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Archive - Mar 2012

March 27th

Mayors of Attica on strike

27 March 2012 / 16:03:25  
Representatives of local government organizations resent the reduction of state funding to municipalities by half. After the "Kalikratis" reform of regional planning, the number of municipalities has been reduced from 1034 to 325 and their costs - cut by 70%.

New reduction of pensions is coming

27 March 2012 / 14:03:45  
Greek pension insurance funds still have serious deficits. According to the data for the first two months of this year, the insurance funds in Greece have already used 27% of the budget funds allocated to them.

Supervisors have found hundreds of millions generously spent in the time of Karamanlis

26 March 2012 / 21:03:45  
Illegal government spending worth 618 million euro for the period 2009 before the fall of the government of Costas Karamanlis was found by he control body to the Court. Such unreasonably high government spending was found in the state budget in 2008 when it reached 66 million euro. The pre-election period three years ago catalyzed its multiplication by ten, mainly by the paying of additional fees, unnecessary supplies, emergency appointments in the public sector, benefits to the salaries of employees in the public sector and other irregularities.

March 26th

Crisis in Greece remains deep, while political parties are preparing to exchange the baton

26 March 2012 / 19:03:24  
The new spokeswoman of PASOK Fofi Genimata said all opponents of the European perspective of Greece should be fully opposed.

Turkish Cypriots raise the blockade of Famagusta and bring the town under their control

26 March 2012 / 18:03:11  
According to an article in the Turkish newspaper Milliyet, Turkish Cypriots are preparing to open the closed town of Famagusta under their control and to allow its residents to return on 1 July. On the same day, when Cyprus will assume the rotating presidency of the European Union, the unrecognized state in the north of the island is preparing to terminate the discussions for resolving the Cyprus dispute.

Police and racist violence are connected

26 March 2012 / 17:03:57  
The groups attacking immigrants are organized and involve minors.

Associate of Paleokostas brothers has been caught

26 March 2012 / 13:03:30  
Kostas Samaras, wanted by the police for thefts, robberies and other crimes, threatened to detonate himself in the Jumbo shop in the neighbourhood of Tavros.