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Archive - Nov 2012

November 2nd

Friday prelude to the coming week of strikes

02 November 2012 / 17:11:02  
Municipal workers will began to strike tomorrow. The culmination of strike actions is expected on Tuesday and Wednesday, when the parliament will vote on the new austerity measures.

SYRIZA is the first political force but is torn by internal-party confrontations

02 November 2012 / 13:11:21  
The statement of deputy Panagiotis Lafazanis that the party was not ready to rule has sparked angry reactions in the close circles of Alexis Tsipras. They said they would go forward with "those who are ready."

The split of PASOK

01 November 2012 / 23:11:16  
Rats are the first to escape from a sinking ship, a proverb says. Michalis Kasis and Mariliza Xenogiannakopoulou, who changed several ministerial chairs during the government of George Papandreou, have left PASOK. Those familiar with the developments claim that there will be others.

live The court has found Vaxevanis not guilty

01 November 2012 / 22:11:06  
The prosecutor had required a guilty verdict because "in a society that wants blood in the arena, he turned the country into the "Colosseum", into which he threw people and reputations."

November 1st

Meeting of the left instead of a discussion on censorship in public media

01 November 2012 / 19:11:26  
Left parties turned the issue about the removal from air of the hosts of the morning show of the public ERT television into a political campaign.

Governor of the central Bank of Greece receives 7,600 euro per month

01 November 2012 / 15:11:14  
The head of the Bank of Greece, George Provopoulos, receives a monthly net salary of 7,615 euro. This became clear after the Finance Minister Yiannis Stournaras announced the data in public in the National Assembly on the day of parliamentary control this week.

Why bank shares went down in price

01 November 2012 / 14:11:20  
Shareholders should retain 10% of the new shares issued because otherwise, the main equity will fall into the hands of the fund and banks will be actually nationalized.