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  1. Cultivating a more effective form of philanthropy

    Nachiket Mor, national director of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in India and former board member of the country’s Reserve Bank, traveled to Athens to deliver a lecture on the subject of health systems in developing countries.

  2. The ventriloquists

    So many people seem to have reached breaking point, slammed physically and mentally by exhaustion. The pressure on the people of a country that is bankrupt on so many different levels is calculable in megatons.

  3. Careless decisions

    We may agree with the Education Ministry’s decision to scrap Ancient Greek and math from the compulsory curriculum for high school seniors at Greek schools. We may agree or disagree with the decision to keep physical education and religion classes on the roster.

  4. Okeanis hits northern Greece hard

    The weather system Okeanis swept across Greece over the weekend, pushing down temperatures and bringing snowfall to much of northern Greece and mountainous parts of Attica.

  5. Man pulled out alive from Athens metro tracks

    A man who fell on the train tracks of the Ampelokipi metro station on Saturday was pulled out alive by firemen, state-run news agency ANA-MPA reported.

  6. Probe into death of Nigerian shows no violence, police say

    An investigation into the death of a 34-year-old Nigerian man at the Omonia police precinct earlier this month has not found any signs of police violence, the Athens police headquarters (GADA) said on Saturday.

  7. Infant's death in Tyrnavos attributed to respiratory infection

    A forensic examination of the body of a 4-month-old baby which died on February 21 in the town of Tyrnavos, central Greece, attributed the infant’s death to a respiratory infection, the state-run Athens-Macedonian News Agency reported.

  8. North Macedonia issues reference guideline for media

    The foreign ministry of North Macedonia on Friday issued a guideline for international media on how to refer to the country and its citizens, based on the elements of the Prespes accord signed with Greece.

  9. ND leader Mitsotakis to visit Moscow next week

    The leader of the main conservative opposition New Democracy Kyriakos Mitsotakis is to pay a two-day visit to Moscow next week, ND has announced. 

  10. Man confesses to killing mother in Menidi

    A 49-year-old man has allegedly confessed to killing his 81-year-old mother in her home in the district of Menidi, eastern Attica, on Friday night. 

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