25 to 27 in Beijing, State Co
The parents of a 13-year-old student who died in a hit-and-run accident in the town of Preveza in northwestern Greece late Thursday afternoon, decided to donate his organs, state r
As we shuffle toward elections in the familiar fog of scandals, insults, threats and lies, the picture of the real economy ought to wake politicians and citizens to the magnitude o
The significant challenges facing the olive oil industry in Greece and other parts of the world were more than apparent at the last Athena International Olive Oil Competition (ATHI
Former socialist prime minister Costas Simitis is expected to hail the “exceptional cooperation” he had with late Cypriot President Glafkos Clerides during his tenure,
The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) and the Greek National Opera celebrate International Dance Day on April 29 early.
Don’t miss the Easter edition of the Meet Market this weekend, where you can browse the stalls of small local producers and designers and pick up special holiday-inspired gif
Originally written in 1999 for renowned Icelandic singer Bjork and the Brodsky Quartet, Sir John Tavener’s “Prayer of the Heart” will be presented by pianist Niko
Pianist Stefanos Korkolis and singer Sofia Manousaki present three emblematic song cycles by Mikis Theodorakis at the Michael Cacoyannis Foundation.
Heavily armed militiamen attacked a hospital treating Ebola patients in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Friday, killing a senior World Health Organization (WHO) epidemiologist and injuring two others, officials said.
Thousands of people from all over Serbia flocked to Belgrade's city center on Friday in a show of support for President Aleksandar Vucic, who has faced five months of opposition protests.
A 29-year-old Northern Irish journalist was shot dead during rioting in Londonderry overnight, an attack that shocked the region and police said was likely the work of Irish nationalist militants opposed to the 1998 Good Friday peace deal.
A year after moving to Londonderry, celebrated young Northern Ireland journalist Lyra McKee wrote about how she looked forward to "better times ahead and saying goodbye to bombs and bullets once and for all".
Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Friday called on supporters to take to the streets on May 1 for what he called "the largest march in the history" of the South American country to keep the pressure on President Nicolas Maduro to leave power.
The International Monetary Fund will grant Mozambique a $118.2 million credit facility to help it rebuild infrastructure after a devastating cyclone that killed hundreds of people and flattened whole villages, the lender said on Friday.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said U.S. diplomatic efforts will continue toward the goal of denuclearization of North Korea, a day after a North Korean official said it no longer wanted to deal with him in talks.
Hundreds of thousands of protesters massed around a sit-in outside Sudan's Defense Ministry on Friday to demand that the military council that ousted former president Omar al-Bashir last week hand over power to civilians.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's resistance to the privatization of the national postal office has been broken, a senior government source told Reuters on Friday asking for anonymity because the matter remains private.
The White House said on Friday that President Donald Trump spoke by phone earlier in the week and discussed "ongoing counterterrorism efforts" with Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar, leader of a military assault on the capital Tripoli in opposition to the internationally recognized government.
Remarks made by President Donald Trump show that the United States believes in the pivotal role of the Libyan National Army (LNA) in the war against terrorism, Sky News Arabia cited the LNA spokesman as saying on Friday.
An appeals court has overturned a conviction of exiled Congolese opposition leader Moise Katumbi for real estate fraud, ruling that the trial court had been pressured by former President Joseph Kabila's government, Katumbi's lawyer said on Friday.
The two men vying to be Ukraine's next president traded insults in a raucous debate on Friday in front of thousands of supporters before an election that could put a comedian with no political experience in charge of a country at war.
U.S. President Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan will not involve giving land from Egypt's Sinai peninsula to the Palestinians, an American envoy said on Friday.
Film star Emma Thompson joined climate change activists in a central London shopping district on Friday to read poetry praising Earth's bounties, part of five days of protests which clogged the British capital with transport snarl-ups.
Hundreds of thousands of demonstrators returned to Algeria's streets on Friday to press demands for sweeping democratic change well beyond former President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's resignation, chanting "we do what we want", witnesses said.
Ukraine's new president could regain control over the separatist-controlled east of his country within months and get cheap gas and major investment from Russia if he repairs ties with Moscow, the Kremlin's closest ally in Ukraine said.
Sudan's opposition will present a list of mostly technocratic candidates for a civilian-led transitional council during its sit-in on Sunday, a top opposition leader told Reuters.
Turkey has arrested two suspects who confessed to spying on Arab nationals for the United Arab Emirates, and is investigating whether the arrival in Turkey of one of them was related to the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a senior Turkish official said on Friday.
A young man who was injured in protests in the Algerian capital last week died on Friday of injuries to the head, Ennahar TV said on Friday.