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Al-Sisi follows bilateral relations updates with Kotzias in Cairo 

President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi met on Tuesday Greek Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Kotzias, in the presence of Egypt’s Foreign Affairs Minister Sameh Shoukry and the Greek Ambassador to Cairo Michael-Christos Diamessis, according to state media. Officials discussed a number of issues related to common relations between the two countries and reviewed means of enhancing bilateral …

Daily News Egypt

Greek economy slides back into recession

A first-quarter estimate by statisticians has suggested the Greek economy has slipped backed into recession. The cash-strapped southern eurozone nation is facing fresh spending cuts – and more protests by workers.Greece’s national statistics office, Elstat, announced Monday its preliminary figures saw the euro area nation slither into recession again in the January to March period, …

Deutsche Welle

Zorba the Greek: reflecting Greek exhilaration at its best

It all started when writer Nikos Kazantzakis went on a business trip to Crete, to escape his bookish life. During his travels, he meets the story’s protagonist, Alexis Zorba, who fascinated him, and became Kazantzakis’ companion in Crete. Zorba’s character is the contrary to Kazantzakis, just as in Miguel de Cervantes’ novel Don Quijote de …

Maya Nawar

Fraport to manage 14 Greek airports

German airport operator Fraport and a Greek partner company owned by one of Greece’s biggest business magnates are to manage 14 airports in Greece under contract to the Greek government. Some details remain sketchy. A consortium majority-owned by Fraport, Germany’s biggest airport operating company, and minority-owned by Greek conglomerate Copelouzos Group, announced on Monday it …

Deutsche Welle

Greek bailout causes EU, IMF rift

Athens’ lenders are at loggerheads over whether or not to grant the debt-ridden nation a haircut. But is there more to the transatlantic tiff than a tempest in a tea pot? DW’s Zhang Danhong dissects their differences. It’s time to cut Athens some slack. That was the message the International Monetary Fund (IMF) sent to …

Deutsche Welle