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Macedonian Press Agency: News in English, 04-07-19
From: The Macedonian Press Agency at http://www.mpa.gr and http://www.hri.org/MPA.
 PRIME SUSPECT FOR THE MURDER OF DJIDJIC ARRESTEDThessaloniki, 19 July 2004 (13:19 UTC+2)
Dezian Milencovich, who is the prime suspect in the case of murder of Zoran Djidjich on 12, March 2003 in Beograd, was arrested on 16, July in Thessaloniki. Now the police is looking for his Serbian and Greek cooperators.
Mr. Konstantinos Tzekis, General Commissioner of Thessaloniki's Police Force, said yesterday that Milencovich's wife came in Greece by car driven by a Greek man, and that this move raised police's suspicions. According to the police, the suspect was hosted by Greek people. Now the police wants to find out whether the hosts knew that he is wanted.
Dezian Milencovich has so far refused to speak about the case, while he is accused of having illegally enter and stay in the country.
 THE STAR OF GREECEAthens, 19 July 2004 (13:18 UTC+2)
The city of Athens praises the journalist Gary Walsh in his article published in the Australian newspaper The Age. The article titled The Star of Greece is a pleasant surprise after the continuing negative articles published in Australian Media about Athens and its abilities to organize the Olympic Games.
A lover of the Greek capital city, Walsh describes its allures after having walk around it and discover its secrets and beauties. He rejects the traditional idea of Athens as being a hell during the summer and he argues that Athens, a city with a long history, historical monuments, museums and a unique way of living, has a lot to offer to anyone who will decide to travel there.
Walsh praises the city where Socrates and Plato lived, the delicious food in Plaka and other places near Acropolis, and the Greek retsina.
His article is a valuable guide for Greeks and foreigners who want to spend some days in Athens and taste its goods. Walsh also mentions some of Athens' ugly things, but he do so in a nice way. And he is wondering: What if not everything will be ready? What's the rush after 3.000 years?
 THE GREEK FOREGN MINISTRY FOR THE CONFIDENCE BUILDING MEASURES IN CYPRUSAthens, 19 July 2004 (13:18 UTC+2)
The spokesman of the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs Mr. G. Koumoutsakos stated yesterday the following, regarding the package of confidence building measures announced by the Cypriot government:
The package of confidence building measures announced by the Cypriot government confirms its will and determination to undertake specific and with essential content initiatives in order to create the appropriate climate that will help the effort for the solution of the Cyprus issue and the reunification of the island.
Mr Koumoutsakos added that the implementation of these measures, which its announcement has already brought the first positive reactions of the United Nations, will benefit both communities since it is to contribute in the strengthening of the feeling of security and to encourage the cooperation in Cyprus".