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December 21, 2000 | ALAN ABRAHAMSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a boastful and defiant communique that has drawn the attention of law enforcement officials, diplomats and Olympic insiders, the Greek terrorist group called 17 November proclaims that it is a Robin Hood-style organization struggling to rid the world of American-led imperialism and capitalism. The statement was discovered last week, as organizers of the Athens 2004 Summer Games were in Switzerland for a long-scheduled meeting with the International Olympic Committee's Executive Board.
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December 21, 2000 | ALAN ABRAHAMSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a boastful and defiant communique that has drawn the attention of law enforcement officials, diplomats and Olympic insiders, the Greek terrorist group called 17 November proclaims that it is a Robin Hood-style organization struggling to rid the world of American-led imperialism and capitalism. The statement was discovered last week, as organizers of the Athens 2004 Summer Games were in Switzerland for a long-scheduled meeting with the International Olympic Committee's Executive Board.
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January 30, 2000
Athens last week expanded its subway system, going from one line to three and opening 13 stations including one near the Megaron Concert Hall. Officials hope the expansion will help unsnarl street traffic and reduce the Greek capital's notoriously high air pollution by cutting thousands of daily car trips. The $2.2-billion project adds an east-west Blue Line between the Syntagma station and Ethniki Amyna to the northeast, and a north-south Red Line between Syntagma and Sepolia to the northwest.
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