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Archive - Aug 2013

August 16th

Fourth day of power cuts in Santorini

16 August 2013 / 17:08:04  
The municipality and tourism companies on the island state they will insist on initiating legal proceedings against those responsible for the power plant damage and for the delay regarding its repair.

Farewell to the young man, aged 19

16 August 2013 / 13:08:51  
Today at 5:00 pm Thanassis Kanaoutis’ family and friends will say their last farewell to him. The man, aged 19, died on Tuesday evening in an attempt to avoid a ticket check.

August 15th

Police are searching for terrorists involved in a bank robbery

15 August 2013 / 20:08:53  
The attackers had stolen 300 thousand euro at least and had fled on foot, the anti-terrorists find similarities with the bloody robbery in Paros which took place a year ago.

Electricity will become more expensive with the first rains

15 August 2013 / 18:08:53  
The elimination of cross-subsidies will adversely affect the electricity bills of households.

It is not too late for the protest in Sofia to involve the country

15 August 2013 / 17:08:39  
If the budget adjustment is not passed for some reason, this will be an excuse for the Bulgarian Socialist Party and the Movement for Rights and Freedoms regarding all the bad things that will happen from now on as stated by Professor Ditchev in an interview for GRReporter.

The Assumption or "Summer Easter": 10 Greek churches which celebrate it

15 August 2013 / 00:08:49  
There is a name day almost in every house in Greece on this festive day and there is a church which celebrates it in every village and town and on every island. The Assumption is one of the greatest feasts of the Orthodox Church and it is solemnly celebrated throughout the country.

August 14th

Mother and grandmother kill a newborn

14 August 2013 / 19:08:38  
Both women are of Albanian origin and they told the investigator that they had done this because of the mother's fear of the father and of the Albanian community in the village.