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  1. Homer's legendary town of Iklaina

    Iklaina, a major center of the Mycenaean civilization located a few kilometers outside modern-day Pylos, is being transformed into an archaeological park thanks to the efforts of Michael Cosmopoulos, a Greek professor of archaeology at the University of Missouri-St Louis.

  2. Man, 32, arrested for making threat on social media

    A 32-year-old man was arrested in Kilkis, northern Greece, on Saturday over a post he made on a social networking site saying he would kill his migrant neighbors.

  3. Fire suspect arrested on Leros

    A 20-year-old foreign national was arrested on Saturday and charged with starting Friday’s fire on the southeastern Aegean island of Leros.

  4. EU money offered but not taken

    One of the ways the previous government used to inflate its budget surplus, and thus try to convince the country’s creditors that spending was finally being brought under control, was by underfunding public investment projects included in the budget. 

  5. Greece thrashes Jordan ahead of World Cup in China

    NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo and the rest of the Greek national team were in action on Saturday as part of the 2019 Suzhou International Basketball Challenge in China. Greece thrashed Jordan 92-65 in a game that took place ahead of the FIBA World Cup that kicks off in China next Saturday. Antetokounmpo scored 13 points, behind Giorgos Printezis with 17 points. Giorgos Papagiannis, Giannoulis Larentzakis and Ioannis Papapetrou (12) also scored in double figures for the winners with 10, 11 and 12 points respectively. [InTime News]

  6. Folli Follie owners seek meeting approval

    The Koutsolioutsos family, the main (but not majority) owners of jewelry and fashion accessories company Folli Follie, want to use the September 10 company shareholders’ meeting to absolve them of any responsibility for the financial collapse of the company. 

  7. Armed robber nabbed

    A 39-year-old man was arrested in Alimos, southern Athens, on Saturday and was charged with a number of betting shop robberies in various parts of Attica.

  8. Changes at state property agencies

    The government is determined to change the heads of the state property manager, the Hellenic Corporation of Assets and Participations (HCAP), and its subsidiary, the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (TAIPED).

  9. Banks offering generous terms for debt settlement

    Saddled with a significant number of bad loans, banks are again offering generous terms for those who agree to settle their debts. 

  10. PPC targets 1.5 mln non-payers

    Financially troubled power company Public Power Corporation (PPC) has identified 1,477,000 customers and former customers, both private individuals and companies, as “strategically delinquent payers,” meaning they had the means to pay their electricity bills but chose not to.

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