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A mountain of milestones for Athens

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The staff-level agreement reached on Saturday between the government and the country’s creditors was just the first step toward closing the fourth and final review of the bailout program, as Athens has a mountain of legislative work ahead of it to complete 78 of the review’s 88 milestones in time.

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The state we're in

We have to ask: weren’t any of the hundreds of people gathered outside the White Tower surprised by the sight of a black-clad young man wearing a black woollen cap in late May, a cap that he rolled down into a full-face mask?

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Zaev, Dimitrov insist on Ilinden Macedonia

No constitutional change will be needed for a solution with Greece on the name of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), the country's Prime Minister Zoran Zaev reportedly said on Monday, and expressed support for the name Republic of Ilinden Macedonia.

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Assault against Boutaris was 'shameless,' says Commission spokesman

The attack against Thessaloniki mayor Yiannis Boutaris on Saturday was "shameless and unethical," European Commission spokesman Margaritis Schinas said on Monday, in a speech opening the 43rd Annual General Assembly of the Exporters' Association of Northern Greece (SEVE).

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A mountain of milestones for Athens

EIRINI CHRYSOLORA

The staff-level agreement reached on Saturday between the government and the country’s creditors was just the first step toward closing the fourth and final review of the bailout program, as Athens has a mountain of legislative work ahead of it to complete 78 of the review’s 88 milestones in time.

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Toxic patriotism

STAVROS TZIMAS

On Saturday, Boutaris became a victim of the toxic climate that is being cultivated in northern Greece and in the city of Thessaloniki in particular over certain specific national disputes that remain unsettled and other events.

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AEK loses handball's Challenge Cup final to Potaissa Turda

AEK defeated Romania’s Potaissa Turda at the Olympic Sports Hall of Athens on Sunday, but  its one-goal win was not enough to overturn its deficit from the first leg of the two-game final of the European Handball Federation (EHF) Challenge Cup to finish runner-up in the tournament, for the first time in the Greek club’s history.

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Stefanos Lazaridis | Athens | To May 31

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center is hosting “Cynical Romantic,” an exhibition of works by the late artist, director and set/costume designer Stefanos Lazaridis, former artistic director of the Greek National Opera.