In the summer of 1932, the Athens School of Fine Arts wrapped up the academic year with an exhibition of work by the first-year students in the class of acclaimed painter Oumbertos Argyros. Yiannis Moralis showed two self-portraits in the show, which earned him a positive review by influential art critic Dionysios Kokkinos in the magazine Nea Estia.
A package that arrived by mail at the Greek Foreign Ministry on Friday and was deemed suspicious contained an electronic blood pressure monitor, according to police sources cited by state-run news agency ANA-MPA.
The parcel raised the alarm at the ministry which was evacuated by police earlier in the day.
Another new US investment in Greece, the joint development of a pioneering unit producing recycling equipment by US firm Envipco and Greece's Texan, was presented at the Thessaloniki International Fair in the presence of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, just as Greek NBA superstar Yiannis Antetokounmpo voiced his support to recycling through a recorded message.
A young woman takes a selfie from the Areopagus rock with the Acropolis in the background yesterday. The Greek capital's foremost historical site was closed at 2 p.m. yesterday, as on Sunday, to protect visitors and staff from extreme high temperatures. It opened again a few hours later, however, offering free admission to hundreds of visitors. [Yiannis Kolesidis/ANA-MPA]