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Golden Dawn Supporters Attack Passengers on Athens Metro

On Tuesday night, supporters of Golden Dawn attacked an immigrant who was in the metro en route to/from Piraeus - Kifisia. At 11pm, a man from Pakistan was attacked by a gang of almost 30 people while the train...

Athens and Piraeus Pharmacies Stop Distributing Medicine on Credit to EOPPY

Pharmacists in Attica and Piraeus decided Wednesday to stop the distribution of medicine to some 9.5 million insured under the new Healthcare Services Agency (EOPPY) due to the agency’s unpaid debts to both pharmacists’ associations. Pharmacists claim that the EOPPY...

Greek Oil Tanker Sinks Off Piraeus; Captain Dead

A tanker sank en route from Piraeus to Eleusina on Monday around 10.30 a.m. The captain was found dead by rescuers 3 hours later . Officials said the “Alpha 1”, which is belongs to the Greek company Viamar, was carrying 1,800 tonnes...

Shipping Magnate Yiannis Pateras Passes Away

The Piraeus shipping community is mourning the death of shipping magnate Yiannis Pateras, who passed away at the age of 46 after fighting with cancer for two years. The deceased is survived by his wife Nineta and their three...