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The Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, Cyril, who visited Athens last May, has cancelled plans to attend an event at the Greek Embassy in Moscow after the head of the Church of Greece, Ieronymos , put off a visit to the Russian capital, sources told Kathimerini.
The troika has written to the Greek government asking for changes to laws governing the funding of political parties and the introduction of a code of ethics for ministers and lawmakers, sources have told Kathimerini.
Instead of focusing on one key event, however, this movie, also based on a Miller graphic novel opens up the world and attempts to showcase all of the intricate political wheeling and dealing taking place when the Persian self-proclaimed 'God-King,' Xerxes, invaded Greece intent on total domination.
Within the next 10 days state privatization fund TAIPED will announce its decision on the tender for the development of the old airport at Elliniko, southern Athens.
Greece is the poster child of the European crisis, exemplifying the worst of southern Europe: An economy built on the basis of a gigantic, inefficient and corrupt public sector running up record levels of debt with a private sector largely dependent on the state.
Sitting at a beach side cafA© in Possidi on the Halkidiki peninsula of Kassandra, this North American was struck by an unfamiliar scene.
The additional capital requirements of Greek systemic lenders add up to 6.382 billion euros according to the results of the stress tests that BlackRock Solutions performed on the loan portfolios of National, Alpha, Piraeus, Eurobank, Attica and Panellinia late last year, the Bank of Greece announced on Thursday.
European Union countries such as Poland and Greece are worried they may face gas shortages and economic damage if Russia stops pumping the fuel to Ukraine, with Kiev facing a Friday deadline to pay Moscow a $2 billion energy bill.
"Lysistrata" may have been written by Aristophanes in Athens around 411 B.C., but the Department of Theatre Arts is bringing the comedy into the 21st century at Towson's Mainstage Theatre.
Greece and the troika still remain some distance apart on a number of issues that are preventing inspectors from concluding the review of the Greek program and recommending the release of further bailout funding.
Greece will post significant growth in foreign tourist arrivals this year as bookings from the German market are already showing a jump on last year, German Travel Association chief Juergen Buechy said in the context of the ITB travel fair that is currently taking place in Berlin.
Public gatherings and rallies will not be allowed in central Athens on Thursday due to the visit of German President Joachim Gauck, who is due to meet with Foreign Minister Evangelos Venizelos and SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras, whose party on Wednesday repeated calls for Germany to consider paying Second World War reparations to Greece.
Nastia Tarasova's A'Linar,A' a documentary about a Russian boy who travels to Italy to receive a heart transplant, will be the curtain raiser at the Thessaloniki Documentary Festival which gets under way on March 14. In her first full-length film, the Moscow-based director observes 5-year-old Linar as he spends his time at a Moscow clinic, his ... (more)
The World Jewish Congress on Tuesday urged Berlin to honor a longstanding request by the Greek Jewish community for the return of a ransom paid to Nazi occupiers during World War II to free thousands of forced laborers, now worth some 50 million euros.