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Archive - Jul 19, 2011

Secondary "explosions" in the Cypriot political space

19 July 2011 / 21:07:17  
The blast at the naval base Evangelos Florakis near Limassol, which killed 13 people, is turning into a nightmare for the government of President Dimitris Christofias. Today, Foreign Minister Markos Kyprianou has resigned "from moral motives" and all doubt that the intention of the President to mitigate the tension in political life by reshuffling the cabinet would bring any results.

Poor quality ports in tourist Greece

19 July 2011 / 20:07:19  
Seven out of ten ports in Greece have no infrastructure for cruise ships and only one of ten ports has an electronic guide for destinations.

Persistent taxi owners extend the strike

19 July 2011 / 17:07:00  
Taxi owners extended their two-day strike by another day, some insist that it should continue until Friday at least, others say it should be unlimited, and there are those who fear that taxi drivers would turn society against themselves in this way.

AppleBee's disappeared from Greece overnight

19 July 2011 / 15:07:07  
The chain has about 1650 casual dining restaurants and there are six in Greece. MILOMEL HELLAS, which represents the American chain, has left 150 people jobless.