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Farmers came, honked and left. What’s next?

They came to Athens on Tuesday, they honked in front of the Parliament and left at noon on Wednesday. At least 6,600 farmers with over 160 tractors and agricultural machinery as well as 112 buses gathered at Syntagma Square demanding from the government to meet their demands for lower production …

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Farmers descend to Athens with their tractors for the big protest on Tuesday

With tractors, buses and private vehicles, thousands of farmers from all over Greece are descending to downtown Athens for the big protest rally scheduled on Tuesday, February 20, 2024. Initially the Ministry for Citizen’s Protection did not consent to tractors rally in the city, however, the farmers insisted and the …

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Bank cards, smartphones to be used to board Athens public transport

A pilot application in public transport means in Athens will allow the use of bank cards and smartphones to board buses, trolley buses, the metro and the tram, in addition to tickets and passes. With the signing of a contract between OASA and the contractor of the project, a member …

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Hydrogen bus tested under real traffic conditions in downtown Athens

The first Greek urban bus running on hydrogen was tested on regular schedules on Wednesday by OSY SA, which runs the buses and trolleys for the Transport for Athens (OASA Group). “The bus has been operating in the center of Athens for around a month on the cyclical route of …

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Greece’s unions to launch a 24h general strike on Nov 9

Greece’s umbrella unions of the public and private sector ADEDY and GSEE have called for a 24-hour general strike on Wednesday, November 9, 2022. Purpose of the general mobilization is to protest the rising prices in all sectors of life in the country. The unions participating in the strike accuse …

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Landlord confesses murder of family incl two toddlers; he claims “unpaid rent”; police investigates also racism

The main suspect for the quadruple murder of a family including of two toddlers in Andravida was arrested late Friday  night. The 60 year-old landlord has reportedly shot the parents and suffocated the children over “unpaid rent,” as he claimed. Police, however, investigates also a racist motive. Media report on …

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Operation of public and private sector in Attica & Crete Jan 27

Normalcy will partly return to Attica and Crete tomorrow Thursday, 27. January 2022, after two days of “obligatory holiday” due to snow weather Elpis. According to an announcement by the government spokesman the instructions about the operation of the public and private sector as well as the retail and schools …

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Workers at Athens public transport means on 24h strike and work stoppages Nov 18

Workers at public transport means in Athens will launch a 24-hour strike and work stoppages on Thursday, November 18, to protest the killing of their colleague during maintenance works at Metro Line 1 early Tuesday morning. Workers at Metro, Tram and Urban Train ISAP will hold a 24-hour strike. Buses …

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