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Two young children aged 3.5 and 4.5 were found dead in the town of Aliartos, in central Greece, on Monday afternoon, broadcaster Star reported.
Their bodies were discovered by their parents near their home and were immediately transferred to a hospital in the town of Livadia, where doctors confirmed their death, it said.
In a press conference Monday, organizers of the Thessaloniki Documentary Festival unveiled the full lineup of the 10-day cinematic event which returns for a 21st year on March 1 with its customary mix of art and grit.
Screenings include 178 feature and 49 short documentary films - including 10 world premiers. Ten films will compete for the Golden Alexander and the Special Jury Award.
Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies Liviu Dragnea on Monday said he has agreed with Senate President Calin Popescu-Tariceanu to have a meeting of the ruling coalition with Premier Viorica Dancila and Public Finance Minister Eugen Teodorovici to decide upon the companies that are to be included in the Sovereign Development and Investment Fund (FSDI).
The National Liberal Party [PNL, opposition] declares total war on Government Emergency Ordinance 114/2018 and will launch a campaign aimed at urging the Romanians to communicate to the MPs of the PSD-ALDE-UDMR ruling coalition their wish for them to vote against this "criminal normative act that endangers the development of Romania," Liberal leader Ludovic Orban said on Monday.
The Public book and multimedia store has invited award-winning up-and-coming Australian writer Hannah Kent to speak with fans and sign books at its central Athens and Thessaloniki branches on Tuesday, February 19, and Wednesday, February 20, respectively. Kent is the author of best-selling novels "Burial Rites" (2013) and "The Good People" (2016).