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Air traffic controllers to hold three-hour work stoppage on Monday

Air traffic controllers called a three-hour work stoppage on January 15, the day of the vote on the omnibus bill containing the prior actions required to close Greece’s third program review.Due to the labour action, no flights to or from Greek airports will take place from 12:00 to 15:00 on the day, while many airlines are expected to change their...
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Coast guard announces seizure of explosives-packed freighter bound for Libya

Presenting an operation that culminated in the seizure of the Tanzania-flagged freighter “Andromeda” and its cargo of explosives, Greek coast guard officers on Wednesday said the ship had been a “moving bomb that could have had unforeseeable repercussions on people and the marine environment.”A special operations squad seized the vessel and...
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Hellenic Seaways’ cancellation of Thessaloniki-Sporades summer routes disappoints officials

The suspension of boat schedules between Thessaloniki and the Sporades Islands in the summer season is deplorable, the president of the Skopelos Hoteliers Association, Mary Diamanti, told Praktoreio 104.9FM, the Athens-Macedonian News Agency (ANA) radio, on Wednesday.The Hellenic Seaways’ recent decision to remove “Flying Cat 4” from the route that...
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Athens Metro staff and trolleybus workers on 24-hour strike on Friday

Athens Metro staff called a 24-hour strike for Friday to protest the draft omnibus bill, they said on Wednesday.The strike will affect lines 2 and 3 (red and blue lines).The bill “surrenders to Greece’s creditors anything left over from the public assets, along with the last hopes for a dignified life for working people,” the staff said in an annou...
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CAC approves use of Herod Atticus courtyard for Greek fashion show

The Central Archaeological Council (CAC) approved a request by “Zeus + Dione”, a Greek clothes designing company with international sales, to present its collection at the courtyard and stairs at the entrance of the Herod Atticus theatre on April 2.The company, founded by Mareva Grabowski, spouse of the main opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis,...
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Police officer slightly injured at PAME protest outside the Maximos Mansion

A policeman was slightly injured during the PAME protest outside the Maximos Mansion earlier on Wednesday. He has been transferred to the 401 military hospital.Labour unions collaborating with PAME, the Communist Party-affiliated union, were staging a protest outside the government headquarters on Wednesday asking the government to withdraw the...
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Labour unions collaborating with PAME holds protest at Maximos Mansion

Labour unions collaborating with PAME, the Communist Party-affiliated union, were staging a protest at Maximos Mansion on Wednesday asking the government to withdraw the draft omnibus bill “that limits the right to strike and increases home foreclosures.”“The SYRIZA-ANEL government continues the policy of the previous governments and strongly i...
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