Moralis Retrospective | Athens | To February 10

The Benaki Museum's Pireos Street annex has extended its successful retrospective exhibition on the great Greek painter Yiannis Moralis (1916-2009) to February 10, due to popular demand. One of the country's leading 20th-century artists, Moralis was a painter, print-maker, set designer and teacher, and excelled in all his different capacities.

Benaki retrospective hits all the high notes of Moralis's career

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.

Suspicious package sent to foreign ministry was harmless

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.

US investment in smart recycling units presents Antetokounmpo message

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.