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Municipality of Athens Revitalizes City by Restoring Twenty Fountains

A Municipality of Athens initiative has already completed works on 20 of the 34 fountains it plans to revamp around the city.

Six Greek Police Officers, Prisoners Placed in Quarantine after Coronavirus Exposure

Six Athens police officers, along with an unspecified number of detainees, were placed into quarantine for two weeks after one of the incarcerated men tested positive for the coronavirus on Thursday. The Albanian detainee had been at the Omonoia Square...

Prankster Turns Newly-Created Athens Fountain into Bubble Bath

A newly-installed fountain feature in central Athens' Omonoia Square was literally turned into a bubble bath on Friday. Instead of the usual clear, sparkling water seen in the spectacular new fountain, the city center landmark is now full of frothy white...

Massive Police Operation in Central Athens Results in Arrest of 129

More than one hundred and twenty-nine individuals have been taken in for questioning since a major police operation got underway in the area of Omonoia Square in central Athens on Friday. The operation was conducted just one day after an...

Katsifas 'Executed' Claims Largest Greek Organization in Albania (video)

Omonoia, the social, political and cultural organization that promotes the rights of Albania's Greek minority, has asserted that Konstantinos Katsifas was executed by Albanian forces. Katsifas was shot and killed by Albanian police on Sunday. In a statement, the organization...

Greece Slams Albania on New Minorities Law

Greece reacted angrily to the adoption by the Albanian parliament on a new law on minorities. Athens says the law restricts the rights of the Greek minority in Albania. On Sunday a spokesman for the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs...

Greek Flag Burned Outside OMONOIA Offices in Albania

A Greek flag was burned outside the offices of the "OMONOIA" organization by unknown individuals on Monday night in the Agious Saranta area in south Albania. The Democratic Union of the National Greek Minority OMONOIA is an organization located in southern...

Albania: Omonoia’s Notice on Greek Language

The Democratic Union of the Greek Minority, Omonoia, appealed to the Albanian government to pass the law on minorities which will clearly provide for the use of each minority’s mother tongue. The organization made an official notice on the occasion...

Albania: ‘Omonoia’ Elects New President

As of yesterday, January 11, 2015 Leonidas Pappas is the new President of the Greek minority organization Omonoia in Albania. During the organization conference in Saranda, Albania, the 41-year-old Leonidas Pappas, a civil engineer, was elected president, with 190 votes...

Omonoia Footballer Reports Racist Abuse by APOEL Fans in Cyprus

By racist behavior from a portion of APOEL Nicosia fans was stigmatized the recent football derby between their team and fierce rivals Omonoia last Sunday in Cyprus. The biggest football match in Cyprus ended with an 1-0 narrow win for home...