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Archive - Apr 2012

April 20th

Only 5% of the laws adopted in Greece in 2011 are being implemented

20 April 2012 / 20:04:13  
This is the bitter truth, which the head of the economic department at the Prime Minister's office Gikas Hardouvelis revealed. He delivered the closing speech at a forum dedicated to the promotion of small and medium enterprise within the European development strategy 2020.

Recent polls before the election clearly show a coalition government

20 April 2012 / 17:04:36  
The difference between the two major parties is decreasing and it is not yet clear what the third strongest political formation will be. However, poll results suggest that New Democracy and PASOK together will have a parliamentary majority.

Police cleared up occupied buildings in Exarchia Square

20 April 2012 / 14:04:32  
Athens police launched at 5 am a campaign to "clear up" two buildings from the occupation of anarchist groups. The buildings are located around the central Exarchia Square, which is known as an alternative area of the Greek capital.

Dimitris Mitropanos’ eternal song has remained

19 April 2012 / 21:04:26  
Over 4000 people sent off the singer to his last home. Young people aged between 16 and 18 years were quietly listening to his songs. Some had travelled all night to attend the funeral.

April 19th

National Gallery turned out to be an easy game

19 April 2012 / 19:04:55  
One of the weak points was the electronic security system, which had not been changed for 20 years and the batteries of the alarm systems had expired.

22 billion euro losses for the four major banks

19 April 2012 / 16:04:16  
A temporary solution to the recapitalization issue is expected by Friday, as there is no final agreement yet on the conditions that would trigger the financial stability fund.

Torture in a Greek police station similar to that in the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq

19 April 2012 / 14:04:06  
In his testimony, the victim describes brutal beating and complete violation of human rights and dignity. The torturers, who said they were surprised and did not know anything about the case, will be tried for criminal offences.