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Supreme Court Prosecutor Georgia Adeilini has issued an order to the prosecutor's office in the appeals court of Larissa, in central Greece, which oversees the investigations into last year's deadly railway crash in the nearby Tempe Valley, to comprehensively clarify "every claim and every allegation" regarding the disaster to ensure there is no shadow over the investigation.
Communication with Turkish authorities is constant and cooperation is smooth, Maritime Affairs and Island Policy Minister Christos Stylianides tells Kathimerini in an interview. But the continuing upheaval in the Middle East will test the two countries' and, consequently, Europe's ability to deal with a possible spike in migrant flows, he adds.
A year after the deadly train crash near the Vale of Tempe, which left 57 dead, it is clear that the relatives of the victims and survivors will wait a long time to see justice done.
It's not that the investigation is lagging, but, with each aspect of the accident examined, more people come under scrutiny and more are likely to be charged.
Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis will be attending a meeting of European leaders and government representatives in Paris on Monday to discuss Ukraine, his office said.
The summit will be hosted by French President Emmanuel Macron, in an effort to send a message to Moscow that there is no "Ukraine fatigue" in Europe.
Significant rain will hit large parts of Greece from late Sunday to Monday afternoon, the National Meteorological Service (EMY) says, updating its weather forecast.
Rains and storms will start in western and southwestern Greece late Sunday and, by early morning, will also engulf most of the mainland, except for the region of Eastern Macedonia and Thrace in the northeast.
Oenorama, Greece's biggest wine and drinks exhibition, opens this year at 6 p.m. on Friday, March 1, celebrating its 30th anniversary.
The wine fair is hosted at Zappeion, central Athens, until Monday, March 4 and will offer visitors the chance to taste more than 2,500 wines.
To find out more, visit oenorama.com/en.
Government spokesperson Pavlos Marinakis told Mega TV on Saturday that the measures designed to lower the price of infant formula will begin to be applied in March.
He also referred to the "Field to Shelf" measure and the previous measures for reducing food prices, saying the government was waiting to see their results.