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SYRIZA, GEFYRA call on “progressive powers front against far-right”

Left-wing SYRIZA is calling on progressive powers of the center left to unite against the extreme right. At the same time, a newly established movement called GEFYRA (Bridge) is calling mainly on KINAL (PASOK) to join the front of progressive powers. Aim of the call is to form a wide …

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Three men sentenced for Boutaris attack, however, on suspension or bail

The Misdemeanor court in Thessaloniki found guilty three men for the attack against the mayor of Thessaloniki, Yiannis Boutaris. The court sentenced one 20-eyar-old and a 36-year-old to 14 months imprisonment and the second 20-year-old to 21 months. The sentence is suspended for 3 years for the two 20-year-olds. There …

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Video footage proves the attack against Boutaris was “organized”

A video isolated from the plethora of footage posted on internet in the last two days, proves that the attack at the mayor of Thessaloniki, Yiannis Boutaris, was well organized and had little to do with “a spontaneous action by indignant citizens” angry about Boutaris’ statements, the economic situation in …

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Greece police arrests 2 men in mob attack against Thessaloniki mayor Boutaris

Two people have been arrested as suspects participating in the attack against the mayor of  Thessaloniki, Yiannis Boutaris.  The two are a 20- and a 36-year-old man who has been known to police for thefts, media report adding that police has identified another eight persons from the rich attack footage …

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Thessaloniki floods: Mayor calls critics “mentally retarded”

Mayor of Thessalonik, Yannis Boutaris called “mentally retarded” critics who mocked the fact that the city was part of “Resilient city Program.” Water- and power outage remain in several parts of the city as locals try to return to normal life. Large parts of Thessaloniki remain without water and electricity …

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First cremations in Thessaloniki expected in the first half of….

The procedures for the construction and operation of the Cremation Center in Thessaloniki are proceeding as planned despite the bureaucratic hurdles. Mayor Yannis Boutaris said on Wednesday, he was optimistic that the first cremations could be conducted in the first half of 2019. While still several permission are to be …

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