Onassis Foundation president Anthony Papadimitriou (2nd r) and Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center president Ioannis Boletis (r) welcome Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis (2nd l) at an event for the groundbreaking of a new National Transplant Center being built by the charitable foundation in Athens Monday. The center is expected to serve as a catalyst in improving Greece’s transplanting capabilities, developing collaborations with doctors and transplant units abroad, and providing specialized high-level services for children through its independent pediatric transplant clinic. [ANA-MPA]
Turkey said on Monday it had deported a Greek national who is suspected of being a member of the Islamic State group back to Greece, as part of a program to extradite “foreign terrorist fighters”.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday said Greece's decision to expel the Libyan ambassador to the country over the deal Tripoli signed with Ankara on maritime borders is an “international scandal” and Athens will “pay the price for its actions internationally.”
Greece's National Bank (NBG) has concluded the sale of non-performing corporate loans with A total principal amount of about 900 million euros ($991.98 million) to Symbol Investment NPLCO DAC, it said on Monday.
Greece's privatization fund (HRADF) οn Μonday announced it is launching a tender for the sale of gas distribution network DEPA Infrastructure, with the state and Hellenic Petroleum both selling their stakes in the jointly owned operation.
Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias called on his EU peers on Monday to "explicitly condemn” the memoranda of understanding signed by Turkey and Libya on maritime zone delineation in the East Mediterranean, and called for sanctions if Ankara and the Tripoli government do not abide by international law.
One person was injured after his car was rammed by a train in central Greece on Monday.
The world-renowned Bejart Ballet Lausanne returns to the Athens Concert Hall with Maurice Bejart’s “Magic Flute,” which is being staged in Greece for the first time.
The National Bank of Greece Cultural Foundation presents an exhibition of works by the pioneering and multifaceted Romanian-born Greek artist Kosmas Xenakis (1925-84) at its cultural center in the Eynard Mansion.