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Vandals Attack Thessaloniki Holocaust Memorial

Outrage has followed the vandalism of a Holocaust memorial in Greece's second city of Thessaloniki. The words "Golden Dawn" -- the name of a Greek...

Thessaloniki Mayor: Politicians’ Nonsense Derailed FYROM Name Issue

It's not the first time that Yiannis Boutaris, the unconventional mayor of Thessaloniki, has blamed politicians for unresolved issues facing the Greek society. This...

Construction of Holocaust Museum in Thessaloniki to Start in January

The mayor of Thessaloniki announced that construction for the long awaited Holocaust Museum in the city, will begin in January. Yannis Boutaris said during a...

Thessaloniki Mayor Deliberately Absent from Student Parade

The deliberate absence of mayor Yiannis Boutaris from the officials podium was the main topic of statements in the traditional Oct.26 student parade in...

Thessaloniki Mayor Boutaris Declares: ‘I Am Ashamed That I Am Greek’

Yannis Boutaris, the mayor of Thessaloniki sparked controversy with comments he made on Sunday as he publicly claimed to feel ashamed to be Greek. While...

Migration Minister: Greece Will Keep 30,000-40,000 Refugees

Greek Deputy Migration Minister Yannis Mouzalas said that 30,000-40,000 refugees will stay in Greece for a long time. Mouzalas headed a meeting on the migration...

Greek Bishop Condemns Gay Pride Parade

The bishop of Thessaloniki, Anthimos, condemned Gay Pride celebrations of the LGBT community, stating that it is “a perversion of human existence.” “Do not give...

Italian Cultural Institute in Thessaloniki Shuts Down

The Italian government forced by the financial crisis that has hit the country, has decided to shut down the Italian Cultural Institute in Thessaloniki, Greece,...

Thessaloniki Jews Mark Nazi deportation

In a somber ceremony commemorating a dark day in Greek history, Jewish residents of Thessaloniki gathered on March 16 to note the 70th anniversary...

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