News archive of July 2018

French FinMin due in Athens on Tuesday

French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire is due in the Greek capital on Tuesday, where he will attend a meeting at the Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Le Maire will meet with representatives of French businesses in Greece, as well as with Greek business leaders to discuss strengthening economic cooperation between the two European partners and allies.

Lute sees Cavusoglu in Ankara

Jane Holl Lute, the special envoy of the UN Secretary General, wasted no time following a busy week by visiting Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Monday.

The visit was not announced ahead of time but it was made known after the fact by a post on Cavusoglu's Twitter account.

A British historian's battle against the junta

The 2017 fact-based drama "The Post" revolves around the Washington Post's decision in 1971 to publish the Pentagon Papers. A similar thriller unfolded at the offices of the Sunday Times of London a few years earlier, in 1968.

Kammenos defends government's response to blaze

Defense Minister Panos Kammenos on Monday defended the government's response to the deadly wildfires east of Athens that have so far claimed at least 91 lives.

Serbian Lawyer's Killing Sparks Call for Wider Investigation

The President of the Serbian Bar Association, Viktor Gostiljac, on Monday said that lawyers would demand the formation of a state commission to investigate attacks on their profession.

Body of suspected migrant boy found in Evros

Greek authorities said on Monday they had found the body of a boy, believed to be an undocumented migrant aged around 14, in the Evros River, which flows along the country's northeastern border with Turkey.

The boy's body was found on Sunday. Experts believe that due to the body's advanced state of decomposition, the youngster died around three months ago.

Suspected migrant found dead in Evros

Greek authorities say they have found the body of a boy, believed to be an undocumented migrant, in a river that flows along the country's northeastern border with Turkey and which is on a route used by asylum-seekers.

The unidentified body was found on Sunday with authorities announcing the discovery on Monday.