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Archive - Jul 2012

July 26th

Rich, famous and defendants have flooded the Greek islands

26 July 2012 / 16:07:53  
Summer has come and, in crisis or not, Greece remains a favourite place for relaxation for both natives and foreigners. A galaxy of Hollywood stars, celebrities and businessmen have rushed to the Mediterranean islands to forget about their everyday worries for a moment. Among them is also the former banker and a current defendant in 15 cases for fraud, money laundering and other criminal acts, Lavrentis Lavrentiadis.

Robbers mark the sites of potential burglaries

26 July 2012 / 15:07:26  
According to Thessaloniki municipal TV reporting, the "code" of robbers is international. This way they inform each other whether there is money in the house, if it has been recently robbed as well as what the risk of being caught is.

Politics is the art of the possible

26 July 2012 / 12:07:59  
The Liberal Alliance aims to inform Greeks how the other countries, which are in good condition and they already envy, function, said party leader Grigoris Vallianatos in an interview with Anastasia Balezdrova.

July 25th

live Voula Papahristou excluded from the Olympic Games after a racist comment

25 July 2012 / 20:07:09  
Her status on Twitter, which cost her the participation in the Olympic Games in London this summer, says: "'With so many Africans in Greece... At least the West Nile mosquitoes will eat home made food."

Reshuffles in the government

25 July 2012 / 17:07:14  
Former President and Chief Executive Officer of the Greek National Electric Company, Takis Athanasopoulos, is taking command over the Privatization Agency, and his right-hand man will be the banker Yiannis Emiris; the Commander of Land Forces has also been changed

Antiterrorists involved in a murder and treasure-hunting

25 July 2012 / 16:07:35  
A 45-year-old policeman from Nafplio antiterrorist department, together with a 25-year-old female colleague, are suspected of participation in the treasure-hunting group of businessman George Kotsakis, who was shot point blank four times on 12 July this year.

Yianna Angelopoulou: "I am ready to help my country in case it needs me"

25 July 2012 / 12:07:29  
"The first lady" of the Olympic Games in Athens rejected the attacks in the press that she has financed SYRIZA’s election campaign and attributed them to the "side effects of the heat."