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Greek PM briefs key European leaders on push at border

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Friday briefed key European leaders about the steps Greece has taken to guard its borders more effectively as hundreds of refugees and migrants were trying to make the crossing from Turkey into the European Union.

Editorial: An age of uncertainty

The markets despise uncertainty and that truth was reflected yesterday in the huge losses on stock market boards globally.

The reactions of investors are often exaggerated but this time they are not unfounded.

The coronavirus epidemic arose just as the global economy had reached a critical juncture.

Minister in Evros overseeing efforts to bolster border

Citizens' Protection Minister Michalis Chrysochoidis was in northeastern Greece on Friday to meet with officials and check on the measures being taken to strengthen patrols along the border with Turkey, as an estimated 800-1,000 refugees and migrants gathered on the other side of the frontier.

ATHEX: Benchmark loses 19.3 percent in worst week since 2014

The Greek bourse completed its worst week since 2014 as its benchmark index slumped 19.34 percent due to concerns over the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on the economy. The decline continued unabated at Athinon Avenue, once again led by the banks index.

PM appeals to Church to raise public awareness on coronavirus

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis appealed to the Church of Greece to help raise public awareness about the new coronavirus after a fourth patient tested negative on Friday.

In a telephone call with Archbishop Ieronymos, Mitsotakis said that clerics can play an important role in helping stop the spread of the virus by informing citizens of what steps they should be taking.

Crown Custodian Margareta says increased awareness of rare diseases might help

Custodian of the Romanian Crown Margareta told a Rare Disease Day event hosted by Elisabeta Palace that by extending her patronage to the National Alliance for Rare Diseases in Romania she wanted to help sufferers of such diseases get treatment. "I understand very well what is happening in our country and in the world.

INTERVIEW/Ingo Korzetz says without Romania's medical evacuation capability, operational range in Mali would be limited

AGERPRES special correspondent Cristian Lupascu reports: Commander Ingo Korzetz of the German contingent deployed to the Camp Castor in Gao commended, in an interview to AGERPRES, the Romanian servicemen deployed within the UN mission in Mali (the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali - MINUSMA) for their professionalism, saying that without their medical evac

Turkey, Russia talk on Syria as migrants rush Greek border

The presidents of Turkey and Russia spoke by phone Friday to try to defuse tensions that rose significantly in Syria after 33 Turkish troops were killed in a Syrian government airstrike, and a new wave of refugees and migrants headed for the Greek border by land and sea after Turkey said it would no longer hold them back.