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Sazka Group launches full takeover bid for Greece's OPAP

Czech-based Sazka Group has launched a bid to take full control of Greece's OPAP, Europe's fourth-largest betting firm by revenue.
Greece sold a 33 percent stake in OPAP to Emma Delta, currently owned by Sazka Group and Georgios Melissanidis, in 2013 for about 650 million euros ($729.9 million) as part of a European Union-prescribed international bailout.

Man, 29, stabbed four times by anarchists during Pontic genocide rally in Thessaloniki

A 29-year-old man was in the hospital on Monday after being knifed in central Thessaloniki on Sunday night during an event in the northern city commemorating the Pontic genocide, the systematic killing of ethnic Greeks by the Turks during World War I.

The attackers are believed to belong to anti-establishment groups.