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Athens robbery suspect arrested after leaving wallet at crime scene

Athens robbery suspect arrested after leaving wallet at crime scene ATHENS (WATE) – The robbery suspect who left his wallet behind at an Athens convenience store was arrested on Thursday. Previous story: Athens police search for robbery suspect who left behind his wallet. According to the McMinn County Sheriff's Office … Full News here – […]

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Ex ministry official freed on bail after testifying over NGO funds

Alex Rondos, a former adviser to one-term socialist prime minister George Papandreou, was released on a 50,000-euro bail payment on Friday after testifying before an investigating magistrate in connection with allegations of misuse of millions of euros in… … Full News here – Latest News

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Athens Thriving Three Years After Flood

Athens Thriving Three Years After Flood ATHENS — Three years ago many parts of our area were swamped with historic flood levels. One of the places hit hardest by the high waters was Athens, where much of that Bradford County community and its downtown were devastated by flooding. Full News here – Read more on […]

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9/10/2014: Front Page: Athens cabbie gets surprise after failing to check mirrors

A taxi driver reportedly attempted a U-turn on Amalias Avenue in central Athens yesterday failed to see the tram coming in the other direction. The subsequent crash caused a brief traffic jam in the area, while the tram stopped operating until the… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Car sales moving up a gear after long and painful slowdown

Car sales in Greece have gathered pace in recent months, following a long slowdown that had resulted in the closure of more than 1,000 dealerships and the loss of an estimated 11,500 jobs. August recorded a 20.8 percent increase in the number of cars circ… … Full News here – Latest News

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Athens Escapee Caught After Reportedly Attacking Man in Newark

Athens Escapee Caught After Reportedly Attacking Man in Newark Newark police arrested Christopher Swonger, after they say he escaped from the South Eastern Probation Treatment Alternative Center, in Athens, and headed to the area. ABC 6/FOX 28 talked to a man who didn't want to be identified. He says he knows why … Full News here […]

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Taking care of tourists after Russian operator goes bust

Another Russian tour operator, the St Petersburg-based Solvex-Tourne, went bankrupt on Monday, stranding between 3,000 and 4,000 Russian visitors in Greece without service. The Association of Hellenic Tourism Enterprises (SETE) issued a statement stressin… … Full News here – Latest News

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9/2/2014: Front Page: Two injured after being shot

Two young men remained in stable condition at a Hania hospital on Crete yesterday after sustaining leg injuries at a christening in the early hours of Sunday. The incident occurred in the area of Vlatos in Kissamos and police have launched an… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Man faces drug charges after seen drinking tequila on steps of Athens

Man faces drug charges after seen drinking tequila on steps of Athens … A man was arrested and charged with drug possession late Friday after police initially noticed him drinking tequila on the stairs of an apartment building, according to an Athens-Clarke County Police report. Two officers were on patrol at Athens … Full News […]

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Armed felon flees from Athens police after running red light

Armed felon flees from Athens police after running red light Joe Greg Rucker, 50, of Rustwood Drive, was arrested Thursday night after an officer chased him for a traffic violation. He was later found to be a convicted felon in possession of a firearm, Athens-Clarke County police said. An officer was stopped for … Full […]

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Armed farmer gives self up after holdup at compensation service [Update]

A 30-year-old man gunman who stormed into a building housing the offices of the Organization for Compensation and Payments in Kozani, northern Greece, early on Monday afternoon, and demanded money, handed himself over to police after a negotiator was disp… … Full News here – Latest News

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8/15/2014: Front Page: ENFIA row rumbles on after charity hit with big tax bill

The row over the troublesome unified property tax (ENFIA) continued yesterday as coalition partner PASOK said that children’s charity Smile of the Child was incorrectly asked to pay the levy. PASOK said the Finance Ministry had made a mistake in… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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ENFIA row rumbles on after charity hit with big tax bill

The row over the troublesome unified property tax (ENFIA) continued on Thursday as coalition partner PASOK said that children’s charity Smile of the Child was incorrectly asked to pay the levy. PASOK said the Finance Ministry had made a mistake in sending… … Full News here – Latest News

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Anti-racism bill to go to vote in late August after coalition reaches agreement

The two parties in the ruling coalition have reached an agreement on the provisions of a contentious anti-racism bill that has divided the government for a year-and-a-half, reports said on Tuesday, with a vote on the legislation expected on August 26 and … … Full News here – Latest News

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Two face charges after 10-year-old dies on Myconos in speedboat accident

Two men are to appear before a prosecutor on Syros on Tuesday in connection to the death of a 10-year-old boy on Myconos a day earlier. The boy was killed after he fell off a ride at Kalo Livadi beach and was hit by the speedboat that had been hauling the… … Full News here […]

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