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Architects Urge Delay to ‘Zagreb Manhattan’ Development Project

Members of professional associations from the fields of architecture and urban planning called on Monday for the postponement of the decision on amendments to Zagreb's general urban plan due to a number of procedural errors, non-compliance with democratic procedures and an absence of public discussions about the Zagrebacki Manhattan (Zagreb Manhattan) project.

Blind Date | Crete | To October 27

Adonis Volanakis takes curatorial liberties with "Blind Date: Versions of Artistic Citizenship," showcasing a selection of artworks that at a first glance do not fit together. Drawing from the permanent collections of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Rethymno on Crete, as well as newer works, the exhibition explores art's place in museums.

Complaints filed over pushback claims at Evros border

The Greek Council for Refugees has filed a complaint with the Supreme Court in Athens over claims of violent pushbacks at the northeastern Evros border with Turkey.

In an announcement on Wednesday, the GCR said that its complaint includes a file of evidence supporting the claims of several migrants and asylum seekers who said they were forced back over the border into Turkey.

Stormy weather causes traffic woes in Athens

Torrential rainfall and hailstorms caused problems in several parts of Attica on Tuesday with flooding slowing traffic to a crawl on many roads. Stormy weather caused problems in other areas of the country too. A 37-year-old farmer died in Corinthia in the Peloponnese after being struck by lightning, local news reports said.

Croatian Police Arrest Two After Attack on Serbs

Police arrested two people on Sunday on suspicion that they participated in an attack earlier that day on a group of five younger people in Supetar, a small town on the Croatian island of Brac.

The young people who were attacked were Croatian citizens doing seasonal work on Brac, among them two Croatian Serbs. They sustained minor injuries as a result of the incident.

Meteorologists forecast slight dip in sweltering weather

After a sweltering weekend that saw temperatures reach as high as 39 degrees Celsius in the Peloponnese, meteorologists forecast a dip early in the week. 

According to counting stations of the National Observatory of Athens, temperatures reached 38.9 in Messinia, 38.5 in Aitoloacarnania, 38.2 in Ileia, 37.7 in Agrinio and 37.3 in Trikala.