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Highway That Connects Athens With Thessaloniki Blocked By Farmers

Farmers from across central parts of Greece blocked the main highway that connects Athens with Thessaloniki in the area of Tempi on Saturday morning. In what could be the start of a series of wider protests, the farmers of the...

Tempi Tunnels Shut Due to Electrical Problems

The three new tunnels bypassing the Tempi valley on the national highway from Athens to Thessaloniki were closed to traffic on Monday afternoon due to electrical problems, the contractor Aegean Motorway S.A. announced. A press spokeswoman for the company, Irene...

Farmers Block National Highway at Tempi for Two Hours in 'Symbolic Protest'

Protesting farmers from the Nikaia roadblock used their tractors to blockade the Athens-Thessaloniki national highway at the Tempi valley on Sunday, at about 14:30. The farmers said the road would be blocked for roughly two hours in a "symbolic...

Stranded Migrants Determined to Reach Greece-FYROM Border by Any Means

Migrants and refugees who are stranded in Greece try to reach the Greece-Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia crossing point by any means, despite the fact that the neighboring country has shut its borders. General confusion prevails after FYROM has decided...

Greek Farmers Continue Blockades After Failed Talks With Tsipras

Talks between Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and representatives of protesting farmers on Monday evening failed to find a solution on a month-long blockade of Greece's national highways. Tsipras told the farmers that their "positions and proposals have to take into...

Greek Farmers Continue Roadblocks Expecting Dialogue with Tsipras

Greek farmers intensify roadblocks while waiting for Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to return from Brussels and sit at the negotiating table with them. In an effort to strengthen their bargaining position, farmers have tightened blockades in 68 points on national...

Protesting Farmers Cut Greece in Half by Blocking Highways

Protesting Greek farmers will block the main national highway until 8 pm on Monday at Tempi, in Thessaly, central Greece, and decided to extend roadblocks. Farmers unions convened on Monday and decided on further actions and extending roadblocks at Tempi...

Greek Farmers Decide to Continue Road Blocks as Tsipras Calls Them for Dialogue

The meeting of the coordinating body of Greek farmers union at Tempi is completed with the farmers deciding on daily two-hour blocks of national thoroughfares. Farmers will block all national highways with their tractors at 12 pm-2 pm and 7...

Tragedy in Tempi Kills 1, Injures 17

One man lost his life in a car accident that occurred yesterday evening in Tempi, Greece. The tragedy in Tempi caused injuries to seventeen people, four of which are seriously injured and in critical condition. According to witnesses, it was...