Monday May 13
Deadline for regional airport bids is extended
The process for the submission of expressions of interest in the tender concerning the privatization of regional airports has been extended by 14 days, with the state privatization fund attributing the delay to the interested partiesA' need of additional clarifications.
Monday May 13
Albany Times Union
Poll shows favorable views of EU in sharp decline
Teachers wearing tee shirts that read "No to the Civil Mobilization" take part in a protest in central Thessaloniki on Monday, May 13, 2013.
Monday May 13
Sofia News Agency
Bulgaria's GERB, Socialists Grab 13 Election Districts Each
Bulgaria's former ruling GERB party and the Bulgarian Socialist Party have each won Sunday's early general elections in 13 of Bulgaria's 31 election districts, according to preliminary data by election authorities.
Monday May 13
Three women face prosecutor after Skouries unrest
Three women from Halkidiki, northern Greece, who were arrested on Sunday following another day of tension between protesters and police at the Skouries gold mine faced a local prosecutor on Monday.
Sat May 11, 2013
Five arrested for fur theft in Kastoria
Five Serbs were arrested by police in Kastoria, northern Greece, on Saturday on charges of allegedly stealing fur coats from the premises of the cityA's 38th International Fur Fair.
Fri May 10, 2013
The Baltimore Sun
Two decades after escape, Greek man sentenced for U.S. murder
A 45-year-old Greek citizen who fled the United States more than two decades ago, the day before he was convicted of murdering his 2-year-old stepson, has been retried in his home country and sentenced to 18 years in a Greek jail, U.S. law enforcement officials said on Friday.
Two tourism products to woo more Chinese visitors
The Association of Hellenic Tourism Enterprises is proposing a twin focus in the stateA's strategy to attract more Chinese tourists, ahead of Prime Minister Antonis SamarasA's visit to China next week.
Bulgaria's IBA assists in attracting high-tech German investment
On 30.04.2013, on an official ceremony held at the Buglarian Ministry of Economy, Energy and Tourism, Minister Asen Vasilev handed the investment certificate Class A to the company "Behr-Hella Thermocontrol" Ltd.
Thu May 09, 2013
The transformation of Thessaloniki from 1912 to the present
When the Benaki Museum in Athens hosted the expansive exhibition on the architectural history of Thessaloniki in the 1912-2012 period, the catalog that was supposed to accompany it had not made it off the press.
Wed May 08, 2013
4th Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art
The Mediterranean sea, as a geographical space, in which the current cultural and social reality is researched and studied, although yet vague and still extremely interesting due to the constant dramatic changes in recent years, with its traditional elements along with influence and impact of the global model indicated, will be again this year's ... (more)
Goodtime Girl goes to Greece
In 2001, she was listening to the radio while washing dishes when she first heard the soulful and gritty sound of rebetiko , a Greek music genre.
5 from Netherlands, Belgium, Germany arrested on Greek-Turkish border, say were on frog quest
THESSALONIKI, Greece - Greek authorities have arrested five foreign nationals from Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany on the Greek-Turkish border on charges of illegally entering a restricted border area.
Remains of Yugoslav queen to be exhumed in Greece for reburial in Serbia
Twenty years after she died and was buried in her homeland of Greece, Queen Alexandra of Yugoslavia's remains are being exhumed so she can be buried with her husband.
Tue May 07, 2013
Greece fourth in Ernst&Young's corruption list
Greece is among EuropeA's most corrupt countries, according to a survey by Ernst & Young consultants that was released yesterday.
An art collector with infallible instinct
A'It was midnight on October 5, 1998, when the truck containing the famed art collection amassed by George Costakis arrived at the Lazariston Monastery in Thessaloniki.
Number of Greek immigrants moving to Germany rose by 43% in 2012
The German government's statistics office reports that Immigration to Germany from European Union countries struggling with the financial crisis went up significantly in 2012.
Shops, banks closed for deferred Labor Day holiday
Credit Agricole SA , FranceA's third- largest bank, said first-quarter profit climbed 51 percent, helped by the disposal of its unprofitable Greek division.
Mon May 06, 2013
Government faces tight deadlines on civil service reform and firings
The Administrative Reform Ministry is expected to submit to Parliament later this month a bill that will provide guidelines for the hiring of the heads of public organizations.
Sat May 04, 2013
Briton arrested in northern Greece over weapons smuggling
A 48-year-old British national will be facing a prosecutor after being arrested on Friday in Alexandroupoli, northern Greece, on weapons smuggling charges.
Fri May 03, 2013
Susan Polgar Chess Blog
Thessaloniki to hold next FIDE Grand Prix event
The main incentive for the motion is the beautiful venue in the historical hotel Makedonia Palace where Savidis recently took the management.