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Archive - Jul 2013

The Coast Guard Service in Chios caught a terrorist group

31 July 2013 / 21:07:41  
During a random check, they found heavy arsenal in a boat, in an attempt to be transferred to Turkey by Greeks and Kurds. One of the detainees is wanted in Turkey for attacks on government buildings.

July 31st

Two days of strikes against lay-offs of civil servants

31 July 2013 / 20:07:20  
8,290 jobs are expected to be cut and employees transferred to other departments where there is a lack of staff.

# DANSwithme brings hope for a change according to GRReporter’s readers

31 July 2013 / 19:07:56  
The majority of voters chose the most optimistic opinion, which states that the protests will form a broad reformist bloc against the mafia and political oligarchy. More than half of the readers of the Greek version of our website share this opinion, as well as 43% and 65% of our followers in the Bulgarian and English versions, respectively.

Art and its limits

31 July 2013 / 18:07:17  
48 artists from around the world are contemplating art’s limits in a common exhibition which can be seen in Chania, Crete until 30 September

live One injured in an explosion at a restaurant in downtown Athens

31 July 2013 / 10:07:08  
An unidentified man on a motorcycle threw a bag with an explosive device into a bar in the central Athens district of Kolonaki; the police are trying to establish his identity

Our rights as passengers

30 July 2013 / 22:07:35  
Ship, ferry or aeroplane are the three most popular ways to get to the Greek islands. The consumer protection organization in Greece has issued a bulletin containing the rights of passengers and giving important tips on what you can demand from the transportation company in case of a problem or violation while travelling.

July 30th

SYRIZA expels a German journalist pressing Tsipras with awkward questions

30 July 2013 / 19:07:10  
In a detailed article correspondent of the German edition of Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung Michael Martens describes how he was expelled from the headquarters of the left after an unsuccessful interview.