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  1. Iranian tanker not heading to Greece, PM says

    An Iranian tanker which the United States wants seized is not heading towards Greece as it sails through the Mediterranean, Greek Prime Minister Kyrikos Mitsotakis told France 24 TV on Thursday.

  2. Macron, Mitsotakis meet in Paris

    French President Emmanuel Macron (r) and Greece's Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis answer reporters at the Elysee Palace, Thursday, in Paris. [AP]

  3. Sand Festival | Halkidiki | August 23-24

    After conducting an international literary contest, Eyelands magazine and Strange Day Books present the 5th Sand Festival, during which selected winners will read their works of fiction and poetry on the shores of Possidi Beach in Halkidiki, just an hour’s drive from the cosmopolitan city of Thessaloniki.

  4. Bid to stop dangerous felons from moving to rural prisons

    The Greek government is considering amending legislation to prevent convicts serving time for terrorism and other serious crimes from securing transfers to agricultural prisons where security is less tight, Kathimerini understands.

  5. Macron: France will not tolerate violations of Cyprus’ EEZ

    France will not tolerate Turkish violations within Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ), President Emmanuel Macron said Thursday.

  6. CoS rejects request to freeze sacking of former competition authority head

    A section of the Council of State (CoS) on Thursday dismissed a request by the former head and deputy of Greece’s competition authority to suspend their ejection last week from their posts.

  7. Eurozone banks to get more time to cover bad loans as ECB eases rules

    Banks in the eurozone will get more time to set aside cash to cover for loans that have gone or will go unpaid after the European Central Bank bowed to pressure from Brussels to ease its rules on the matter.

  8. PPC finances worse than initially thought, says chairman

    The financial state of Greece’s power utility PPC is worse then initially thought, the company’s new president and CEO George Stassis said on Thursday during a general shareholders meeting.

  9. Greece mulling defense deal extension with US

    Athens is looking to extend the US-Greece defense agreement, also known as the Souda Agreement, by a year when US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visits in October or November, it emerged after Wednesday’s meeting between Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and US House Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Nita Lowey at the Maximos Mansion in Athens.

  10. PAME union announces protest rally ahead of TIF opening

    Greek Communist-affiliated trade union PAME on Thursday announced a rally for September 7, ahead of the opening of Thessaloniki’s annual International Fair (TIF).

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