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Stages for Minor Action | Athens | To March 21

In the context of the "Potential Project" initiative, the Potential Project Space in downtown Athens presents "Stages for Minor Action," an installation by Greek artist Giorgos Papadatos. The artist plays with the two definitions contained in the word "stage" (as in a platform or a step). The installation comprises visual directions that can guide visitors through different scenarios.

M&A rise confirms sentiment shift

"Greece's return to the markets, or the recovery of confidence" could have been the title of the survey of company mergers and acquisitions in Greece last year, said Kyriakos Andreou, partner and chief analyst at PricewaterhouseCoopers Greece at the start of the annual report's presentation on Tuesday in Athens.

A Monument of Pencho Slaveikov Was Opened in Milan

A monument-bench of Pencho Slaveikov was opened in Milan, BNR reported.

The Bulgarian Ambassador to Rome Todor Stoyanov and the Bulgarian Consul General in Milan Tanya Dimitrova opened the monument.

The event was attended by representatives of the municipalities of Milan and Sofia, former Italian ministers and cultural representatives.

Papantoniou's pre-trial detention extended by six months

A council of misdemeanor court judges on Wednesday rejected an appeal by former defense minister Yiannos Papantoniou to be released following a year in pre-trial custody.

Instead, the council extended his detention for another six months.

Papantoniou was remanded in custody in October 2018, and his wife Stavroula Kourakou in March of this year.

Serbia abolishes visas and opens embassy in Yerevan

According to the Serbian President, the goal is to further strengthen the friendship between the Armenian and Serbian people. After conducting discussion with Armenian President Armen Sarkissian, Vucic indicated that the realization of at least part of what they talked about would significantly strengthen our friendship.

DefMin Les, Greek counterpart Panagiotopoulos discuss excellent Romanian - Greek military cooperation

Defence Minister Gabriel Les met on Thursday in Helsinki with his Greek counterpart, Nikolaos Panagiotopoulos, on the sidelines of the informal meeting of EU defence ministers; the two top officials discussed the "excellent Romanian - Greek military cooperation", the Ministry of National Defence (MApN) said in a release.

Cyprus marks 45th anniversary of Turkish invasion

A woman lays a flower during a memorial service on Saturday for the soldiers who lost their lives in the 1974 Turkish invasion of Cyprus, held annually at the Tymvos Makedonitissa military cemetery in Nicosia. The ceremony was attended Greek Defense Minister Nikos Panagiotopoulos. [Katia Christodoulou/ANA-MPA] 

Slobodan Milosevic’s Widow Mirjana Markovic Buried in Serbia

Mirjana Markovic with her husband, Slobodan Milosevic, in 1997. Photo: Srdjan Suki/EPA.

The urn containing the ashes of Mirjana Markovic, widow of former Serbian and Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic, was buried next to her late husband in the garden of their family home in the eastern Serbian town of Pozarevac on Saturday.