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Athens Macedonian News Agency: News in English, 12-05-21

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

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  • [01] Illegal migrant arrested, 2 wanted in stabbing death of local man near Patras
  • [02] Stocks resume downward slide
  • [03] Athens & Epidaurus Festival tickets on sale

  • [01] Illegal migrant arrested, 2 wanted in stabbing death of local man near Patras

    AMNA / Police in the western port city of Patras on Monday arrested a 17-year-old illegal immigrant from Afghanistan, while two more Afghans, including another teenager, are wanted in the stabbing death of a 30-year-old local man at dawn Saturday.

    The 30-year-old was found fatally injured at a short distance from his home in the coastal village of Itea at dawn on Saturday with six stab wounds in the chest. He died in a local hospital a few hours later. www.amna.gr

    A police investigation reportedly pinpointed three Afghani teens that had allegedly gotten quarreled with the victim outside his home in the early morning hours of Saturday. According to reports, the victim followed them and a second argument ensued, during which the three stabbed the man at least six times before fleeing.

    Police tracked down and arrested one of the alleged assailants, while the other two are wanted. The two 17-year-olds were arrested a month earlier for illegal entry and residence in Greece, and had been given a deadline to leave the country, as per the regime followed when detaining illegal migrants. amna

    [02] Stocks resume downward slide

    AMNA / Stocks resumed their downward trajectory on Monday, with the results of the G8 summit and the statements of support for Greece unable to sustain Friday's gains or offset concerns about the uncertain political scene. The composite index of the market fell 1.01 pct to end at 544.56 points in a session marked by nervous, edgy trade and a very low turnover of just 27.845 million euro.

    The Big Cap index fell 0.82 pct, the Mid Cap index ended 2.13 pct down and the Small Cap index fell 1.46 pct. The Construction (1.65 pct), and Raw Materials (0.86 pct) were the only sectors to post gains, while Commerce (-4.77 pct), Utilities (3.67 pct) and Travel (3.41 pct) sectors suffered the heaviest percentage losses of the day. Titan (2.07 pct), Mytilineos (1.69 pct) and Eurobank (1.20 pct) were the blue chip stocks with the highest gains, while Viohalko (-5.03 pct), Motor Oil (-5.00 pct) and Folli Follie (-4.71 pct) were top losers. amna

    Broadly, decliners led advancers by 71 to 37 with another 22 issues unchanged.

    [03] Athens & Epidaurus Festival tickets on sale

    AMNA / The Athens & Epidaurus Festival 2012 opens on Friday, June 8, with the world famous Venice Baroque Orchestra and Switzerland's Zimmermann & de Perrot.

    Advance booking for the two productions began on Monday. amna

    Venice Baroque Orchestra will perform Pietro Metastasio's libretto for L'Olimpiade, a hymn to the Olympic spirit, conducted by Markellos Chrysikopoulos.

    The Swiss duo Zimmermann & de Perrot return to Athens with their newest creation, Hans was Heiri.


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