Tag: Thessaloniki

Six-storey building to be converted to luxury hotel in Thessaloniki
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Six-storey building to be converted to luxury hotel in Thessaloniki

Panos - Dec 24, 2019

A 6-storey building will be reportedly converted into a luxury hotel unit in Thessaloniki after the City Hall granted a company the relevant licenses. According to information,…

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Thessaloniki in complete lockdown with FBI agents aiding Greek police in security measures

Panos - Sep 07, 2018

Security measures at the weekend’s trade fair in Thessaloniki will be unprecedented with police presence being beefed up, especially on Saturday when Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is…

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Flydubai inaugurates route linking Dubai with Thessaloniki

Panos - Jun 28, 2018

Commercial ties between Greece and the UAE are continuing to rise, as more than 170 Greek companies are now registered with Dubai's chamber of commerce, whereas bilateral…

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Unbelievable problems by downpour in Thessaloniki!

makis - May 10, 2018

The fire brigade in Thessaloniki had received more than 300 calls for assistance by Thursday afternoon, following a heavy thunderstorm accompanied by hail that broke out in…

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Continuing problems with water supply in Thessaloniki area an embarrassment for Tsipras govt

Panos - Apr 02, 2018

Efforts were continuing on Sunday to restore the water supply to the greater Thessaloniki urban area, days after the tap dried up in the metropolis, the second…

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Glorious ancient past of Thessaloniki unearthed

Panos - Feb 28, 2018

Significant archaeological finds are being unearthed almost on a daily basis from the excavations for the Thessaloniki Metro. The findings highlighting the glorious ancient past of the…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.…

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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.…

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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…

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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…

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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…