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Athens was assessing the damage Sunday after a night of protests that degenerated into violence on the sixth anniversary of the police killing of a teenager.
A total of 296 people were detained during the night, a police source said, while 43 suspected of involvement in the rioting in the Greek capital were due to go before prosecutors.
There are forces inside and outside the country that would like to see Greece collapse. Outside, there are certain international players who are testing the tolerance of Greeces society and political system. Maybe they want to be proven right for saying that Greece does not belong in the eurozone. Within Greece, the powers of extreme populism and hate seem to be gaining the upper hand.
The two neigbors have committed to develop closer ties in various fields and make more effords to resume Cyprus peace talks at the Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu's visit to Athens Turkey and Greece have reiterated their commitment to further develop bilateral ties through cooperation in various fields, including supplying natural gas to European markets, while intensifying their effort
Protests marking killing of police teenager draw thousands across Greece
Prime Minister Antonis Samaras is on Monday to meet the parents of Nikos Romanos, the convicted bank robber and anarchist who has been on hunger strike for more than three weeks in protest at the authorities refusal to grant him leave from prison to attend Athens Technical College.
Greece perceives both the Trans-Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) and the Sothern Energy Corridor, the country's Deputy Prime Minister Evangelos Venizelos said during the visit of Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu.
Venizelos declared while at a Greek-Turkish business forum in Athens that the Southern Energy Corridor was "opening a new page in the relations between the two countries".