Cities in Europe

Works at Elliniko could begin in late March

The necessary demolitions and the other preparatory work on the plot of the old Athens airport at Elliniko will start at the end of March at the earliest, after the relevant amendment was passed in Parliament on Monday.
That period is required to attain the approval of the Central Archaeological Council and the Central Council for Modern Monuments.

Grenell brings America's request, Vucic has a condition?

According to "Blic", this will be a requirement especially because of the success of signing a letter of intent to establish direct airline between Belgrade and Pristina.
In order to implement this agreement, President Vucic will set a condition: abolishing taxes on goods from central Serbia, according to "Blic" daily.

Police arrest suspect over dozens of car thefts

Police on Wednesday were questioning a foreign national believed to behind the theft of at least 33 vehicles in the upscale Athens neighborhood of Kolonaki and the northern suburb of Maroussi.

The man, about whom no further details were released, was arrested on Monday shortly after breaking into a parked car in Exarchia.
Officers are seeking another two suspected accomplices.

Milena Ivanovic: I'm trying to find out the truth on my own, disregarding Pristina

Speaking to Kosovo online about the indictment raised in the case of Oliver Ivanovic's murder, and the trial that recently commenced in Pristina, Milena Ivanovic says she is disappointed that even after two years, there are no names of those who either executed or ordered this killing.

It’s all Greek to foreign students

The following scene comes from a not-so-distant future. Fictional (though not out of this world) as it may be, it is nevertheless based on actual reports. It has already been announced that English-language programs will soon be made available by Greek universities in a bid to attract foreign students.

Greek Expressionism | Athens | To January 5

The Athens Municipal Gallery pays tribute to often overlooked yet important Greek artists who were active in the second half of the 20th century with "Exception: Aspects of Expressionism in Greece." The main part of the exhibition is dedicated to painter Giorgos Bouzianis and engraver Giorgos Economidis, local pioneers of the the expressionist scene developed in Germany and France, as well as t

NGOs win the day in legal battle over Bucharest's mini-Versailles Gardens

The Bucharest Tribunal has suspended the building permit issued by Bucharest general mayor, Gabriela Firea, for the construction of a four-storey compound on the green space at 45 Kiseleff Blvd., an area known as the Bucharest "Versailles Gardens", independent deputy Nicusor Dan, who is also running for city mayor, announced on Friday.

Sanctions in pipeline for traffic disruptions

In the wake of last week's public uproar over the traffic disruption caused by the shutdown of a section of the Athens-Lamia national highway due to heavy snowfall, the Infrastructure Ministry is currently drafting legislation which seeks to ensure that the process of sanctioning those accountable for failing to adequately perform their duties is expedited.

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