News archive of November 2018

City of Athens provides shelter for homeless during cold snap

With temperatures plummeting across the country, Athens City Hall has announced that a heated venue with food and blankets is available for the vulnerable to take shelter in.

The refuge at 66 Sophocleous Street in central Athens will be open to those in need until Sunday night.

Piraeus profits grow in third quarter

Piraeus Bank on Friday reported stronger profits in July-to-September compared to the second quarter, helped by higher fee and commission income and lower operating costs.

Experts see deficit in promoting Greece's gastronomy tourism

Greece does not promote its gastronomy tourism the way it should, given the wealth of the country's culinary delights and the size of incoming tourism centering on its natural beauty and culture, experts said as the planning for the 2019 tourism season is fully under way.

#GreaterUnionCentennial US - Romania's Embassy to send official US proclamations to National Union Museum in Alba Iulia

The Romanian Embassy will send all the official proclamations and messages dedicated to the Greater Union Centennial issued by the American states' governors, as part of a project initiated by Romania's diplomatic mission in Washington, to the National Union Museum in Alba Iulia, reads a release of the Embassy remitted to AGERPRES.

"There's no justice for Serbs, yet in the end, we win"

This was his reaction to the decision of the Bosnia-Herzegovina Court to acquit Naser Oric, a wartime commander of Muslim forces in the Srebrenica area, who stood accused of war crimes committed against local Serbs in the early 1990s.

Vucic observed that it was obvious that for us, Serbs, "there will be no justice."

Saudi Crown Prince receives 'firm message' on Khashoggi probe at G20 summit

French President Emmanuel Macron told Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Europeans will insist on international experts being part of the investigations into the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, an Elysee official told Reuters on Nov. 30.

Greek political leaders clash over school sitins

A new clash broke out between Greek political leaders on Friday over a wave of sitins at schools, some of which have been staged in opposition to the government's name deal with the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. 

"New Democracy was, is and will always be against any form of sitin," New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis said in comments from Patra.