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Mitostakis Foundation attacked with homemade explosive

Unknown assailants set off an explosive device made up of small gas canisters and a vessel containing petrol outside the Konstantinos Mistotakis Foundation in downtown Athens on Monday night.

The blast occurred at around 11 p.m. and caused limited damage, mainly scorching the facade on the building on Psaromilingou Street in the area of Kerameikos.

MP's car broken into; revolver stolen

A car belonging to a New Democracy lawmaker was broken into on Friday in an area near the Acropolis in central Athens.

According to reports, the service revolver of the MP's bodyguard which had been inside the car was also stolen.

An investigation was launched to identify and arrest the perpetrator or perpetrators. 

Greece celebrates New Year as country enters 2020

Greece has officially entered the new year and the new decade with pomp and show, as well as calls for unity.
Celebrations are in full swing across the country with fireworks and music shows taking place in major cities.
Party-goers gathered at Syntagma Square in central Athens as they awaited the final countdown which was attended by new city mayor Kostas Bakoyannis.

SYRIZA slams government over presidential election

The leftist opposition party Monday criticized the conservative administration for failing to nominate a candidate for Greece's presidential elections next year.
Incumbent Prokopis Pavlopoulos' term officially expires on February 15. SYRIZA has said it will back Pavlopoulos, a conservative, if he is nominated by ruling New Democracy.

Government says central bank's report shows policy mix is working

The government welcomed the central bank's interim report on monetary policy on Friday, saying it confirms the "realistic optimism" of Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis' cabinet, sources from ruling New Democracy said, adding that the report submitted to the Greek Parliament also confirms the entry of the Greek economy into "an upward spiral."

Six in 10 worried about recent spike in Greece-Turkey tensions, poll shows

Sixty percent of Greeks are concerned about a recent spike in tensions between Athens and Ankara, amid a barrage of Turkish transgressions in the region and the recent signing of a maritime zone deal between Turkey and Libya, according to a new opinion poll carried out by Pulse for Skai.

Group claims responsibility for arson attacks

Α group calling itself Mayhem Squads has claimed responsibility for a barrage of arson attacks involving gas canisters around Athens in the early hours of last Tuesday.
Targets included the Alimos marina, a private security company vehicle stationed in Peristeri, a cafe owned by a New Democracy candidate in Kifissia, and the residence of a police reporter in Nea Ionia.

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