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May 7, 2004
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A Greek soccer coach was suspended for making anti-Semitic remarks. Nikos Alefandos, coach of the Olympiakos soccer team, last year’s Greek champion, was suspended Monday for seven months for recent remarks about Israeli Yitzhak Shum, who currently coaches Olympiakos’ rival, Panathinaikos.

Vienna’s City Council approved plans to name a city square after Theodor Herzl. The council voted this week to OK plans to name the square after Herzl, a native of Vienna who founded modern Zionism, despite protests from the city’s Muslim community and the Arab League.

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