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Archive - Jul 2014

July 31st

The Farmakonisi Tragedy Sparks a Legal Conflict

31 July 2014 / 20:07:10  
The prosecutor archived the case documentation arguing that it is devoid of any legal basis, whereas the lawyers of the victims’ families seek renewal of judicial investigation so that the offenders are found.

Greece and the U.S.A. Signed a Military Agreement for $ 13 Million per Year

31 July 2014 / 18:07:58  
The five-year programme provides co-production of ammunition and will turn Greece into a transit hub for the Balkans and the Middle East.

Greece Evacuates its Embassy in Libya

31 July 2014 / 18:07:35  
A military frigate was sent and the operation is expected to finish later today.

National Cuisines of Bulgaria and Greece

31 July 2014 / 14:07:09  
National dishes are a source of pride and fuel tempestuous passions and arguments when held on the Balkans. See the typical dishes of the Bulgarian and Greek cuisine.

Multiculturalism and Other Tales

31 July 2014 / 10:07:48  
Media started publishing opinions of many citizens, who, until recently, did not dare to speak up about migration because they feared accusations of xenophobia and racism. Most of them consider immigrants welcome as long as they adopt European values.

Greet the August Full Moon with Odysseas Elytis

30 July 2014 / 22:07:42  
At 9.19 p.m. the organisers will set up an imaginary connection between the Cycladic Islands, Ikaria, Lesbos, Samos, Chios, Psara and Delphi, where an excerpt from the poem "To Axion Esti" ("It is Worthy") will sound in the poet’s voice.

July 30th

Turkish Tourists Conquer Thessaloniki

30 July 2014 / 17:07:05  
In 2013, Thessaloniki was visited by 80,000 Turks. In 2014, during the first half of the year alone, their number increased by 20%.