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Archive - May 2009

May 20th

Famous Cretan businessman abducted and burnt alive

20 May 2009 / 15:05:45  
50 year old businessman Yannis Kipriotakis was found charred in the trunk of his car at 01:30am.

Art Athina in a taekwondo court in Athens

20 May 2009 / 13:05:58  

With the strong presence of Greek and foreign artists is starting the Art Athina exhibition, which will take place in the indoor taekwondo court in Athens. It will also open one live summer art season.

May 19th

First case of swine flu in Greece

19 May 2009 / 11:05:45  
It has already been established for sure that the 19-year old boy that has returned from the USA on Saturday afternoon is infected with the swine flu virus. This is the first case of H1N1 contamination in Greece.

Alexander the Great was chosen for the Greatest Greek of all times

19 May 2009 / 10:05:41  
Alexander the Great was declared to be the greatest Greek of all times by 127 000 Greek viewers, who voted for him through the SKAI program “Greatest Greeks.”

Free entrance in the Greek museums today

18 May 2009 / 23:05:08  
“Museums and cultural tourism” is the subject of the celebrations for the International museum day for 2009, which take place every year on May 18. In connection to the holiday, Greece has decided to honor The National Museum of Contemporary Art, opened in 2000, where the performance “It’s a woman’s world” by “ART” dancing theatre will also take place.

May 18th

EU puts pressure on Turkey to open the Theological School in Halki

18 May 2009 / 14:05:47  
The Theological School in Halki should be immediately opened- this will be demanded by the EU from the Turkey’s Minister of foreign affairs Ahmet Davutoĝlu. The uniform position of the 27 covers completely Greece and Cyprus’ requirements.

The EU Parliament elections are approaching, the margins are growing

18 May 2009 / 13:05:20  
The margin between the opposition- PASOK and the governing New Democracy varies between 2,8% and 5,5% in PASOK’s favor. It is of interest that the percentage of those who intend to cast their votes for the Ecological party has increased.