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EU Parliament adopted ban of single-use plastic, balloons “rescued” (poll)

The European Parliament voted to ban single-use plastic. With an overwhelming majority of 571 votes vs 53 against,  MEPs backed the proposal aiming to reduce the estimated 150-thousand tons of plastic waste from Europe that ends up in the sea every year. Completely banned are to be plastic straws, cotton …

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Ministry of Public Order bans meeting of police union at Exarchia Square

Greek Ministry of Public Order decided to forbid a planned meeting by the police union at Exarchia Square. Citing reasons of “public safety” the ministry put an end to the controversial meeting scheduled to take place tomorrow Thursday in the Athens district which considered as “anarchists’ castle.” With its decision, …

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Obama in Athens: troubles for drivers, commuters and protesters

The center of Athens will be locked down. Public gatherings and protest rallies  will be banned in the area where US president Barack Obama and his entourage will move.Main Avenues and streets will be closed to traffic from time to time. 5,000 policemen will be deployed, 500 of them in …

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Police bans protests and gatherings in downtown Athens / Apr 1-2/2014

General director of Attica Police banned gatherings and protests in downtown Athens on Tuesday and Wednesday, April 1st and 2nd 2014, due to the informal Eurogroup meeting and Ecofin in Zappeio. Invoking the presence of important political figures and senior officials, Greek police bans any protest and demonstrations 1. April …

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