Gov't aims to have new Paros airport operational by 2015 tourist season

The government aims at opening the new airport on the Aegean island of Paros early in 2015 even if temporary structures need to be used, Infrastructure, Transport and Networks Minister Michalis Chryssochoidis said during a series of meetings he held on Friday wtih local government officials of two islands, including Syros.

Council of State orders temporary suspension of Sunday opening in retail sector

The Council of State plenum on Thursday agreed to temporarily suspend measures allowing shops to open on Sunday, granting a petition submitted by retailers, traders and private employee unions. This means that shops will be barred from opening on Sunday until the CoS plenum issues its final ruling on a case filed by the same groups against a ministerial orders that allowed Sunday opening on a pilot basis, in selected areas for a period of one year.

Two caryatids unearthed by archaeologists in Ancient Amphipolis

Two caryatids (sculpted female figures) of exceptional artistic value were unearthed on Saturday during excavations by archaeologists in Ancient Amphipolis Kasta tomb, northern Greece, it was announced on Sunday, with specialists noting that the new findings further support the view that the monument is of major importance.
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