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UPD Athens Metro workers suspend 24h strike Nov 16, work stoppage remains

Update: Athens Metro workers decided to suspend the 24-hour strike scheduled for Thursday, Nov 16/2017. the work stoppage scheduled for Wednesday remains valid. ———————————————— Workers at Athens Metro will launch one more work stoppage, in addition to the planned 24-hour strike. Work stoppage on Wednesday, Nov 15th, will start at …

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Transport Ministry plans reduced ticket fares for short journeys in Athens

Greece’s Transportation Minister Christos Spirtzis announced government plans to allow reduced ticket in Athens public transport means for short journeys. According to economic news website newmoney.gr, Spirtzis said in an interview it was not fair that someone who travels across Attica pays the same fair as somebody who uses public …

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Veteran journalist and former PASOK minister Yannis Kapsis dies at 88

Former deputy Foreign Minister and prominent journalist and politician  Yannis Kapsis died at the age of 88 in the early morning hours of Monday. Kapsis had served as PASOK minister and was a closed associate to part founder and prime minister Andreas Papandreou. He served as deputy foreign minister form …

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Kalelei wins 35. Athens Marathon, two Greeks among the top 10

Kenya’s Samuel Kalalei finished in the first place at the 35th Athens Marathon at Panathenaikon stadium in Athens, Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017. Kalalei has won the Athens Marathon, beating compatriot Milton Rotich by just over two minutes. Samuel Kalalei broke away from the pre-race favorite Rotich after the 35-kilometer mark …

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