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Piraeus Bank, NBG underwrite loan to extend Athens airport concession

Greece's two largest lenders Piraeus Bank and National Bank said on Thursday they will be the exclusive joint underwriters for a bond loan facility to Athens International Airport (AIA) of up to 665.6 million euros ($742 million).
Proceeds of the loan facility will partly finance a 20-year extension to manage and operate the airport until 2046.

Destinations | Athens | To July 14

The exhibition "Destinations," currently on display at Athens International Airport, offers viewers a sense of the magic of theater through precious items used in memorable productions by the National Theater of Greece. Costumes and rare photographic material from the NTG's archives shed light on significant moments in the history of this great cultural institution. 

Unidentified body found in Artemida house fire

Rescuers arriving at the scene of a house fire at the seaside resort town of Artemida in east Attica on Thursday found a burnt body, the fire service said in a press release.

The statement said it was not yet clear whether the victim was a man or a woman.
Fifteen firemen with six vehicles were sent at the corner of Pindou and Athens streets to put out the blaze.

Police launch manhunt for Spata burglars

Police on Friday were seeking three armed men who forced their way into a house in Spata, eastern Attica, on Thursday night and threatened an elderly couple and their housekeeper.
The robbers, who had their faces covered, rang the doorbell at around 9.30 p.m. and when the door was opened, barged in and threatened the three victims at gunpoint.

Three people held up in their house in eastern Attica

Three armed men forced their way into a home in Spata, eastern Attica, on Thursday night and held up a senior couple and their housekeeper, police said Friday.

The robbers, who had their faces covered, rang the house's door bell at around 21.30 p.m. and when the door opened, they barged in and pointed a gun against the three people who live in the property.

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