News archive of January 2019

Wiki Loves Monuments | Athens | February 1-11

The Wikimedia Community User Group Greece and the Goethe Institute have put together an exhibition of photographs from Wiki Loves Monuments 2019, an international competition dedicated to historical sites and landmarks which Greece has participated in since 2016. Opening hours are Mondays to Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 9.30 p.m., Fridays from 10 a.m. to 6.30 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m.

EU praises Turkey's efforts with Iran, Russia for Syria

The head of the European Union delegation to Turkey ambassador Christian Berger has praised Turkey's efforts to seek a resolution to the Syrian crisis both with and without Iran and Russia, adding that Brussels and Ankara agree on the fundamental principles in the policy on the war-hit country.

Angela Brown | Athens | February 1-4

Blues diva Angela Brown takes the stage at the Half Note - with Christian Rannenberg on piano and "Detroit" Gary Wiggins on saxophone - with popular tunes and Chicago standards from February 1 to 4. Doors open at 10.30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and 9.30 p.m. on Sunday and Monday. Tickets cost 20, 25 and 30 euros and can be booked by phone.

Vinyl Market | Athens | February 1-3

The annual Vinyl Market at the Technopolis cultural complex celebrates all things music for three days, with great discounts on albums, CDs and posters, DJ sets and parallel events. Opening hours are 5 to 10 p.m. on Friday and 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Admission is free of charge.

Technopolis, 100 Pireos, Gazi, tel 213.010.9325

61 percent of Turks do not read books: Survey

The number of Turks who "do not read books at all" increased by 8.1 percentage points, reaching 60.9 percent, a recent poll made public on Jan. 30 showed.

Telecom giant Turk Telekom posts loss in 2018

Turkey's telecom giant Turk Telekom reported a net loss of 1.39 billion Turkish Liras ($267 million) for 2018 versus 1.13 billion liras of profit the company posted in 2017.

ND enjoys 14 point lead over SYRIZA, poll of poll finds

Opposition New Democracy enjoys a 14-point lead over incumbent SYRIZA in a poll of polls conducted by the European Parliament ahead of elections for representatives at the bloc's legislative body on May 23-26.

Vucic writes to Trump about Kosovo

According to Tanjug, which carried a press release issued by Vucic's office, the president asked for help in finding a lasting and sustainable solution for Kosovo and Metohija.

Vucic thanked Trump for the US help on Serbia's EU membership road, and "especially to our efforts to maintain peace and stability in the Western Balkans."

How To Retain and Attract Talented Employees

In recent years, workplace loyalty has taken a backseat as millennial workers constantly weigh up their options, moving jobs every two-three years. So, what can businesses do to make their organization a place that people want to work?