Dimitris Avramopoulos, the EU commissioner-designate for migration and home affairs, on Tuesday set out his priorities for a crucial post and, Kathimerini understands, made a relatively good impression.
Plans to relocate a Roma encampment in the northern Athenian suburb of Halandri are to begin on Wednesday morning with the demolition of 12 of the 26 shacks at the site, officials decided on Tuesday after protests.
Travel brochures of Leros are usually filled with pictures of Aghia Marina, your typical island village, along with the castle, the churches, the windmills and the island's – rather ordinary – beaches. There are just a handful of references to Lakki, and these are generally understated.
Athens was announced as a top five winner in this year’s Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Mayors Challenge. The Greek capital was recognized by the contest as having the best innovative idea for civic engagement.