News archive of August 2018
A fake Twitter account attributed to newly appointed Culture Minister Myrsini Zorba on Thursday incorrectly announced the death of France-based Greek filmmaker Costa-Gavras.
The news was picked up by major news networks before it was proven to be a fake account set up by Italian journalist Tommaso Debenedetti.
Authorities in western Greece have arrested two people for allegedly trying to smuggle 71 migrants out of the country on a US-flagged yacht.
The Greek merchant marine ministry said the yacht was stopped in the Gulf of Patras following a tip-off. The vessel is believed to have been heading for Italy.
Panasonic plans to move its European headquarters from Britain to the Netherlands later this year over concerns about potential tax issues related to Brexit, a company spokeswoman said Thursday.
"We will move our European headquarters to the Netherlands," the spokeswoman told AFP, confirming a report in the Nikkei business daily about the Japanese electronics giant's decision.
As we all know, Rusev has transitioned from being one of WWE's best heels to now becoming a top SmackDown Live act infamous for his "Rusev Day" gimmick.
Rusev originally debuted on the main roster as a dominant Russian heel, accompanied by Lana. However, it would be impossible to fathom that back then, the creative team had an entirely different direction planned out for him.
English legend Bryan Ferry brings his "elegant, seductive croon" to Greece as part of an ongoing tour of the UK and Europe, with a career-spanning show. The iconic singer will appear at Athens Herod Atticus Theater on Tuesday, September 11, and at Thessaloniki's Dasos Theater on Thursday, September 13.