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The United States has condemned Monday's early morning bombing attack on the southern Athens headquarters of Skai television and Kathimerini newspaper, which caused extensive damage to the building but no injuries.
In a statement to Hellas Journal, a State Department spokesperson also said that Washington expects the perpetrators "will be brought to justice swiftly."
Ankara says it has spent around $35 billion helping and sheltering refugees since the beginning of the Syrian civil war in 2011 while hosting some 3.5 million Syrians, more than any other country in the world.
The cabinet will discuss whether the government should ramp up preparations for a no-deal Brexit when it meets later this morning.
It comes after Theresa May said MPs would not vote on her Brexit deal until the third week in January.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has tabled a motion of no confidence in Mrs May, saying she had led the UK into a "national crisis".
The European Commission has fined Bulgarian Energy Holding (BEH), its gas supply subsidiary Bulgargaz and its gas infrastructure subsidiary Bulgartransgaz (the BEH group) more than 77 million euro for blocking competitors' access to key gas infrastructure in Bulgaria, in breach of EU antitrust rules, reported the Bulgarian National Radio.
Turkey is planning to double the number of foreign visitors and attract 70 million tourists by the year of 2023 with a $70 billion-worth profit, Culture and Tourism Minister Mehmet Ersoy has said, vowing to move the country to an upper league in the sector by introducing more archeological sites and the gastronomic richness of Turkey in addition to its natural beauties.
Turkey supports an anticipated UN plan to form a commission on Syria to rewrite the war-torn country's constitution, Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said on Dec. 18.
The Education Ministry's committee for the new mosque in Athens (NPID) announced on Monday that Muslims who legally reside in Attica can apply to become an imam.
The committee said that interested parties can submit their applications from December 20 until January 18 at the Education Ministry building in Maroussi, northern Athens.
Wided Bouchamaoui, the recipient of the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize for her participation in the Tunisia National Dialogue Quartet, will be nominating the prime ministers of Greece, Alexis Tsipras, and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), Zoran Zaev, for the next award, the Athens-Macedonian News Agency has reported.
U.S. Special Envoy for Syria James Jeffrey has said that Washington's support for armed groups in northern Syria was temporary.
President Donald Trump did not commit during a meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan at the G20 summit two weeks ago to extradite Fethullah Gülen, a senior White House official said on Dec. 17.
Turkey has been helping Afghan migrants returning back to their country acquire a job or have their own business, as part of a project initiated by the Turkish Red Crescent ("Kızılay" in Turkish).
Olympiakos has drawn Ukrainian powerhouse Dynamo Kiev in the Europa League Round 32, according to the draw UEFA held on Monday.
The Piraeus team, that finished second in its Europa League group, will host Dynamo on February 14, while the return leg is scheduled a week later in Ukraine, i.e. on February 21.