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Photographers protest police taking ID photos

An amendment concerning photographs on the new identity cards issued by Greek authorities has alarmed professional photographers and prompted their union to call a nationwide strike on Monday. In a press conference, the head of the Panhellenic Photographers’ Federation, Iraklis Soliopoulos, said that under the new regulations the authorities issuing …

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Torrential rain floods Thessaloniki; over 800 calls to Fire Service (pcts,vids)

A heavy rainstorm hit the urban complex of Greece’s second biggest city Thessaloniki turning streets into rivers, sweeping away vehicles, flooding homes and shops, and even the landmark of the city , the White Tower. Power outage recorded in some of the residential and commercial areas. The rain started around …

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Idomeni Camp: Evacuation of 8,199 refuges & migrants started

All eyes are on Idomeni camp this morning, where the evacuation started in the morning. Buses keep coming empty and leave the area full with people, taking them to organized facilities. The first buses take the people in the broader area of Thessaloniki, in Northern Greece. With the help of …

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Cyprus banks opened: long queues but no panic, no bank run…

Savers eager to withdraw money or check their deposits formed long queues outside the banks in Cyprus, that opened their doors to public sharp 12 on Thursday after almost two weeks of closure. Queues outside the several branches of the country’s two biggest lenders, Bank of Cyprus and Cyprus Popular Bank, …

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