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The real problem

The public dustup between former defense minister Panos Kammenos and ex-foreign minister Nikos Kotzias can easily be dismissed as a clash of personalities. But the real problem at the root of it is the man who cobbled together a government of officials with completely different political backgrounds and opposing agendas.

A lump sum, but not paid in a lump sum

The Labor Ministry is seeking ways to accelerate the processing of pending retirement lump sum applications, as despite assurances that the number of outstanding cases is coming down, reality suggests that there may be more than 200,000 retirees still waiting.

Greek UN official says humanity failed in Syria

He works in Amman, Jordan, but also in Ankara, Iraq and at the United Nations Office at Geneva. As the United Nations regional humanitarian coordinator for the Syria crisis since 2017, Panos Moumtzis' work has taken him around the world. "I rarely sleep in the same place for more than three days," he told Kathimerini during an interview.

Lawyers tied to prison gang gain time for defense

Alexandros Lykourezos and Theodoros Panagopoulos, two prominent Athens lawyers allegedly embroiled in the so-called Korydallos Prison "mafia," were on Friday given an extension to prepare their defense before an investigating magistrate.


Slobodan Milosevic’s Widow Mirjana Markovic Buried in Serbia

Mirjana Markovic with her husband, Slobodan Milosevic, in 1997. Photo: Srdjan Suki/EPA.

The urn containing the ashes of Mirjana Markovic, widow of former Serbian and Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic, was buried next to her late husband in the garden of their family home in the eastern Serbian town of Pozarevac on Saturday.

Olympiakos loses in womens' water polo Euro League final

Olympiakos and Vouliagmeni climbed on the podium of the LEN Euro League in women's water polo on Saturday, but the gold medal and the trophy went to the host of the tournament's Final Four, Spain's Sabadell.

The Reds defeated Vouliagmeni 8-7 in Friday's semifinal and faced the host in the final on Saturday.

Lord of the Dance | Athens | June 19

Celebrated Irish-American Lord of the Dance choreographer will be stopping in Athens with "Dangerous Games," for a single show at the Faliro Indoor Arena on Wednesday, June 19. The Lord of the Dance ensemble made its first appearance in 1996 and has since performed to more than 80 million people in 100 countries.