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Athens News Agency: News in English, 09-11-25

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  • [01] Explosive device at office of PASOK deputy and actor Yiannis Vouros
  • [02] Bulgarian president meets opposition party leaders
  • [03] Professor Zervos president and managing director of PPC
  • [04] Piraeus port posts profits

  • [01] Explosive device at office of PASOK deputy and actor Yiannis Vouros

    An explosive device composed of gas cannisters was placed at the entrance to the political office of ruling PASOK party deputy and actor Yiannis Vouros, located on the fourth floor of a building in Solomou street 54 in Athens shortly after 7:30 on Tuesday evening.

    The explosion and ensuing fire caused limited damage to the deputy's office and to a neighbouring lawyer's office.

    [02] Bulgarian president meets opposition party leaders

    Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov, in the framework of his official visit to Greece, held consecutive meetings on Tuesday afternoon with Radical Left Coalition (SYRIZA) Parliamentary Group President Alexis Tsipras, Communist Party of Greece (KKE) Secretary General Aleka Papariga and Popular Orthodox Rally (LAOS) President George Karatzaferis.

    Speaking after his meeting with the Bulgarian president, Karatzaferis said "we hade an extremely interesting discussion with the president of Bulgaria Mr. Parvanov, we examined the bilateral issues as well as the energy matters that unite us. We found a supporter on issues of direct national interest and I think that the discussion with Bulgaria must be continued and intensified."

    Papariga and Tsipras made no statements after their meetings with President Parvanov.

    [03] Professor Zervos president and managing director of PPC

    National Metropolitan Polytechnic professor Arthouros Zervos will be the new president and managing director of the Public Power Corporation.

    The Environment, Energy and Climatic Change ministry announced on Tuesday that the state will propose Zervos for the specific position, at the special General Assembly of shareholders which will be taking place on December 15.

    Zervos is President of the European Renewable Energy Sources Council.

    [04] Piraeus port posts profits

    Piraeus Port Organisation SA on Tuesday reported significantly improved results for the nine-month period from January to September this year, with turnover rising 22.1 pct to 96.33 million euros, from 78.88 million euros in the corresponding period last year.

    The listed company said its cargo terminal reported 324,000 cargo moves, up from 204,000 last year when the terminal was hit by strike mobilizations, while its said the vehicle transfer revenues fell to 7.15 million euros in the nine-month period, from 12.64 million last year, down 43.4 pct. Passenger traffic revenues were almost unchanged at last year's levels, 8.50 million euros from 8.53 million euros, respectively.

    Operating revenues grew 4.15 pct to 5.89 million euros, reflecting higher revenues from leasing contracts. Total spending grew 12.94 pct to 94.83 million euros, boosted by personnel payments and other spending.

    Piraeus Port Organisation said net pre-tax profits totaled 7.93 million euros, while after tax profits was 3.60 million euros from a loss of 568,710 euros last year.

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