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Athens News Agency: News in English, 01-11-25

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

CONTENTS

  • [01] Czech embassy to hold exhibition in Athens
  • [02] Bush welcomes ethnic Greek solidarity after terrorist attacks
  • [03] Weather Forecast: Showery on Monday
  • [04] Foreign Exchange Rates - Monday

  • [01] Czech embassy to hold exhibition in Athens

    25/11/2001 20:18:41

    The Czech embassy in Athens is to hold an exhibition of the Moser Collections and of bohemian crystal, glass, Czech garnet jewellery and porcelain.

    The two-day exhibition, which begins on December 3, is to be held in the embassy's premises in the suburb of Paleo Psychiko.

    [02] Bush welcomes ethnic Greek solidarity after terrorist attacks

    25/11/2001 16:43:54

    US President George Bush has welcomed solidarity from ethnic Greeks in America following terrorist attacks in New York and Washington in the autumn.

    "Thank you for writing about the acts of war committed against the United States on September 11," Bush said in a letter earlier this month to Ted Spyropoulos, president of the Chicago-based Hellenic American National Council.

    He noted that the US remained strong and united in the face of the onslaught, a beacon of freedom and opportunity to the rest of the world.

    "Our government continues to serve the American people. Our intelligence, military and law enforcement communities are working non-stop to find those responsible for these attacks," Bush said.

    He also underlined that Arab and Moslem American citizens backed the US, and should be treated with dignity and respect.

    "Americans of every creed, ethnicity and national origin must unite against our common enemies," the president said in the letter.

    He also urged the public to use web sites like LibertyUnites.org in order to join the relief effort.

    [03] Weather Forecast: Showery on Monday

    25/11/2001 15:40:01

    Showers are forecast in most parts of the country on Monday with Macedonia, Thrace and Thessaly remaining dry but cloudy. Snow is expected to fall on high ground and storms are forecast at sea. Adverse weather conditions will gradually be restricted to the eastern and southern islands, easing off completely by nightfall. Winds westerly, light to moderate, turning strong at sea. In the north, temperatures will range from -5C to 10C; on the rest of the mainland from 2C to 15C; and in the islands from 4C to 17C. Sunshine and scattered cloud in Athens with rain likely early in the morning. Temperatures between 6C and 15C. Light cloud over Thessaloniki, with temperatures from 2C to 10C.

    [04] Foreign Exchange Rates - Monday

    25/11/2001 14:50:52

    Indicative tourist buying rates until Monday

    U.S. dollar 384.333

    German mark 172.829

    French franc 051.531

    Pound sterling 543.530

    Irish punt 429.202

    Belgian franc 008.379

    Luxembourg franc 008.379

    Dutch guilder 153.389

    Italian lira (100) 017.457

    Austrian schilling 024.565

    Danish kroner 045.427

    Swedish kroner 036.109

    Finnish mark 056.852

    Spanish peseta 002.032

    Portuguese escudo 001.686

    Japanese yen (100) 309.829

    Swiss franc 231.252

    Norwegian kroner 042.631

    Cyprus pound 589.176

    Canadian dollar 240.506

    Australian dollar 198.722


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