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What would you wish for the country in 2023? Out of the many things I can think of, two stand out.
The first would be for Greece's politicians to regain the ability to face real problems openly and honestly, and to be prepared to have a sincere discussion about them, rather than using those problems as an excuse and with the sole goal of grabbing onto power.
Despina Papamichail of Greece in action against Donna Vekic of Croatia during the 2023 United Cup City Final tennis tournament match between Greece and Croatia at RAC Arena in Perth, Australia, Wednesday. Vekic dropped just two games against No. 158-ranked Papamichail in the first rubber of the competition to give Croatia a 1-0 lead over Greece. [EPA]
Bulgaria on Jan. 3 gained access to Türkiye's terminals and gas transmission network under a long-term deal that will help the country replace supplies once provided by Russia.
Bulgaria's state gas company Bulgargaz and the Turkish gas transmission company Botas signed a 13-year deal that grants the Balkan neighbor access to Türkiye's terminals for liquefied natural gas.
Some 113 immigrants pushed into Turkish territorial waters by Greek authorities have been rescued off the Aegean province of İzmir.
Turkish Coast Guard Command teams were dispatched to the regions upon the information that there were immigrants in life rafts off İzmir's Dikili, Seferihisar and Çeşme districts at different times on Jan. 1 and 2.
Sources within the Culture Ministry have dismissed a report by Bloomberg on Tuesday that the British Museum and Athens' Acropolis Museum are nearing a deal that would see the Parthenon Sculptures returned to Greece over time as part of a cultural exchange.
The deal would putt an end to a feud over historical artifacts that dates back to the 1800s.
The British Museum and Athens' Acropolis Museum are nearing a deal that would see the Parthenon Sculptures returned to Greece over time as part of a cultural exchange, according to a report by Bloomberg on Tuesday.
The deal would put an end to a battle over the ancient treasures that stretches back to the 1800s.