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Greek Violence Worries Amnesty International

Amnesty International published an announcement concerning the increased instances of violence in Greece, after the murder of the anti-fascist hip-hop artist, Pavlos Fyssas, by...

Day Two of ADEDY Strikes

The Civil Servants’ Union, ADEDY, is on the second day of the 48-hour strike it has declared against the plan to suspend and fire...

The Golden Dawn Sympathizer Police Said Killed Fyssas

Giorgos Roupakias is the name of the 45-year-old man who stabbed to death Pavlos Fyssas, the 34-year-old hip-hop artist and anti-fascist, in Keratsini, Athens,...

Competition on Athens Mosque Construction Restarts

Infrastructure Minister Michalis Chrysochoidis announced on September 17, the fourth auctioning of the project for the construction of a mosque in Athens. The three previous competitions concerning...

Greek Actor Michalis Giannatos Passes Away

The Greek actor Michalis Giannatos, who became known through roles of Turkish characters and who is particularly likeable to the Greek audience, especially through...

Thousands Rally Against Suspensions

The big rally that took place on September 18 at Syntagma in Athens, Greece, by the Civil Servants’ Union, ADEDY, where numerous protesters had...

Six Greek Diaspora Personalities on Postal Stamps

The International Foundation for Greece honored six distinguished living personalities of the Greek Diaspora at the Acropolis Museum on September 16, in the presence...

25% Increase in Urban Transportation

An increase of 25 percent was announced for urban transport tickets, which will be implemented from October. The extension that was given last March will...

Kazantzakis Award Winners Named

The International Award named after the acclaimed late Greek writer Nikos Kazantzakis will be awarded to Maria Hadjiapostolou, theologist, and Marta Silvia Dios Sanz...

Final Curtain for Athenian Theaters

Athens Mayor Georgios Kaminis sent notices for imminent closure to 34 theaters in Athens that do not have an operating license, as it was...

Greek Price List For Unlawful Drugs

Greece's Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has compiled a list of unlawful drugs in Greece and what's being charged for them so that there will...

Numerous Sham Marriages in Patras

The western Greek city of Patras has reportedly become a haven for marriages of convenience in which women then have no contact with their...

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