News archive of October 2017
Olympiakos held Barcelona to a goalless draw on Tuesday for the Champions League as its players worked hard to prevent the Spaniards from scoring on a number of occasions at the Georgios Karaiskakis Stadium.
The Reds fielded a defense-minded team, with its starting line-up sporting no strikers at all.
For any team in Europe, a game with Barcelona is a huge challenge. The more so for Olympiacos who is still looking for a good start since the beginning of the season and comes after a defeat from Panathinaikos.
Olympiacos was excellent, during the game keeping Barcelona at a safe distance and having a few good moments for a goal.
The contract for the concession of oil and gas exploration rights in a block west of Corfu in the Ionian Sea was signed on Tuesday by representatives of Total, Edison and the Greek state. The corporate representatives expressed "realistic expectations" regarding the quality of the hydrocarbon reserves, along with concerns that the concession's completion could be subject to further delays.
The Greek economy will increase its export activity if it can improve the specialization of its human capital in technologically advanced sectors through the cultivation of skills in the workforce and the population in general, the weekly economic bulletin of the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV) argues.