Turkish FM calls German authorities ‘xenophobic’ over reaction to player’s nationalist salute

The Turkish Foreign Ministry released a statement on Wednesday regarding UEFA's disciplinary investigation against Turkish footballer Merih Demiral, who made a gesture associated with the ultra-nationalist Gray Wolves group during the Euro 2024 match against Austria on Tuesday.

Brnabic meets with Konrad Adenauer Foundation chairman in Berlin

BERLIN - Serbian Parliament Speaker Ana Brnabic, who is on an official visit to Berlin, met with Konrad Adenauer Foundation Chairman Norbert Lammert on Wednesday.

Previously, Brnabic met with German businesspeople, inviting them to take part in the international EXPO 2027 in Belgrade.

Democritus University of Thrace: Member of the European University EMERGE

The Democritio University of Thrace (DUTH) has become a member of the European University EMERGE, which is a great academic distinction as it will now participate in the group of European university alliances.

The European Strategy looks forward to the creation of 60 European University Alliances with the participation of at least 500 universities by mid-2024.

Imports: 12.5% increase in fruit & vegetable in the first half of 2024 – Potato is 1st with 200,752 tonnes

Fruit and vegetable imports are up 12.49% in the first half of 2024, reaching 420,525 tonnes compared to 373,845 tonnes in the same period in 2023, according to data from the Association of Greek Fruit, Vegetable and Juice Exporters, INCOFRUIT-HELLAS.

Foreign trade deficit widens 21 percent in June

Türkiye's foreign trade balance posted a deficit of $6.44 billion in June, widening 21.4 percent from a year ago, the Trade Ministry has said.

Exports fell 10.6 percent year-on-year to $18.6 billion, while the annual decline in imports was 4.1 percent to $25 billion.

The export/import coverage ratio deteriorated from 79.7 percent in June 2023 to 74.3 percent last month.

European Girls’ Volleyball U18: Strong Start for the National Team

Kosta Gountas’ team, largely the same squad that finished fourth in Europe last year, only struggled in the first set, where the typical nerves of an opening match were evident. However, they comfortably secured the win afterward.

EurovolleyU18W-Day 1: Greece vs. Lithuania

Eurozone Maintains Low Unemployment; Bulgaria's Rates Improve

In May, the unemployment rate in the Eurozone held steady at a historic low of 6.4%, marking the second consecutive month at this level, according to data from Eurostat, the EU's official statistics agency. This rate is the lowest recorded in the Eurozone since 1998, just before the introduction of the euro in January 1999.

George Tsunis to Danikas: “We, the USA, stand by Greece no matter what happens”

The meeting was as warm and spontaneous as never before in my journalistic adventure. Here’s exactly what happened last Thursday on Xenokratous sidewalk outside a well-known café. I saw him exit the embassy’s massive car and at first contact, he hugged me, spoke to me in the familiar manner as if we had known each other for years. “Dimitri, I’m glad to see you” (in Greek)