Greek cash budget showed primary deficit of 1.45 billion euros in Jan-May, BoG report says

Greek state budget showed a primary deficit of 1.45 billion euros on a cash basis in the January-May period, from a primary surplus of 6.4 billion euros in the same period last year, the Bank of Greece said on Thursdsay. The central bank, in [...]

Antikythera Mechanism to be honoured by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ΑSME) will pay a tribute to the world famous ancient artifact known as the Antikythera Mechanism, in recognition of its significance to the evolution of mechanical engineering and technology. The [...]

Greece remains on Tier 2 in US State Department’s 2019 human trafficking report

Greece remains on Tier 2 in the US State Department’s 2019 Trafficking in Persons Report, which was released on Thursday. According to the report, Greece “does not fully meet the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking [...]

The European Council refers to targeted measures against Turkey

The European Council in its conclusions after the summit referred to targeted measures against Turkey late on Thursday. The full text of the European Council follows: “The European Council recalls and reaffirms previous Council and European [...]

Comprehensive European approach ‘only way’ to tackle refugee flows, Tsipras says

In a message for World Refugee Day on Thursday, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras praised the way that the Greek people had “courageously and generously handled the biggest movement of human populations in Europe after World War II”. “In [...]

EEP and Party of European Socialists condemn Turkey’s actions in Cyprus’ EEZ

The European People’s Party (EPP) and the Party of European Socialists (PES) have both condemned Turkey’s illegal drilling activities in Cyprus’ Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), in announcements released on Thursday. In a meeting [...]

The process of submitting applications for the 1st Thales of Miletus Business Awards is ongoing

Thales of Miletus Business Awards are organized by the Cpan in collaboration with GK MEDIA PUBLISHING and the PALLADIAN CONFERENCES, under the auspices of the President of the Hellenic Republic, Mr. Prokopios Pavlopoulos and with the support [...]

EU to exam sanctions against Turkey – Ankara is ruling out backing down

Cyprus has threatened to block the whole text on the future prospects of countries willing to join the EU – a group that also includes Kosovo, Serbia, Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina in the Balkans. Diplomats said Nicosia was demanding [...]

Over 10,000 thunderbolts and large hail fell in Greece

Over 10,000 thunderbolts have occurred throughout Greece in 12 hours on Sunday according to ZEUS system of the National Observatory of Athens. The combination of hot and liquid masses with the high atmospheric instability over Greece led to [...]

State Dept: Ankara’s decision to proceed with drilling inside Cyprus’ EEZ ‘very provocative’

The State Department characterised Turkish Foreign Minister Melvut Cavusoglu’s statement in early May, who said that Ankara has launched the process for the conducting of drilling inside Cyprus’ EEZ, a ‘very provocative’ [...]