Greece is a country in the southern Balkans
Amid a continuing increase in the influx of undocumented migrants to Greece from Turkey, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis chaired an emergency meeting on the matter over the weekend and is expected to broach the subject with both German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly summit in New York this week.
Flying enthusiasts watch Hellenic Air Force helicopters participate in the Tanagra International Air Show, part of Athens Flying Week, at the Tanagra Air Base on Saturday. The air show, which took place for the eighth year in a row, drew some 60,000 visitors from across Greece and 4,000 from abroad.
Farmers in Larissa, central Greece, are planning to roll out their tractors at the Platykambos junction of the Athens-Thessaloniki national road on Monday in protest at cotton prices, which they complain are too low for them to cover production costs.
The farmers are demanding a meeting with Agriculture and Food Minister Makis Voridis to discuss their grievances.
Despite the high expectations that have been cultivated, Greece has so far failed to exploit the full potential of its state-owned real estate.
This has been made painfully obvious by the meager earnings and profits shown for yet another year by the Public Properties Company (ETAD), which has taken over most of the state's real estate.