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More than 300 Refugees and Migrants Have Been Transferred from the Island of Lesbos to Athens

A passenger ferry from Lesbos Island to the Piraeus port of Athens arrived in the early morning with 367 refugees and migrants, who will then be deployed by bus to reception centres across Greece, MIA reported.

Another 20 refugees and migrants are expected to arrive from Kos Island.

Youth group brings African students to Greece

Members of Youthmakers Hub, a local group, help African students acquire skills and find training opportunities at Greek universities by connecting them with the European Union's Erasmus+ program. So far, four such programs have been completed and another 15 are currently running for students and academics in the universities of Piraeus and West Attica.

Olympiakos takes on German powerhouse Bayern

Bayern Munich players perform a drill during training at the Karaiskakis Stadium near Piraeus ahead of Tuesday's Champions League Group B soccer match against hosts Olympiakos. The German powerhouse comes into the match with six points in two games. The Piraeus side, at the bottom of the group, only has one point. [Reuters]

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.

GD suspects deny attacking Egyptian fishermen in 2012

Three defendants accused of a savage attack on four Egyptian fishermen in their house at Ikonio in the Piraeus district of Perama on June 12, 2012 denied any involvement on Monday as the long-running trial over the alleged criminal actions of the neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn resumed after the summer break.

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