Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Education was an area where all sides were obliged to strive for the greatest possible agreement, despite having widely opposing views, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras noted on Wednesday

On this Day

September 30
  • 1920: King Alexander of Greece was bitten in the left leg by a monkey in the royal gardens. The bite proved fatal.
  • 1943: 10 Greeks were executed in Patra by the Nazis.
  • 1964: Panathinaikos became the first club from Greece to advance into the second round of the European Cup of Champions as they defeated Glentoran 3-2
  • 1988: PM Andreas Papandreou underwent open-heart surgery in London.
  • 1997: PAOK eliminated Arsenal after a 1-1 draw in Highbury (first match 1-0 to PAOK).
  • Deaths: Yiannis Gouras, Greek commander of the besieged Acropolis (1826)
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Ioannis Michaletos
Saudi Arabia as a weak link
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is in dire straits, witnessing a boomerang effect of the aftermath of the Arab Spring which still polarizes and engulfs the MENA region.