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Stories with place: Thessaloniki
  • PAOK fan arrested for Greek Cup anchovy stunt 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 1:26 pm
  • THESSALONIKI, Greece - Police in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki arrested a PAOK fan accused of dumping a crate of fish on the visiting Olympiakos bench, in a stunt that delayed a tense Greek Cup semifinal for more than an hour.

  • Dissident Greek monks complain of persecution 
    Updated: Mar-30-14 4:40 pm
  • THESSALONIKI, Greece - The abbot of a Mount Athos monastery said Sunday its more than 120 Greek monks face food and medicine shortages because of the stance of the Orthodox Church, which considers them apostates and wants to evict them from their 1,000-year-old abode.

  • Police close off Athens center for military parade 
    Updated: Mar-25-14 8:36 am
  • ATHENS, Greece - Tanks rolled down the street and military aircraft flew overhead as Greece celebrated its Independence Day with a military parade in central Athens Tuesday, with 3,000 police deployed to ensure the public was kept well away from dignitaries watching from in front of Parliament.