News archive of April 2017
Greek police say a black bag left outside a village cemetery in northern Greece contained two jars, each with an embryo in formaldehyde.
The shepherd who found the bag Saturday while tending to his flock in the village of Vryssaki, west of the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki, called police immediately after he opened it.
The regular season of the Super League ended on Sunday, and with Olympiakos already crowned champion and Levadiakos and Veria going down, the only thing left to settle was the points with which PAOK, Panathinaikos, AEK and Panionios would enter the Champions League qualification play-offs. Sunday's victories of PAOK and Panathinaikos gave them extra advantage over the other two teams.
NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has said that the alliance without Turkey would be weak.
"Without doubt, NATO would suffer from weakness without Turkey," Stoltenberg told German newspaper Welt am Sonntag in an interview posted online on April 29.
"Turkey is a key country for the security of Europe," he stressed.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said European Council President Donald Tusk will seek to meet with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan at a NATO summit at the end of May.
"Tusk will consult us about this subject beforehand," Merkel said at a press conference on April 29 after a Brexit meeting between EU countries, adding that she welcomed the decision.