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Athens street shutdowns for Independence Day parades Monday, Tuesday

Major streets will shut down in downtown Athens on Monday and Tuesday for events celebrating the Greek Independence Day of March 25.
March 23, 2014

Greek anti-corruption chief says lack of funds hampering work

Greece’s anti-graft supremo claims in an interview with Sunday’s Kathimerini that a lack of funding is hampering efforts to fight corruption and that if this is not addressed he will start publicly naming the people who are failing to fulfill their duties.
eKathimerini: March 23, 2014

Malaysia Minister: China Investigating New Images of Possible Debris

Malaysia's defense minister says a Chinese satellite has spotted a large object floating in the Indian Ocean southwest of Australia where officials hope to find a Malaysia Airlines plane that has been missing for more than two weeks.
March 22, 2014

Coalition disagrees over deportation provision

New Democracy wants to deport migrants found to have made 'false' claims of racism against police
Enet: March 21, 2014

Twitter website 'blocked' in Turkey

Twitter users in Turkey report that the social media site has been blocked in the country.
BBC: March 21, 2014

Second day of ADEDY's strike; concert outside the parliament

Public sector union (ADEDY) mobilizations continue on Thursday, second day of the 48h strike against reserve labor and possible layoffs in public sector.
March 20, 2014

Plane searchers investigate debris

Australia is investigating two objects seen on satellite images that could potentially be debris from the missing Malaysia Airlines plane, officials say.
BBC: March 20, 2014

Greek civil servants strike over lay-offs

Greek civil servants have launched a 48-hour strike against additional lay-offs planned this year under the terms of the country's EU-IMF bailout.
MSN NZ News: March 19, 2014

'Nie sme Pomatsi' (We're Pomaks)

'No one ever thinks of us,' say the Pomaks. 'They only pretend to remember us at election time. For all they know, this may as well not be Greece.' This grievance echoes through the Muslim villages of Thrace's mountains, villages with forgotten inhabitants, decaying infrastructure and long-lost names
Enet: March 19, 2014

Rescue operation to locate missing migrants off Lesvos continues

The eight undocumented migrants rescued after the capsizing of their dinghy off Lesvos island early on Tuesday were transferred to the Mytilene port to receive first aid and medical care
March 18, 2014