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In 2015 frustration spurred Greeks to vote for a party that vowed to turn things upside down with a supposedly heroic renegotiation of the bailout agreements with the country's foreign lenders and partners. But SYRIZA repeated all the bad habits that led Greece to default: nepotism, corruption, misguided handouts, mass hirings, interference in institutions and reliance on party acolytes.
PAOK came from behind to beat Larissa and extend its lead at the top of the Super League to seven points on Sunday, thanks to the draw Olympiakos conceded at Xanthi that has seen Atromitos leapfrog the Reds into second.
The results mean PAOK is the winter champion, two rounds of games before the halfway point of the league.
Capital Link holds its 20th Annual Invest in Greece Forum at the Metropolitan Club of New York from 7.55 a.m. to 6.20 p.m. ET. (Info: forums.capitallink.com)
Attica hospital doctors and employees hold a four-hour work stoppage from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and a rally outside the Health Ministry at 11.30 a.m.
The Turkish state aid agency successfully carried out projects for health, education, and art in Venezuela, it said on Dec. 8.
Migrants who have been pushed back into Turkey by Greek authorities tell the details of abuse they have been subjected to by the European country.
After a Turkish aid group paid for life-changing surgery to give her prosthetic legs, an 8-year-old Syrian refugee girl on Dec. 8 left Turkey walking tall, living out her greatest dream.
The U.S. president's son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, has continued to have private conversations with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman (M.B.S.) following the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, The New York Times reported on Dec. 8.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Dec. 8 that they wanted to improve further relations with Turkey and the joint agreement by Ankara and Tehran to collaborate in numerous fields including banking and energy topics should be implemented faster.
The Turkish government is set to hold this year's second Reform Action Group meeting on Dec. 11, resuming the talks after a three-year pause in a move signaling its determination to join the European Union.