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Bloomberg: Greece’s Highways are Smoother than its Finances

Cross the border to Greece from Bulgaria or Turkey and you move from narrow, potholed, lethal truck runs onto the wide and empty magic carpets of Greece΄s freeways. The financial crisis is global, but it΄s Greece that΄s a mess,...

25 Arrests in Thessaloniki

25 people were arrested and another 9 were brought to the Head of Police in Thessaloniki during a police operation at haunts and houses of known anti-authoritarians. The operation started on Monday morning when policemen of the Security of...

Thessaloniki Hosts NANOTEXNOLOGY 2012

After the success of  2011, the city of Thessaloniki will be hosting this year’s  NANOTEXNOLOGY 2012 from 30 June to 7 July 2012 at the I. Vellidis Congress Center. NANOTEXNOLOGY 2012 includes the following well-established events: 5th International Symposium on Flexible Organic...

Archaeologists Uncover Ancient Marble-Paved Road

Archaeologists in Greece's second-largest city have uncovered a 70-meter (230-foot) section of an ancient road built by the Romans that was the city's main travel artery nearly 2,000 years ago. According to the Associated Press, the marble-paved road was unearthed...

Gay Pride Rally in Thessaloniki Attacked (video)

Police say about 50 people threw eggs and plastic bottles of water at about 400 people holding a gay pride parade in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki. Police moved in to restrict the attackers on Saturday, but no injuries...

Greek Nanotechnology Scientists Acclaimed Abroad to Visit Thessaloniki

Greek scientists have over 20 nanotechnology laboratories in the USA alone.  Their teams earn significant scientific distinctions as they create innovative products with the aim of becoming successful in the global nanotechnology market. These items have already offered their...

Thessaloniki: Central Aristotelous Square is Transformed Into a Beach

The Municipality of Thessaloniki has decided to cover central Aristotelous Square with sand for two days! Their rationale for this is that Thessaloniki will host a beach volley tournament in June. This is not a joke! Beach umbrellas, sunbeds and...

Greek Politician Asks Germany for 70 Billion Euros in WWII Reparations

German newspaper Bild published an article titled "This is the Greek woman who asks us 70 billion." The Greek woman is Vicky Voulvoukeli, member of the Independent Greeks party and gave an interview to the German paper talking...

Beggars Brutally Kill Homeless Man for Some Coins

There are people in Greece, Greeks and migrants, who have been in a tragic financial state for years before the crisis. But the rising criminality rates indicate that the situation is getting out of control during the last two...

7-year-old Says His Parents Abused Him After They Claimed He Was Missing

The local community of Thessaloniki is in shock after the revelation of a child abuse case by his own parents, members of the court of the city. The two judges went to police and declared the disappearance of their...