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CVC is one of the main investors in Greece


When private investment fund CVC Capital Partners started talks about possible investments in Greece in 2016, hardly anyone could have imagined that in less than five years its portfolio in Greece would exceed half a billion euros – which may soon top €1 billion.

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Archbishop Anastasios’ poignant role


The titanic efforts of the past 30 years to bring the Orthodox Church of Albania back from the abyss in challenging conditions made even harder by the (continued) fluctuations in the Greek-Albanian relationship have made him a wiser man than he was when he first set foot in the Balkan country.

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This beast that grows beside us


The Turkish Directorate of Religious Affairs (Diyanet) is one of the country’s most powerful public institutions. In 2002, when President Recep Tayyip Erodgan’s Justice and Development Party (AKP) rose to power, it employed a staff of 72,000 people. Today it has 130,000 employees.

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An investment in Greece’s high-tech future


The United States and Greece have been working more closely than ever in the fields of high technology and innovation. As our cooperation in these fields advances, so do the threats seeking to undermine all we’ve worked to achieve.

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SNFCC to host photography awards ceremony

The announcement of this year’s winners of the Yannis Behrakis International Photojournalism Award and the Athens Photo World Award will take a place at a special event at the Dome of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) at 7 p.m. on September 26. 

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PAOK signs Barcelona player on loan

FC Barcelona on Monday announced that it has reached an agreement to loan Senegalese international full back Moussa Wague to Greek side PAOK for the remainder of the season.

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Giannis Antetokounmpo wins second straight NBA MVP award

Giannis Antetokounmpo’s historic year earned him a historic awards sweep. A person with knowledge of the situation says the Milwaukee forward is the NBA’s Most Valuable Player for the second consecutive season. The person spoke to the Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the league is not announcing the award until Friday afternoon.