Culture authorities in Athens decided to close the archaeological site of the Acropolis at 2 p.m. on Sunday, as the temperature on the bare rock climbed up to the 40-degree Celsius mark.
Skopje needs to focus on the implementation of the name deal reached with Greece and on “urgent” reforms that will pave the way for the western Balkan country’s accession to the European Union, FYROM deputy prime minister for European affairs said.
Manos Eleftheriou, a respected Greek writer of poetry, short stories novels and songs, died of a heart attack in the early hours of Sunday, after suffering from various health problems. He was 80 years old.
Authorities on the southeastern Aegean island of Symi are investigating reports of a collision between a small Greek fishing boat and a Turkish luxury yacht on Saturday afternoon that caused the smaller vessel to sink.
The leftist-led government is fine-tuning its education reforms, which are expected to include changes in the 11th and 12th grades, as well as nationwide university entry exams.
Enduring Greek rock act Vassilis Papaconstantinou is on a summer tour and will be stopping at Piraeus's Veakeio Theater on Monday, July 23.
“Greece has decided to send a message to the East and the West, toward all its friends and others, that regardless of who is violating the principles national sovereignty and respect toward us, measures will be taken,” Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias said in an interview with the Athens-Macedonian News Agency (AMNA) on Sunday.
Members of the anarchist group Rouvikonas (Rubicon) attacked the tax office of Psychico, an affluent suburb norther of Athens, in the early hours of Sunday.
FYROM is moving ahead with preparations for its referendum on the name deal reached with Athens, which will pave the way for its induction to NATO and remove a major obstacle to the process for it to join the European Union.
A woman and a young boy try to cool down at the fountain in the capital’s central Syntagma Square Saturday as temperatures soared. The heat, which intensified over the weekend, is forecast to hit 40 degrees Celsius (104 Fahrenheit) Monday in parts of the country, marking the first proper heat wave of the summer. Temperatures are expected to inch down starting Tuesday. [ANA-MPA]