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Archive - Sep 15, 2011

Greek society loses confidence in the media

15 September 2011 / 23:09:15  
Report by Reporters Without Borders notes that freedom of expression in Greece has fallen within just three years.

Infamous football boss with an issued international arrest warrant is arrested

15 September 2011 / 21:09:24  
Makis Psomiadis is charged with extortion, fraud, bribery and fixing football matches. The Greek anti-terrorist team arrested him in a luxurious villa 30 km away from Athens.

Greece receives technical assistance from Brussels to improve the local economy

15 September 2011 / 20:09:30  
Tourism development, alternative energy sources, processing of raw materials and improvement of the food industry are part of the strongest sectors of the Greek economy for the development of which the task force convened by the European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso will provide technical assistance in Greece.

Within three days, the government decided that it will double the extra property tax

15 September 2011 / 19:09:56  
Three days were more than enough for the Greek government to double the extra property tax. Promises to protect the poor were left aside. "Outside the trap" are left only the state and church properties.

Seven out of every ten Greeks are worried about their immediate future

15 September 2011 / 12:09:42  
Almost 80% of Greeks will reduce costs for alcoholic beverages and beer because of the economic crisis, however they are willing to spend a little more for dairy products and meat.