Work Stoppage in Athens Metro Lines 1 and 2 on Wednesday

ΑΤΗΕΝS — The Athens metro (lines 2 and 3) will not operate on Wednesday from the start of the shift until 10:00 in the morning as their labour union has declared a work stoppage.

The metro employees union (SELMA) said this will be a warning work stoppage, accusing STASY of mismanagement and protesting over the lack of spare parts for repairs and the failure to sign a new collective labour agreement.


ATHENS - Greece confirmed 23,340 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, with 53 of these identified at entry points to the country, the National Public Health Organization (EODY) said on Tuesday.

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ANKARA - Turkey's swiveling between offering diplomacy or gunboats and demands that Greece take troops off its islands near Turkey's coast is roiling the waters between the countries and plans to hunt for energy.

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NEW YORK – Grammy-nominated artist Eric Alexandrakis announced his latest release due out on February 1, titled Good Girls Never Waltz With Me, another new genre-bending addition to his critically acclaimed TERRA series of releases.

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ATHENS – Five members of the World Hellenic Interparliamentary Association (WHIA), with Rhode Island State Senator Leonidas Raptakis as head of the group, visited Evros on January 12-13.


Despite Huge Volcano Blast, Tonga Avoids Widespread Disaster

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — The blast from the volcano could be heard in Alaska, and the waves crossed the ocean to cause an oil spill and two drownings in Peru.