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Ten Things to Do in Thessaloniki
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Ten Things to Do in Thessaloniki

Panos - Feb 09, 2018

Thessaloniki is the second largest city in Greece, with more than a million inhabitants in its metropolitan area. It is also the capital of Macedonia and the…

Thessaloniki: The glorious heart of Northern Greece
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Thessaloniki: The glorious heart of Northern Greece

Panos - Dec 11, 2017

Thessaloniki. A name that conjured up an exotic ancient place that was in my imagination for years. This is Greece’s second city with all its antiquity now…

Tsipras & Mitsotakis will be in Thessaloniki for a series of meetings
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Tsipras & Mitsotakis will be in Thessaloniki for a series of meetings

makis - Aug 24, 2017

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will work from his office in Thessaloniki on Saturday, where he will meet with representatives of the city’s Chambers, his office said on…

Thessaloniki, a culinary paradise!
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Thessaloniki, a culinary paradise!

Panos - Aug 02, 2017

Thessaloniki’s cuisine is widely known for its quality and variety. As the formation of the overall culture of the city came under many influences, Thessaloniki’s cuisine is…

New Greek-Russian chamber commerce, business to be based in Thessaloniki
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New Greek-Russian chamber commerce, business to be based in Thessaloniki

Panos - Jun 15, 2017

A new Greek-Russian chamber of commerce, based in the northern port city of Thessaloniki, is expected to begin operation in the coming period. The new chamber is…

Last buses in Athens and Thessaloniki to start at 10 p.m.
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Last buses in Athens and Thessaloniki to start at 10 p.m.

Sokratis - Apr 15, 2017

Buses and trolley buses in the Greek capital and in the northern port city of Thessaloniki will start their final runs at 10 p.m. on Saturday in…

TAIPED calls for improved Thessaloniki Port bids
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TAIPED calls for improved Thessaloniki Port bids

makis - Apr 07, 2017

Greece’s privatization agency (TAIPED) asked on Friday for improved financial bids from short-listed investors seeking to buy a majority stake in its second-largest port. TAIPED got three…

Hit-and-run motorcyclist rams baby stroller in Thessaloniki
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Hit-and-run motorcyclist rams baby stroller in Thessaloniki

makis - Mar 30, 2017

Police in Thessaloniki were seeking a motorcyclist who veered into a stroller in the neighborhood of Xirokrini on Thursday afternoon, leaving the toddler inside the buggy with…

Thessaloniki pharmacist chief warns of medicine shortages
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Thessaloniki pharmacist chief warns of medicine shortages

makis - Mar 27, 2017

The Thessaloniki Pharmacists’ Association on Monday warned of serious shortages in a number of important drugs, claiming that each pharmacy on its register sends away an average…

French giant CMA CGM to join race for Thessaloniki Port stake
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French giant CMA CGM to join race for Thessaloniki Port stake

makis - Mar 03, 2017

The interest of the world’s third biggest container shipping company in a 67 percent stake in Thessaloniki Port Authority (OLTH) has created fresh momentum in the project.…

Pensioner shoots lawyer in Thessaloniki
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Pensioner shoots lawyer in Thessaloniki

makis - Feb 23, 2017

A 70-year-old pensioner shot his lawyer in the latter’s Thessaloniki office on Thursday, with the victim currently undergoing surgery at a hospital in the northern port city.…

Thessaloniki metro ready in 2020, says Transport Min Spirtzis
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Thessaloniki metro ready in 2020, says Transport Min Spirtzis

Panos - Feb 03, 2017

The completion of the opening of the first tunnel on Thessaloniki's main metro line is a proof that progress has been made, Transport Minister Christos Spirtzis said…

Thessaloniki still suffering water shortages due to cold weather
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Thessaloniki still suffering water shortages due to cold weather

Sokratis - Jan 14, 2017

Thessaloniki was still suffering from water shortages on Friday after an Arctic cold front swept the country this week, even though the levels of the northern port…

Entire 67 pct stake in Thessaloniki Port up for grabs
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Entire 67 pct stake in Thessaloniki Port up for grabs

makis - Dec 15, 2016

The stake of 67 percent in Thessaloniki Port Authority will be immediately conceded in its entirety to the winning bidder of the tender, according to the draft…

Four tons of garbage found in Thessaloniki apartment
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Four tons of garbage found in Thessaloniki apartment

makis - Oct 13, 2016

Six individuals have been arrested after about four tons of garbage was found in their semi basement apartment in the area of Toumpa in Thessaloniki. The arrests…

Thessaloniki bus workers walk off the job for 11th day in a row
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Thessaloniki bus workers walk off the job for 11th day in a row

makis - Sep 27, 2016

Thessaloniki bus workers walked off the job for the 11th day in a row on Tuesday, demanding three months in unpaid wages. Responding to the protracted action,…

Bus drivers strike for 10th day in Thessaloniki, demanding unpaid wages
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Bus drivers strike for 10th day in Thessaloniki, demanding unpaid wages

makis - Sep 26, 2016

Thessaloniki bus workers walked off the job for the 10th day in a row on Monday, demanding three months in unpaid wages. The workers gathered outside the…

Thessaloniki man detained over hoard of Byzantine-era artifacts
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Thessaloniki man detained over hoard of Byzantine-era artifacts

Sokratis - Sep 17, 2016

A search by Thessaloniki police on the home of an elderly man in the northern port city’s Meteora neighborhood on Saturday turned up 130 bronze coins dating…

Thessaloniki: Search for missing woman continues for third day
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Thessaloniki: Search for missing woman continues for third day

makis - Sep 09, 2016

The search for a 53-year-old woman from Nea Michaniona of Thessaloniki, who went missing three days ago during a major storm, continues. So far the Police, Fire…

Suspected migrant smuggler nabbed in Thessaloniki
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Suspected migrant smuggler nabbed in Thessaloniki

Sokratis - Aug 27, 2016

Police in Thessaloniki, northern Greece, have arrested a 32-year-old Afghan national who allegedly attempted to smuggle 12 migrants – including four minors – out of the country.…