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Athens News Agency: News in English, 10-12-02

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

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  • [01] Foreign nationals arrested in major drug bust
  • [02] New Athens metro station
  • [03] Economy shrinks 4.5% in Q3

  • [01] Foreign nationals arrested in major drug bust

    (ANA-MPA) -- Three Albanian nationals were arrested on Thursday on drug smuggling charged related to an ongoing investigation into a ring suspected to funneling major quantities of narcotics into the greater Athens area.

    The suspects, two men aged 33 and 25, and a 25-year-old woman were arrested in the upscale northern Athens district of Ekali after nearly 28 kilos of hashish, more than 1.6 kilos of heroin and 593 grams were found on their possession.

    Moreover, the suspects were allegedly armed, carrying two handguns, along with precision scales and 3,000 euros in cash.

    More details on the subscriber's page of APE-MPE | Subscription request form

    [02] New Athens metro station

    (ANA-MPA) -- The Athens Metro's new station in the northern suburb of Aghia Paraskevi will be completed by the end of the year, Attiko Metro S.A. chief Christos Tsitouros announced on Thursday, during a visit to the construction site with European Investment Bank (EIB) vice-president Plutarchos Sakellaris. (ANA-MPA)

    Sakellaris, in turn, said the EIB will continue to (ANA-MPA) co-finance projects such as the Athens and Thessaloniki metro networks.

    Caption: Ongoing works at the nearly completed Aghia Paraskevi metro station in northern Athens on Thursday, Dec. 2, 2010. ANA-MPA / A. BELTES

    More details on the subscriber's page of APE-MPE | Subscription request form

    [03] Economy shrinks 4.5% in Q3

    (ANA-MPA) -- The Greek economy shrank by 4.5 pct in the third quarter of 2010, compared with the corresponding period last year, Eurostat said on Thursday. (ANA-MPA)

    The EU executive's statistics agency, in a report, said Eurozone economy grew 1.9 pct and the EU-27 economy grew by 2.2 pct in the July-September period.

    To view the entire article please called the ANA-MPA's subscription department at 2106400560.

    More details on the subscriber's page of APE-MPE | Subscription request form


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