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Bullying in Athens school: Students try to choke classmate with fishing line

Brutal bullying in renowned private school in Athens: A group of six students, five boys and a girl, tied a fishing line around a classmate’s neck and tried to choke him “for fun.” The 15-year-old victim was bullied, tortured and humiliated by the group also in the past and his …

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Buses, trolley buses in Athens on work stoppage also on April 4

For second consecutive day, workers at buses and trolley buses in Athens will launch a work stoppage on Tuesday, April 4 2023, to protest safety problems in the national rail network that led to the deadly train collision on February 28.. Buses and trolley buses will operate on Tuesday from …

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Buses, trolley buses in Athens on 5h work stoppage, April 3

Workers at buses and trolley buses in Athens will launch a 5-hour work stoppage on Monday, April 3, 2023, to protest safety problems in the national rail network that led to the deadly train collision on February 28.. The work stoppage will start at 11:00 a.m. and end at 4:00 …

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Easter 2023: Stores operation hours

The trade association of Athens on Friday announced the proposed working hours for Athens’ stores during the Easter holiday season. According to the proposal, the Easter shopping holiday season seems to be extended, while it usual starts on Holy Monday. With the Greek Orthodox East on April 16, the shopping …

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Historic cinemas in Athens to launch event against their closure

Three of the historic cinemas in Athens will stage an event with free of charge entrance and film screens in the center of the city to raise awareness about their potential closing if the buildings’ owner decides to repurpose their properties, as the movie theaters’ owners say. The event is …

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17-year-old stabs, seriously injures his mother in south Athens

A 17-year-old boy stabbed his mother and went to the street half-naked shouting “I killed them all!” The 45-year-old mother was found seriously injured in the family apartment and was transferred with an ambulance in a hospital in Athens. Citing preliminary information by the Police media reported that the teenager  …

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Athens Metro workers cancel their 24h strike on March 28

Athens metro workers have cancelled on Monday afternoon their 24-hour strike initially scheduled on Tuesday, March 28, 2023. All public transport mean will operate as usual. Earlier KTG wrote: Athens metro workers’ union SELMA will launch a 24-hour strike οn Tuesday, March 28, 2023 to protest problems that hamper the …

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Military Parade on Greece Independence Day- Live

The big military parade of Armed and Security forces to celebrate the Greek Independence Day on March 25 started at 11 a.m. in front of the Monument of the Unknown Soldier at Syntagma in the center of Athens. 25. March 2023 marks 202 years after Greeks revolted against the Ottomans …

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Military parade 25. March: How Metro, Tram, Buses operate in central Athens

There will be changes in the Athens Metro and Tram services on Saturday due to the military parade for the celebration of the Independence Day, a national holiday on  March 25. According to a STASY (fixed-rail transport company)  announcement,  metro station <Syntagma> will close at 08:00 on Saturday morning and …

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Athens Metro, ISAP and Tram workers on 24h strike, March 28

Workers at Athens Metro, urban train ISAP and the Tram will launch a 24-hour strike on Tuesday, March 28, 2023. The strike will affect all fixed-track public transport means in Athens, including metro lines 2 and 3 (Athens-Airport) as well as 1 (ISAP train Piraeus-Kifissia). The umbrella union of fixed-track …

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Five adults and a baby evacuated during fire in popular Athens restaurant (vids)

Fire Service and Police Department for Extortion have launched an investigation into the causes of a fire that completely destroyed an Italian restaurant in Nea Smyrni suburb of south Athens early Friday morning, setting at risk people’s lives including of one baby. Eyewitnesses claim it was an arson. Video: The …

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Athens Metro workers on work stoppage, March 24

Athens metro employees’ union has declared a work stoppage on Friday, March 24, 2023 from 9 p.m. until the end of the shift. According to the union announcement, chronic problems are hampering the operation of fixed rail transport services provided by STASY, as well as the services to 1.5 million …

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Traffic restrictions in downtown Athens due to parades

Traffic restrictions will be implemented in downtown Athens for the military and students’ parades celebrating Greek Independence Day on March 25, the Greek Police said on Wednesday. The schools parade takes place on Friday morning, while the military parade takes place on Saturday. March 24-25, 2023. On Friday, stopping and …

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Athens Taxis on 24-hour strike, on March 23

Τaxi union SATA has announced a 24-hour taxi strike for Thursday, March 23, 2023. The strike will begin at 06:00 on Thursday morning and will end at 06.00 on Friday morning. According to the announcement of the union, there will be a gathering on Kavala Avenue at 11:00 in the …

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Hooligans attack and injure man outside Court in downtown Athens

A group of hooligans attacked and injured a man outside the Athens Court of Appeal on Wednesday morning. The attackers were not even bothered by the presence of police squads in the area, which is supposed to be one of the most protected in downtown Athens.. According to media, a …

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New case of child pimping in Athens; three arrests

Α new case of child pimping has been discovered on Tuesday, with the victim being a 14-year-old living in a home for minors in a suburb of southern Athens. It was social workers who noticed that the child was leaving the facility and was absent for several hours. Last Sunday …

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Half-Marathon to shut down roads in central Athens on Sunday

Roads will shut down in central Athens for the Athens Half-Marathon and two associated races organized by the city of Athens, from early in the morning to early afternoon on Sunday, March 19, 2023. The city is organizing the Half-Marathon along with a 5km Road Race and a Family Run …

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Powerful explosion destroys deli in Athens north suburb

Α powerful explosion destroyed a deli shop in the northern suburb of Nea Erythraia, Athens, early Tuesday morning. The incident took place at around 3 a.m. when unknown individuals riding on a motorcycle approached the store located at the junction of Venizelou and Strofyliou Streets. They, broke a glass pane, …

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