News archive of September 2018

Russian propaganda, real and serious problem for R. Moldova, says Maia Sandu

A real and serious problem in the Republic of Moldova is Russian propaganda, in the context in which Kremlin's policy is that of keeping the region in the eastern vicinity (of the European and Euro-Atlantic space - ed.n) in a so-called grey area, the Action and Solidarity Party (PAS) leader, Maia Sandu, said in a debate on the situation of security in the eastern vicinity of the Euro-At

Sailor rescued in Ionian as storm prompts safety warnings

Coast guard officers in the Ionian Sea on Saturday rescued a foreign national whose yacht broke down in the middle of a powerful storm that is bashing southern and eastern Greece.

The yacht suffered engine failure and its main mast was smashed some 40 nautical miles off the coast of Cephalonia when the captain, who has not been identified, issued an SOS.

ForMin Melescanu meets Antigua and Barbuda, Sri Lanka, Bahrain, Kuwait and Lao counterparts

Romanian Foreign Affairs Minister Teodor Melescanu on Friday, on the sidelines of the participation in the general debates of the current UN General Assembly session, had meetings with counterparts of Antigua and Barbuda, Commonwealth of Dominica, the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, the Kingdom of Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and the Lao People's Democratic Republic.

Marathon swimmer Jaimie Monahan speaks of her swims around the world

A historic swimming journey was completed this year as Jaimie Monahan literally swam around the world. In an exclusive interview with Kathimerini, Monahan talked about the extreme water temperatures, her favorite moment of the journey, but also the giant jellyfish that left her hand paralyzed for a swim in Alexandria, Egypt.

Powerful storm sweeps into southwest Peloponnese [Live]

A Mediterranean storm with tropical characteristics swept into the southwestern Peloponnese on Saturday morning, bringing 90 km/h winds, driving rain and crashing waves to otherwise placid seaside communities like Methoni, Finikounda, Koroni and further north to the regional capital of Kalamata.

8 suspects being sought in 2013 Reyhanlı bombing

Officials work on one of the scenes of twin car bomb attacks in the town of Reyhanlı near the Turkish-Syrian border in this file photo dated May 12, 2013.

Japan's Yoshihiko Ishikawa wins 36th Spartathlon race

Japanese runner Yoshihiko Ishikawa was the winner of the 36th Spartathlon, one of the most challenging and historical ultra-marathon races in the world, hosted in Greece.