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Greek business chief: North Macedonia deal diminished Turkeyโ€™s influence

By Sarantis Michalopoulos

The North Macedonia name change deal, also known as Prespa Agreement, helped diminish Turkey’s influence in the country and simultaneously upgrade Athens’s role in the Balkan region, Greek business chief Konstantinos Michalos told EURACTIV.com in an interview.

Human rights groups highlight rise in Greek minority attacks

A report by human rights groups says the number of violent attacks on minorities in Greece increased in 2018, and the authors are expressing concern that divisive campaign rhetoric ahead of European and national elections this year could lead to a further rise.

Human rights groups highlight rise in Greek minority attacks

A report by human rights groups says the number of violent attacks on minorities in Greece increased in 2018, and the authors are expressing concern that divisive campaign rhetoric ahead of European and national elections this year could lead to a further rise.

Greece: Acropolis closed for the day after lightning strike

Authorities in Greece have closed the Acropolis in Athens to visitors for the day due to a severe weather warning, a day after a lightning strike at the ancient site left four people injured.

BBC Studios inks Cosmote TV SVOD deal

By Chris Dziadul

BBC Studios and Greece’s Cosmote TV have agreed on the license of over 250 hours of premium BBC factual content on the latter’s on demand service.

The deal is designed to complement the schedule for the BBC Earth linear channel, which has been available in the market through OTE Group’s pay-TV service Cosmote TV since October 2017.

Commenting on the development, Natasha Hussain, VP and general manager at BBC Studios for the Middle East and Mediterranean said: “I am thrilled to see BBC Studios and Cosmote TV partnership in showcasing premium factual programmes in Greece continue to go from strength to strength. This exciting bundle of shows for Cosmote TV’s on demand service, perfectly complements the shows already available on the popular BBC Earth channel, and now also gives audiences the perfect excuse to binge watch more BBC Earth premium programmes at their leisure.”

Dimitris Michalakis, Cosmote TV executive director, added: “We are happy to announce our new agreement with BBC Studios that will further enhance Cosmote TV’s on demand service with premium BBC Studios factual titles. The BBC brand is highly respected in Greece and I am confident that our subscribers will enjoy this new addition to our rich on demand portfolio”.

Greek court upholds award from fatal shooting by army camp

Greece's Supreme Court has upheld a damage award of 800,000 euros ($900,000) for the family of a student who was fatally shot while riding a motorcycle past an army camp.

Greek court upholds award from fatal shooting by army camp

Greece's Supreme Court has upheld a damage award of 800,000 euros ($900,000) for the family of a student who was fatally shot while riding a motorcycle past an army camp.

The Stone: Athens in Pieces: An Offering to the Soccer Gods

By SIMON CRITCHLEY

A commonplace modern ritual gave me a deeper connection to today’s Athenians.

Greece looks to repay IMF early as bond yields tumble

The Greek government says it is in talks with European bailout lenders to repay its debts to the International Monetary Fund early as market borrowing rates tumbled to their lowest level since 2005.

Greece looks to repay IMF early as bond yields tumble

The Greek government says it is in talks with European bailout lenders to repay its debts to the International Monetary Fund early as market borrowing rates tumbled to their lowest level since 2005.

Greece gets โ‚ฌ1 billion in return for reform progress

By Jorge Valero

The eurozone finance ministers approved on Friday (5 April) the disbursement of €970 million to Greece, following the country's successful implementation of outstanding measures agreed as part of its post-bailout monitoring.

Greek police, migrants clash for third day

Hundreds of protesting migrants have clashed with police for a third straight day outside an overcrowded camp, with migrants throwing rocks at officers who responded with tear gas and stun grenades.

Greek police arrest suspect in Greek-Australian's murder

Greek authorities said Friday they have arrested and charged a Bulgarian man over the suspected contract killing of a Greek-Australian who was fatally shot outside his home in an Athens seaside suburb last year.

Greece's bailout lenders approve big debt relief payout

Greece's bailout creditors have backed a payout worth $1 billion to Greece as part of a debt relief package after the eurozone country carried out a series of reforms.

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