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Archive - May 2009

May 11th

Salamina Island - suburb of Athens or a sanctuary for the weekend?

11 May 2009 / 13:05:24  
In Salamina you can find quiet beaches and tasty fish and many of the villages remind of the 80's. Salamina is the closest island to Athens - citizens of the capital go there during the weekends and Salamina citizens come to Athens to work.

Bartholomew threatens Turkey with court for the church properties

11 May 2009 / 10:05:04  
The Ecumenical Patriarch threatened that he will approach the European Court for the human rights of 23 church properties, which were seized by the Turkish state and rented to private owners.

May 10th

Nationalists chased foreigners out of Athens

10 May 2009 / 18:05:22  
The procession of the nationalistic movement “Chrisi Avgi” took place today at 07:00pm under special security measures.

IMF representatives will check the Greek economy from Wednesday

10 May 2009 / 14:05:27  
Recovering stock exchanges is not a symptom of recovering the real economy... at least not in Greece.

May 9th

Thessaloniki prisoners on hunger strike

09 May 2009 / 18:05:05  
The prisoners at the Thessaloniki prison have been starving for 24 hours -repining at the poor prison conditions.

The Greek parliament surprisingly suspended its activities

09 May 2009 / 17:05:13  
The decision was excused with the upcoming European parliament elections. Following them, the parliament will work on a summer schedule and plenary sessions will take place in fall.

Four days left until Eurovision – spend them with GRR HOT 15!

09 May 2009 / 13:05:40  
Eurovision is coming up and the countdown has started! Will our favorites perform well and win? No one knows yet, so all we can do it wait and see.