News archive of November 2018

Arias & Duets | Athens | December 1

Ukrainian soprano Liudmyla Monastyrska and Greek baritone Dimitris Platanias join forces in a show at the Athens Concert Hall celebrating Giuseppe Verdi and the Verismo movement in opera, with emblematic arias and duets from the Italian composer's works. They will be accompanied by the Athens State Orchestra, conducted by Miltos Logiadis. The show starts at 8.30 p.m.

Flow Festival | Thessaloniki | December 1

The Flow Film Festival at Warehouse A of the Thessaloniki port complex celebrates nature and outdoor activities with a series of screenings of shorts and medium-length films from around the world for one day only. Films include "Windy Greece" on kitesurfing, "Stinky Movie" on snowboarding and "White Rhino" on surfing.

New Enriched Transport Map for Citizens and Tourists in Burgas

The rapidly developing sea town of Burgas can now boast a new transport map for its citizens and guests. Created by independent designer Ivan Manolov, in partnership with Burgas Municipality and Burgasbus, it is part of the overall efforts to modernize and improve urban transport in the Black Sea city over the last few years.

Macedonia PM Backs Amnesty Deal 'in Principle'

Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev said on Friday that his government was willing to consider an amnesty for those involved in last year's attack on parliament, after meeting the newly formed parliament commission on reconciliation - which is tasked with proposing steps for national reconciliation after years of political crisis.

Greece retains EU's highest rate of unemployment

Unemployment in Greece dipped to 18.9 percent in August of this year, from 19 percent the previous month, but remains the highest rate in the European Union, according to figures made public on Friday by the European Commission's statistics service Eurostat.

Man arrested for posing as policeman

Security police on Friday arrested a man in northern Athens for whom they had information that he was impersonating a police officer.

Officers who searched the suspect's house in Neo Psyhico discovered a police hat, a leather wallet with a police badge inside and photos of the suspect dressed in police uniform.

Freezing judges interrupt bribery case court hearing

A hearing on a money-laundering probe linked to the acquisition of a C4I security system by Greece for the 2004 Athens Olympics was adjourned on Friday, due to a lack of heating in the court room.

British spy thriller showcases Greek locations

A scene from the new British miniseries "The Little Drummer Girl" unfolds in front of the Parthenon in Athens. The six-part spy thriller based on the 1983 novel by John Le Carre is adapted and directed by Park Chan-Wook and stars Florence Pugh, Alexander Skarsgard and Michael Shannon.

18 Billion Euros in Exports for 8 Months in Bulgaria

Bulgaria exported goods and products for nearly 18 billion euros in the first eight months of 2018. This was announced by Deputy Minister of Economy Alexander Manolev during a Discussion Forum on "Digital Challenges for Modern Companies".