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Stories with place: Thessaloniki
  • In Greece, red tape, typos add to Syrian refugees' ordeal 
    Updated: Aug-19-15 9:16 am

    IDOMENI, Greece - According to their Greek travel papers, the two young Syrian brothers are both 110 years old, born to different parents. The officials who processed them upon arrival were so overwhelmed by the crush of migrants entering Greece that they botched the paperwork.

  • Even with banks open, Greek firms paralyzed by restrictions story has photos
    Updated: Aug-07-15 11:34 am

    THESSALONIKI, Greece - Panagiotis Papadopoulos, the owner of a Greek company that builds and exports glass products like shower cabins, has been waiting three weeks to pay a supplier in Bulgaria.

  • Former Greek city mayor wins early release from prison 
    Updated: Jul-28-15 11:25 am

    THESSALONIKI, Greece - The former mayor of Greece's second-largest city, Thessaloniki, on Tuesday was granted early release on compassionate grounds from prison, where he was serving a 12-year sentence for embezzling city funds.