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Greeks losing sight of Euroleague play-off spots

Greece's Euroleague representatives are already drifting away from the top eight spots of the table, that lead to the playoffs, after their home losses this week, as Panathinaikos went down to Armani Milano and Olympiakos to Zenit St Petersburg.

Two barriers for online gaming providers

The Greek government is planning to liberalize the domestic online gaming market using the model employed by France and Italy.

Time for Greek tourism to diversify its product, says Retsos

Tourism cannot operate on autopilot, Yiannis Retsos, head of the Greek Tourism Confederation, said on Friday.

Speaking at the entity's annual conference, he explained that the future of the sector demands the formation of strategic management and the immediate implementation of plans, with tourism in Greece expanding into spheres beyond the sea-and-sun model.

ATHEX: Stocks keep inching higher at Athinon Ave

Unlike most of its eurozone counterparts, which appeared particularly nervous due to the raging international trade wars, Athinon Avenue demonstrated resilience on Friday, again edging higher, although this time turnover was in line with the weather in Athens, reminiscent of the dog days of summer. This resilience was also reflected in Greek bond yields, which dived to new historic lows.

PM: Greece requested drafting of backup plan for migration

Greece called on the European union to prepare a back-up plan in case the number of migrant and refugee arrivals becomes unmanageable by the country, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said after the end of the summit meeting in Brussels on Friday.

European Council/Iohannis supports opening without delay accession negotiations with Albania and North Macedonia

President Klaus Iohannis maintained, in Brussels, on the occasion of the meeting of the European Council, the necessity of adopting without delay the decision to open accession negotiations with Albania and the Republic of North Macedonia, mentioning that a positive decision in this sense would have a strategic significance for the region.

Jobs lost at the British subsidiary of Folli Follie

UK-based jeweler Links of London's fall into administration has led to loss of 38 jobs at its head office in London, administrator Deloitte said on Friday, adding that there have been no job losses in any stores.