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Athens News Agency: News in English, 11-07-22

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From: The Athens News Agency at <http://www.ana.gr/>

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Boat with illegal migrants

ANA-MPA/A 15-metre Catamaran-type sailing boat with some 129 illegal migrants on board was intercepted on Wednesday morning in the sea off Petinari, in Astakos, western Greece, by the Greek coast guard.

The boat was escorted by the Coast Guard to port, where the illegal migrants were disembarked for counting and then taken to a local indoor gymnasium conceded by the municipality.

Greek authorities said the migrants were mostly of Pakistani or Afghan origin and were in good health. The group included 126 men, two women and one child, while one of the women was pregnant.ana-mpa

The men will be housed in the indoor gymnasium while the pregnant woman was taken for a precautionary medical examination. The second woman and child will be housed in the port authority's headquarters.

According to the Astakos Port Authority, one or more migrant smugglers were possibly among the migrants.

The catamaran was headed for Italy while the location it set sail from remains unknown.

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Savvopoulos at Herod Atticus

(ANA-MPA) -- Noted Greek composer and performer Dionyssis Savvopoulos will headline a concert at the Herod Atticus Odeon on Sept. 25 based on two comedic works of ancient Athenian playwright Aristophanes.

The exclusive performance at the venue, a Roman-era amphitheatre at the foot of Acropolis in central Athens, will benefit the scholarship fund of the distinguished Arsakeio-Tositsia Schools. The latter schools are part of the Athens-based Filekpaideftiki Society, which was founded in 1836 is a public non-profit welfare foundatio (www.arsakeio.gr)

The musical performances will revolve around Aristophanes' comedies "Acharnenses" and "Wealth" ("Plutus", in the Latin).

Caption: A file photo dated Sept. 22, 2003 shows a performance by Dionyssis Savvopoulos at the Herod Atticus Odeon. (ANA-MPA photo)

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Stocks end sharply up

Stocks ended sharply higher at the Athens Stock Exchange on Thursday as investors reacted positively to early news over the outcome of a Eurozone Summit. The composite index of the market surpassed the 1,200 level to end at 1,214.42 points, up 2.54 pct, with bank shares at the focus on buying activity. Turnover also improved at 115.738 million euros. The Big Cap index rose 3.79 pct, the Mid Cap index ended 2.54 pct higher and the Small Cap index ended 2.93 pct higher. National Bank (10.61 pct), Eurobank (6.82 pct) and Ellaktor (6.75 pct) were top gainers, while Coca-Cola 3E (1.6 pct), OTE (1.06 pct) and Folli Follie (0.22 pct) were top losers among blue chip stocks.

Banks (7.68 pct), Technology (6.03 pct) and Financial Services (4.54 pct) scored the biggest percentage gains of the day, while Food (1.58 pct) and Commerce (0.05 pct) suffered losses. Broadly, advancers led decliners by 111 to 29 with another 35 issues unchanged. AXON Holdings (20 pct), Koumbas (14.29 pct) and ELBE Clothing (14 pct) were top gainers, while Vioter (12.5 pct), Hatzioannou (11.11 pct) and General Commerce (9.09 pct) were top losers.

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Áthens Newspaper Headlines

The Thursday edition of Athens' dailies at a glance

Political leaders' deliberations to find a solution ahead of the special Eurozone summit, mostly dominated the headlines on Thursday in Athens' newspapers.

ADESMEFTOS TYPOS: "Thursday's Summit decisions crucial".

AVGHI: "This Europe has no future".

ELEFTHEROS TYPOS: "Green light for the loan repayment extension and decrease in interest rate".

ELEFTHEROTYPIA: "Greens (ruling PASOK's colour) in the red over the (striking) taxis".

ESTIA: "Critical hours for Greece".

ETHNOS: "Thriller until the last minute".

IMERISSIA: "Critical hours for Europe".

KATHIMERINI: "Marathon of deliberations and agony over Europe".

NAFTEMPORIKI: "Hour of weighty decisions on Europe's future".

RIZOSPASTIS: "Strong struggle and counterattack for protection of the people".

TA NEA: "Greece-France....Germany".

VRADYNI: "At the mercy of Germany's selfishness".

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