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Archive - Nov 2010

November 25th

Famagusta exhibition raises questions about the future of the ‘ghost town’

25 November 2010 / 14:11:04  
It can be seen in the exhibition centre of the Greek Parliament, the photos show how the Varosha neighbourhood looked before the Turkish invasion in Cyprus in 1974 and how it looks now.

After GRReporter it’s time for GRReader

25 November 2010 / 10:11:02  
GRReporter’s iPhone application is already a fact. It is called GRReader and you can download it from the App Store.

November 24th

Vassilis Paleokostas has delivered the bomb intended for Minister Michalis Chrysochoidis

24 November 2010 / 17:11:16  
It exploded in the hands of the adjutant of the then Minister of Citizens Protection and killed him on the spot, no terrorist organization has took responsibility for the crime

Conspiracy of Fire Nuclei assumed responsibility for the parcel terrorism and warned that it would be continued

24 November 2010 / 16:11:28  
Its detained representatives declared to be "proud members" of the terrorist organization and "prisoners of the revolutionary struggle"

Academic freedom is misunderstood in Greece

24 November 2010 / 15:11:05  
The chaos in Greek higher education, the phenomenon of spoiled eternal students and the modern trends in higher education worldwide were the topics Marina Nikolova discussed with Prof. Spyros Amourgis, who is an architect and taught at some of the most prestigious universities around the world. Since 2006 he is the Director of the Hellenic Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education.

Zaha Hadid is willing to design the Athens mosque

24 November 2010 / 11:11:26  
The competition to select an architect will be held in January 2011, the opening of Muslim cemetery is waiting its turn as proverbial Greek bureaucracy delayed it

November 23rd

Passenger ships will remain tied up in ports because of the continuing workers’ strike

23 November 2010 / 18:11:22  
Workers on passenger ships in Greece will continue with repeated 24-hour strikes until their demands are met. The negotiations between their federation and the union of ship owners did not lead to the signing of a collective labour agreement and as result no passenger ship sailed today. They all remained tied to the ports and with doors closed.