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Archive - Jul 11, 2011

A lawyer and a banker will manage the Greek privatization

11 July 2011 / 21:07:23  
Venizelos proposed the labour law professor at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Yannis Koukiadis to head the commission. CEO of the agency will be Konstantinos Mitropoulos - the Chairman of Eurobank EFG Equities and the head of Investment Banking.

The Greeks are conservatives inclined to revolt, a survey says

11 July 2011 / 19:07:55  
The results of the study Kapa Research conducted for the Sunday edition of To Vima newspaper show a strong dichotomy, where conservatism and revolt coexist in the same persons. During this period, the Greeks seem completely confused and influenced by the uncertainty in every detail of their life and the absolute uncertainty for the future.

The clearing of Syntagma is postponed. At least for today.

11 July 2011 / 17:07:46  
The Athens Mayor George Kaminis promised to take up the clearing of Syntagma Square in front of the Parliament on Monday. The broken marble slabs and the blurry graffiti are still there and the discontented do not intend to leave.

VIP flights of the Greek government for € 6,000,000

11 July 2011 / 15:07:48  
It seems that all are saving in times of crisis except for the government and the corruption in the public sector is flourishing.

Deadly explosions at a Cypriot naval base, 12 people died

11 July 2011 / 11:07:41  
The Commander-in-Chief of the National Guard of Cyprus confirmed that the explosions are the result of a fire that started in two of the 98 poorly stored containers of gunpowder, located at the base. The gunpowder belonged to the Syrian army and was seized from a ship a year and a half ago because of the embargo against the Arab country.