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Two Athens Stadiums Provided to Muslims for Religious Ceremony

Greece’s Ministry of Culture and Sports is granting two stadiums in Athens for Muslims to gather for Eid al-Adha, the Festival of Sacrifice, on Friday. According to a Kathimerini newspaper report, the two spaces provided are the Peace and Friendship...

Move Over Mexico… Cretan Opuntia Spirit Tequila Has Arrived!

From tsikoudia to tequila... Cretans have left their anise flavored local raki and have taken to tequila it seems! Made of prickly pear, the new Cretan tequila known as Opuntia Spirit will make its official entry in Greek liquor stores...

Greek Privatization Plans Hit Snags

Despite the recent sale of a 33 percent stake in the gambling monopoly OPAP and the burgeoning sell-off of state gas companies, Greece's privatization effort is still far behind plans insisted upon by international lenders. Stelios Stauridis, President of TAIPED,...

Faliro's Cruise Port Plan Draws Fire

Greece is planning to develop a new port for cruise ships between the Peace and Friendship Stadium and the Faliro Delta, not far from the main port of Piraeus, according to the Minister of Development's Special Secretary for Public...