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Patras,

Greece: see PátraiPátrai
or Patras
, Lat. Patrae, city (1991 pop. 153,344), capital of Akhaía prefecture, central Greece, in the Peloponnesus. It is a port on the Gulf of Pátrai, which connects the Gulf of Corinth with the Ionian Sea.
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Patras

a port in W Greece, in the NW Peloponnese on the Gulf of Patras (an inlet of the Ionian Sea): one of the richest cities in Greece until the 3rd century bc; under Turkish rule from 1458 to 1687 and from 1715 until the War of Greek Independence, which began here in 1821. Pop.: 193 000 (2005 est.)
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We also demand investigation against the FIA officials who tortured Patras and Sajid," he added.
The Brussels-based newspaper notes that Patras has recently received nearly a billion euros worth of assistance from the European Investment Bank and the European Regional Development Fund, and that flying the EU flag is a must for beneficiaries of EU funding.
Fire crews were last night working to free a family of five trapped beneath a collapsed house in the village of Fostaina, 20 miles south of Patras.
Panos still lives in the small Greek port of Patras where Gerry was raised and fears his reputation in the town will be ruined.
Both shows are part of Contemporary Approaches to Drama events (through June 4) in Patras, the third largest city in Greece, designated in 2006 as the official "Cultural Capital of Europe.
Now, the banner has been unfurled over Patras (Patrai), the third largest urban center in Greece.
Horrocks feels Patras is unlucky not to be unbeaten in six races and believes the hurly-burly of the race will suit the French import, who should have the chance to strike late off the fast pace.
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Four FIA officials then attempted to force Sajid to perform oral sex on Patras, Maria says.
LAHORE -- A large number of people, including clergymen, took to the streets on Friday, condemning the flawed investigation, torture and inhuman treatment of Sajid Masih and Patras Maish by the FIA officials.
Per details, a police team had handed over primary accused Patras Masih, 18, and his cousin Sajid Masih, 24, to the FIA's cybercrime wing on Friday afternoon for interrogation.