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Piraeus investment plan under threat

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Cosco’s 580-million-euro investment program for Piraeus Port Authority (OLP) looks set to reach an impasse, if expectations that the OLP master plan will be rejected by the state following Tuesday’s discussion at the Port Planning and Development Commission prove correct.

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Piraeus investment plan under threat

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Cosco’s 580-million-euro investment program for Piraeus Port Authority (OLP) looks set to reach an impasse, if expectations that the OLP master plan will be rejected by the state following Tuesday’s discussion at the Port Planning and Development Commission prove correct.

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Ashurbanipal, king of memory

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Being in the presence of treasures that were hidden in the sands of Mesopotamia for more than 2,000 years until the mid-19th century, sculpted re-enactments of war and royal hunts, reading the words of kings, poets and chroniclers that were found in the palace library of Nineveh, is an unsettling experience.

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Jeffrey Sachs to give lecture at Cyprus Institute

World-renowned professor of economics Jeffrey Sachs is in Cyprus to deliver the 2019 Hubert Curien Memorial Lecture at the Cyprus Institute. The lecture starts at 6.30 p.m. and live streaming will be available on the Cyprus Institute’s YouTube channel. The title of the lecture is “Eudaimonia in the 21st Century: Looking to Aristotle for New Solutions.”

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AHEPA welcomes Congress support for US-Greek relations

The American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (AHEPA) hailed on Friday the approval by the US Congress of a funding bill that includes boosting Greek army education and training and raises obstacles in the sale of F-35 fighter jets to Turkey.

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