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UPD Athens Metro, Proastiakos workers to launch work stoppages and 24h strike

Workers at Athens Metro will launch two work stoppages and a 24-hour strike this and next week. The work stoppage is schedule for Friday, November 10th 2017. It will start at the beginning of the morning shift and last until 9 a.m. On Friday, Metro workers decided to launch one …

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Crowd in outrage beats the murderer of tax inspector outside court in Athens (video)

The parents of the 32-year-old murdered tax inspector had gone to the court waiting for police to bring the man who had stabbed their beloved daughter. together with them a crowd was waiting boiling in anger. When police brought the 58-year-old murderer out of the building to take him to …

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Workers at Athens Metro Lines 2 & 3 launch work stoppage on Tuesday

Workers at Athens Metro will launch a work stoppage on Tuesday, November 7th 2017. The work stoppage will affect Metro Lines 2 and 3. The work stoppage will start at the beginning of the morning shift and end at 9 a.m. The work stoppage aims to protest the privatization of …

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Authorities proceed with controlled explosion of WWII projectile in Glyfada

Authorities have launched the procedure of controlled explosion of a WWII bomb found in Ano Glyfada, suburb of south-east Athens. Residents in surrounding houses have been evacuated, police has stopped traffic in the broader area. The projectile was discovered after excavation at the boundary of the Air Force camp fence. …

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15-year-old girl knocks down thief with a single karate strike

Lessons in martial arts proved life-saving for a teenager girl on the island of Samos. With a single vital point targeting karate strike she managed to knocked a thief down. The 15-year-old gymnasium student had left school  Friday noon and was walking to the place where her mother woks.  At …

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Shepherd in Trikala steals power columns to construct a pen

Do It Yourself Greek Style. You need some wooden pillars and wire? Just go to the Power Columns near by and cut them off. This is what a 43-year-old shepherd did in Farkadona by Trikala, Central Greece. He cut off two wooden columns with chainsaw, grabbed  the supporting wire, stole …

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Four slightly injured as elevator cable snaps in AHEPA hospital in Thessaloniki

Four people were slightly injured on Friday when the cable of an elevator in AHEPA university hospital in Thessaloniki snapped, causing the elevator cabin to plunge two floors, from the ground floor to two floors in the basement. At the time of the accident, a stretcher-bearer, two visitors and one …

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Moderate earthquake strikes 40km North-West from Athens

A moderate earthquake stroke with magnitude 3.7 R forty kilometers North-West from Greek capital Athens at 9:43 a.m. on Friday morning. The epicenter was located in Villia, 19 km south of Thiva. The tremor occurred in a depth of 10 km. Although the tremor was very moderate, it was especially …

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Police arrests Albanian man over the murder of prominent lawyer Zafeiropoulos

Greek police has arrested one of two Albanian nationals suspected to be the killers of 52-year-old lawyer Michalis Zafeiropoulos. He was arrested in the city of Patras, western Greece, on Saturday, while he was preparing to leave the country. His accomplice is believed to have left Greece for Albania via …

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Two earthquakes with same epicenter strike in North Attica

Two earthquakes with the same epicenter stroke in the North of Attica Prefecture Friday noon. The epicenter was located 3km north of Oinofyta and 13km south of Halkida on the island of Euboea. The first tremor stroke with magnitude of 3.4 R at 13:06. Two minutes later, at 13:08,  another …

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