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Greece's Highest Court Lifts Obstacles to Hellinikon Development

Greece's highest administrative court, the Council of State, on Tuesday issued a series of rulings which remove obstacles to the multi-million-euro development of the former Athens airport plot at Hellinikon. The development at Hellinikon, regarded as the largest urban regeneration...

Archaeological Council Approves Environmental Study for ''The Hellinikon Project''

The Central Archaeological Council of Greece (KAS) gave a green light on Wednesday to the environmental study for the project formally called the "Implementation of the Integrated Development Plan of the Metropolitan Pole of Elliniko - Agios Kosmas." The plan,...

Row Between Municipalities Leaves Road Half-Paved (video)

A road in Glyfada was half-paved because it is on the border with the Municipality of Elliniko - Argyroupolis and administratively belongs to both municipalities. The row between the municipalities of the Athens' south suburbs broke out on Wednesday evening,...

Elliniko Project Hits New Snag as Residents Lodge Appeal

The long-delayed development of the old Athens airport in Elliniko has hit another snag as hundreds of residents launch a legal challenge. The Council of State, Greece's highest administrative court, will now have to revisit the case a few months after it gave...

Caesars Entertainment ‘Among Bidders’ for Elliniko Casino in Greece

US giant Caesars Entertainment is reportedly interested in bidding for a casino license at Elliniko, the site of the former Athens airport, as the Greek government is preparing to launch a tender. A Finance Ministry official told Reuters that an...

Mouzalas hails Evacuation of Elliniko, Says Refugees will Live with Dignity

Greek Migration Minister Yiannis Mouzalas hailed the operation to evacuate the makeshift refugee camp in Elliniko in southern Athens on Friday, saying it was a joint effort of relevant bodies conducted over a period of three months. “Today is a...

Greek Police Evacuate Makeshift Migrant Camp at Former Athens Airport

A police operation to evacuate the makeshift migrant camp in the area and buildings of the former Athens airport in Elliniko started at 6:30 am on Friday. The migrants will be transferred to new accommodation structures. During the previous days,...

Amnesty International Urges Greek Authorities to Provide Safe Housing to Elliniko’s Refugees

Greek authorities must ensure that refugees and migrants expected to start being evacuated from three Elliniko camps on Tuesday, are provided with safe, adequate, alternative housing, Amnesty International said in a press release on Monday. “Whilst no one will mourn...

Culture Minister Takes Back Obstacles on Former Athens Airport Investment

Greece's Culture Minister Lydia Koniordou took back an obstacle she had put forth herself in the investment of the former Athens airport at Elliniko, claiming that three buildings are of cultural value and should be preserved. The Ministry of Culture...

Amnesty International Condemns Living Conditions in Migrant Camps in Greece

Amnesty International has condemned the living conditions of one thousand refugees and migrants camping at former Athens airport at Elliniko. According to the organization, women and underage girls are at a constant risk of sexual and verbal abuse, making it all...