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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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Greece closes some land borders to contain spread of coronavirus in the North

The Greek government has decided to close some of the border crossings in northern Greece and increases Covid-19 test demands in an effort to contain the rapid spread of coronavirus in the broader area. Closed is one border crossing with Albania, while one border crossing with Bulgaria will remain open …

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Greece extends closure of shops, beaches until April 27

Authorities in Greece have extended the suspension of operation of shops and businesses but also of beaches until April 27, 2020. According to the decision published in the Official Gazette on Saturday, excluded from the suspension are e-commerce offered by the shut down facilities. The decision includes also the operation …

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Outrage postpones eviction of Metropolitan Social Clinic at Helliniko premises

Solidarity actions in Greece and in Europe brought fruits. The Metropolitan Community Social Clinic at the premises of the old airport of Athens Helliniko will not be evicted or closed down. According to a statement issued by the Clinic, the eviction scheduled for June 30th 2018 has been postponed, while …

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Multinational PepsiCo-Ivi closes its soft drinks factory in Attica

Multinational Pepsico-Ivi announced on Monday that it closes its factory in Oinofyta in eastern Attica. Reasons for the factory closure are allegedly the political instability, the tax hikes, the sharp market decline and the “the lack of communication on the part of the Greek government.” The Director General of Central …

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PM Tsipras’ speech on Eurogroup decision & Capital Controls

Below is the full statement by Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Sunday evening, after the Greek Systemic Stability Council proposed to impose Capital controls and banks closure as of tomorrow, Monday, June 29th 2015, for at least 6 working days. Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’ statement on the latest developments …

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Nikaia City Council wants the closure of local Golden Dawn office

The city council of Nikaia suburb of Piraeus voted on Wednesday in favor of the shutdown of local Golden Dawn office. The city council issued a resolution with the unanimous condemnation of Golden Dawn as a “criminal gang .” The head of the local GD branch, Giorgos Patelis, was remanded …

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