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Archive - Dec 2010

December 10th

Minor demonstrators in the dock for the events in Larissa in December 2008

10 December 2010 / 14:12:37  
The trial will continue on Monday when it is expected to be completed.

GRR HOT 15: Michael Jackson is ‘back’

10 December 2010 / 13:12:55  
As you've already understood from the title the King of Pop, the eternal and the only one, returned to the charts. Although the world lost one of the major names in music more than a year ago his talent remains undeniable. To the delight of music fans Michael Jackson has left work so immense that even now he has something to surprise them. And our GRR HOT 15 will show what exactly I mean.

Greek parties do not account for government money spent

10 December 2010 / 12:12:44  
Greek parties do not keep books of accounts of their receipts and expenditures and state funding for them is even higher than in countries like Germany. This became clear during the presentation of the results of the report on Corruption Barometer drawn up by Transparency International.

Refugees from Afghanistan, Iran and Palestine stitch their lips, go on a hunger strike to obtain refugee status

10 December 2010 / 10:12:44  
For more than two weeks the sidewalk across from the UN mission in Athens has become a tent camp of dozens of refugees. There is a tent camp in front of the university in the centre of Athens. About 100 Afghans live there among which there are many families with small children.

December 9th

WikiLeaks: 1,385 ‘Greek’ telegrams to be published soon

09 December 2010 / 17:12:13  
49 of the messages sent by the U.S. Embassy in Athens between July 2006 and February 2010 are about military nuclear applications.

Economist Intelligence Unit: 35 percent haircut on the Greek debt in 2012

09 December 2010 / 15:12:41  
Greece has no alternative to reforms; it has no alternative to the euro, according to the Commissioner for Financial Affairs of the European Union Olli Rehn and the Financial Minister George Papakonstantinou

The war between Greek and German media and the economic crisis

09 December 2010 / 12:12:52  
Crippling news and superficial coverage of topics endanger understanding within the European family