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Rich, Ancient City Is Unearthed in Greece

By ILIANA MAGRA

Archaeologists unearthed Tenea, which is thought to have been founded by Trojans. They also found tombs, coins and urns, among other items, in and around the city.

Rich, Ancient City Is Unearthed in Greece

By ILIANA MAGRA

Archaeologists unearthed Tenea, which is thought to have been founded by Trojans. They also found tombs, coins and urns, among other items, in and around the city.

Voices: A Dream Vacation, Shaped by a Devastating Diagnosis

By PETER STATHOPOULOS

As the sun set on my life, it was rising on my children’s, and I knew this trip might be my last chance to share whatever I’ve learned about this world.

Pursuits: On Samos, Aesop’s Fabled Isle, a Mix of Greeks, Migrants and Tourists

By HELEN BENEDICT

Business owners, volunteer organizations and refugees welcome tourists who wish to help and enjoy themselves at the same time.

US warns Hungary and neighbours against Turkish Stream

By Georgi Gotev

The US has repeatedly taken position against Nord Stream 2, a Russia-sponsored pipeline planned to bring gas to Germany under the Baltic Sea. But this time Washington took position against another such pipeline, bringing Russian gas under the Black Sea.

Wanted former Macedonian PM seeking asylum in Hungary

By Georgi Gotev

Macedonia's former prime minister Nikola Gruevski, who has been sentenced to jail for abuse of power, said on Tuesday (13 November) he was in Hungary where he has requested political asylum.

Tough times for Telekom Romania

By Chris Dziadul

Telekom Romania had a challenging third quarter, while its parent company OTE’s recovery gathered momentum.

Results published by OTE show that Telekom Romania ended Q3 with 1,453,526 TV customers, or 1.4% fewer than a year earlier. Meanwhile its revenues, at €226.7 million, were 5.3% down on Q3 2017, with adjusted EBITDA 4.2% lower at €41.2 million.

In OTE’s home market Greece the number of Cosmote TV subscribers at the end of Q3 stood at 534,093, or 3.3% more than a year earlier.

The company’s revenues in Q3 amounted to €754.4 million (+1.9%) and adjusted EBITDA €320.6 million (+5.7%).

The OTE Group as a whole had revenues of €991.5 million in Q3, virtually unchanged on a year earlier.

Its adjusted EBITDA was €365.2 million (+4.7%) and profit €119.3 million (+127.7%).

Tough times for Telekom Romania

By Chris Dziadul

Telekom Romania had a challenging third quarter, while its parent company OTE’s recovery gathered momentum.

Results published by OTE show that Telekom Romania ended Q3 with 1,453,526 TV customers, or 1.4% fewer than a year earlier. Meanwhile its revenues, at €226.7 million, were 5.3% down on Q3 2017, with adjusted EBITDA 4.2% lower at €41.2 million.

In OTE’s home market Greece the number of Cosmote TV subscribers at the end of Q3 stood at 534,093, or 3.3% more than a year earlier.

The company’s revenues in Q3 amounted to €754.4 million (+1.9%) and adjusted EBITDA €320.6 million (+5.7%).

The OTE Group as a whole had revenues of €991.5 million in Q3, virtually unchanged on a year earlier.

Its adjusted EBITDA was €365.2 million (+4.7%) and profit €119.3 million (+127.7%).

Row threatens to delay end to energy isolation of Crete, Cyprus

By Sarantis Michalopoulos

A long-awaited EU project that could put an end to the energy isolation of Cyprus and the Greek island of Crete is under threat due to a dispute between the parties involved. But the European Commission does not want to “point fingers” at anybody.

Top directors quit Greece’s ERT

By Chris Dziadul

The Greek public broadcaster’s MD Vassilis Costopoulos and his deputy Giorgos Thalassinos have left their posts.

According to Ekathimerini, this has come after Lefteris Kretos, the general secretary for information and communication, sought their resignations.

It adds that sources close to Kretos say there was a breakdown in communication between the government and ERT’s management.

Thalassinos, on the other hand, said there was excessive interference by unions in the broadcaster’s operation and Costopoulos referred to a “relentless war from within”.

Costopoulos had been head of ERT since August 2017.

Top directors quit Greece’s ERT

By Chris Dziadul

The Greek public broadcaster’s MD Vassilis Costopoulos and his deputy Giorgos Thalassinos have left their posts.

According to Ekathimerini, this has come after Lefteris Kretos, the general secretary for information and communication, sought their resignations.

It adds that sources close to Kretos say there was a breakdown in communication between the government and ERT’s management.

Thalassinos, on the other hand, said there was excessive interference by unions in the broadcaster’s operation and Costopoulos referred to a “relentless war from within”.

Costopoulos had been head of ERT since August 2017.

Top directors quit Greece’s ERT

By Chris Dziadul

The Greek public broadcaster’s MD Vassilis Costopoulos and his deputy Giorgos Thalassinos have left their posts.

According to Ekathimerini, this has come after Lefteris Kretos, the general secretary for information and communication, sought their resignations.

It adds that sources close to Kretos say there was a breakdown in communication between the government and ERT’s management.

Thalassinos, on the other hand, said there was excessive interference by unions in the broadcaster’s operation and Costopoulos referred to a “relentless war from within”.

Costopoulos had been head of ERT since August 2017.

The β€˜Orthodox Four’ aim at hosting FIFA world cup in 2030

By Georgi Gotev

Bulgaria will take part in a joint bid to host the 2030 FIFA World Cup, Prime Minister Boyko Borissov announced on Friday (2 November), together with Serbia, Greece and Romania, a format dubbed by diplomats and journalists “the Orthodox Four”.

Athens and Skopje break β€˜air embargo’ after 15 years

By Sarantis Michalopoulos

The first direct flight from Skopje to Athens took place on Thursday (1 November) after a 15-year “air embargo” in a sign that the two countries are determined to turn a new page in Balkan politics, after being locked in a diplomatic dispute over Skopje's official name.

Disney World? Not Again. Four Surprising Alternatives for Your Next Family Trip.

By JENNIFER CONLIN

From the French Riviera to the Croatian island where “Mamma Mia II” was filmed, here are vacation spots that will appeal to multigenerational travelers.

β€˜They Don’t Have Money’: Greece’s Prostitutes Hit Hard by Financial Crisis

By ILIANA MAGRA

An industry that has seen most everything is suffering under rock-bottom prices after a decade-long crisis left no profession unscathed, degrading the lives of Greek citizens.

Strong quake hits Greek island, no major damage reported

A strong earthquake off a western Greek tourist island early Friday morning was felt as far away as Athens, but no major damage or injuries were immediately reported.

Strong quake hits Greek island, no major damage reported

A strong earthquake off a western Greek tourist island early Friday morning was felt as far away as Athens, but no major damage or injuries were immediately reported.

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