News archive of February 2019

Unidentified body found in Artemida house fire

Rescuers arriving at the scene of a house fire at the seaside resort town of Artemida in east Attica on Thursday found a burnt body, the fire service said in a press release.

The statement said it was not yet clear whether the victim was a man or a woman.
Fifteen firemen with six vehicles were sent at the corner of Pindou and Athens streets to put out the blaze.

"Is this the end of Milo Djukanovic's rule?"

The article recalls that Djukanovic, during the so-called "Yogurt Revolution", with Momir Bulatovic, took power in the smallest Yugoslav republic, and focused on a close alliance with Slobodan Milosevic and Serbia, which Milosevic ruled at that time.

Don’t mock with Turkey’s security concerns: Erdoğan

Turkey has been exposed to multi-pronged attacks as no other period, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on Feb. 28 criticizing those who fleers the security concerns expressed by the government.

Lucia di Lammermoor - New date | Athens | To March 24

In cooperation with London's Royal Opera House, the Greek National Opera presents a revival of Katie Mitchell's 2016 production of Gaetano Donizetti's "Lucia di Lammermoor," directed by Robin Tebbutt, at the Stavros Niarchos Hall on March 3, 20, 22 and 24, as well as on March 10 due to demand for tickets.

Mitsotakis meets Russian PM Medvedev

Main opposition New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis, who is paying a two-day visit to Russia with a party delegation, met on Thursday with Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Zaharieva Spoke in Warsaw with Polish Counterpart Jacek Czaputowicz

"The Bulgarians have centuries old relationship with you Poles, whom we consider to be true and sincere friends" - with these words, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ekaterina Zaharieva turned to her Polish counterpart, Jacek Czaputowicz. Bulgaria's first diplomat is in Warsaw on a one-day official visit, the MFA said.

Lawyer: Russian on hunger strike in Greece suffering

The lawyer for a Russian suspected of bitcoin fraud and wanted by three countries say the man's health is deteriorating due to his hunger strike.

Lawyer Zoe Konstantopoulou also criticized the Greek courts for holding Alexander Vinnik, 39, in custody for more than the maximum 18 months allowed.