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Rafina Mayor: There was No Time or Order to Evacuate as Fire Approached

Panos - Jul 30, 2018

There was no order from the competent authorities, nor time, to evacuate when the fire front turned towards Mati, said Rafina Mayor Vangelis Bournous. Speaking to the…

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Elefsis Mayor stabbed

Panos - Aug 28, 2017

Mayor has been hospitalised The mayor of the city of Elefsis, George Tsouakalas was stabbed by a man in the town hall, Monday. According to reports the…

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Venice Mayor: Anyone shouting “Allahu Akbar” will be shot on the spot

makis - Aug 24, 2017

The Mayor of Venice, Luigi Brugnaro said that anyone shouting “Alahu Akbar” would be shot on the spot. Speaking at a conference in Rimini, north east Italy,…

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Lesvos mayor grants prize money to two fishermen who saved hundreds at sea

Sokratis - Jan 14, 2017

Authorities on the eastern Aegean island of Lesvos have announced that the money from the 2016 Olof Palme prize awarded to its mayor and his counterpart in…

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Athens mayor points to banner year for city’s tourism in 2015; promises further cuts in municipal fees

Panos - Oct 05, 2016

Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis told reporters on Tuesday that the Greek capital attracted some 4.1 million foreign visitors in 2015, while pointing to a “dramatic increase” between…

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Athens mayor vows to create more accommodation for refugees

makis - Mar 10, 2016

Athens municipal authorities are pledging to expand the Greek capital's refugee shelter capacity, while extra accommodation will be provided in a seaside children's summer camp. About 10,000…

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Patra-to-Athens march against unemployment to take place in April

Panos - Feb 22, 2016

The Mayor of Patra Kostas Peletidis has decided to organize a 220-kilometer march, from Patra to Athens, in order to protest the soaring rates of unemployment and…

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Athens Mayor symbolically signs first same-sex civil partnerships

makis - Jan 25, 2016

The Mayor of Athens Giorgos Kaminis announced that “today is an important day for human rights” as he symbolically singed the first civil partnership of a same-sex…