EU: Bilateral disputes should not delay accession process

The European Commission hopes Northern Macedonia will begin accession talks with the EU the soonest possible and, referring to bilateral disputes between Northern Macedonia and Bulgaria, as well as Albania and Greece, reiterated its position that bilateral disputes should not delay the accession process.

North Macedonia citizens no longer see Greece as threat, survey finds

The citizens of North Macedonia no longer consider Greece as a threat to their country but they remain concerned about Bulgaria and Russia, a survey of five Balkan countries has found.

The opinion poll, conducted by Ipsos on behalf of the US-based International Republican Institute (IRI), also found that Albanians consider Greece a serious threat to their country.

Elections in North Macedonia put EU and ties with Greece, Bulgaria in the spotlight

Nektaria Stamouli, the deputy editor in chief of Kathimerini's English Edition and Politico's Eastern Mediterranean correspondent, joins Thanos Davelis to look at Wednesday's election in North Macedonia, and its broader implications for the country's relations with its neighbors and its EU aspirations.

Technical chamber celebrates centenary with roadshow

The Technical Chamber of Greece (TEE) is conducting a nationwide roadshow under the slogan "100 years of TEE: Designing the Greece of tomorrow for a century. And our journey continues." 

The roadshow begins traveling across cities in Central Macedonia, with the aim of bringing the celebration of TΕΕ's centenary closer to communities.

Man arrested for illegal excavation at Philippi archaeological site

A 53-year-old man has appeared before a prosecutor in the northern city of Kavala on suspicion of conducting an illegal excavation at the archaeological site of Philippi.

Police said the man, equipped with a metal detector, earphones, a small carving tool and an improvised digging tool, conducted the illegal dig on the site on Wednesday evening.

National Theater of Northern Greece celebrates social milestone

The Thessaloniki-based National Theater of Northern Greece is celebrating an important milestone after hitting the 1-million seat mark in special group bookings.

These groups include a diverse range of theatergoers, from ex-convicts in social reintegration programs and patients at psychiatric facilities, to pensioners from community centers and school pupils for far-flung islands.