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  1. Prodexpo North, the main real estate exhibition in northern Greece, is taking place on Tuesday in Thessaloniki at the Makedonia Palace Hotel, with Transport and Infrastructure Minister Christos Staikouras launching proceedings.
  2. Labor inspectors in Greece report situations that beat even the most imaginative screenwriter of crime series.
  3. Greek stocks showed little movement on Monday, with the benchmark and the mid-caps edging higher.
  4. The Ministry of Environment and Energy will try to bring some sense to the soaring market of photovoltaic parks.
  5. General Ioannis Metaxas’ regime (1936-41) built some 400 bomb shelters in Athens, while it imposed by law the creation of a shelter in every new building, raising the number to 5,500 from 1936 to 1940, author and researcher Konstantinos Kyrimis, who has been recording them for over a decade, tells Kathimerini, citing an official Hellenic Army report.
  6. Ask almost any European official specializing in security matters what keeps them up at night, and they’ll probably answer “Egypt.” The crisis in the Middle East is most certainly threatening the stability of what is the most important country in the Arab world right now and everyone knows that if Egypt falls, the crisis this would spark would reverberate far beyond Greece or Italy, all the way across Europe.
  7. A year has passed since the tragedy at Tempe which scarred our collective soul. Like others investigative initiatives before it, the parliamentary committee assembled to probe the deadly train crash expended itself on public relations stunts; its hollow proceedings were an insult to the families of the victims and to the public as a whole, […]
  8. The SYRIZA congress that ended Sunday has "obviously strengthened" his position, party leader Stefanos Kasselakis said in an interview to state broadcaster ERT Monday.
  9. A sewage worker located a dead fetus via camera while working under a building owned by the Doctors Without Borders organization, police said on Monday.