News archive of August 2017
Retail sales may be on the rise, contributing to an increase in gross domestic product, as Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) second-quarter figures are expected to confirm on Friday, but analysts warn that Greeks are eating into their savings for this spending - which is not a good omen at all for the return of growth on a solid basis.
Greece's Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias and his counterpart in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), Nikola Dimitrov, told reporters Thursday at a joint press conference that they are laying the groundwork of the process that will allow negotiations to resolve the decades-old dispute over the tiny Balkan country's name.
“In the situation that Greece is today, it is my conscious choice to tell the truth. The citizens have been deceived many times and can not stand any other lies”, President of New Democracy (ND) Kyriakos Mitsotakis underlind during his meeting, Thursday with postgraduate students from Stanford University who visited the party’s headquarters. Mr. Mistotakis said