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Archive - Feb 28, 2011

Elevation Festival loaded with pop, funk, rock and rap

28 February 2011 / 22:02:10  
The mystery surrounding the Elevation 2011 festival is being unraveled bit by bit. Pop-funk icon and legendary hip-hop band will be the main headliners of the first edition of the open-air event which will take place near the town of Razlog.

41 of the immigrants on hunger strike hospitalized, the rest continue the strike

28 February 2011 / 20:02:17  
The risk of human victims due to the hunger strike of the 300 immigrants in Athens and Thessaloniki is closer than ever, say the doctors examining their health condition. 41 of the immigrants are hospitalized for renal failure.

Alpha Bank and National Bank of Greece unexecuted merger eye-shot the supervisors

28 February 2011 / 18:02:52  
Alpha Bank’s shares jumped by around 33% and those of the National Bank of Greece by 18%, and the first day after the announcement, Monday, Feb. 21, the trading of both banks shares was three times higher than usual.

Influenza epidemic to continue because of cold weather

28 February 2011 / 17:02:01  
There are already 125 deaths caused by the H1N1 virus and 107 people are currently treated in Greek hospitals emergencies. Cold weather is suitable condition for the flu to spread more easily and it could be the reason for the flu’s long effect, experts said at a press conference at the Center for Infectious Diseases Control and Prevention in Athens.

The European Investment Bank has invested the record 3.2 billion euros in Greece only in 2010

28 February 2011 / 15:02:03  
The financial institution is ready to grant another 6 billion euros for the economic stability of North Africa over the next three years after being permitted by the European Parliament.