Germany sent Greece a total of 55 trucks of provisions to help refugees face the winter, the German Ambassador to the country, Ernst Reichel, said in a press conference on Tuesday.
Despite heavy rainfall on Tuesday night, hundreds of people turned out for the lighting of the capital’s Christmas tree in Syntagma Square by Athens Mayor Kostas Bakoyannis.
The recent transformation of Athens into a destination in itself – a trend which seems set to strengthen – makes investments by business groups not only in hotels but also in retail – with an emphasis on luxury brands – that much more attractive, not to mention necessary.
A disciplinary council in Cassaveteia Prison, in central Greece, rejected on Tuesday a new request by convicted terrorist Dimitris Koufodinas for a nine day furlough, state-run news agency ANA-MPA reported.
A large number of Greek employers are making plans to hire staff in the first quarter of next year, according to ManpowerGroup’s quarterly survey.
Police in Athens on Tuesday were questioning a 28-year-old Iranian man in central Vathys Square after it was found that the pockets of the police vest he had been wearing contained several packages of heroin, a makeshift knife and 81 euros in cash.
Greek stocks withstood most of the pressure that spread across European markets on Tuesday, but the bourse benchmark slipped for another day, the sixth in seven loss-making sessions in December.
A 53-year-old man was charged on Tuesday with causing grievous bodily harm to an 11-year-old boy who was involved in an altercation with his daughter, also 11, at a school in Athens.
Numerous dangers lurk for Greece in the country’s relations with Turkey. This is no time for arrogance and hyperbole, but for strategic planning, exchanges of thoughts and ideas – even with political rivals – well-researched speeches and moderate statements.
The rapid expansion of the short-term home rental market has so far been treated by the Greek state solely as a tax problem. However, tax dodging and unfair competition are not the only issues that this new trend entails.