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A 70-year-old retired Greek officer shot his Bulgarian girlfriend and killed himself, Ekathimerini.com reported.
Police in Athens said they were investigating the death of a man who shot himself after trying to kill his partner, a 60-year-old Bulgarian.
The elderly couple was taken to an Athens hospital with multiple gunshot wounds, but doctors could not save them.
Greece's Foreign Ministry has condemned an early Friday hand grenade attack against the Russian consulate in Athens, while expressing confidence that the investigation launched by the authorities will identify and bring the perpetrators to justice.
In a statement, the ministry said it "unequivocally condemns" the attack, which only caused minor damage and no injuries.
Prime Minister Viorica Dancila will pay a visit to the US between Saturday and Tuesday, where she will attend the Conference of the American-Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC). "The visit takes place following an invitation extended to Romania's Prime Minister by AIPAC President Morton Fridman and AIPAC Executive Director Howard Kohr.
The AGERPRES National News Agency is on top of my preferences as credible information source and I believe it is a landmark in terms of professionalism, Bucharest Stock Exchange (BVB) President Lucian Anghel says in his congratulation message sent to the AGERPRES National News Agency on the occasion of its 130th establishment anniversary.
The first round of aerial pesticide spraying for mosquito control carried out by authorities in Attica is set to conclude at the end of March, state-run Athens-Macedonian news agency reports.
The aerial spraying is held over environmentally-protected areas and other areas with high mosquito population, according to the report.
Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar has generated fresh controversy by claiming that the Aegean Sea and Cyprus lie within Turkey's territorial waters, according to reports Friday.
"We control the sea and the seabed. The seas. The Black Sea, the Aegean, the Eastern Mediterraenan which also includes Cyprus," Akar reportedly said.