Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki also known as Thessalonica, Salonika or Salonica, is the second-largest city in Greece and the capital of the region of Macedonia. Greeks consider it like συμπρωτεύουσα (the associated-capital) of the Northern Greece. Indeed, Thessaloniki was already the largest city of the Byzantine Empire after Constantinople.

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Country: Greece Population: 385 406

FM's first trips take him to Vienna and Thessaloniki

FM's first trips take him to Vienna and Thessaloniki

BELGRADE -- First Deputy PM and Foreign Minister Ivica Dačić has announced that his first visits abroad will be in the context of the EU integration.

First Deputy PM and Foreign Minister Ivica Dačić has announced that his first visits abroad will be in the context of the EU integration.

Trains Between Sofia and Thessaloniki to Run Again

The Greek railway company OSE restores the passenger trains between Sofia and Thessaloniki from May 10, reports Bulgaria's public broadcaster BNR. 

The train connection was terminated three years ago by OSE for economic reasons. Now the company renews it, along with the lines from Thessaloniki to Skopje and Belgrade. 

Balkan train links to resume on May 10, with discounts


Trainose, the operating arm of the Hellenic Railways Organization (OSE), is to resume services linking northern Greece to the country’s Balkan neighbors after a three-year hiatus in a bid to profits from rising tourism.

A daily service linking Thessaloniki to Skopje, Belgrade and Sofia is to start operating from May 10.

4,000 officers to police Greek Cup final


Police says it will ban mass gatherings in central Athens amid heavy security measures planned for Saturday's Greek Cup final between Panathinaikos and PAOK at the Olympic Stadium.

More than 4,000 officers will be on duty for the event, escorting PAOK from the northern city of Thessaloniki and enforcing the ban in Athens that will be in effect for 14 hours.

Unknown assailants attack students at Macedonia University


Two students at the University of Macedonia, which is based in Thessaloniki, were being treated in the hospital on Thursday for injuries sustained during an assault on Wednesday night by a group of youths who broke into the university campus and used iron bars to attack students and vandalize property.

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