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Democratic Left (DIMAR) chief Fotis Kouvelis has denied speculation that he has been asked to be the ruling coalition's candidate for president in elections next year.
There has been neither a proposal, nor a hint. There has been no deal, neither in secret, nor in the open, Kouvelis said during a press conference at Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF) on Wednesday.
Turks have grown warmer to the European Union over the past year, while concerns about refugees and the governmentâs migration policy have sharply soared against the backdrop of rising tensions between Syrian refugees and locals, according to the latest Transatlantic Trends survey by U.S. think tank the German Marshall Fund.
Dimitris Avramopoulos was on Wednesday appointed European Commissioner for Migration and Home Affairs as incoming Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker announced who gets which job in his team.
The new 28-strong Commission team was unveiled during a news conference in Brussels after weeks of national rivalry over some of the most powerful jobs in the European Union.
Greece's largest toy seller Jumbo said on Wednesday that revenues for July and August rose "more than" 10 percent year-on-year.
The company, which operates 52 stores in Greece and 14 in Cyprus, Bulgaria and Romania, did not provide a specific figure for the period, the first two months of its fiscal year.
Environment and Energy Minister Yiannis Maniatis on Tuesday spoke of encouraging signs concerning the existence of rare earth elements in Greece following a meeting with members of a group of Chinese representatives in Greece to attend an international conference on the subject on the island of Milos.
Findings at the Alexander the Great-era tomb that was recently unearthed near ancient Amphipolis in the Macedonia region of northern Greece have intrigued the Greek public and caused a fair share of excitement.
Fed up with the constant barrage of doom and gloom at home as well as internationally, the people are naturally looking for some good news.