Konstantinos

UN’s Cyprus force keeping eye on Turkish Cypriot moves in buffer zone

UN peacekeepers on the ethnically divided island of Cyprus are reportedly keeping a close eye on recent Turkish Cypriot activity in the buffer zone between the internationally recognized Republic of Cyprus and the Turkish-occupied north, following tension in August over Turkish Cypriot efforts to build a road traversing United Nations-controlled territory.

Kyriakos Mitsotakis’ skills and luck

Kyriakos Mitsotakis proved to be the right man at the right time when he was elected to lead New Democracy in 2016. The party needed someone who knew the mechanisms of politics from an early age and, at the same time, was seen as an outsider, a technocrat who could deal with the populism of the SYRIZA-Independent Greeks government.

Two submit bids in tender to build Bulgaria-Greece pipeline

Athens-listed construction company AVAX and a consortium between two Bulgarian companies and Italy's Bonatti have submitted bids in a 145 million euro tender to design and build a gas pipeline between Bulgaria and Greece, the company overseeing delivery of the project, ICGB, said Tuesday.

What is the most common name in Greece? (maps)

Newspaper Independent published a map listing of the most common names across Europe. The data comes from Wikiwand and revealed that George was the most popular name given to males in Greece, with Maria topping the list for females. John and Konstantinos came in 2nd and 3r, respectively, while Eleni and Katerina made up the top 3 for women.   

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