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Italian prankster Tommaso De Benedetti struck again on Wednesday, falsely announcing the death of former Greek president Karolos Papoulias on Twitter using a fake account he created under the name of Deputy Prime Minister Panagiotis Pikrammenos.
"Karolos Papoulias, the former President of Greece, has died few minutes ago at 90," the tweet read.
The chief executive of National Bank's (NBG) Cypriot subsidiary, Christos Christodoulou, was appointed as NBG's new chief financial officer, taking over from Yannis Kyriakopoulos, Greece's second-largest lender said on Wednesday.
Kyriakopoulos will head NBG's real estate division, which includes real estate management subsidiaries, the bank said.
It is evident from a series of public statements that the new government is viewed positively by the representatives of Greece's creditors and European partners as they expect better cooperation and more steadfast reform policies.
Nevertheless, the first positive signals do mean that creditors are prepared to change the basic targets of economic policy.
Cyprus is set to establish formal diplomatic relations with North Macedonia.
The news was revealed during the Economist conference in Lagonisi, in southwestern Attica.
Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides is expected to sign the agreement on the 29th of August at an EU Foreign Affairs Council summit in Finland.
An outdoor exhibition with live painting, music and a shadow theater was inaugurated on Tuesday as part of an initiative by local authorities in Thessaloniki, northern Greece, to establish the Garbola pedestrian path in the Roman Forum as "an artistic promenade." The event runs through Friday. [Intime News]
Greece's new parliament was sworn in on Wednesday following snap elections held on July 7.
Six parties are represented in the new parliament: New Democracy with 158 seats, SYRIZA with 86, the center-left Movement for Change alliance (KINAL) with 22, the Communist Party (KKE) with 15, the far right Greek Solution with 10 and the anti-austerity MeRA25 with 9.