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Archive - Jun 2009

June 17th

Insolent execution of a policeman in the center of Athens

17 June 2009 / 19:06:13  
The man was guarding the house of a witness on the case against the terrorist organization National Revolutionary Fight, when two unknown people attacked him and shot 20 bullets pointblank.

The second Athens Biennale unravels the idea of "Heaven"

17 June 2009 / 18:06:40  
The first Biennale, which took place in the Greek capital, was called Destroy Athens and the second one, which started on June 15th and will continue until October 4th is called Heaven. The latter one is taking place in the coastal area of the city. The Biennale presents six big exhibitions, which show the works of more than 100 visual artists.

Summer transfer market for Greek clubs in full motion

17 June 2009 / 16:06:25  

A meeting between the Olympiakos president Sokratis Kokalis and the new manager Timur Ketsbaia took place in the club’s headquarters in Pireaus yesterday. Present at the meeting was also the club’s general manager Giannis Chrisikopoulos.

Konstantina Kouneva's case sent to the archive

17 June 2009 / 10:06:28  
This decision was taken by the case investigator. The lawyers of victim are convinced that the justice has not done everything possible for finding the criminals.

June 16th

New promises for a bicycle alley

16 June 2009 / 17:06:54  
The first bicycle alley will be 26km long and it will start from Kifisia and will reach Faliro. The Athens bikers union complained that the Greek Ministry of Public Works is paying billions of Euros for constructing thoroughfares but no one is willing to pay for the construction of bicycle alleys.

Banks are introducing a new point credit scoring system

16 June 2009 / 17:06:53  

After July 1st Tiresias JSC will apply a new credit scoring system, according to which a profile for each client will be created. The goal of the banks is to calculate personal interest rates based on points gathered by each client.

Mandatory vaccination against silicosis for Greeks over 65

16 June 2009 / 10:06:21  
Greece is doing everything in its power to protect itself from the swine flu virus. The National Epidemiological Center advises that children up to 5 years old and anyone who suffers from chronic diseases should get the classic flu shot.