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Archive - May 6, 2010

Dora Bakoyannis out of New Democracy!

06 May 2010 / 18:05:26  
Greek parliament approved the financial measures of the government; in a dramatic vote 4 politicians were excluded from their political parties.

Thousands protest against the measures, while parliament votes

06 May 2010 / 18:05:48  
"Leave the words catch the criminals", are shouting Athenians at Syntagma Square, for now the protest is peaceful, some tension at Korai Square, where police checks people for identification.

Dramatic debates in parliament on new measures

06 May 2010 / 15:05:55  
New Democracy, split in two of whether or not to support the agreement with IMF.

Olli Rehn: recession in Greece will be greater than expected

06 May 2010 / 14:05:02  
Herman van Rompuy: "We are worried about the economic and financial situation of Greece. But right now we are thinking about the lost human lives in Athens "

Greek media shocked by the violence

06 May 2010 / 13:05:14  
"Anger against the Holocaust" (Ethnos), "Bloody Wednesday" (Ethnos), "First dead IMF victims” (, “Greece goes numb facing the tragedy" (Vima), "Grief and indignation" (Vima), "When you went to work in the morning” (Ta Nea), “Abyss of responsibility "(Ta Nea), "Chronicle of Violence in the center of Athens” (Nea Ta) are part of the headlines, with which Greek media reported the tragic events in the center of Athens.

New demonstrations in Athens tonight

06 May 2010 / 12:05:28  
Police are searching for three anarchists charged for the murder of three Marfin Bank employees, 24-hour strike today of bank officials, as a sign of mourning all Greece will turn off its lights from 08:50PM until 09:00PM tonight.