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Greek police say former Prime Minister Lucas Papademos targeted in bomb attack in central Athens, injuries reported.

ATHENS, Greece " Greek police say former Prime Minister Lucas Papademos targeted in bomb attack in central Athens, injuries reported.

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Greek ex-premier Lucas Papademos wounded in Athens bombing.

ATHENS, Greece " Greek police say former Prime Minister Lucas Papademos has been wounded in an explosion in a car in central Athens.Authorities say the daytime blast left the 69-year-old Papademos with non-life-threatening...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Greek statue relocated in Bangladesh after Islamist outcry.

The statue of a Greek Goddess clad in a saree in front of the Bangladesh's Supreme Court was today relocated to a different location within the premises after an outcry from the religious radicals wh...

- The Hindu - IN

Reuters Video: Ex-Greek PM Papademos injured in blast.

Former Greek Prime Minister Lucas Papademos was injured yesterday when a booby-trapped package exploded in his car in Athens. — Reuters

- The Malay Mail - MY

Ex-Greek PM Papademos 'progressing well' after bomb blast.

- Financial Times - US

New Orleans Friday weather: Sunny and warm.

We should have nice weather for the start of the New Orleans Greek Fest.

- Times-Picayune - US

Former Greek prime minister recovering from bombing.

Greek health authorities say former Prime Minister Lucas Papademos is recuperating well from injuries suffered when a parcel bomb exploded inside his car in central Athens.

- FOX News - US

At Least 14 Schoolchildren Injured as Bus Overturns in Northern Greece.

At least 14 schoolchildren have been injured in a bus crash in northern Greece, early Friday, Ekathimerini writes.The incident occurred around 8 a.m. on the road connecting the towns of Serres and Kavala as the bus, carrying around 40 passengers including teachers and parents, was heading on an excursion to ...

- Novinite - BG

StealthGas spies brighter days after first-quarter profit rises.

Greek owner keeps options open for employing four new mid-size LPG carriers joining the fleet

- LloydsList - UK

Greek police probing security failures in attack on ex-PM.

Greek police scrambled Friday to determine how a letter bomb wounded former PM Lucas Papademos despite security checks being beefed up after a wave of similar attacks in March

- The Daily Star - LB

'Lady Justice' statue removed from Bangladesh SC premises.

Dhaka, May 26 A statue called 'Lady Justice' was removed on Friday from Bangladesh's Supreme Court complex, after an outcry from religious hardliners.According to the hardliners, the statue, a variation on the Greek goddess Themis but in a saree, goes against Islam, bdnews24 reported.The statue erected in December 2016, ...

- Sify - IN

Bangladesh removes 'un-Islamic' statue after protests

Hardliners wanted the statue of the blindfolded, sari-clad woman holding scales — a Bangladeshi version of the Greek goddess of justice — to be replaced with a Quran.

- Times Of India - IN

Greek police probing security failures in mail bomb attack on ex-PM

ATHENS, May 26 — Greek police today sought to determine how a letter bomb wounded former prime minister Lucas Papademos despite security checks that were allegedly beefed up after a wave of similar attacks in March. We want to determine...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Trump arrives in Sicily for G7 summit, the final leg of his trip abroad

President Trump arrived in Sicily on Thursday night for a G7 summit on Friday in the coastal town of Taormina with the leaders of Japan, Italy, Germany, France, Britain, and Canada. He will start the day with a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, the only leader who wasn't with Trump in Brussels for a NATO ...

- The Week - US

Former Greek PM Papademos recovering well after booby-trap blast

ATHENS - Former Greek prime minister Lucas Papademos was recovering well from injuries caused by a booby-trapped package exploding in his car on Thursday, with doctors saying he would stay in hospital for two more days.

- Reuters - US

Nasr, Greek ambassador discuss increasing Greek investments to Egypt

Nasr, Greek ambassador discuss increasing Greek investments to Egypt...

- MENAFN - JO

Greek government under fire for not implementing smoking ban law

Anti-smoking campaigners heavily criticised the Greek government for not implementing a 2008 law that prohibits smoking in public places. EURACTIV.com reports from Athens.

- EurActive - UK

Greek police probing security failures in attack on ex-PM

Greek police Friday sought to determine how a letter bomb wounded former prime minister Lucas Papademos despite security checks that were allegedly beefed up after a wave of similar attacks in March

- The Daily Star - LB

Booby-trap blast injures former Greek PM

A former Greek prime minister is injured after a booby-trapped package explodes in his car in central Athens, in the worst act of violence targeting a politician in the crisis-hit country for several years.

- ABC News - AU

Energean signs pact for Western Greece onshore block

Energean Oil & Gas SA, Athens, has signed a lease agreement with the Greek government for the exploration and exploitation of hydrocarbons on the 4,360-sq-km Aitoloakarnania block onshore western Greece.

- OGJ - US

No justice for Lady Justice in Bangladesh? Greek goddess statue removed from Supreme Court complex

The statue is being removed from the court premises after an outcry from Islamist pressure groups.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Did first humans really evolve in Greece? 'Extraordinary' claim lacks crucial evidence

A controversial study said humans originated in Europe and not Africa. Here's why we shouldn't rewrite textbooks yet.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Bangladesh pulls down Supreme Court’s ‘un-Islamic’ statue of Lady Justice

Bangladesh on Friday removed from outside the country’s highest court a statue depicting a Greek-style goddess of justice, which religious radicals claimed was “un-Islamic”. Work to take down the statue, which is less than six months old, in front of the Supreme Court in Dhaka was supervised by its ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Bomb injures former Greek PM

Former Greek prime minister Lucas Papademos was injured Thursday after opening a parcel bomb in his car in Athens. Authorities said his condition was "stable and not a cause for concern". Two others were also injured. The attack comes after several parcel bomb alerts in Greece this year. A bomb sent from Greece also ...

- EU Observer - EU

Booby-trap blast injures former Greek PM Lucas Papademos

A former Greek prime minister was injured when a booby-trapped package exploded in his car in central Athens on Thursday

- Global News - CA

Former PM Lucas Papademos injured in car explosion

Lucas Papademos, a former central bank chief, admitted to hospital in Athens after being targeted by explosive device.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Greece: Ex-PM Injured in Car Blast

Former Greek Prime Minister Lucas Papademos was injured Thursday when a bomb exploded inside his vehicle in Athens, officials said. Two Bank of Greece employees in the car were also injured. All three were conscious and hospitalized in stable condition, government spokesman Dimitris Tzanakopoulos said, calling the blast an ...

- Voice of America - US

Former Greek PM Lucas Papademos injured by exploding device

- Financial Times - US

Former Greek prime minister injured in letter bomb blast

Attack is latest incident to target figures in Athens' troubled financial bailout

- Financial Times - US

Former Greek PM hurt in bomb blast

A bomb exploded inside the car of former Greek Prime Minister Lucas Papademos in central Athens on Thursday, wounding him and two Bank of Greece employees, officials said.

- France24 - FR

Bangladesh removes `Greek` statue after Islamists` protests

Bangladesh on Friday removed a controversial statue which religious radicals claim represents an "un-Islamic" Greek goddess from outside the country`s highest court.

- Zee News - IN

Former Greek PM Loukas Papademos recovering from terror attack, police on alert

FORMER Greek Prime Minister Loukas Papademos was recovering in an Athens hospital on Thursday after an attack against him which was unequivocally condemned by political parties as an attack on democracy. The 69-year-old president of the Athens Academy, who served as interim prime minister from November 2011 to May 2012, was ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN

Booby-trap bomb in car injures former Greek PM Papademos

Authorities say Papademos's injuries are not life-threatening

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Greek ex-prime minister hurt as letter bomb explodes in car

Greek police say former Prime Minister Lucas Papademos has been wounded in an explosion in a car in central Athens.

- FOX News - US

Greek ex-PM Lucas Papademos injured in Athens car blast

Lucas Papademos is injured when an explosive device, said to be a letter bomb, goes off in his car.

- BBC - UK

Former Greek prime minister Lucas Papademos injured in Athens letter bomb

Lucas Papademos, 69, had surgery on his stomach and legs after the explosion.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Raw: Greek ex-premier hurt in Athens bomb blast

A bomb exploded inside the car of former Greek Prime Minister Lucas Papademos in central Athens on Thursday, wounding him and two Bank of Greece employees, officials said.         

- USA TODAY - US

Greek ex-prime minister Lucas Papademos hurt as bomb explodes inside his car

Former Greek Prime Minister Lucas Papademos was injured after a letter bomb exploded inside his car in a central Athens on Thursday in an attack that also left two Bank of Greece employees wounded. Authorities said all three were conscious and hospitalized in stable condition. "I unequivocally...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Bomb explodes in former Greek PM Papdemos's car

Injured along with another passenger in Athens

- ANSA - IT

Reuters: Car blast injures former Greek PM Papademos

Greece's former prime minister Lucas Papademos was injured when an explosive device hidden in an envelope detonated inside his car in central Athens on Thursday, police said, according to Reuters.

- UNIAN - UA

Ex-Greek PM Lucas Papademos hurt in car blast: State TV

Greek former prime minister Lucas Papademos was hurt Thursday when an explosive device went off inside his car in Athens, state agencies said.

- Zee News - IN

Former Greek PM injured in envelope explosion

, May 25 : Former Greek Prime Minister Lucas Papademos was injured today in an envelope explosion in Athens.The blast took place after Papademos opened a booby-trapped envelope in his car, reported Anadolu.Papademos' driver was also injured in this incident.Papademos and his driver were rushed to the hospital. Both of them ...

- Sify - IN

Ex-Greek PM Papademos hurt in car blast: State TV

Greek former PM Lucas Papademos was hurt on Thursday when an explosive device went off inside his car in Athens, state agencies said. State news agency ANA said Papademos was undergoing surgery for abdominal and leg injuries at an Athens hospital.

- Times Of India - IN

Ex-Premier of Greece Is Hurt When Bomb Explodes in His Car

There was no immediate claim of responsibility, and it was not clear whether the bombing was connected to parcel bombs that were sent from the country in March.

- New York Times - US

Greek authorities investigate cargo ship with explosives

ATHENS, Greece " Greek authorities say they are investigating a load of explosives that was allegedly being transported by a Maltese-flagged cargo ship from Turkey to Sudan.The coast guard said it stopped the Mekong Spirit,...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Greece's ex-PM injured in letter bomb attack

Former Greek Prime Minister Lucas Papademos was injured in a letter bomb explosion while riding in a car in the country's capital Thursday evening, according to Greek police.

- CNN Top Stories - US

Greek Ex-Premier Lucas Papademos Wounded in Athens Blast

An explosion inside a car in Greece's capital wounded former Prime Minister Lucas Papademos on Thursday, police said. His injuries were not considered to be life-threatening. The 69-year-old Papademos, who served as prime minister for six months in...

- Newsmax - US

Former Greek Prime Minister Papademos injured in car blast

Greek former Prime Minister Lucas Papademos and two guards were injured after an explosive device went off in a car, media have reported. Papademos also once headed the Greek central bank.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Ex-Greek PM Papademos injured by mail bomb in Athens

Former Greek Prime Minister Lucas Papademos and a driver were injured after a bomb exploded inside his car in Athens on Thursday, officials said.

- UPI - US

Former Greek prime minister Lucas Papademos is wounded in Athens blast

An explosion inside a car wounded Papademos; his injuries were not considered to be life-threatening.

- Washington Post - US

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