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Archive - Jul 2013

July 25th

The police are tired and demoralized, they want to leave their jobs

25 July 2013 / 01:07:49  
Several hours after the violent clashes between the protesters and police outside the parliament building, GRReporter talked with Nikolai Staikov from the Antigovernment press centre, a unique tool in the media war that is taking place in Bulgaria.

The Greek media about the protests in Bulgaria

24 July 2013 / 22:07:30  
The peaceful protest of thousands of Bulgarians who refuse to live in a mafia state may not have moved the world's media in recent weeks, but the gendarmerie and beating outside the parliament building on Wednesday morning have attracted their attention. "Protesters besieged the parliament building in Bulgaria" was the most common title in the Greek media related to the developments in Sofia on Wednesday morning.

"Speak truth to power" educates children in tolerance and justice

24 July 2013 / 21:07:52  
The introduction of the new programme is a joint initiative of Robert Kennedy’s daughter Kerry, and Marianna Vardinogianni’s foundation.

July 24th

Nearly 40% of hospitals in Greece will be closed

24 July 2013 / 19:07:17  
It is "the end of public health". This is how doctors and medical staff define the government's plan to close 50 of the 132 hospitals in Greece. The employees in the National Health Organization for Health Care Provision have announced on Wednesday a 24-hour strike to show their disagreement with the policy pursued.

Ban on Golden Dawn giving away free products "only to Greeks"

24 July 2013 / 14:07:41  
The head of the police station in the area of Attica has issued an order prohibiting the holding of Golden Dawn’s action.

The dispute on working on Sundays continues

23 July 2013 / 23:07:32  
While the parliament was debating, the centre of Athens was blocked by the procession of about 1,000 people who were protesting against the introduction of working on Sundays for shops.

July 23rd

Shipping tycoon arrested on charges of money laundering

23 July 2013 / 20:07:58  
Shipping tycoon Victor Restis was arrested for embezzlement and money laundering. The funds belonged to First Business Bank (FBB) which is owned by his family.