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Schools, kindergartens, nurseries in Attica closed also Jan 27

Schools, kindergartens and nurseries in Attica will remain closed also on Thursday, January 27, the regional government decided on Wednesday, following the aftermath of snowstorm Elpis. According to the decision, primary and secondary schools as well as nurseries and kindergartens will remain closed on Thursday to “prevent accidents and better …

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Hilton Hotel Athens undergoes radical reconstruction, closes end Jan

The Hilton Hotel in Athens is undergoing a radical reconstruction with the aim to be transformed into a multidimensional destination. The investment of 130 million euros will transform the historic building complex into a new complex with a new luxury hotel and several residences. The hotel  will close at the …

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Five metro stations in Athens close by police order on Nov 17

Five metro stations in downtown Athens will close to the public on Wednesday, November 17, 2021, due to the traditional protest rally to commemorate the anniversary of the Polytechnic School Students’ Uprising in 1973. According to a statement issued by Greek Police on Tuesday evening, the following metro stations will …

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Athens-Lamia highway remains shut down until 7 am on Wed

The Athens-Lamia national highway will remain shut down until 7:00 a.m. on Wednesday, February 17, 2021. The country’s most important highway connecting the South to the North was supposed to open at 7 p.m. on Tuesday after a closure of 24 hours. The Attica section of the highway includes Kalyftakis …

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Athens-Lamia highway to open for a few hours on Feb 15, close for 24 hours

The Athens-Lamia section of Greece’s most important national highway connecting the South with the North will open for several hours on Monday, February 15, and close again in the evening for 24 hours due to the snowfall, the Minister for Citizen Protection announced Monday noon. The Athens-Lamia highway section will …

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Five metro stations in downtown Athens close on Nov 17 by Police order

Five metro station in central Athens will close as of noon on Tuesday, November 17, by order of the Greek Police (ELAS), as part of the security measures imposed on the anniversary of the 1973 Polytechnic Students Uprising and despite the ban on public gatherings due to the pandemic. The …

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Supermarkets in Greece to close at 8:30 pm as of Nov 16

Supermarkets will close half an hour earlier, at 20:30 from next Monday, November 16, because of the night curfew, Deputy Development and Investment Minister Nikos Papathanasis told state broadcaster ERT on Thursday. He said also that the plan to open supermarkets on upcoming Sunday, Nov 15, has been cancelled. “At …

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Greek researchers discover mechanism leading to Covid-19 pneumonia; step closer to treatment

A discovery by the Hellenic Group for the Study of Sepsis in Serious Illness, through research conducted at the Attikon Hospital laboratories, opens up a new window for the treatment of the severe pneumonia caused by COVID-19. Professor of Pathology-Infectious Diseases at the 4th Department of Pathology at Attikon Hospital, …

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Greece ‘s Tourism Ministry closes hotels until end of April – Exceptions

The Greek Tourism Ministry announced on Thursday the closure of hotels operating all around the year. The measure aims to protect the staff from the coronavirus pandemic, the Ministry said in a statement. The decision is effective as of midnight March 22 to March 23 and until the end of …

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Greece closes commercial shops on March 18. Exceptions: supermarkets, few others

Greece closes all commercial shops as of Wednesday, March 18, deputy government spokesperson Aristotelia Peloni announced on Monday. Exceptions are: supermarkets, pharmacies, gas stations and banks and other services will remain open. She said that more clarifications will be given during the day. According to state news agency amna, electronic …

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Greek banks to close down 800 branches, cut 8,000 personnel

Greek systemic banks are forced to cut 8,000 personnel and close down 800 branches across the country. The Single Supervisory Mechanism of the European Central Bank keeps reminding the Greek banks that they have to proceed with drastic cut of operational cost and thus as soon as possible. It was …

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Heat wave has the Acropolis close earlier on July 22-23/2018

With temperatures reaching 40 degrees Celsius majority of Athenians are either under the beach umbrellas or the air-conditioner at home. However, tourists think they have to fulfill their sight seeing program and dare climb at the Sacred Rock of the Acropolis under the boiling early afternoon sun. In order to …

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Metro station in downtown Athens to close Tue afternoon due to Afrin protest

Greek police has ordered the closure of metro station <Panepistimio> in downtown Athens on Tuesday due to a protest for Afrin. The metro station will close as of 04:30 on Tuesday afternoon, March 20th 2018, and will open again following a relevant police order. The metro wagons will pass through …

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Athens metro station close to public as of 9 am Monday

Greek police has ordered that metro station <Syntagma> in downtown Athens will be closed to public as of 9 ‘o clock in the the morning on Monday, 29. Jan 2018.  The closure is one of the strict security measures during the official visit of the President of Israel, Reuven Rivlin, …

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