Attica

Migrants and refugees transferred to camps after squat raids

Greek police say they detained a total of 34 people in dawn raids on two squats in Athens mostly occupied by refugees and migrants, as part of a crackdown on lawlessness in the area by the new conservative government.

Dozens of officers cleared two sites in the Exarchia neighborhood of the capital.

‘Frozen’ On Ice | Athens & Thessaloniki | November 20-24 & November 29 - December 1

Field Entertainment transports the action of the smash-hit animated adventure "Frozen" onto ice, complete with amazing scenery and cool special effects, and will be bringing its production to Athens for a run at the Faliro Indoor Arena from November 20-24 before heading north to Thessaloniki's PASOK arena for another run on November 29 to December 1.

Tests start on Piraeus tram extension

A series of test runs on the Athens tram line extension from Neo Faliro to Piraeus on Friday and from next Monday through Friday are expected to cause traffic disruption and motorists are advised to use caution.

Friday's test will be carried out between noon and 4 p.m. while next week's will be daily from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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