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Armed robber nabbed

A 39-year-old man was arrested in Alimos, southern Athens, on Saturday and was charged with a number of betting shop robberies in various parts of Attica.

According to police, the suspect has committed more than 30 robberies.

He was arrested shortly after robbing a shop in Ano Glyfada, southern Athens, by police with the assistance of the DIAS motorcycle unit.

Hard Rock Int'l submits binding offer for casino at Elliniko

Hard Rock International Chairman and Seminole Gaming CEO Jim Allen announced a binding offer for the casino in the Hellinikon Project, at a press conference in Athens on Friday.
The value of the investment totals 1 billion euros, he said, and will be self-funded with 250 million euros, supplemented by Greek and foreign bank loans.

In line with Europe

Even when faced with sudden and unprovoked dangers, Greek foreign policy can always count on Europe. The same is true now when, at no fault of its own, Athens finds itself at the center of inappropriate pressures over the fate of the Iranian tanker currently sailing in the Mediterranean.

Macron: France will not tolerate violations of Cyprus’ EEZ

France will not tolerate Turkish violations within Cyprus' exclusive economic zone (EEZ), President Emmanuel Macron said Thursday.

"We won't show any weakness," the French leader said.

Macron was speaking during a joint press briefing ahead of a meeting with Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, who is on an official visit to France.