NEWS

This Week

Monday President of the Republic Karolos Papoulias to be proclaimed honorary professor of the School of Philosophy of the University of Ioannina. Coalition of the Radical Left (SYRIZA) President Alekos Alavanos visits Thessaloniki. The Foundation of Thracian Arts and Tradition and the Benaki Museum present the publication «Modern Greek Art: 1974-2004,» at 1 p.m. at the museum (1 Koumbari, Athens). Culture Minister Michalis Liapis to speak. Tel. 210.367.1000. The US Embassy in Athens, the consular section, the US consular section in Thessaloniki and all US government offices in Greece will remain closed today in observance of Veterans’ Day, a US national holiday. Tuesday Parliament Speaker Dimitris Sioufas pays an official visit to Cyprus. To Wednesday. President Karolos Papoulias to meet with Foreign Minister Dora Bakoyannis. The board of the Greek National Union of Prefectural Local Authorities (ENAE) to meet. Wednesday The Central Union of Municipalities and Communities of Greece (KEDKE) holds its annual convention at the Olympia Riviera Resort at Kyllini, Ileia prefecture. To Friday. Judicial employees stage a two-hour work stoppage from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. demanding more staff. Saturday Thirty-fourth anniversary of student-led uprising at the Athens Polytechnic against the 1967-74 dictatorship on November 17, 1973.