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Athens News Agency: News in English, 09-01-14

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From: The Athens News Agency at <http://www.ana.gr/>

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  • [01] Papoulias receives SOS children villages' board
  • [02] Athens Metro strike on Thursday
  • [03] Mt Olympus to the second phase of the New 7 Wonders of Nature campaign

  • [01] Papoulias receives SOS children villages' board

    President of Republic Karolos Papoulias on Wednesday received members of the Children's Villages SOS at the presidential mansion.

    Papoulias accepted a proposal to inaugurate the new SOS village in Alexandroupolis, northeastern Greece. He also agreed to take under his auspices performances of the national symphonic orchestra of Russia, whose proceeds will be donated to the SOS children's villages.

    The group's leadership briefed Papoulias on work for the new SOS childrens' village in Ioannina, northwestern Greece.

    [02] Athens Metro strike on Thursday

    The Athens Metro will not be running on Thursday, Jan.15 due to a 24-hour strike called by its employees seeking the signing of a collective labour agreement with the company management.

    [03] Mt Olympus to the second phase of the New 7 Wonders of Nature campaign

    Mt Olympus, the mountain of the 12 Gods of ancient Greek mythology, is the only Greek "monument of nature" that made it to the second phase of the New7Wonders of Nature (<font color="#0000FF" size="3" face="Verdana">www.new7wonders.com &lt;http://www.new7wonders.com&gt;<font color="#FFFFFF" size="3" face="Verdana">) online campaign, being among the 261 national and multinational nominations that qualified and are now competing for a place among the top 77. The Greek nominees included the Meteora Rock Mountains, the island of Santorini and the Petrified Forest on the island of Lesvos. In the first phase of the campaign roughly 100 million people voted worldwide. Larissa Prefecture, in central Greece, on the occasion of the second vote that will last until July 7, 2009 called on all the people of Larissa and its expatriates to mobilize and support the Mt Olympus nomination. The top-voted nominees will be considered by the New 7 Wonders Panel of Experts. A shortlist of 21 selected candidates will be announced in July 2009 and will go forward to the next stage of voting. Voting for the New 7 Wonders of Nature as chosen by popular vote from the 21 finalist candidates will continue throughout 2010 and into 2011 when the official New 7 Wonders of Nature will be declared.
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