The president and prosecutor of Greece’s Supreme Court weighed in on Friday on a controversy concerning the state’s stance towards Dimitris Koufodinas, the 62-year-old convicted terrorist who is on hunger strike over alleged violations of his right to a prison transfer.
Against the backdrop of recent developments in the Eastern Mediterranean, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi spoke on the phone on Thursday night at the Greek leader’s initiative, according to Cairo.
If residents continue to flout health safety measures, Covid-related fatalities could reach as many as 100 a day and new daily infections could pass the 3,000-mark, a virology expert warned on Friday, adding that Attica, in particular, is “still at risk of collapse.”
This week’s “Innovative Greeks” inaugural event concluded that the Greek startups ecosystem has evolved rapidly through the incentives and investment tools granted to investors and companies, according to sector representatives.
The American Hellenic Institute (AHI) expressed its concern about the absence of any mention of Turkey’s malign influences in the region, specifically toward Greece and Cyprus, in a letter signed by two US Senators to President Joe Biden on Turkey’s human rights abuses.
Panathinaikos and AEK cancelled each other out in the Athens derby on Sunday, compromising for a 1-1 draw, and PAOK suffered a reverse at Tripoli allowing Aris to leap back into second on the Super League table.
Acclaimed jazz bassist Petros Klampanis, drummer Jason Wastor and Rafail Meletea on piano perform original work – including from the trio leader’s latest album “Irrationalities” – and covers on the stage of the Half Note Jazz Club.
A total of six people were extricated from beneath the rubble of their homes by the fire brigade in Mesochori and the area of Magoula in the municipality of Elassona in Thessaly, central Greece, after a powerful magnitude 6 earthquake at 12.16 p.m. on Wednesday.
Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis takes part in the Innovative Greeks teleconference. The initiative is part of the effort by the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV), in cooperation with Endeavor Greece, to create a community of “Innovative Greeks” and to connect innovation-inclined Greeks around the world.
Five of Greece’s largest museums – the National Archaeological Museum in Athens, the archaeological museums in Thessaloniki and Iraklio, the Byzantine and Christian Museum in Athens and the Museum of Byzantine Culture in Thessaloniki – will become independent entities.
President Katerina Sakellaropoulou bestows the Grand Cross of the Order of Honor on 97-year-old Iakovos Tsounis, World War II veteran and national benefactor, on Wednesday. The ceremony was attended by the leadership of the armed forces, to which Tsounis has donated 23 million euros.