THESSALONIKI


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ECONOMY

Thessaloniki’s high street, Tsimiski, is already seeing the second impact of the pandemic on commerce, as 17 enterprises have been forced to close for good, according to the president of the Thessaloniki Tradesmen Association Pantelis Filippidis.

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CORONAVIRUS

Citizens’ Protection Minister Michalis Chrysochoidis and Deputy Minister for Civil Protection Nikos Hardalias are expected to visit Thessaloniki in northern Greece on Thursday for an emergency meeting on coronavirus amid alarm over a surge in infections in the region.


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CRIME

The three foreign nationals (two Albanians and one Croatian) who were arrested on Friday in connection with 324 kilos of cocaine that was confiscated during a police operation in the center of Thessaloniki were remanded in pre-trial detention on Tuesday.

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CRIME

A 62-year-old man was arrested on Tuesday in the Harilaou area of Thessaloniki on charges he exposed his genitals to a 12-year-old boy and threatened him with a knife.

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CITY LIFE

The Thessaloniki municipal authority is meeting Monday to discuss a tender for giving the northern port city’s iconic Aristotelous Square a much-needed facelift.


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CORONAVIRUS

A 98-year-old survivor of Auschwitz, Ms Zana, was the first resident of a Thessaloniki nursing home to get the Covid-19 jab on Tuesday, as teams from the National Public Health Organization (EODY) started vaccinating elderly care unit residents in the northern port city. 

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NEWS

Municipal police in the northern port city of Thessaloniki conducted an operation on Wednesday to remove electric scooters from several parts of the seafront which are not allowed to circulate, as part of the measures introduced to battle the coronavirus. 



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ECONOMY

Thessaloniki’s Chamber of Commerce and Industry has called for compensatory measures to support TIF-Helexpo, the company that organizes the annual International Fair in the northern port city, which was canceled this year due to the Covid pandemic. 


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ECONOMY

The national German Pavilion at the 2020 Thessaloniki International Fair, where Germany will be the Honored Country, has been fully booked and will host a total of 56 companies, the German-Greek Chamber of Commerce and Industry announced on Tuesday.