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Lawyer faces prison sentence for anti-Sharia post

Well-known lawyer Feyza Altun is facing potential imprisonment of up to three years following an indictment accusing her of "publicly inciting the public to hatred and hostility," due to an anti-Sharia post on social media.

Adria Docks to participate in Posidonia Fair

Croatian refit facility and ship repair yard Adria Docks is making its Posidonia debut this summer (June 3-7) to showcase the diverse array of repair and maintenance services it provides to owners of mega- and superyachts.

Instagram’s uneasy rise as a news site

On a recent Wednesday in New York City, Mosheh Oinounou, a former producer for CBS, Bloomberg News and Fox News, swiped through Instagram. He had started his morning reading major newspapers and more than a dozen newsletters. Then he spent much of the day turning many of the articles into posts on his Instagram account, under the handle Mo News.

Large profits for Hellenic Bank in 2023

Cyprus' Hellenic Bank reported a substantial profit of 365.4 million euros in 2023, marking a significant upswing from €21.8 million in 2022.

Local companies at London fairs

Sixteen Greek companies participated in the national mission organized by the Hellenic Investment and Foreign Trade Company (Enterprise Greece) at the international trade fairs Pure London and Just Around The Corner (JATC) & SCOOP, which took place on February 11-13 at the Olympia London exhibition center. 

Greek-Japan Year of Culture and Tourism

The start of the 2024 Greek-Japan Year of Culture and Tourism was officially launched on Thursday at a Japanese Embassy event in Athens on the occasion of the celebration of His Majesty the Emperor of Japan Naruhito's birthday, to which Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni was invited.

Pešić: If Jokić's not ready, he'd better not play

Pei spoke at the press conference after the victory over Finland (77:61) in the first round of EuroBasket qualifiers.
The popular Kari says that the most prepared should play for Serbia.
Joki had the desire to perform at the World Championship last year, but he was simply too tired.

ATHEX: Fifth week of gains for benchmark

The main index of the Greek bourse advanced for the fifth week in a row, despite the moderate losses suffered on Friday in what was a rather quiet session. Observers note that traders may be waiting for corporate moves and the placement of the state's 27% stake in Piraeus Bank, so they are saving their strength for now.

Concern over intentions of winning bidder for Faliro Sports Hall

March 15 is the fast-approaching deadline for the lease tender of the Faliro Sports Hall, where the 2004 Olympic tae kwon do events took place, and its neighboring land zone located in front of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center, conducted by the Hellenic Public Properties Company (ETAD).