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Anarchists damage two metro stations in Athens

A group of some 20 people, wearing hoods and holding sledge hammers caused severe damage at the metro station of Monastiraki on Saturday night. They destroyed eight automatic ticket sellers, an ATM, five ticket machines, broke the windows of management office. They sprayed slogans and threw flyers demanding the release …

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EU works to keep Greece in the EZ, sends Moscovici to Athens and #GreeksAskJuncker

Amid the horror Grexit-scenarios being pushed around by the Greek coalition government, the European Commission says “it is working to keep Greece firmly in the eurozone” and thus just a couple of days after EC chief Jean-Claude Juncker blatantly intervened in the Greek politics. EU Economic Affairs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici …

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Athens: Metro & Urban train ISAP station to close Dec 11/2014

Metro and Urban Train ISAP station “Omonia” will be closed to public as of 5:30 pm today, Thursday, 11. December 2014. A protest meeting and a rally against “state violence” have been scheduled by demonstrators. The wagons will pass through but passengers will have not possibility to get off or …

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Athens: One Metro station to close due to protests, April 9/2014

Greek police will close metro station <Syntagma> to public due to protests that will take place in downtown Athens on Wednesday, April 9th 2014. <Syntagma> station will close as of 10 a.m. and will open again once the police will consider the protest is over. Metro wagons will pass through …

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Athens: Metro station close to public due to protest, May 31/2013

Greek police will close to public metro station <Syntagma> after 5:30 p.m. on Friday, May 31st 2013. Reason for the police measure is  is the protest to be launched by teachers, seamen and metro workers later on Friday. The three unions will gather at 7 p.m. to protest the ‘civil …

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Athens: Metro station closed on Mar 24-25/2013

Upon police order,  metro station <Syntagma> will be closed to public on March 24th and 25th 2013 due to students’ and military parades to mark Greece’s National Day. The measure is imposed as parades in previous years turned into mass anti-austerity protests and harassment of politicians. Metro wagons will pass …

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Athens: One Metro Station Closed Due to National Day Parade, Oct 28/2012

Greek police ordered that Athens Metro station <Syntagma> should be closed to public as of 8 o’clock in the morning on Sunday, October 28th 2012. The decision is taken in the context of high security measures during the students’ parade to mark National OXI-Day on Sunday morning. The parade will …

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