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Toy and homeware retailer Jumbo on Tuesday reported group sales of 476.7 million euros in the July-December 2018 period, up 7.6 percent on the same period in 2017.
This was mainly thanks to the 30 percent jump in sales in Romania and the 9 percent increase in Bulgaria, while sales rose 1 percent in Greece and 2 percent in Cyprus.
Two inmates appeared before a prosecutor on Tuesday, under tight security, over the murder of fellow inmate 36-year-old Albanian national, Arber Bako, in Korydallos Prison in Athens on Monday.
The two suspects, a 33-year-old Albanian and a 24-year-old Greek, are charged with murder and illegal arms possession.
Macedonia, which was created when Yugoslavia broke up, was invited to join the alliance in 2008, but its membership was vetoed by Greece, which already has its own province named Macedonia.
Athens claimed that the name made it sound like Macedonia the country has its eyes set on annexing Macedonia the province — or at the least was appropriating Greece's historical heritage.