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Armed robbers make off with cash from Patras post office

Two armed robbers stormed a post office in the western port city of Patra in the Peloponnese Thursday morning, taking an unspecified amount of cash from the registers. 

According to witnesses, the two men wore helmets to conceal their faces and threatened employees with guns. 

Police have launched a manhunt to find them.

A spot of cheer in the gloom

The finishing touches are put to a Christmas tree in the Greek capital's Omonia Square on Wednesday. Resisting the doom and gloom, Athens, Thessaloniki and other municipalities across the country are hoping to spread a spot of yuletide joy. In the capital, the municipal authority promises the brightest Christmas yet and plans to switch on the lights on its main tree, in Syntagma, this weekend.

Magnitude 5.2 earthquake jolts southern Turkey

A magnitude 5.2 earthquake jolted Turkey's Mediterranean Antalya province on Dec. 5, according to the country's disaster management agency.

The Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) said the quake occurred at 3.44 p.m. local time (1244 GMT) off the Gazipaşa district. 

It took place at a depth of 77.58 kilometers (48.2 miles), AFAD added.

The ‘day after’ in catering, entertainment and hospitality

Spirit, wine and beer importers Amvyx SA and the Nissos brewery will be hosting an online discussion on Monday about the "day after" in catering, entertainment and hospitality businesses.
Titled "Moving Into Uncharted Waters," the discussion starts at 3 p.m.
For details, call 210.969.2215 or visit