Olympiakos has definitively crashed out of Europe, with one game remaining in its group stage of the Champions League, after going down 3-1 at Sporting Lisbon on Wednesday for its fourth loss in five games.
The clock is ticking for the government, with just 11 working days before the December 4 Eurogroup, but its progress regarding the bailout review milestones is not at all encouraging so far.
The parliamentary debate over a controversial arms deal with Saudi Arabia which was postponed on Wednesday for Monday is set to take place amid heightened tension between the government and opposition conservatives over the role of Defense Minister and junior coalition party leader Panos Kammenos.
A very volatile session at the Greek bourse on Wednesday ended with mixed results, with banks sliding 2.71 percent while the majority of stocks posted gains as mid- and small-caps remained on the rising course set on Tuesday.
The InMute festival explores the uncharted territory between film and sound effects with a combination of screenings and live music performances.
A 55-year-old lawyer, who has been in intensive care at Evangelismos Hospital since late Friday after she was hit in the leg with a flare during clashes in Exarchia between self-styled anarchists and police, was taken off respiratory support on Wednesday, medics said.
Central and Eastern European countries have become stuck in a “middle-income trap” and need new growth strategies and infrastructure to kick off again, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development said on Wednesday, adding that Greece, Slovenia and Kazakhstan have made progress with privatizations.
Greece’s second largest lender by assets National Bank (NBG) was loss-making in July-to-September as weak net interest income and trading losses offset a decline in bad-debt provisions.
The Athens Court of Appeal ruled on Wednesday that the former president of Lambrakis Press Group (DOL), Stavros Psycharis, and 10 executives of Alpha Bank must stand trial over loans he was granted to purchase shares of DOL.
Five Turkish military aircraft violated Greek air space in the northeastern, central and southeastern Aegean eight times on Wednesday, leading to one mock dogfight with Greek jets that were dispatched to the area.