News archive of January 2019

No one appointed them to the top

Their achievements make us proud at a time when we need something to lean on: Yorgos Lanthimos, Stefanos Tsitsipas, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Constantinos Daskalakis and many others represent a generation of Greeks who have strived, worked hard and squared up to the world without awe or fear - and succeeded.

Awaiting voices of experience

The country's former prime ministers have just one essential obligation toward the Greek people, and that is to express their opinions on matters of major national importance or to issue warnings when they see a serious crisis looming.

Former leaders have the required experience to do so, particularly on issues they themselves have handled.

"Government will solve problems media outlets are facing"

According to the government, she added that an urgent meeting with representatives of the media and journalist associations is needed in order to continue working on the development of a media strategy.

Turkey urges political solution in Syria

Turkey is in efforts for a political solution to the "devastating" crisis in Syria, presidential communications director Fahrettin Altun has said on Twitter ahead of a crucial meeting between the Turkish and Russian leaders. PM Dancila: Combating terrorism, among priorities on agenda of Romania's EU Council Presidency

Combating terrorism is one of the priorities of the agenda of the Romanian Presidency of the EU Council, Prime Minister Viorica Dancila said on Wednesday at the official ceremony dedicated to the International Holocaust Remembrance Day organized by the European Jewish Congress, under the patronage of the President of the European Parliament, Antonio Tajani.

Flu Epidemic Kills 5 in Bulgaria

Five people including a child died of flu in Bulgaria, the country's health ministry announced on Tuesday, quoted by Anadolu Agency. 

The ministry declared flu epidemic in 10 provinces including the capital Sofia.

Also, education ministry said more than 1,000 schools were closed across the country until further notice due to epidemic.