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2008-12-18 06:45:00

ATHENS, December 18 /PRNewswire/ -- City of Athens Christmas festivities commenced on Tuesday December 16, with the lighting of the city's Christmas tree at Syntagma Square at 19:30.

2005-12-22 17:11:39

ATHENS (Reuters) - A small home-made bomb exploded outside Greece's Ministry of Development near the city center of Athens on Thursday, causing no casualties and only limited damage, a police official told Reuters.

2005-12-12 00:49:20

ATHENS (Reuters) - An explosion rocked a central Athens post office close to Greece's Finance Ministry on Monday, causing some damage but no casualties, a police official told Reuters.

2005-12-12 00:00:34

ATHENS (Reuters) - An explosion rocked a central Athens post office, close to Greece's Finance Ministry, on Monday, causing some damage, a police official told Reuters. It was not immediately clear if there were any casualties in the blast at the city's main Syntagma Square.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.