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The White Tower in central Thessaloniki was ready for the party. The flag and scarf sellers and the kebab makers had set up shop from the afternoon on Sunday. The TV crews were picking their best angles from the spot where the PAOK following would converge to celebrate the club's first league trophy in 34 years.
Among them are two Belgian football referees, and several club managers.
They are suspected of fraud related to transfer of players to Belgian football clubs Brugge, Anderlecht, Lokeren, Ghent, and others.
Organized crime prosecutors are currently taking statements from the suspects, the Prosecutor's Office for Organized Crime announced on Wednesday.
The Ministry of Defense will submit an amendment in the coming days transferring rights of use over an area of about 5.1 acres near Thessaloniki to the local soccer club, PAOK FC, to built a new soccer stadium, Minister Panos Kammenos said on Monday.
The land, which belongs to the National Defense Fund will be granted as a concession for a period of 100 years.
Romanian athlete Gabriel Bularda won the gold medal in the juniors' individual competition on Sunday, in the European Mountain Running Championships of Skopje (Macedonia), according to the website of the Romanian Athletics Federation.
Tomicevic and Zoric became Europe's champions in the K-2 100 race, setting a new world record of 3 minutes 4.940 seconds.
"Another great success for our kayakers! Bravo for Marko Tomicevic and Milenko Zoric! Congratulations on winning the gold medal and more new sports success to come!," Brnabic said.
For a demonstration to have the right impact it needs to be held at the right time and to be, directly or indirectly, part of a comprehensive national strategy. In the case of the rally organized on Sunday in Thessaloniki about the name of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, neither of the above applies. Seen from this point of view, it will not be beneficial for Greece.
26 persons were detained late on last Wednesday, while a number have been injured during the violence that broke out at the Partizan-Red Star football match. A large scale fight broke out in Partizan stadium's south stands, resulting in the police escorting a group of battered young men, some of whom were stripped naked, outside the venue.
The Interior Minsitry (MUP) announced this on Thursday, adding that it was ordered by the prosecution to identify the persons who took part in the incidents.
Among those injured in the fighting in Belgrade last night were several foreign nationals, the MUP said.
Unofficially, they came from Croatia, Greece, and Macedonia.