A probe by a parliamentary committee into the alleged bribery of Greek politicians by the Swiss drugs firm Novartis was officially concluded on Thursday.
Greece will probably lose access to cheap central bank money when it exits a bailout program this summer, potentially raising funding costs for its banks, two sources close to the discussion said.
Greece's economy will expand by 2.1 percent this year, the country's most influential think tank IOBE said in its quarterly review on Thursday, sticking to a previous forecast.
There is no limit to how low the SYRIZA-Independent Greeks coalition will stoop in terms of of incompetence and puerility. Its baseness is reaffirmed on a daily basis.
There are so many distinguished Greeks abroad who want to help their country. When they do make the decision, however, they usually come up against the harsh Greek reality, shaped by political parties and labor unions, and governed by cronyism, kickbacks and shady deals.
Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos said that European Union monitoring missions to Greece would likely be more frequent after the country's memorandum expires in August than in other post-bailout countries.
Cuban jazz pianist and composer Ramon Valle, renowned for his explosive energy, comes to Athens with his trio for a stint at the Half Note Jazz Club.
Distinguished Greek-American scientist Stamatios Krimigis, who stepped down on Monday from the helm of Greece’s newly established Hellenic Space Agency (HSA) just a few weeks into his tenure, responded to comments on the resignation by the government's general secretary for telecommunications, saying that Vassilis Manglaras has a “selective memory.”
A decision by the Council of State to release one of eight Turkish soldiers wanted by Ankara for their alleged role in 2016's botched coup from prison and into protective custody has been carried out.
Recent developments have seen the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) and Greece re-enter into negotiations over the name issue.