Police arrested seven people on Saturday after a group of self-styled anarchists attempted to reoccupy two squats in the downtown Athens neighborhood of Exarchia that were raided by police at the end of last month.
It might seem out of place, if not downright utopian, to discuss a change of course for the country in the middle of a major crisis in the economy and the tourism sector.
Friday’s images of bulldozers tearing down buildings at the old airport of Elliniko in southern Athens are being celebrated as a major milestone for Greece. The start of work at what is one of the country’s biggest privatization projects is indeed a milestone; but it is no reason to celebrate.
Plans to install 106 wind turbines on 14 small islets of the Aegean are in question after a committee of experts assigned by the Environment Ministry to assess the project deemed that it would have irreversible environmental repercussions.
Diagnostic tests carried out at private clinics suggest that a third of patients testing positive for Covid-19 are asymptomatic, Kathimerini understands.
Greek authorities announced Saturday that there were 25 new confirmed coronavirus cases over the past 24 hours, but no fatalities.
Tickets are now on sale for this month’s concert series at the Technopolis cultural center and due to restrictions on crowd numbers may sell out fast. The program of local talent starts on July 17 with a tribute to Leonard Cohen.
The government is about to perform a close inspection of all applications for protection of debtors under the provisions of the so-called Katseli law, to find out how many of them deserve protection status and which of them have only applied in order to win time.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan insisted on Friday the fate of the former Greek Orthodox church of Hagia Sophia is an internal matter for his country and that therefore no one else can opine about it.
The Basil & Elise Goulandris Museum of Contemporary Art on the Cycladic island of Andros has unveiled a summer exhibition of work by prominent Greek diaspora artists who were inspired by or embraced the abstract movement.
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