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Greece public, private sector unions declare another 24h strike

Public and private sector unions ADEDY and GSEE have announced another 24-hour nationwide strike on Thursday, March 16, 2023. The strike aims to demand justice for the victims of the train collision on February 28, no cover-up and immediate measures for safe transport. With an unanimous decision, the 38th Congress …

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Fist Poll after Train collision: Causes, vote intention, ND losses

The first public opinion poll after the deadly train collision on February 28 was published by ANT1 TV on Thursday. Overwhelming majority of citizens want thorough investigation of the crash, while ruling New Democracy is suffering vote intention losses. In voting intention, the conservative Mitsotakis government New Democracy has lost …

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Train Crash: Greece’s unions mobilize for a general strike on March 8

Greece’s public and private sectors are mobilizing for a general strike on Wednesday, March 8, a week after the deadly head-on train collision as more details about chronic negligence and a blame-game anger more and more the Greek society. The strike start was made by public sector union ADEDY, but …

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Mitsotakis intrevenes urging Prosecutor to prioritize train crash investigation

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis sent a letter to the Prosecutor of the Supreme Court, Isidoros Dogiakos, on Monday urging him for a immediate and in-depth clarification regarding the deadly train collision in Tempi. In his letter, the Prime Minister stated that “it is a reasonable and fair request of Greek …

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Transportation Minister Karamanlis elections candidate with ND again

Transportation & Infrastructure Minister Kostas Karamanlis who resigned after the deadly train collision will be again an elections candidate of New Democracy in the upcoming elections. This was announced on Monday by government spokesman Giannis Oikonomou after a journalist question at the briefing. “On the part of ND and Mr. …

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Donations Needed to Send Dead Pakistanis Home

Members of Greece’s Pakistani community are seeking to raise money to send home the bodies of two Pakistani men who died last Friday while trying to save an elderly couple from a car trapped on a railway track in Kryoneri, north of Athens. Hamayun Anwar, 18, and Wakar Ahmed, 32, …

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