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Archive - Apr 2012

April 13th

As painted as an Easter egg, or, what is the line between beauty and kitsch?

12 April 2012 / 23:04:25  
Decorated candles, eggs, souvenirs and all animals associated with the Easter holiday take the lead in the shop windows of Athens.

Successful Greek enterprises funded by foreign countries

12 April 2012 / 21:04:49  
The lack of market liquidity has made major Greek companies listed on the Athens Stock Exchange seek funding from abroad. An example of this is the National Bank of Greece, which has opened financial corridors abroad and has secured funding of over five billion euro.

April 12th

Interurban bus drivers stir the spirits on the eve of Easter

12 April 2012 / 20:04:02  
Caught in the trap of the dispute between bus drivers and bus owners, the passengers at Kifissou bus station in Athens were quietly waiting for the blockade to be lifted.

I would like someone to write a play entitled "The Greek mess"

12 April 2012 / 18:04:00  
This is what theatre director and actor Grigoris Valtinos said in an interview for Anastasia Balezdrova. He believes that the crisis of playwrights, who see how the values treated in their previous works are falling apart, is a global one.

live Prosecutor requests the withdrawal of Dora Bakogiannis’ parliamentary immunity

12 April 2012 / 15:04:26  
The reason is the amount of 1 million dollars concealed by the leader of the Democratic Alliance and with which her ​​husband Isidoros Kouvelis wanted to buy a ship in London.

European spirit has never managed to spread in Greece

12 April 2012 / 14:04:02  
"The cycle that began with the establishment of PASOK and New Democracy and the legalization of the Communist Party is over," said political analyst Plamen Tonchev in an interview with Anastasia Balezdrova. The old world is dying away, and the new world is struggling to come forth - this is the stage in which Greece is today.

April 11th

Greek journalists seek justice against police violence

11 April 2012 / 20:04:12  
"Two millimetres is the distance between life and death," doctors told photographer Marios Lolos, who was hit by a police baton on the second day of tribute to the suicide pharmacist, aged 77. The words of the doctors were delivered by Marios' spouse - Ina.