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Thessaloniki: Political parties boycott National Day parade

Even the representative of Samaras’ coalition government party, he himself personally, the leader of PASOK, Evangelos Venizelos was absent from the traditional military parade to remember the OCHI-Day and commemorate, the No Greeks told the powers of Axis on 28th October 1940. There were some unconfirmed claims in the press …

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Athens: One Metro Station Closed Due to National Day Parade, Oct 28/2012

Greek police ordered that Athens Metro station <Syntagma> should be closed to public as of 8 o’clock in the morning on Sunday, October 28th 2012. The decision is taken in the context of high security measures during the students’ parade to mark National OXI-Day on Sunday morning. The parade will …

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Greek Army Dismisses Claims “1,000 Soldiers Would be Part of Security Measures Forces during Oxi-Day Parades”

“The army has no involvement in security measures,” said Yiannis Sifakis, spokesman of Land Forces Chief of Staff on Friday. This statement dismisses claims raised by main opposition party, left-wing  SYRIZA that 1,000 troops would be part of the security measures forces during the 28. October military parade in Thessaloniki. …

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Athens – Thessaloniki: Draconian Security Measures for National Day Parades, Oct 28/2012

Under draconian security measures this year’s students and armed forces parades are expected to take place in Athens and Thessaloniki. Out of fear of massive protests, police has started already to set up iron barriers outside the Greek Parliament and the the Monument of Unknown Soldier right opposite Syntgama Square. …

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Athens: National Day Parades Behind Iron Bars (Mar 24-25/12)

Athenians are stunned to see such draconian security measures during National Day parades. A large area in front of the Greek Parliament has been secured with railings in order to keep away potential troublemakers. The VIP tribune where the political and military leadership of the country take place has been guarded day and …

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Spectacular F-16 triple roll and thrilling message on Ochi Day (video)

With an impressive triple roll with an F-16 fighter jet and a thrilling message to Greeks, “ZEUS” squadron leader Chistrodoulos Giakoumis honored the national Ochi Day on October 28, 2022. Video released by the Hellenic Air Force: F-16 Cockpit Video and F-16 triple roll seen from the ground, Th epilot’s …

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Greece: 3,585 coronavirus cases, 36 deaths; geographic distribution

Greece’s health authorities announced on Friday 3,585 coronavirus cases and 36 deaths in the past 24 hours. The number of intubated Covid-patients in hospitals Intensive Care Units stands at 348. Covid-19 infections in Greece are back on the rise with the daily infections to be well above 3,000 in the …

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3,407 coronavirus cases, 34 deaths; Experts warn of situation in N. Greece

Greece’s health authorities announced on Thursday 3,407 coronavirus cases and 34 deaths in the past 24 hours. The number of intubated Covid-patients in hospitals Intensive Care Units had slightly decreased to 347. At the Live Briefing on Thursday, health experts pointed out at the dramatic increase of infections in northern …

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Greece breaks another daily record: 15 deaths; 882 new coronavirus cases

Greece broke a new negative record in daily deaths: 15 Covid-19 patients died in the past 24 hours. On Thursday evening, health authorities announced again a very high number of daily coronavirus case: 882. The total cases have increased to 28,216 and death toll to 549. Apart from the shocking …

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