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Public order minister to seek US help on intelligence

Public Order Minister Vassilis Kikilias is expected to seek closer cooperation with the US on fighting terrorism and dealing with irregular immigration when he travels to Washington next Friday for a week of meetings with American officials. Ministry sour… … Full News here – Latest News

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Athens ice rink open to the public

Athens ice rink open to the public Public ice skating sessions are now being offered at the new Athens ice rink located at The Classic Center in downtown Athens. The new rink has recently been renovated and expanded to a 17,000 square foot NHL-regulation sized rink, which also hosts the … Full News here – Read […]

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Minister calls on Tsipras to clarify position on public sector checks

Administrative Reform Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis called on SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras to publicly state his position on the government’s efforts to review public sector contracts and root out civil servants who were hired illegally. SYRIZA argues that… … Full News here – Latest News

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Reorganization of public sector to save 11 mln euros

Taxpayers will save almost 11 million euros a year as a result of a reorganization of Greece’s public administration, which is due to take place before the end of the year, Kathimerini has learned. The public sector is due to start implementing on Novembe… … Full News here – Latest News

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9/1/2014: Front Page: Traveling on public transport gets cheaper

Commuters will pay 20 cents less for tickets allowing them to use all modes of public transportation in Athens as of today, though they will be valid for 70 minutes rather than 90 as was the case previously. The new ticket, priced at 1.20 euros,… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Traveling on public transport in Athens gets cheaper

Commuters will pay 20 cents less for tickets allowing them to use all modes of public transportation in Athens as of Monday, though they will be valid for 70 minutes rather than 90 as was the case previously. The new ticket, priced at 1.20 euros, allows p… … Full News here – Latest News

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Public officials expect Thessaloniki metro project to finish in 2018

The construction of the Thessaloniki metro is likely to be completed by 2018, according to the government’s public works general secretary, Stratos Simopoulos. “Work on the Thessaloniki metro is now progressing satisfactorily,” he said. “I do not want to … … Full News here – Latest News

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8/21/2014: Front Page: Public works near completion

Eight public works projects, including the completion of a new stretch of highway at the notorious Maliakos Gulf in central Greece, are due to be completed by the end of the year Infrastructure Minister Michalis Chrysochoidis has told Kathimerini,… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Cine hosts documentary on public education

Cine hosts documentary on public education Charities benefitting from ticket sales include: Athens Land Trust; Athens Peer Court; Athens Tutorial Program; AthFest Educates; Awesome Clubhouse @ La Escuelita; Books For Keeps; Boys and Girls Club; Chess and Community; Children First; Clarke … Full News here – Read more on Online Athens

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8/6/2014: Front Page: Rule restricts public access to Attica parks

In a surprise decision, authorities have banned access to the planted areas of Pedion tou Areos, one of the country’s largest public parks, and other green spaces in Athens. According to a recent decision published by regional authorities, responsible… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Civil mobilization order issued in Jan 2013 lifted for public transport

A civil mobilization order issued in January 2013 to force public transport workers to return to their jobs in Athens after weeks of strikes has been rescinded. The decision, signed by Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, was published in the Government Gazett… … Full News here – Latest News

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3/20/2014: Front Page: Athens public transport to get ticket barriers

A new smartcard system that will be installed on the public transport network in Athens will lead to passengers being charged according to the distance their journey covers, which will lead to some commuters paying less than they do now and others… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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E-tickets for public transport on the way

In good news for public transport users in Athens, there has been a positive development in the tender for the introduction of electronic tickets, which has been 10 years in the making. Transport organization OASA on Tuesday provisionally selected the Ter… … Full News here – Latest News

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Public hospital staff to strike on Tuesday and Wednesday

Staff at public hospitals in Greece are due to launch a 48-hour strike on Tuesday. Doctors and nurses will walk off the job on Tuesday and Wednesday to protest the government’s intention to fire public servants who were placed in the mobility scheme and h… … Full News here – Latest News

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Public transit flourishing in Athens County

Public transit flourishing in Athens County … Transit and Athens On Demand. On Monday, Athens City Council received an annual update on public transportation in the county from employees at Hocking-Athens-Perry Community Action who administer various transit programs on behalf of the city. Full News here – Read more on The Athens Messenger

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