Air traffic controllers announce 48-hour strike on October 4-5

Air traffic controllers nationwide will hold a 48-hour strike next weekend, October 4-5, in protest against a ministerial decision allowing the Public Debt Management Agency access to air navigation route charges accounts in order to cover immediate cash needs, it was announced on Monday.

Police arrest gang suspected of 17 robberies

The Greek police on Saturday announced the arrests, in the Piraeus district of Nikaia and on the island of Salamina, of three people suspected of at least 17 robberies, most of them targeting elderly people. They said a search was still on for a fourth suspect, believed to be part of the same gang.

Greek Police deny report that 'jihadists are being trained in Greece'

Greek Police strongly denied that jihaddists are being trained in Greece, early on Saturday morning, in response to a news item by private TV station Antenna.It said that a company based in Markopoulo, on the eastern coast of mainland Attica, is under investigation as of February 2014 for granting fake aeroplane mechanic or pilot certificates to people of Greek descent and foreigners.

Lady Gaga charms Greek audience at OAKA

Pop singer Lady Gaga came, conquered her Greek fans and left after a two-hour concert at the Olympic Stadium (OAKA) facilities on Friday, completing yet another leg of her "ArtRave: The Artpop Ball Tour" that began in Dubai on September 10.

Legendary Greek-produced car, the Pony, returns

The iconic Pony, made in Greece and exported to 14 countries before production stopped in 1995, is returning, Deputy Development and Competitiveness Minister Odysseas Konstantinopoulos told ANA-MPA on Thursday, as all permits have been issued after years' delays.
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