Greece's current account deficit shrank in November compared with the same month last year on the back of an improved balance in the primary income account due to lower net payments for interest and dividends, the Bank of Greece said on Monday.
Police investigating an armed attack on a taverna in coastal Vari on Sunday that left two men dead and a woman injured believe that the incident was most likely a settling of accounts between members of underground criminal groups.
We have entered an extremely difficult phase of our relationship with Turkey.
Turkish presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin described as "significant" the outcome of an international summit on the Libya crisis in Berlin as it led to an agreement for a ceasefire in the strife-torn North African country.
A new bill to be tabled in Parliament in the coming days by the Citizens’ Protection Ministry aims to tighten the regime for the transfer of prisoners to rural detention facilities, according to General Secretary for Anti-Crime Policy Sofia Nikolaou.
Kathimerini's political correspondent Aristotelia Peloni has been appointed alternate government spokesperson.
In a message on Twitter, the leader of the Libyan National Army, Khalifa Haftar, who visited Athens ahead of an international conference on the Libyan crisis on Sunday in Berlin, expressed his thanks to Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias.
The heads of the technical teams representing Greece's international creditors are due to return to Athens this week for talks with government officials as part of the country's fifth post-bailout review which essentially paves the way for the use profits from Greek bonds (ANFAs and SMPs) and the reduction of high primary surplus targets.
Police on Monday were probing a series of overnight arson attacks in different parts of Attica.
Cyprus has denounced Turkey as a “pirate state” that flouts international law as Turkey’s bid to drill for natural gas in waters where Cyprus has economic rights rekindled tensions over energy reserves in the eastern Mediterranean.