state-run Athens-Macedonian News Agency

Stournaras points to fiscal risks, Tsakalotos responds with irony

Bank of Greece Governor Yannis Stournaras on Wednesday disputed the Finance Ministry's projection that there will be an overrun in the year's primary fiscal budget, and expressed his clear opposition to the handouts the government passed on the same day through Parliament and intends to continue introducing.

Tsipras, Zaev to meet in Skopje on Tuesday

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will meet with his counterpart of North Macedonia Zoran Zaev in Skopje on Tuesday, April 2, the state-run Athens-Macedonian news agency reports.
Talks between the two leaders will be followed by a meeting of the Hellenic-North Macedonia Cooperation Council. A joint press conference will follow.

Artist, minister in row over emblematic 'Runner' sculpture

A public row has broken out between Greek Culture Minister Myrsini Zorba and the artist who created the glass sculpture of the "Runner" over an alleged proposal to donate the 12-meter tall piece to North Macedonia as part of friendship building measures between the two countries in the wake of the Prespes name accord.

Infant's death in Tyrnavos attributed to respiratory infection

A forensic examination of the body of a 4-month-old baby which died on February 21 in the town of Tyrnavos, central Greece, attributed the infant's death to a respiratory infection, the state-run Athens-Macedonian News Agency reported.
Coroners ran tests on tissue samples and blood samples were sent to the National Meningitis Center to determine the cause of death.