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  1. Goran Bregovic | Athens | December 10 & 11

    Composer and musician Goran Bregovic has added a new date in Athens after his December 11 concert sold out. The renowned Serbian artist will be appearing on stage  at the Galatsi Olympic Hall as part of the Christmas Theater.

  2. Thessaloniki bus drivers plan protest on Monday

    Bus drivers in the northern port city of Thessaloniki are planning a rally at the OASTH transport organization’s downtown headquarters at 11 a.m. on Monday.

  3. Moderate tremors hit Crete, no damages reported

    Crete on Saturday was hit by a new earthquake measuring 4.4 on the Richter scale, according to a preliminary reading of the Athens Institute of Geodynamics.

  4. Drunk driver handed suspended sentence, license revoked for six months

    A 50-year-old man from Volos, central Greece, was given a 21-month suspended prison sentence, fined 1,200 euros and had his driving license suspended for six months after an alcohol-test revealed that he was more than 10 times over the limit, reports said on the weekend. 

  5. Christmas tree to be lit on Monday

    Athens Mayor Kostas Bakoyannis will be turning the lights on the Greek capital’s Christmas tree on Syntagma Square on Monday, launching a series of festive events ahead of the holiday season. 

  6. Ahead of vote, gov’t stresses need for unity

    Ahead of an expected vote in Parliament on Wednesday on a bill aimed at granting full voting rights to Greeks living abroad ahead, Interior Minister Takis Theodorikakos said on Saturday that the government has done all it can to secure a broad majority for the legislation. 

  7. Europe needs climate ambassador to avoid isolation

    Europe was the driving force behind the Paris Agreement. Since then, despite the exit of the United States from the agreement all together, world awareness of the clear scientific consensus has grown: Climate change is the top priority of our time.

  8. Twelve arrested after Grigoropoulos rally sent to prosecutor

    Twelve people who were arrested on Friday night in clashes in central Athens after a protest march in memory of a teenager slain by police in 2008 were led before a prosecutor on Saturday.

  9. Need for jabs stressed after diphtheria death

    Medical experts on Friday underlined the importance of vaccinations after the National Health Organization (EODY) confirmed that the death of an 8-year-old boy in the intensive care unit of the Athens General Children’s Hospital last week was caused by diphtheria.

  10. Erdogan says maritime border MoU with Libya sent to UN

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Saturday that a controversial memorandum of understanding signed with Libya on boundaries in the Mediterranean Sea has been sent to the United Nations, state-run Anadolu Agency reported.

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