Thessaloniki holding triple celebration


undreds of people gathered at the waterfront in Thessaloniki on Thursday to watch a naval display, celebrating the northern city’s patron saint, Demetrius, and the 105th anniversary of its liberation from Ottoman rule. On Saturday, the city will host a military parade for Ochi (No) Day, marking Greece’s defiance of the Italian ultimatum that thrust it into WWII. [Sotiris Barbaroussis/ANA-MPA]