Wednesday turned out to be a particularly good day for Greece with regard to the operations of the European Union.
The countrys commissioner, former Defense Minister Dimitris Avramopoulos, was assigned a significant and as it turned out reinforced portfolio.
Avramopoulos gets immigration portfolio, Schinas named Commission spokesman
France and Britain secured top positions on Wednesday in incoming European Commission President Jean Claude-Juncker's new team, which must tackle a stagnant economy, rising euroskepticism and the Ukraine crisis on its borders.
NEW YORK - Novak Djokovic is through to the 2nd round of the US Open after defeating Diego Schwartzman of Argentina 6-1 6-2 6-4 on Tuesday.
World number one will now face France's Paul-Henri Mathieu, who ousted Gilles Mueller of Luxembourg in five sets, 6-7(9) 7-5 7(8)-6 6(5)-7 6-1.
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