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FYROM at a crossroads as name deal referendum looms

The referendum this Sunday on in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) on its name deal with Greece is seen as pivotal for the country’s future and the involvement of NATO and the European Union in the western Balkans.

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Guide offers advice on waste management in tourism


The Greek Tourism Confederation Institute (INSETE) is calling on the state to introduce a pay-as-you-throw system, under which the amount that hotels and other tourism businesses pay in municipal taxes will be based on the amount of trash they produce, in a bid to bolster better waste management practices.




Stefanidi nominated Europe’s best female athlete

Katerina Stefanidi, Greece’s pole vault master and owner of all major outdoor titles, was on Saturday nominated female Athlete of the Year by the European Athletic Association. The award ceremony will take place in Lausanne, Switzerland, on October 26. Stefanidi won the title in 2017. [EPA]