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Greek police cracks down on passport forgery ring, arrests 10

A police operation set up with support from Europol has resulted in the disbandment of an extensive network that supplied more than 1 million euros’ worth of forged passports and other travel documents to migrant smuggling rings, the Hellenic Police (ELAS) said on Friday. The first phase of the operation …

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Another case of bogus Olive Oil: Authorities warn consumers

Greek authorities have seized 3,700 liters of bogus olive oil. Instead of Extra Virgin Olive Oil, the bottles and canisters contained sunflower oil or other seeds oils and color substances that were dangerous for consumption. It is unknown how many liters of the bogus olive oil have reached the market. …

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General Strike paralyzes Greece, disrupt flights and transportation

The 24-hour general  strike organized by unions of the public and private sector ADEDY and GESEE will paralyze the country and disrupt transportation, including flights. General strike on 14. December 2017 All public services including schools will be closed. Public hospitals will operate only with emergency personnel. Ferries and ships …

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Christmas Tree lighting brings festive mood in Athens

Greek capital Athens is officially in Christmas mood. Mayor Giorgos Kaminis lit the Christmas tree in Syntagma Square in the center of the city, at 7 o’ clock on December 12th 2017. Sixteen meters long, more than 4,000 Christmas lights. “Christmas and New Year days are days of joy, hope …

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