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Spanish student sentenced in Greece over lockdown party

A Spanish exchange student in Greece has been given a suspended sentence and fined for violating lockdown measures and hosting a party with dozens of guests in the northern city of Thessaloniki. The 21-year-old woman was arrested in the early hours of Wednesday after neighbors alerted authorities. All 52 guests …

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Prosecutor investigates birthday party at the Bar Association amid measures

The Chief Prosecutor of the First Instance Court in Athens ordered a preliminary criminal investigation after a video recorded during a party at the Athens Bar Association was leaked to the press. The party was held to celebrate the President’s birthday. The video shows a least least ten people cheering …

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Police breaks up illegal party in Athens hotel; present also 3 Olympiacos footballers

Police broke up a party that was being held in the roof garden of a hotel in blatant violation of the lockdown restrictions aiming to contain the spread of the coronavirus. The alleged party organizer was fined with 3,000 euros. Each of the participants was also fined with €300 unnecessary …

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Police raids Mykonos party with 500 guests, arrests couple for quarantine violation

Police on the island of Mykonos raided a rented villa where a private party with a few hundred participants was under way. The raid of the villa in Ftelia area took place in the early hours of Thursday. According to local media, some 500 people had been attending the party. …

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Golden Dawn No 2 Kasidiaris leaves party

Ilias Kasidiaris number 2 in the hierarchy of far-right and neo-Nazi  Golden Dawn has turned his back to the party leader Nikos Michaloliakos. He announced on Thursday that he will establish his own party with the participation of “prominent and serious people.” He justified his decision to leave GD saying …

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Greeks have fun in Lockdown-Party with dance on the balconies (videos)

A citizen in Palaio Faliro suburb of southern Athens turned his balcony into a disco on Saturday night, the sixth day of the lockdown in Greece. The creative man was armed with a wide repertoire of music choices and powerful loudspeakers. Neighbors came out on the balconies and joined the …

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Former Turkish PM and Erdogan ally Davutoglu launches party to weaken AKP

Turkey’s former Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, once a close ally of President Erdogan, announced on Friday the launch of his new political party, named “Future Party.” Aim of the party is to challenge Erdogan and weaken support to the party he once also belonged to, the AKP. “The future is …

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Tsipras to expand SYRIZA into a large progressive wing

“Everyone can fit in: Leftists, Radicals, Leftist Socialists, Democrat Communists, Social Democrats, green ecologists and citizens coming from the democratic center,” Alexis Tsipras said on Saturday when he called for creation of a large progressive party. Addressing members of SYRIZA Central Committee he dismissed claims that the party has turned …

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Golden Dawn MP Michos leaves party amid trial

MP Nikos Michos left far-right Golden Dawn leaving the party with just 16 MPs in the Greek Parliament. Michos announced his withdrawal with a statement. he blamed leader Nikos Michaloliakos and complained that the party had been hijacked by enemies of Greece’s nationalist movement. Michos announced further that he would …

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Greek Parliament approves creditors’ bill, rift in SYRIZA remains

With overwhelming majority the Greek Parliament approved the second bill of “prior actions” demanded by the country’s creditors. The Bill was approved with 230 votes. Against the bill voted 63 lawmakers among them also 31 from Tsipras’ SYRIZA. Another 5 SYRIZA lawmakers voted “present”. Voting result: YES 230 SYRIZA, Independent …

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