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Archive - Jul 2013

July 30th

Dramatic increase in illegal employment

30 July 2013 / 17:07:16  
One of the most striking cases detected by the inspecting authorities this year involves a big nightclub on the island of Crete, in which only 2 of its 51 employees have been insured.

Eight arrested after a protest against the closure of ERT

30 July 2013 / 15:07:21  
Those arrested are trade unionists and a journalist who have been accused of causing damage to the transmitters of the state broadcaster in Athens.

Fight between monks in Esphigmenou Monastery on Mount Athos

29 July 2013 / 21:07:19  
A monk was injured in an attempt to move the "ultra Orthodox" inhabitants of the monastery who do not recognize the Ecumenical Patriarch and the laws of Mount Athos.

July 29th

Barbecue sets fire to Rhodes

29 July 2013 / 19:07:55  
The most dangerous was the situation on the island of Serifos where the locals and tourists ran to the sea to escape from the fire. It had broken out in the forests above one of the beaches on the island. The residents in the area were helping the adults and children board boats to escape from the damaging fire by water. Others were trying to bring the flames under control, using hoses and items at hand.

Italy and Greece prepare a joint platform for the EU presidency

29 July 2013 / 17:07:17  
The two countries will take over the EU presidency in 2014 one after another and they are planning to align their programmes related to the illegal immigration, the economy and energy.

The court insists on continuing the case against Akis Tsochatzopoulous without interrupting it in August

29 July 2013 / 15:07:45  
The former Minister said that he was unable to present his pleading because he did not have enough time to prepare it. It is expected that the court will announce its final decision on Friday.

July 28th

Privatisation of real estate, ports and provincial airports is being accelerated

28 July 2013 / 16:07:04  
The major percentage of revenues for 2013 will come from the sale of the state lottery OPAP and Hellenic State Lotteries; the last obstacles for the sale of the public water supply company EYDAP have been removed