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Lawyer injured by flare during Athens riots in critical condition (shocking video)

The 55-year-old woman who was injured during the riots in Exarchia in downtown Athens on Friday night remains in critical condition. After a 5-hour surgery in the leg, the lawyer remains in intensive care and is intubated. The woman has reportedly suffered a fracture and also respiratory problems due to …

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Anarchists riot with firebombs in Athens, Patras, Thessaloniki, one woman badly injured (videos, picts)

Anarchists started to riot in two districts of downtown Athens after the peaceful march for the 44. Anniversary of the Polytechnic Students’ Uprising of 1973. After the march, the clashes started in Alexandra Avenue. According to protesters, riot police squads started to beat them without a reason. Anarchists hurled flares …

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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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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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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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Turkish President Erdogan to visit Athens beginning of December

The official visit of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to Athens is reportedly scheduled for Thursday and Friday, December 7th and 8th 2017. According to Sunday newspaper real.gr, the date of the visit have been finalized via the usual diplomatic channels. Erdogan will meet with President Prokopis Pavlopoulos and Prime …

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Turkey fuels tension with Greece with outrageous statements and actions

For one more time, Turkey has been fueling tension with Greece with a series of outrageous statements and actions. During a visit to North-East Greece, a Turkish Deputy Prime Minister claimed that the Muslim minority in Thrace were “Turkish citizens.” At the same time, Ankara sent a military helicopter over …

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Weather warning: strong rainfalls, thunderstorms, hail, snow

Greece’s National Meteorology Service (EMY) warns of weather deterioration with heavy rainfalls, thunderstorms and hail falls locally on Saturday, November 4th 2017. snow is expected on the mountainous areas of Central and North Greece. The strong weather phenomena will affect the Sporades islands, Euboea and possibly eastern Thessaly and Fthiotida …

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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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Olympic Flame handover ceremony – Live stream from Athens

The handover ceremony of the Olympic Flame is takiing place in the ancient Panathinaiko Stadium in Athens. Live Stream   The #OlympicFlame Handover Ceremony is HERE!!! 🇬🇷🔥🇰🇷 Watch it #LIVE🔴NOW https://t.co/RRDNxMUoku — Olympic Channel (@olympicchannel) October 31, 2017 The Olympic Flame will leave in the direction of PyeongChang where the …

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Metro workers in Athens to launch a 24h strike on Lines 2 & 3

Metro workers in Athens will launch a 24-hour strike to protest the electronic ticket. The strike will affect the Metro Lines 2 and 3. The strike will start in the early morning Thursday, October 26th 2017.  The rest of the Public Transport means in Athens will operate as scheduled. The …

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Three cadets beaten, suffered fractures in downtown Athens

Three cadets of the Hellenic Army Academy, one army conscript and three civilians were attacked and injured by an unknown group of perpetrators in the metro and train station <Monastiraki> in downtown Athens on Sunday afternoon. Two of the cadets are hospitalized with fractures. The victims include random passersby in …

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No cholera traces in water samples from maternity hospital ‘Elena’, says KEELPNO

Tests conducted in water samples from the public maternity hospital “Elena Venizelou” turned negative for cholera bacteria, the Hellenic Center for Disease Control and Prevention (KEELPNO) said on Friday. The tests were ordered after the national union of public hospital workers, POEDIN, claimed that the bacterium had been detected in …

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