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Three men sentenced for Boutaris attack, however, on suspension or bail

The Misdemeanor court in Thessaloniki found guilty three men for the attack against the mayor of Thessaloniki, Yiannis Boutaris. The court sentenced one 20-eyar-old and a 36-year-old to 14 months imprisonment and the second 20-year-old to 21 months. The sentence is suspended for 3 years for the two 20-year-olds. There …

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Video footage proves the attack against Boutaris was “organized”

A video isolated from the plethora of footage posted on internet in the last two days, proves that the attack at the mayor of Thessaloniki, Yiannis Boutaris, was well organized and had little to do with “a spontaneous action by indignant citizens” angry about Boutaris’ statements, the economic situation in …

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Greece police arrests 2 men in mob attack against Thessaloniki mayor Boutaris

Two people have been arrested as suspects participating in the attack against the mayor of  Thessaloniki, Yiannis Boutaris.  The two are a 20- and a 36-year-old man who has been known to police for thefts, media report adding that police has identified another eight persons from the rich attack footage …

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Top court gives green light to removal of stunning antiquities from Thessaloniki metro station

Greece’s highest administrative court, the Council of State (CoS), has given the green light for the temporary removal and repositioning of the antiquities unearthed during excavation work for the Thessaloniki metro in northern Greece. With the majority of a single vote (13-12) the judges of the CoS approved the removal …

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Mayors engaging in diplomacy is a great boon for many Greek cities

Mayors engaging in diplomacy and foreign missions is proving to be great boon for many municipalities in Greece. Cities in border regions in Greece have been engaging in diplomacy and foreign missions for years. While local authorities are of course not entitled to the right of conducting any foreign policy, …

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Prosecutor in Thessaloniki investigates legal framework for Lime Scooters

The public prosecutor has ordered preliminary investigation into the legal framework for the operation of Lime scooters in the city of Thessaloniki, Northern Greece. The investigation follows a lawsuit submitted submitted by a citizen. Assigned with the investigation is the local Traffic Police that has to explore whether there is …

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SYRIZA, GEFYRA call on “progressive powers front against far-right”

Left-wing SYRIZA is calling on progressive powers of the center left to unite against the extreme right. At the same time, a newly established movement called GEFYRA (Bridge) is calling mainly on KINAL (PASOK) to join the front of progressive powers. Aim of the call is to form a wide …

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Vandals desecrate Jewish Memorial Cemetery in Thessaloniki

For one more time, the Jewish Memorial Cemetery in Thessaloniki became the target of vandals. The unknown perpetrators violently unripped and broke the marble plaques. The Jewish Memorial Cemetery is located in the court yard of Thessaloniki University Campus. The Memorial stands on the old Jewish Cemetery that was destroyed …

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SYRIZA MP beaten by group asking him apologize for “selling out Macedonia”

SYRIZA lawmaker Petros Konstantineas was beaten and slightly injured by a group of people over the Macedonia issue. The incident took place outside the hangout of  ‘Bulldogs’, supporters of local football club “Blck Storm” in Kalamata, Peloponnese, on Sunday afternoon. The MP had just left a football match and was …

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New Democracy expels Argos Mayor over Anti-Semitic rant

New Democracy leader, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, expelled the mayor of Argos from the conservative party over an anti-Semitic rant.  For one more time, Mayor Dimitris Kambosos had lashed out at his colleague, the mayor of Thessaloniki, Yannis Boutaris. Criticizing Boutaris over his stance on national issues  the Macedonia name dispute as …

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