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Greece’s political leadership sends strong messages to Turkey on Independence Day

Greece’s political leadership sent strong messages tot Turkey on the occasion of the Independence Day commemorating the start of the Greek Revolution against the Ottoman occupation in 1821. they all called for the immediate release of the two Greek soldiers and to respect international law. Attending celebrations at the island …

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Greece Independence Day – Military Parade 25 March 2018 – Live

Greece is celebrating the Independence Day on 25th March with a big military parade at Syntagma Square in downtown Athens. Thousands of Greeks have flocked to the city center to watch the best the Greek Armed forces have to offer. The parade takes place in front of the President of …

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Google honors Greece’s Independence Day with a special Doodle

Google honors Greece’s Independence Day and the Greek Revolution of 1821 March with a special doodle, logo. Graphic designers of the company used a pair of  the traditional shoes – tsarouchi – and laurel leaves, all framed with the colors of the Greek flag.   Tsarouchi is a type of …

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Astronaut Pesquet ISS congratulates Greece on National Day

Space calls Greece. French astronaut Thomas Pesquet from the International Space Station congratulated Greece on the National Day, March 25. With a tweet. Χρόνια Πολλά on your Independence Day, #Greece 🇬🇷 This is Athens, a city full of history and culture that can be seen from space pic.twitter.com/D1BjNZQctq — Thomas …

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Greece’s Independence Day: Evzones: 60 nails per clog, 400 pleads per occupation year

With an impressive military parade Greece celebrates the Independence Day on March 25th. As every year, the parade starts with Evzones, the members of the Presidential Guard, a historical elite light infantry and mountain units of the Greek Army that now has a ceremonial role. Evzones’ march style consists of normal …

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Rhodes parade: protester punches police chief, woman stabs city council member

Independence Day parade on the islands of Rhodes turned bloody. A woman stabbed a member of the city council, while a protester punched the local police director right in the face. According to local news portal rodiaki.gr, the incidents started with a group of protesters verbally attacking local and regional …

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Athens: one detention ahead the National Day parade

The students’ parade had not started yet and Greek police already detained one man for trying to break the police cordon and watch the parade. According to Greek media, the man is member of Spitha movement of famous musician Mikis Theodorakis. The group wanted to protest for the draconian security …

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Athens: National Day Parades Behind Iron Bars (Mar 24-25/12)

Athenians are stunned to see such draconian security measures during National Day parades. A large area in front of the Greek Parliament has been secured with railings in order to keep away potential troublemakers. The VIP tribune where the political and military leadership of the country take place has been guarded day and …

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