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  1. Acropolis closes early due to heat wave

    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.

  2. FYROM focusing on name deal and reforms, deputy PM says

    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.

  3. Respected poet, songwriter Manos Eleftheriou dies at age 80

    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.

  4. Probe under way into Greek fishing boat collision with Turkish yacht

    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.

  5. Minister set to unveil changes to education system

    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.

  6. Vassilis Papaconstantinou | Piraeus | July 23

    Enduring Greek rock act Vassilis Papaconstantinou is on a summer tour and will be stopping at Piraeus's Veakeio Theater on Monday, July 23. 

  7. Greek FM said time of 'turning blind eye' is over

    “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.

  8. Rouvikonas targets tax office in northern Athens suburb

    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.

  9. Holding referendums in FYROM and Greece

    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.

  10. City-dwellers trying to cool off

    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]

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