Council of State warns of perilous institutional void


Judges with the Council of State have decried Monday evening’s attack on its premises in downtown Athens by anti-establishment group Rouvikonas, saying that “whenever there are institutional gaps, they are filled with raw violence.”



Merkel pushes for name deal

In what is seen as an expression of Berlin’s eagerness to see a solution to the decades-old name dispute between Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) over the latter’s name, German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed the matter in a phone conversation with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Monday.

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Rouvikonas warns Greek opposition leader

A leading member of the anti-establishment group Rouvikonas has warned New Democracy chief Kyriakos Mitsotakis that it plans to target him following comments by the conservative opposition leader on Monday's attack against the Council of State.

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PAOK owner indicted over pitch invasion

A court said on Tuesday that PAOK owner Ivan Savvidis and the club’s sports director Lubos Michel will stand trial for storming onto the pitch in the final minutes of the Superleague game against AEK Athens in March which was abandoned. 

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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.