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Bulgarians arrested in cocaine ring crackdown
Two Bulgarian nationals faced a prosecutor in Thessaloniki over the weekend after being arrested over their alleged connection to a major drug ring believed to have imported large quantities of cocaine from another European country and selling the drugs in the local market.
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The Cities We Lost
THE CITIES WE LOST Al-Jazeera, Qatar March 13 2014 What lessons can the Eastern Mediterranean's once-cosmopolitan cities teach us about our strife-torn present? Iason Athanasiadis is a photojournalist who covers the Middle East.
This is the infirmay within Heptapyrgion prison in Thessaloniki! The Heptapyrgion, also popularly known by its Ottoman Turkish name Yedi Kule, is a Byzantine and Ottoman-era fortress situated on the north-eastern corner of the acropolis of Thessaloniki in Greece.
Fri Mar 14, 2014
Catering stores bring new life to empty spaces
The store rental market in Athens and Thessaloniki is still suffering despite the considerable drop in leasing rates, which in some cases exceeds 60 percent compared to the period before the financial crisis.
Monastery of Bardzrakash St. Gregory, Dsegh is One of 11 European Heritage Sites Shortlisted for 'the 7 Most Endangered' Programme
MONASTERY OF BARDZRAKASH ST. GREGORY, DSEGH IS ONE OF 11 EUROPEAN HERITAGE SITES SHORTLISTED FOR 'THE 7 MOST ENDANGERED' PROGRAMME - The leading European heritage organisation Europa Nostra and the European Investment Bank Institute announce the 11 monuments and sites shortlisted for 'The 7 Most Endangered' programme 2014.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
Greek American among dead in Harlem blast
The body of a Greek American who was reported missing following WednesdayA's blast in New YorkA's East Harlem has been found at the scene, reports said late Thursday.
Greek archaeologist links graves excavated in northern Greece with ancient kings of Macedonia
As remuneration in the British Columbia public sector skyrockets, we bring you our annual database of who is making what in B.C.'s public service.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
EU Task Force chief Horst Reichenbach visits Macedonia highway tunnel
Drivers will have to pay 50 cents more to go through the Vale of Tempe and Platamonas toll stations on the national highway linking Thessaly to Macedonia, but the trip will take half an hour less once the tunnels at these points are completed in August 2015.
Twelve arrested as Greek police crack human-trafficking ring [Update]
Twelve suspects have been arrested in Thessaloniki, in northern Greece, as authorities dismantled a human-trafficking racket which is accused of having smuggled at least 80 undocumented migrants into other European Union countries since June 2013.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
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Passenger Trains To Pass Through Danube Bridge 2
Bulgaria's and Romania's railway companies are preparing to launch passenger trains along the Danube Bridge 2. Another project is the restoration of the train connection between Sofia and Greece's capital Athens via Thessaloniki, which was discontinued several years ago.
Greece posts wider primary budget surplus in Jan-Feb
Greece's central government posted a primary budget surplus, before interest payments, of 2.1 billion euros in the first two months of the year, compared to a surplus of 487 million euros in the same period last year, deputy finance minister Christos Staikouras said on Tuesday.
Greek tax collectors getting anger management classes
Greek tax inspectors are being offered anger management classes after the government said they would have to continue enforcing a deeply unpopular emergency tax.
Workers protest plan to sell Piraeus Port Authority
Workers at the Piraeus Port Authority marched to the Merchant Marine Ministry on Tuesday to protest the governmentA's efforts to sell the organization.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
gazing at the "Umbrellas"
This creation of modern art, the "Umbrellas", stands on the waterfront of Thessaloniki and is now considered as one of the most recognizable icons of the city.
Turkish ship that ran aground off Myconos said to contain 200 tons of fuel
Environmental inspectors with the Greek Coast Guard have been dispatched to the Cycladic island of Myconos to inspect a Turkish-flagged vessel that ran aground on Saturday and which is said to contain 200 tons of fuel.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Greek Golden Dawn nazi doctor convicted
A Greek doctor who posted a "Jews Not Welcome" sign outside his office was convicted and given a 16-month suspended jail sentence for inciting racial hatred.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Greek doctor convicted over anti-Jew sign
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Thessaloniki doctor gets suspended sentence over 'Jews not welcome' sign
A Thessaloniki court on Friday handed a suspended 16 month prison sentence to a 57-year-old doctor from Nea Michanonia after finding him guilty of breaking the anti-racism law by putting up a sign outside a surgery he used stating, A'Jews not welcome," in German.
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Greek court sentences doctor for racism offence
THESSALONIKI, Greece - A court in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki has given a Greek doctor a 16-month suspended sentence for breaking anti-racism laws and for weapons possession after he put up a sign outside his office that said, in German, "Jews not welcome."
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Driving Kassandra unplugged and tuned into Greece
Sitting at a beach side cafA© in Possidi on the Halkidiki peninsula of Kassandra, this North American was struck by an unfamiliar scene.