Registered unemployment down 3.2% in February
Registered unemployment fell 3.2% or by 35,068 persons in February compared with the same month last year and was down 1.5% in comparison with January 2023, official figures showed on Monday.
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PM states that he will seek to implement change to avoid another Tempe collision
Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis began his weekly Facebook post on Sunday with a promise to take steps so that there will never again be another accident like the train collision at Tempe on February 28.
Israelis protest legal overhaul plans for 11th week
Israelis on Saturday took to the streets in protests, now in their 11th week, against plans by Benjamin Netanyahu's hard-line government to overhaul the country's legal system.
Putin’s war in Ukraine through the eyes of a KGB insider
His life is similar to that of a Hollywood hero - perhaps the super-spy Jason Bourne, played by Matt Damon in the famous film series. Except that Jack Barsky was not in the ranks of the CIA, but the KGB at the end of the Cold War.
Lazaros Mavropoulos appointed new head of police
Police Lieutenant General Lazaros Mavropoulos has been appointed new chief of the Hellenic Police (ELAS) following a meeting of the National Council on National Security (KYSEA) on Saturday.
Τhe new appointment "aims to improve and implement more positively and effectively the modern operational plans of the Hellenic Police for the safety of citizens," KYSEA said in its announcement.
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Passenger injured in Tempe train collision files criminal complaint
A woman who was injured in the deadly train collision at Tempe filed a criminal complaint at the Athens prosecutor's office on Friday, demanding the full investigation of the accident.
Violent protests in France over Macron’s retirement age push
Angry protesters took to the streets in Paris and other cities for a second day on Friday, trying to pressure lawmakers to bring down French President Emmanuel Macron's government and doom the unpopular retirement age increase he's trying to impose without a vote in the National Assembly.
Varoufakis calls for sacking of citizen protection minister
Opposition MeRA25 party leader Yanis Varoufakis has called for the removal of Citizen Protection Minister Takis Theodorikakos from office.
The former finance minister was speaking after his testimony to an investigating magistrate regarding last week's assault on him in Exarchia.
Albania Has Paused ‘Golden Passports’ Scheme, Rama Assures EU
The "golden passports" scheme promoted by Albania's government in recent years has been suspended, PM Edi Rama has told the vice president of EU Commission Josep Borrell and Olivér Várhelyi, European Commissioner for Neighbourhood and Enlargement.
Commissioner Reynders to discuss EU rule of law report in Athens visit
European Commissioner for Justice, Didier Reynders, will visit Athens on March 16 and 17, to discuss the EU's findings of the Rule of Law 2022 report for Greece, and other justice-related issues.